PAYMENT INFO: Per show rule 6.21 each entry must be accompanied by the stipulated entry fee. All online/fax entries must be paid in full within 10 days of receipt or prior to the start of the show, whichever is first. Make checks payable to TGIF for Saturday’s show and to NBF for Sunday’s show. When entering both shows, split the extras fees (extra 1/2 cage, groom, etc.) paying half to each club." PayPal WILL NOT be accepted for either show. Returned Check Fee $75.
SHOW HALL: Purina Event Center, 300 Checkerboard Loop Gray Summit, MO 63039. Show hall is heated and air conditioned. Smoking is outside. Show hall is wheelchair accessible. NO FOOD MAY BE BROUGHT INTO SHOW HALL. Litter will be provided; bring your own litter pans.
SHOW HOURS: Check-in Saturday & Sunday 7 -8:30 am. Cats not benched by end of check in will be marked absent and exhibitor must check in with the clerk in each ring. Judging will start at 9 am on both days. Show hours are 9 to end of final on both days. Note: The airport is 37 miles from the show hall.
LOCAL HOTEL OPTIONS: Check with hotels for pet fee/policy. 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.
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. CFA Show rules will be strictly enforced. Copy of rules may be obtained for $7 from CFA, 260 E. Main St. Alliance, OH 44601.
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.
BENCHING: Single 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: TGIF and NBF will take reasonable care to safeguard the property of exhibitors. Neither the clubs, their 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.
PET ME CATS: Pet me cats are welcome and will receive a 1/2 cage per cat at no charge as long as they are there strictly as pet me cats and not entered in either show. Additional 1/2 cage may be purchased or combined with a show entry in any class. Contact the Entry Clerk.
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CFA Entry Form (PDF)