Entry Information: All entries must be typed or printed on an official CFA entry blank or submitted online. All entry fees must be paid according to CFA show rule 6.21. It is the exhibitors responsibility to confirm receipt of faxed/ online entries; the club will not be responsible for lost entries due to communication errors.Make checks payable to Tennessee Valley Cat Fanciers, Inc. (TVCF, Inc). A $50 late fee applies to payments not received within 10 days after closing.
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. Rosettes will be awarded, and permanent flats will be used in accordance with CFA show rules.
Show Hall: The Jacob Building at the Tennessee Valley Fairgrounds Chilhowee Park Knoxville, TN. The show hall is heated AND air-conditioned as needed. Plenty of free and convenient parking! No smoking is permitted in the show hall. Emergency phone: 865-522-4064 during show hours only.
Show Hours: Check-in is from 7:30 am until 8:30 am Saturday. Judging begins promptly at 9 am. Advertised show hours are 10 am until 5 pm. All cats must be present until the completion of judging unless permission to leave is granted by the show manager.
Non-vetted Show: 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 4 months of age allowed in the show hall. Be prepared to show litter registration on "For Sale" kittens.
Benching: One benching request per exhibitor will be honored if possible.
Hotel Info: There is no official show hotel. Check thr Strawberry Plains, Merchants Drive & Papermill Road areas for pet friendly hotels.
Fly Ins: Knoxville’s McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) is approximately 15 minutes from the downtown area or Cedar Bluff, about 25 minutes from Strawberry Plains Pike area & the show hall. We are not able to offer pick-up & drop off for exhibitors, car rental is suggested.
Supplies and Miscellaneous: Cages are approximately 22" x 22" x 22". Litter will be provided, but bring your own litter pans, food dishes, and cat food. Novice exhibitors, bring cage curtains and grooming aids. Please bring cats in suitable carriers.
Liability: Tennessee Valley Cat Fanciers, Inc. will take reasonable care to safeguard entries and exhibitors` property; however, the club, its members, nor the exhibit hall will be liable for loss or damage.
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