Show Hall: J.M. McDonald Sports Complex 4292 Fairgrounds Dr, Cortland, NY 13045 Phone: 607-753-8100. The show hall is handicapped accessible and nonsmoking. Show management will take all reasonable care to safeguard the personal property of exhibitors; however, neither the club, its members, nor the facility shall not be liable for loss or damage to such property. Judging and benching areas are contained however special care should be taken to avoid “cat loose” situations. Show hall is not Air Conditioned but has good air flow.
Entries: You MUST enter each show SEPARATELY! Entry fees include CFA surcharges Entries properly completed must be submitted by exhibitors in the form of an official CFA entry form or facsimile, or an entry sent online following such entry form, with all information except signature typed or hand-printed. If faxing or using the online entry, please confirm receipt. No phone entries accepted. The club will not be held responsible for any entries not received due to transmission errors. Each entry except fax/online entries must be accompanied by the full entry fee. All FAX or online entries must be paid in full within 10 days of receipt or prior to the start of the show, whichever is first. Canadian exhibitors may pay in cash at check-in. Club shall charge $25 for entry fee nonpayment beyond the 10-day limit in CFA Show Rule 11.08a.
Entry check-in is at 7:30 to 8:30 AM BOTH DAYS. Judging will begin at 9 am BOTH DAYS. All benched entries, with the exception of kittens, must remain in the show hall until the advertised closing hour of 4:00 pm unless permission is received by the show manager.
Benching: Benching cages are minimum 22"W by 22"D by 20"H. No change of benching assignments shall be made without the permission of the show manager.
Exhibitor Information: No litter pans will be provided -- we remind exhibitors to bring their own. 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. The claws of all entries must be clipped prior to benching. No declawed entries are permitted. Cats & kittens should be clean and free of fungus, fleas, ear mites, and any contagious or infectious illness. There will be no veterinarian inspection prior to benching. However, it is strongly advised that all entries be inoculated before entry by a licensed veterinarian against feline enteritis, feline rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus and rabies, and strongly recommended that entries be tested and found negative for FeLV before entry. The State of New York mandates current rabies inoculation for all cats, it is advisable that you bring your cat's certificate(s). No kitten under the age of 4 months shall be permitted in the show hall. Only benched cats or kittens may be present in the show hall and none may be confined to carriers, either displayed or under cages.
All cats or kittens for sale or lease must be benched in the benching area, and must be eligible for CFA registration. The person offering the cat or kitten for sale must have an entry in the show and must ensure an enclosed, secured carrier is used for the transport of the cat being sold. Any sales activity is subject to the approval of the show management. Exhibitors must transport cats into and out of the show hall in an enclosed, secured carrier. No exhibitor may leave cats or kittens in the show hall overnight. First-time exhibitors should contact the show manager for assistance.
Local Hotels: Please contact the one of the Show Managers (not the entry clerk).
Show Rules: of CFA will be strictly observed. Any person entering a cat or kitten shall by such act agree to abide by, and this person and the entry of this person shall be subject to, these rules. Official CFA show rules may be obtained for $7 from CFA, 260 East Main St. Alliance, OH 44601.
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