Show Hours: Check in will be from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Judging will begin at 9:30 am on Saturday and 9:00 am Sunday. Advertised show hours are 8:30 am to 4:00 pm both days.
Show Hall Araba Temple, 2010 Hanson St. Ft. Myers, FL 33901 Ph: 239-334-2226. The show hall is non-smoking, air conditioned and handicap accessible. NO cats or kittens may be left in the show hall overnight.
Hotel Info: Show Hotel La Quinta Inn & Suites - Fort Myers Airport 9521 Market Place Rd. Fort Myers, FL 33912 Ph: 239-466-0012. Show rate $70 - Mention "Platinum Coast Cat Fancy" this rate expires on Nov 1, 2014. FREE Airport Shuttle-Pets-FREE Breakfast. Alternate: LaQuinta Inn & Suites – Sanibel Gateway 20091 Summerlin Rd. Fort Myers, FL 33912 Ph: 239-466-1200. Use CFA discount code “CATFAN9”.
Household Pets: Any cats and kittens are welcome to compete in the Household Pet (HHP) category. All kittens must be at least 4 months of age and no declawed HHP’s can be entered. Adults over the age of eight months must be neutered or spayed. Please use a carrier to bring your pets to the show and be sure to bring your supplies- HHP’s will be judged in all rings. HHP Exhibitors contact Charlene Campbell for assistance or additional info.
Exhibitors Flying In: The closest airport is Regional Southwest International Airport (RSW), Fort Myers, FL. (about 17 miles from the show hall).
Awards: Rosettes & ribbons will be awarded in accordance with CFA Show Rules. 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. CFA Show Rules are available for $7 from CFA 260 East Main St. Alliance, OH 44601.
Supplies: Litter will be provided. Please bring your own litter boxes, pet food, and dishes. Single cages measure approximately 22"X22"X22". Exhibitors are responsible for material or cage curtains to cover the top, sides and bottom or your cage.
Health and Sales: This is a non-vetted show. All cats, kittens, and HHPs are expected to be free from fleas, fungus, ear mites, and any contagious diseases. All entries must be inoculated against feline distemper, feline rhinotracheitis, calici viruses, rabies, and be tested negative for feline leukemia before entry into 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 Platinum Coast Cat Fanciers will not be responsible if this law is not followed.
Platinum Coast Cat Fanciers will take reasonable care of cats and property, but will not be held liable for loss of property, damage, or accidents to cats or to exhibitors. The clubs reserve the right to substitute judges should it become necessary.
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