Check-In: Check-in Saturday will be 7:30-8:30am. Judging will begin at 9:00am both days. Advertised hours are from 10:00am-5:00pm.
Household Pets: HHPs must be 4 months or older. Entries over 8 months of age must be neutered/spayed and may NOT be declawed. Highest scoring male and female Household Pet will be crowned Mardi Paw King and Queen!
Youth Feline Education Program: YFEP will be judged on mid day on Saturday.
Hotel Info: There is no designated show hotel. LaQuinta Inn has 2 convenient locations, use CFA code CATFAN9 for discounts. La Quinta Inn & Suites Lakeland West 1024 Lakeland Park Center Dr. Lakeland, FL 33809 Ph: 863-859-2866.
La Quinta Inn & Suites Lakeland East 4315 Lakeland Park Dr. Lakeland, FL 33809 Ph: 863-815-0606.
Local Airports: Tampa International Airport (TPA); about 45 miles/50 minutes. Orlando International Airport (MCO); about 55 miles/60 minutes. Allow time extra time for traffic.
Supplies: Cages are approximately 22x22x24 (1/2 cage). Litter will be provided. Bring your own litter pans, dishes and cat food. Novice exhibitors should bring cage curtains and grooming supplies. Please bring your cat in a suitable carrier.
Awards: 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. Rosettes will be awarded; permanent flats will be used in accordance with CFA show rules.
Health & Sales: This is a non-vetted show. Cats are expected to be free from fleas, fungus, ear mites and all contagious diseases. All entries must be inoculated against feline distemper, feline rhinotracheitis, calici viruses, rabies and be tested negative for feline leukemia before entry to the show hall. All claws must be clipped prior to benching. Declawed cats and kittens are not eligible for entry. No kittens under four (4) months of age will be permitted in the show hall. All cats and kittens for sale must have valid Florida Health Certificates as required by Florida Law. The sponsoring club will not be responsible if this law is not followed. CFA Show Rules: This is a CFA licensed show and all show rules will be strictly enforced. Copies of these rules can be obtained at no cost online at www.cfa.org or send $7.00 to The Cat Fanciers Association, Inc. 260 E Main St Alliance OH 44601.
New Exhibitors: Visit www.cfanewbee.org to find all the information you need to enter and show your cat!
Liability: Miami Florida Cat Fanciers, Inc. will take reasonable care to safeguard entries and the property of exhibitors. Neither the club, it's members nor The Lakeland Center will be liable for any loss, damage or injury. Cats CANNOT be left in the show hall overnight. The sponsoring club reserves the right to add or substitute judges not named in show flyer should it become necessary.
Catalog Ads: Copy must be camera ready and received with payment by closing date. Please send to Entry Clerk. Rates: Full Page $60; Half Page $35; Quarter Page $25; Business Cards $10.
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