15th Annual Fall for Felines Show
September 9 & 10, 2006
Make checks payable to Damn Yankees Cat Club or use PayPal Reipient's Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please specify in the note field that you are paying for entry fees for Damn Yankees. If you enter online, payment must be received within 10 days. A $25 late payment fee will be imposed for all payments received after the 10-day period. A $30 fee will be imposed for checks returned due to insufficient funds.
SHOW HALL: The Ella T. Grasso/Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical School 189 Fort Hill Road Groton, CT 06340, just 3 miles off I-95 at Exit 88. It is near all the restaurants, hotels and attractions of Mystic. The show hall is air-conditioned and handicapped accessible. This is a fantastic venue for kitten referrals as the show gets a wonderful gate.
HOURS: The hall will open at 8 am both days. All cats must be benched by 9 am on Saturday and 8:30 am on Sunday. Judging will begin promptly at 9:30 am on Saturday, 9 am on Sunday. Advertised closing is 4 pm.
ENTRIES: This is a CFA licensed show and all CFA Show Rules will be strictly enforced. Copies of the Show Rules are available for $5.00 from The Cat Fanciers Association, Inc. PO Box 1005, Manasquan, N.J. 08736-1005. All Championship, Premiership and registered Kitten entries will be scored for CFA Regional and National Awards.
We are judging Household Pets this year (limit of 10). Household pets must be 4 months of age to be entered and if over 8 months of age, must be spayed or neutered. All claws of all entries must be clipped prior to benching. No declawed entries are permitted. Litter will be provided. Please bring your own litter pans. Bring cage curtains to cover top and sides of the cage. Cage size is approximately 22"x22"x22".
BENCHING: All cages will be assigned and will not be changed without approval of Show Manager. Please make benching requests at the time of entry. No cats or kittens will be confined to carriers. ABSOLUTELY NO SMOKING will be permitted anywhere in the building. This is a state-owned facility and regulations are strictly enforced. Please help us keep our show hall.
HEALTH REQUIREMENTS: This is a NON-VETTED show. Cats and kittens should be properly vaccinated and tested for FeLV. Cats showing any signs of illness will be requested to leave the show hall at once. Connecticut requires cats to have proof of rabies vaccination.
ADVERTISING: Business cards $5. Other catalog prices: quarter-page $15, half-page $30, full page $50. All ads should be sent to the Entry Clerk, camera-ready with payment. Please make checks payable to Damn Yankees Cat Club.
SHOW HOTELS: Hotels are at a premium in the area this time of the year, so reserve early!
Red Roof 707 Colman St, New London 1-800-733-7663 or 860-444-000, I-95 at Frontage Road, Exit #82-A/8. $69.99 (double), $65.99 (single) (Cut-off date 8/25/06).
Motel 6 269 Flanders Rd, Niantic 1-860-739-6991. I-95 Exit #74. $65.99 (dbl) (Cut-off date 8/8/06).
Southeastern Connecticut is a wonderful place to visit. It is home to the states largest tourist attractions, including the Mystic Seaport, Mystic Aquarium, USS Nautilus Museum, and two of the worlds largest casinos. Hotel rooms are at a premium and MUST be reserved early.
Other hotels in the area which may or may not permit pets are listed below. An asterisk * indicates those which state pets are welcome. Rates are not guaranteed. Please verify directly with the hotel.
*Bestway Inn & Suites, 135 Goldstar Hwy, Rt. 184 860-448-3000, $49-190
*Clarion Inn, 156 Kings Hwy 860-446-0660, $59-179
Econolodge, 425 Bridge Street 860-445-6550
Groton Inn and Suites, 99 Goldstar Hwy, Rt. 184, exit 86 off I-95 860-445-9784, $72-169
Sojourner Inn, 605 Gold star Hwy, Rt. 184, exit 86 off I-95 860-445-1986, $70-250
Super 8, 173 Rt. 12, exit 86 off I-95 860-448-2818, $50-100
Thames Inn & Marina, 193 Thames Street, 860-445-8111, $39-159
Windsor Motel, 345 Goldstar Hwy, Rt. 184, exit 86 off I-95 860-445-7474, $30-100
*Harbour Inn & Cottages, 15 Edgemont St. , 860-572-9253, $35-250
Howard Johnson, Rt. 27, 179 Greenmanville Ave., Exit 90 off I-95, 860-536-2654, $49-169
Old Mystic Motor Lodge, Rt. 27, 251 Greenmanville, Ave., Exit 90 off I-95, 860-536-9666, $49-179
Seaport Motor Inn, Rt. 27, Exit 90 off I-95, 860-536-2621, $49-149
Residence Inn, 40 Whitehall Ave, exit 90 off I-95, 860-536-5150, $159 plus $80 NON-REFUNDABLE pet fee
*Stonington Motel, 901 Stonington Rd., Rt. 1, 860-599-2330, $59-89