Show Hall: The Melbourne Auditorium 625 East Hibiscus Blvd. Melbourne, FL Phone: 321-674-5700. The show hall is both heated and air-conditioned. The Melbourne Auditorium is a Non-Smoking facility. Parking is free for exhibitors and spectators.
Entry Fees: Fees MUST accompany the entry form. A $2 per entry fee will be sent to Central Office to support CFA per show rules. All entry fees received after April 15, 2015 must be accompanied by a $50 late fee.
Entries: Entries must be typed or printed legibly, signed and submitted on an official CFA entry form. Entry clerk will call COLLECT if any questions arise concerning your entry. A $50 check fee will be charged on all returned checks. NOTE: We will accept online and faxed entries. It is the Exhibitors responsibility to check entry confirmation and notify entry clerk of any errors. Paid entries will be entered before online & faxed entries. Make checks payable to Gasparilla Feline Friends. There will be an $8.00 fee added to any entries paid at the door, fee waved if payment is received PRIOR to April 5, 2014. No refunds for failure to bench. All championship, premiership and kitten entries with registration numbers or temporary registration numbers will be scored for CFA National and Regional points. Owners of novices can contact the entry clerk for a temporary registration number.
Show Hotel Hilton-Melbourne Railto Place 200 Rialto Place, Melbourne, FL 32901 Phone: 321-768-0200. Show rate is $93 per night with a $50 refundable pet deposit. Please leave rooms clean and sweet smelling as we want to be invited back.
Hours: Check-In on Saturday 7:30 - 8:30 am. Advertised show hours 9 am - 4 pm.
Health: This is a non-vetted show. Gasparilla strongly recommends testing for FeLV/FIV. Cats must be free of fungus, fleas, ear/body mites and contagious diseases. Exhibitors in violation will be told to leave the show hall.
Supplies: Clay litter will be provided. Please bring your own litter pans, cat food, and water/food dishes.
General: CFA Show rules will be strictly enforced. Copy of rules may be obtained for $7 from CFA, 260 E. Main St. Alliance, OH 44601. All cats/kittens must have all claws clipped prior to benching. Declawed cats are not eligible for competition.
Benching: All benching will be by exhibitor and no changes in assignment will be allowed without permission of the Show Manager. Cages are 22"W x 22"H x 22"D. Benching requests made at the time of entry will be honored whenever possible. Remember this is a request, not a guarantee. Please, no negative requests.
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