Show Hall: The Infinite Energy Center is air-conditioned and has ample free parking. Handicap access allows for rolling carriers into the show hall. This is a NO SMOKING facility. Proof of the Pudding offers great lunches and snacks.
Show Hours: Check-in will be Saturday, June 11 from 7:30 am - 8:30 am. Judging will begin at 9 am both Saturday and Sunday. Advertised show hours for spectators are 10 am – 4 pm both days.
Show Hotels: Holiday Inn Gwinnett Center (on grounds of Gwinnett Center) 6310 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, GA 30097 Phone: 888-269-9585 Ask for SRA (CFA – Southern Region Awards) group rate or book online Link to book online. (Enter check-in/check-out dates; Check Availability.) $99/night; $25 pet fee per room (Rate available until May 27, or until filled).
La Quinta Inn Duluth 2370 Stephens Center Dr, Duluth, GA 30096 Phone: 678-957-0500 is approximately a 1/2 mile from show hall. Call and ask for “Southern Regional Awards Show” group rate. $79/night (Only 15 rooms available at this rate so make your reservation early.) If the group rate is no longer available use CFA discount code CATFAN9.
Airport Info: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport ATL Note: For those arriving by air, there is no shuttle service to/from the airport. The drive from the airport to the hotel is approximately 1 hour, car rental is recommended.
Benching: Cats are not permitted to leave the show hall during posted show hours without the permission of show management. Single cages measure 22” x 22” x 22”. Please bring cage curtains, fabric or towels for the top, sides and bottom of your benching cage. Litter will be provided. Please bring cat food/water bowls and litter pans.
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.
*Show rule 2.19E The MISCELLANEOUS (Non-Competitive) CLASS is for any registered cat or registered kitten of a breed not accepted for Provisional Breed competition. Miscellaneous Class entries are examined by judges; however, no awards will be made in this class. All Bengal championship, premiership and kitten entries can enter under a TRN, but all Bengals in the show hall must be registerable, (5 generation pedigree with no wild blood).
Health & Sales: 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. No kittens under four (4) months of age will be permitted in the show hall.
CFA Show Rules: A copy of the current CFA show rules may be obtained by sending $7 to: CFA 260 East Main St. Alliance, OH 44601 or online at www.cfa.org
Liability: The Cat Fanciers’ Association, Southern Region or the Infinite Energy Center will not be responsible for damage, loss, or personal injury during this event.
Show Flyer (PDF)
Link for Directions
Banquet & Award Info