December 5th & 6th, 2009
Marriott Courtyard Fitchburg in Fitchburg, MA
450 Cats ~ 7AB/1SP ~ HHPs ~ Jr. Showmanship
Show Photographer: Larry Johnson


Nancy Dodds ~ AB
Jody Garrison ~ AB
Robert Goltzer ~ AB
Chuck Gradowski ~ AB
Norma Placchi ~ AB
Barbara Sumner ~ AB
Gary Veach ~ AB
Hope Gonano ~ LH/SP
Russell Webb ~ SH/SP
Entry Clerk:
Shirley Peet
415 Shore Drive
Joppa, MD 21085
Phone: 410-679-1873
Fax: 410-679-1874
Please, no calls after 10 p.m.
Closing Date: 11-30-09
Early Bird Close: 11-7-09

Co-Show Manager: Pauline Joy H:603-883-2912 C:603-365-8405
Co-Show Manager: Pat Townsend 603-424-8219
Vendors & Show Secretary: Pauline Joy. Show Treasurer: Pat Townsend
EARLY BIRD Entry Fees (received by 11/7)
1st Entry (includes catalog) $45
2nd Entry (same owner) $40
3rd Entry (same owner) $35
4 Pack (same owner) $145
5th & Additional Entries (same owner) $15
$25 Double/Sales Cage
$30 Grooming Space
$10 End of Row/Substitutions
Entry Fees
1st Entry (includes catalog) $52
2nd Entry (same owner) $47
3rd Entry (same owner) $39
4 Pack (same owner) $150
5th & Additional Entries (same owner) $20
Jr. Showmanship $5 per entry
$35 Returned Check Fee (+postage & bank fees)
$25 Late Fee (any fees not paid in full by 12-6-09)
Click Here to Enter Online

There will be a drawing Saturday for a FREE hotel night.
You must be registered with the hotel to be eligible to win.

HOUSEHOLD PETS: Same fees, no limit.
ENTRIES: All checks must be made payable to Black Tie & Tails Cat Club. No Canadian checks or money orders. There is a limit of one benching/agent request per exhibitor. FULLY PAID Early Bird Entry Fees must be received by the Entry Clerk by November 7, 2009. Entries must include payment, Early Bird Fees WILL NOT be honored if PAYMENT is not received by 11-7-09. Entries received without payment will not be processed until payment is received.. Regular Entry Fees go in to effect on November 8, 2009.
HOURS: Check-in is 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Saturday. Judging will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday and 9:00 a.m. on Sunday. Advertised closing times are 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and 4:00 p.m. on Sunday.
SHOW HALL: Conference Center is adjacent to the Marriott Courtyard Fitchburg 150 Royal Plaza Drive, Fitchburg, MA 01420. The show hall is heated.
SHOW HOTEL: Marriott Courtyard Fitchburg 150 Royal Plaza Drive, Fitchburg, MA 01420 Phone: 978-342-7100. Rates good until November 5, 2009 $89 single/double, $99 triple, $109 queen, plus 9.7% tax. $25 Refundable deposit Tell them you are with the cat show. Cats must be confined to cages and/or bathroom. Damages will be charged to the exhibitor who damages their room. Plus, you will not be allowed back for any of the club's future shows.
EXHIBITOR INFO: No litter pans will be provided. No kitten under the age of 4 months shall be permitted in the show hall. Benching cages are minimum 22"W by 22"D by 20"H.Only benched cats or kittens may be present in the show hall; none may be confined to carriers, either displayed or under cages. All cats or kittens for sale or lease must be benched and be eligible for CFA registration. Any sales activity is subject to the approval of the show management. All cats/kittens must be transported in an enclosed/secured carrier. All claws of entries must be clipped prior to benching. No declawed entries are permitted. Cats or kittens should be clean and free of parasites, any contagious or infectious illness. It is strongly advised that all entries be inoculated against Feline Panleukopenia, Feline Rhinotracheitis, Calici viruses and Rabies and strongly recommended that entries be tested and found negative for FELV by a licensed veterinarian. The Sate of Massachusetts mandates current rabies inoculation for all cats: it is advisable that you bring your cat's certificate.
All Championship, Premiership and registered Kitten entries will be scored for CFA National and Regional awards. Show Rules of CFA will be strictly observed. Official CFA show rules are available for $5 from CFA, PO Box 1005, Manasquan NJ 98736-08805.

PDF Show Flyer
Link for Directions
PDF Entry Form

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