Closing Date: Monday 9-26-11 or when show fills at 225 entries.
Entry Info: NO substitution Fee. NO Additional Fees for Online or Faxed Entries and No Additional Fee to Pay at the Door. * Use of Security cages with an odd number of entries will require the purchase of a Double Cage. All fees and benching requests must accompany entries. No refunds for failure to bench. It is the exhibitor’s responsibility to confirm all online/faxed and entries by email, neither the Entry Clerk or the club will be responsible for entries lost due to communication errors. Faxed and email entries must be followed by a check within 10 days, but no later than check-in, per CFA show rule 11.08a. Make checks payable to Coastal Paws Cat Club. Returned Check Fee is $50.
Show Hall: Schwartz Center at Cape Fear Community College 610 N. Front Street Wilmington, NC Phone: 910-362-7000. The show hall is non-smoking, heated, AC and is handicapped accessible
Show Hotel: There is no show hotel; the following are near by and take pets: Red Roof Inn 5107 Market St. Wilmington, NC 28405 Phone 910-395-5045, Baymont Inn & Suites 306 South College Rd. Wilmington, NC 28403 Phone 910-392-6767, Jameson Inn 5120 Dunlea Ct. Wilmington, NC 28401 Phone 910-452-5660, Comfort Inn University 151 S. College Rd Wilmington, NC 28403 Phone 910-791-4841.
Airport: Wilmington International (ILM) is about 15 minutes from the show hall. The club regrets we will not be able to provide transportation for exhibitors.
Benching: Check-in 7:30 am until 8:45 am each day. Judging 9:00 am until finals are complete. Advertised show hours are 9:00am until 4:30pm each day. No cats, with the exception of kittens, are permitted to leave the show hall before the advertised show hours except by permission of the show manager. No change of benching assignment shall be made without the permission of the show manager.
Supplies & Cages: Litter will be provided. Please bring cage curtains, fabric or towels to cover top, sides and back of cages. Food bowls, water bowls and litter pans will not be furnished. Single cage size is approximately 22”x22”x22”. Use of a security cage will require purchase of space equal to two single cages.
Health & Sales: This is a non-vetted show. All cats and kittens are expected to be free of fleas, fungus, ear mites and all contagious diseases. It is strongly advised that all entries be inoculated by a licensed veterinarian against Feline Panleukopenia, Feline Rhinotracheitis, Calici Viruses, Rabies and strongly recommended that entries be tested and found negative for FeLV before entry. Front and rear claws of all entries must be clipped prior to benching. Declawed cats and kittens are not eligible for entry. No kittens under four months of age will be permitted in the show hall.
Liability: No watchman will be provided during non-show hours. Cats cannot be left in the show hall overnight. Coastal Paws Cat Club will take reasonable care to safeguard the personal property of exhibitors; however, neither the club, its members, nor Cape Fear Community College will be liable for any loss, damage or injury to exhibitors or to their cats.
General: CFA Show rules will be strictly enforced. A copy of the current show rules may be obtained for $7 from CFA, 260 E. Main St. Alliance, OH 44601. All Championship, Premiership and registered Kitten entries will be scored for CFA National and Regional Awards.
Link for Directions
CFA Entry Form (PDF)