SHOW HALL/HOTEL: Tennessee State Fairgrounds Sports Arena, 500 Wedgewood Ave., Nashville, TN 37203 phone: 615-862-8980. People food available. This is a smoke-free facility. The facility has A/C and heat as needed. Parking fee $5 per day.
SHOW HOURS: Check in: Saturday 8:30 to 9:30 am. Cats not benched by 9:30 am will be marked absent; exhibitors arriving late must inform each ring clerk that the cat is present. Judging will begin at 10 am Saturday and 9 am on Sunday. Advertized show hours: Saturday 10 am to 4 pm and Sunday 9 am to 4 pm.
ENTRY INFO: It is the exhibitors’ responsibility to confirm ALL online entries with the entry clerk. The club will not be responsible for entries lost due to communication errors. Fax is not available for this show. Make checks payable to Nashville Cat Club; no post-dated. Make PayPal payments to firstname.lastname@example.org. Payment must accompany mailed entries; per CFA rule 6.21 your payment for entries of online entries must be made within 10 days or the start of the show, whichever comes first. We will attempt to honor ONE benching request per exhibitor. Cage size is approximate size 21” x 21” x 21” (single cage included with entry); 21” x 21” x 45” (double cage). Use of ANY size security cage with odd numbered entries requires the exhibitor to purchase an extra 1/2 cage space. 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 novices can contact the entry clerk for a temporary registration number.
Kittens less than 4 months of age not allowed in show hall. If challenged, exhibitors must have litter registration available to verify kitten’s age. All cats in the show hall must be entered or benched in sales cages. There will be no veterinarian inspection prior to benching. All cats must be free from fleas, ear mites or any infectious or contagious illness. You are advised to have your cat inoculated by a licensed veterinarian against feline enteritis, feline rhinotracheitis, calici virus and rabies and tested for feline leukemia virus before entry. Front and rear claws must be clipped prior to benching. No declawed cats may be entered. CFA SHOW RULES WILL BE IN EFFECT. Copies of CFA Show Rules may be obtained from CFA 260 East Main Street, Alliance, Ohio 44601 for $7.
HOTEL INFO: There are several pet friendly hotels nearby, including: Red Roof Inn Nashville Fairgrounds 4271 Sidco Dr. Nashville, TN 37204 ph: 615-832-0093. Use CFA discount code: 526223. La Quinta Inn Nashville South, 4311 Sidco Dr. Nashville, TN 37204 ph: 615-834-6900. Use CFA discount code “CATFAN9”. Holiday Inn Nashville-Vanderbilt 2613 West End Ave. Nashville, TN 37203 ph: 888-480-0427.
SUPPLIES: Litter will be furnished. Please bring your own litter pan. Bring your own food and food bowls. Cage size is approximate size 21” x 21” x 21” (single cage included with entry); 21” x 21” x 45” (double cage). You will need cloth or towels to hang on the inside and cover the top and bottom of the cage. Please bring your cat to the show hall in a carrier or other sturdy container.
Reasonable care will be taken to protect all cats and personal property; neither the Show Management nor the Fairgrounds is responsible for anything lost or damaged.
NEW EXHIBITORS WELCOME: Info can be found at www.cfanewbee.org or www.nashvillecatclub.com
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CFA Entry Form (PDF)
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