CHECK-IN & SHOW HOURS: Check in: 7:30 - 8:30 am on Saturday and 8 – 8:30 am on Sunday. If you are marked absent please check in with the Clerk in each ring. Judging will start at 9am Saturday and Sunday. Advertised show hours are 9 am – 4 pm both days of the show.
SHOW HALL: Maryland State Fairgrounds 2200 York Rd. Timonium MD. The show hall is 30,000 square feet, is handicapped accessible and is AIR CONDITIONED! People food will be available.
SCORING: All entries in Championship (except Novice), Premiership (except Novice), registered Kittens, recorded Household Pets, and registered cats competing as Household Pets with an 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.
BENCHING: Single cage size is 22" X 22" X 22" and is included with your entry fees. Exhibitors with a single entry using any size security cage are required to purchase an extra 1/2 cage.
SUPPLIES: Clay litter will be provided. Please bring your own litter pans, cat food and food & water dishes.
HEALTH: This is a non-vetted show. 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.
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.
CFA AGILITY COMPETITION: Cats will run the agility course at both shows (you must enter each show separately).
HOTEL INFO: The following are suggestions, please contact the hotel for pet policies & fees.
FLY-INS: Baltimore/Washington International (BWI) is approximately 35 miles from the show hall and show hotel. Exhibitors are responsible for their own transportation.
Freestate Feline Fanciers will take reasonable care to safeguard entries and the property of exhibitors. Neither the club, club members nor the Maryland State Fairgrounds will be liable for any loss, damage or injury. The sponsoring clubs reserve the right to add or substitute judges not named in show flyer should it become necessary. CFA show rules will be strictly enforced. Current rules may be obtained for $7 from CFA, 260 East Main St. Alliance, OH 44601.
CFA Agility Info
Link for Google Map Directions
Map of the Fairgrounds (PDF)