Show Hall: Dulles Expo Center 4320 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly, VA 20153 (Rt. 28 at Willard Road) Ph: 703-378-0910. The show hall is air conditioned and wheelchair accessible. People food is provided and there is plenty of free parking. This is a non-smoking facility.
Check In & Show Hours: Saturday from 7:30 - 9:00 am. Judging will start at 9:30 am both days. Advertised show hours are 9:30 am - 5 pm Saturday; 9:30 am - 4 pm Sunday. No entries, with the exception of kittens, may leave the show hall before the end of the advertised show hours without the permission of the Show Manager.
Hotel Info: The Holiday Inn Express (across the parking lot). 4335 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly, VA 20151 PH: 703-815-6060. Special show rate is $99. The hotel offers a Courtesy shuttle from Dulles Airport. Be warned it fills early. Another option is the Red Roof Plus+ Washington DC/Manassas 10610 Automotive Dr. Manassas, VA 20109 PH: 703-335-9333 which is 10-15 minutes away. Use CFA discount code 526223.
Fly-Ins: Dulles International Airport (IAD) is a 15-20 minute drive. Reagan National Airport (DCA) is a 45-60 minute drive. Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI) is about 1 1/2-2 hours away.
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 novices can contact the entry clerk for a temporary registration number. Kittens may be entered without registration numbers, but will not be scored for CFA awards if a number is not provided at show time. Kittens without a registration number or TRN will not be included in the count.
Kittens & Kittens For Sale: Sales cages will be available only if you have an entry in the show. Please keep in mind the show rule which limits two kittens per single cage. No kitten under 4 months of age is permitted in the show hall. No kittens may be kept in carriers under the cage or in your car. All kittens being sold at this show must be sold from a Sales Cage which you purchased for that purpose, the fees are listed above. You must have proof of age for all kittens being sold; (i.e., a CFA registration, blue or yellow slip) and a Rabies certificate. A Rabies certificate is required by Virginia state law for all kittens that are 4 months of age.
Health: 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.
Breed Showcase: Breed Showcase presentations will be on Saturday and Sunday. If you are able to bring a cat for the presentation, please contact our coordinator Claire Wolfe email@example.com
Pet-Me Cats: All breeds welcome. We especially need breed representatives who are not entered in the show to be available to meet and greet the public. Supervision and secluded "down time" cage space (not in regular benching area) will be provided. Please contact Bob & Claire Dubit firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to volunteer.
Supplies: Litter will be provided at the show hall. You should bring litter boxes, food, bowls, and any other supplies needed by your feline friend. Single cage size is 22" x 22" x 22" and is included with your entry.
Is This Your First show? Please indicate on your entries! We will try to bench you with someone experienced. Visit www.cfanewbee.org for information on showing a cat in CFA.
Household Pet Entries: 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. Additional HHP info
Agility Entries: All are welcome to enter agility cats. For cats not entered in the show it is mandatory you pre-enter your agility cat using the form on the CFA Agility web site. The Fee for cats not entered in the show is $25; which includes a single cage (22”x2”x22”) you can purchase an Extra 1/2 cage space for an additional $25. For cats entered in the show it is preferred that you pre-enter your agility cat using the form on the CFA Agility web site. Entries will also be accepted at the show. The fee for cats entered in the show is $10.
Breed Booths: Breed Booths are welcomed and encouraged. If you would like to bring a breed booth to showcase your breed, please contact our booth coordinator Laurie Coughlan email@example.com Each breed will be provided up to two double cage spaces (must be reserved in advance) free of charge to set up your booth. 8-foot unskirted tables may be rented for a fee (to be determined). One booth/display per breed - must be authorized by the Breed Council Secretary. If you are bringing a booth to showcase your breed, please have your Breed Council Secretary contact our booth coordinator. You must indicate “Breed Booth” on the entry form for appropriate benching. Also indicate the number of spaces – one or two – and whether you will rent a table.
National Capital reserves the right to substitute judges in case of emergency.
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