ENTRIES: Entries are accepted now. Fees include CFA & Regional surcharges. Per show rule 6.21 each entry must be accompanied by the stipulated entry fee. All online/fax entries must be paid in full within 10 days of receipt or prior to the start of the show, whichever is first. Make checks payable to Cat's Incredible, Inc; all funds must be in US funds. No credit cards or PayPal. No substitutions after the closing date. No refunds after the entry clerk has confirmed your entry or for failure to bench. Check your confirmation for accuracy and contact the entry clerk with any corrections BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.
SHOW HALL: Greater Philadelphia Expo Center @ Oaks Hall E 100 Station Ave. Oaks, PA 19456 Ph: 484-754-EXPO. The show hall is heated and handicapped accessible. NO OUTSIDE FOOD PERMITTED IN SHOW HALL. The Expo Center will be serving breakfast and lunch both days. Parking is FREE
HOURS: 7:30-8:30 am, any cat not benched by 8:30 will be marked absent. Judging will begin at 9 am both days. All adult entries must remain in the show hall during advertised hours of 9 am – 4 pm (or until completion of judging) on Saturday and 9 am – 3 pm (or until completion of judging) on Sunday.
HOTEL INFO: Blocks of rooms are available at: Hilton Garden Inn Valley Forge/Oaks, 500 Cresson Blvd. Phoenixville PA, 19460. Rate $119. Reservations must be made by March 8, 2019. Call the hotel directly at 610-650-0880 for reservations and mention "Cats Incredible". There is a $50 refundable pet fee after an inspection of the room. Full Breakfast is included in the rate. Hotel is approximately 7 minutes from the show hall. Another Option: Hampton Inn Downingtown/Exton 4 N. Pottstown Pike Exton, PA 19341 Ph: 610-363-5555. Show rate is $95, NO pet fee; includes hot buffet breakfast. Call and ask for Cats Incredible room block. Note: There are other pet friendly hotels in the area.
AIRPORT INFO: Philadelphia International (PHL) is about 16 miles/25 minutes from the show hall.
BENCHING: A single cage is 22"W x 22"H x 22"D and is included with your entry. Exhibitors with a single entry using any size security cage are required to purchase an extra 1/2 cage. * Sales Cages are only available with a paid entry. ** End of Row fee will be waived for handicapped exhibitors. Paid End of Row requires 2 or more entries OR paid extra ½ cage space. Please bring cage curtains (or coverings) to cover the sides, top and bottom of cage. Cat litter will be provided; please bring litter box.
SCORING: All entries in Championship (except Novice), Premiership (except Novice), registered Kittens, recorded Household Pets, and registered cats competing as Household Pets with a Household Pet color class prefix will be scored for CFA awards. Owners of cats/kittens without registration numbers can contact the entry clerk for a Temporary Registration Number.
HOUSEHOLD PETS: All entries must be at least 4 months old; all entries 8 months or older must be neutered or spayed. Entries may not be declawed.
HEALTH: It is strongly advised that all cats or kittens entered or present in the show hall be inoculated before entry by a licensed veterinarian against feline panleukopenia (formerly known as feline distemper or feline infectious enteritis), feline rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus and rabies. It is also strongly recommended that cats and kittens be tested and found negative for FeLV before entry. All cats/kittens must have all claws clipped prior to benching. Declawed cats are not eligible for competition.
ADDITIONAL INFO: This is a CFA licensed show and all show rules will be strictly enforced. For a copy of these rules send $7 to CFA, 260 E Main St. Alliance, OH. 44601. Show Management will take all reasonable care to safeguard the personal property of exhibitors, however neither the club nor the show hall will be liable for loss or damage to such property. All sponsoring clubs reserve the right to substitute judges in case of illness or emergency. If this is your first show, let the entry clerk know, additional information can be found at http://www.cfanewbee.org
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