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SHOW HALL: Lakeland Civic Center 701 W. Lime St. Lakeland, FL 33815. The show hall is climate controlled and is a non-smoking facility.
SHOW HOURS: Check-in Sunday is 7:30 to 8:30 am. Judging will begin at 9:00 am. Advertised show hours are 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
SHOW HOTEL: Howard Johnson Inn-Executive Center 939 W. Robson St.(I-4 Exit 32) Lakeland, FL 33805 Phone: 863-688-7972. HoJo is holding 30 rooms for the ourExhibitors, room cost is $69 and includes a hot country style breakfast. No pet charge!! Call and mention the cat show to get the rate.
The following hotels permit pets. Call for rates. La Quinta Inn (3.3 miles) 1024 Crevasse St., Lakeland, FL 33809 Phone: 863-859-2866. Imperial Swann Hotel (3.4 miles) l 4141 South Florida Ave. Lakeland, FL 33813 ($10 pet deposit) Phone: 863-647-3000. Motel 6 (4 miles) 3120 US 98 North (I-4 at US 98, Exit #32) Lakeland, FL 33805 Phone: 863-682-0643
NEAREST AIRPORTS: Tampa (TPA) 40 miles and Orlando (MCO) 56 miles
FOOD: Food Concessionaire on site.
ENTRIES: All monies must be in US funds and received within 10 days, per show rules. A fee of $50 will be charged for late payments or bounced checks. Make checks payable to Miami Florida Cat Fanciers. All entries must be typed or printed legibly, signed and submitted on an official CFA entry form via Online, Fax or US Mail. Entry clerk will call COLLECT if any questions arise concerning your entry. No refunds for failure to bench.
GENERAL: Cats will not be permitted in the show hall overnight. The club will exercise due care on the sponsorship of the show, but will not be liable for any loss, damage or injury. CFA show rules will be strictly enforced. Current rules may be obtained for $5 from CFA, PO Box 1005, Manasquan, NJ 08736. www.cfainc.org All cats/kittens must have all claws clipped prior to benching. Declawed cats are not eligible for competition. All championship, premiership and registered kitten entries will be scored for CFA National and Regional Awards. Registration number of cats must be printed in the catalog; registration numbers for kittens can be submitted at the show to the master clerk. It is the Exhibitors responsibility to check entry confirmation and notify the entry clerk of any errors.
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; however, all cats must be free of fungus, fleas, ear/body mites, parasites of any kind and contagious diseases. Exhibitors in violation will be told to leave the show hall. It is strongly recommended that all cats are vaccinated against: Panleukopenia, Rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus and tested negative for FeLV before entry. No kitten under 4 months is permitted in the show hall. All cats and kittens for sale must have a valid For Sale Florida Health Certificate as required by Florida state law. The club is not responsible for failure to comply with this law.
BENCHING: No change 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.
Link for Directions
Official CFA Entry Form
Club Web Site