Entries: Email Entry to confirm receipt of online/fax entries, the Club is not responsible for online/fax entries NOT received due to communication errors. Make checks payable to TGIF, returned Check Fee $25. NSF/Late Fee $50 (All Fees not paid by 14 days after the show). Please note; PayPal will NOT be available.
SHOW HOURS: Check-in: 7 to 8:30 am. Judging will begin at 9 am until finals are complete. Note: Airport 37 miles from show hall.
SHOW HALL: Purina Event Center at Purina Farms 300 Checkerboard Loop Gray Summit, MO 63039 Phone 314-982-3232. Show hall is heated and air conditioned, as needed. Smoking is allowed outside. Show hall is wheelchair accessible. NO FOOD MAY BE BROUGHT INTO SHOW HALL.
LOCAL HOTEL OPTIONS: Check with hotels for pet fee/policy. Travelodge Six Flags/Gray Summit 2875 HWY 100 Gray Summit, MO Phone 636-742-3501 or 800-782-8487, about 2 miles from Purina Farms. Comfort Inn 1320 Thornton St. Pacific, Mo. 63069 Phone 636-257-4600, 5 miles from Purina Farms. Quality Inn 1400 West Osage St. Pacific, MO 63069 Phone 636-257-8400, about 6 miles from Purina Farms. Holiday Inn 4901 Six Flags Rd. Eureka, MO 63025 Phone 636-938-6661, about 10 miles from Purina Farms. Super 8 Eureka/Six Flags 1733 West 5th St. (I44 exit 261) Eureka, MO 63025 Phone: 636-938-4368, about 9 miles from the show hall. Additional info about dining and lodging is available on the Purina Farms web site.
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.
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). CFA Show rules will be strictly enforced. Copy of rules may be obtained for $7 from CFA, 260 E. Main St. Alliance, OH 44601.
BENCHING: Cages are 22"W x 22"H x 22"D. One benching request made at the time of entry will be honored when possible.
LIABILITY: Midwest TGIF Fanciers will take reasonable care to safeguard the property of exhibitors. Neither the club, its members or Purina Farms will be liable for any loss or damage. No guard service will be available Saturday evening and all cats must be removed from the show hall during the evening hours.
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CFA Entry Form (PDF)