ENTRY INFO: Entry fees include one catalog, free parking (both days), a single cage (22 X 22 X 22) per entry and litter (exhibitors must bring their own litter pans).
All fees must accompany entries, unless faxed, emailed or online. Make checks payable to CATS EXCLUSIVE, INC. Last minute bounced checks must be paid (along with $25.00 fee) in cash at check-in Saturday morning. All payments at the door must be in cash only. No entry fees will be refunded for failure to bench. Only one benching request will be honored, and no negative benching requests. Substitutions are for the same owner only.
SHOW HALL: The War Memorial Auditorium located at 800 NE 8th Street Fort Lauderdale, FL, phone 954-828-5280. Smoking is not permitted in the show hall or rest rooms. Those who wish to smoke may step outside to the covered piazza, located in the front of the show hall.
SHOW HOTEL: The Comfort Suites 1040 E. Newport Center Dr. Deerfield Beach, FL 334422 954-570-8887. Ask for the cat show rate $79.95 per night plus tax. Room block is reserved under CATS EXCLUSIVE, please make your reservations by 10/1/08. You will be asked to sign a pet agreement when you check-in, saying you will be responsible for damage, so take good care of your rooms. The Comfort Suites is located just off I-95 at exit 41. Take 10th Street west for 1 block and turn left onto E. Newport Center Drive. Hotel is on the left side. Please note, the Comfort Suites is a non-smoking hotel.
LARGE CAT EXHIBIT: Survival Outreach Sanctuary will have their large cat exhibit set up on the covered front porch of the War Memorial Auditorium. They will have Florida Panther and other large cats and wildlife on exhibit. They are a non-profit organization, so please support this worthy group with your donation.
COMMERCIAL BOOTHS: For commercial booth space, contact Dave Boyce at 561-488-6324 or firstname.lastname@example.org
ADVERTISING: Mail advertising to Marge Jackson, 900 NW 123rd Drive, Coral Springs, FL 954-575-3366. Advertising must be camera ready. Deadline for ads October 6, 2008. Full Page; $50, Half Page; $35, Quarter Page; $20, Business Card; $10. All donations to the club's Spay/Neuter & Adoption Program will be acknowledged in the catalog.
AWARDS: Rosettes will be awarded in all rings for final wins. Permanent ribbon designations will be placed on
the judging ring cages for wins of 1st, 2nd & 3rd place and Best & 2nd Best of Color/Breed. Exhibitors may request satin ribbons from the club booth.
FOOD CONCESSION: There is a food concession at the War Memorial Auditorium. The concession is located on the upper level between the lobby and the main auditorium floor. Hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Food, snacks, coffee and soft drinks are available.
HANDICAP PARKING: Handicap parking is available upon request. To get a handicap parking pass (back lot), send a copy of your handicap parking permit with your entry. A back lot pass (blue) will be sent to you with your confirmation.
GENERAL SHOW INFO:
All kittens must have registration numbers printed or written in ink (in Master Clerk's show catalog) to be eligible for scoring. All Championship and Premiership entries must have registration numbers on entry forms to be accepted. All Championship, Premiership and Kitten entries will be scored for CFA Regional & National Awards.
CFA Show Rules and Show Standards may be purchased from the club booth during the show, or from CFA 1805 Atlantic Ave Manasquan, NJ 08736-0805 or online at www.cfa.org
Exhibitors are expected to supervise their children at all times.
The show management will take all reasonable care of cats, carriers and exhibitor property; however, neither show management nor club members, show officials, city employees or sponsoring club shall be liable for any loss or damage to such property.
There will be no veterinary inspection prior to benching. It is expected that all exhibitors will have their cat's vaccines up to date. It is also expected that all entire will be free of fleas, and have their claws trimmed. No cats may be left overnight in the show hall.
SHOW INFORMATION NUMBER: Call 954-572-2126.
BENCHING: Check-in will be 7:30 - 8:30am Saturday morning, with judging starting at 9:30 a.m. Exhibitors arriving after 8:30 a.m. must notify the Master Clerk, and each ring clerk of your cat's presence. Judging begins 9:30 a.m. Saturday and 9:00 a.m. Sunday, unless otherwise announced Saturday afternoon. Show hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday. The show hall will be open to exhibitors and vendors at 8:00 a.m. on Sunday morning.