The show has filled with 250 entries.
Several entries were received after the show filled so we are maintaining a waiting list.
To secure a place on the waiting list, please submit an online entry.
IF a current exhibitor finds they cannot attend, please contact the Entry Clerk for possible replacement.
All changes must take place by October 9, 2020.
All substitutions must also be completed by October 9, 2020.
Entry & Payment Info: Entries are accepted now. Entry Fees include CFA & Regional surcharges. Please email entry clerk to confirm online entries. 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. Checks or money orders should be made payable to Cotton States Cat Club (U.S. funds only). PayPal will be accepted until closing date only. Make PayPal to firstname.lastname@example.org. * Early Bird Special - all ENTRIES and PAYMENTS must be received on or before October 16, 2020 (checks mailed must be postmarked on or before October 16).
Show Hall: Infinite Energy Center - Forum (formerly Gwinnett Center) 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway Duluth, GA 30097 Ph: 770-813-7500. See info regarding directions below. The facility is air-conditioned. Covered deck parking is $5/day (credit/debit card payment only). Handicap access allows for rolling carriers into the show hall. This is a NO SMOKING facility. NO outside food/beverages are allowed in the show hall. Proof of the Pudding offers great lunches and snacks.
Mobility Scooter Info: The Infinite Energy Center does not provide this service, but rental is available from Atlanta Scooter Rentals 770-309-3699. Contact then and you can arrange for them to deliver the scooter to the site and pick it up after the event.
COVID-19 Requirements: Release form must be signed for admission; temperature checked daily; masks required throughout the show hall; 6' social distancing practiced. (These guidelines are subject to change and will be communicated separately.)
Directions: Traveling on I-85 use the Sugarloaf parkway exit (south exit 109; north exit 108). Turn right onto Sugarloaf parkway West. Continue through the Satellite Blvd intersection. The Infinite Energy Center entrance is on the left.
Show Hours: Check In will be Saturday 8 - 9:30 am. Judging will begin at 10 am on Saturday and at 9 am on Sunday. This will be an Exhibitor Only show; no spectators. FOR EACH CAT ENTERED, PLEASE LIMIT THE NUMBER OF ATTENDING EXHIBITORS TO 2.
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 cats/kittens without registration numbers can contact the entry clerk for a Temporary Registration Number.
Benching: Single cage size is approximately 22"x22"x22" and is included with your entry fees. Litter will be provided; please bring litter boxes, food & water bowls. Exhibitors with a single entry using any size security cage are required to purchase an extra 1/2 cage.
Health: This is a 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 claws of each entry must be clipped prior to benching. Failure to do so will subject the entry to disqualification. Declawed cats are not eligible for competition.
Household Pets: All entries must be at least 4 months old; all entries 8 months or older must be neutered or spayed. Entries may not be declawed.
Show Hotel: Holiday Inn Atlanta-Infinite Energy Center (on the grounds of the Infinite Center), 6310 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, GA 30097 Phone: 770-476-2022. Rate only available by calling hotel; ask for “Cotton States Cat Show” group rate $89/night; Pet fee - $25 per room (Rate available until Oct 9, 2020, or until block filled)
Additional Pet-Friendly Hotels in the area (no show rates have been arranged; contact hotels for pet policy/fees) Residence Inn Atlanta NE/Duluth Sugarloaf 1940 Satellite Blvd. Duluth, GA 30097 (approx 0.5 mile from show hall) Phone: 855-516-1090. Homewood Suites by Hilton 1775 North Brown Rd. Lawrenceville, GA 30043 (approx 1.25 miles from show hall) Phone: 800-235-0754. Hampton Inn Lawrenceville 6010 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, GA 30043 (approx 1 mile from show hall) Phone: 844-219-1773. Best Western Plus 2370 Stephens Center Dr. Duluth, GA 30096 (approx 0.5 mile from show hall) Phone: 800-780-7234 or 678-957-0500. Clarion Suites Duluth I-85 (A Choice Hotel) 3700 Shackleford Rd. Duluth, GA 30096 (approx 5 miles from show hall) Phone: 833-579-2560. Red Roof Inn Atlanta- Suwanee/Mall of Georgia 3103 Lawrenceville–Suwanee Rd. Suwanee, GA 30024 (approx 4.5 mile from show hall) Phone: 877-843-7663. Home2 Suites by Hilton Lawrenceville Atlanta Sugarloaf 1765 North Brown Rd. Lawrenceville, GA 30043 (approx 1.5 miles from show hall); Phone: 678-985-3400
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.
Show Rules: The show will be conducted in accordance with current CFA show rules. CFA RULES WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED. Show rules are available for $5 plus $2 postage from CFA, 260 East Main St. Alliance, OH 44601 or online at https://cfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/20-21show-rules.pdf
Cotton States Cat Club, Inc. and Infinite Energy Center will not be responsible for damage, loss, or personal injury during this event.
Cotton States Cat Club, Inc is a 501(c)(7) non-profit organization.
Club Web Site
Link for directions to the Show Hall