Benching Entry check-in is at 8:30 to 9:30am on Saturday. Judging will begin at 10:00am on Saturday and 9:00am on Sunday. No change of benching assignments shall be made without the permission of the show manager. Benching cages are minimum 22"W by 22"D by 20"H. All benched entries, with the exception of kittens, must remain in the show hall until the advertised closing hour of 5:00pm Saturday and 4:00pm on Sunday.
Show Hall All Dogs Gym & Inn 505 Sheffield Rd. Manchester NH 03103 Phone" 603-669-4644 (Exit 1 off I-293 (Rt 28S S Willow St), 1½ miles past Mall, then left ¼ mile). The Show Hall is air-conditioned, handicapped accessible and hall is non-smoking per New Hampshire law. Show management will take all reasonable care to safeguard the personal property of exhibitors. However, neither the club, its members, nor the show hall shall be liable for loss or damage to such property.
Exhibitor Information No litter pans will be provided -- we remind exhibitors to bring their own. All Championship, Premiership and registered Kitten entries will be scored for CFA National and Regional awards. All claws of all entries must be clipped prior to benching. No declawed entries are permitted. Cats or kittens should be clean and free of fungus, fleas, ear mites, and any contagious or infectious illness. There will be no veterinarian inspection prior to benching. However, it is strongly advised that all entries be inoculated before entry by a licensed veterinarian against feline enteritis, feline rhinotracheitis, calici viruses and rabies, and strongly recommended that entries be tested and found negative for FeLV before entry. The State of New Hampshire mandates current rabies inoculation for all cats and health certificates current within 10 days for cats/kittens being sold; it is advisable that you bring your cat's certificate(s). No kitten under the age of 4 months shall be permitted in the show hall. 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 in the benching area, and must be eligible for CFA registration. The person offering the cat or kitten for sale must have an entry in the show and must ensure an enclosed, secured carrier is used for the transport of the cat being sold. Any sales activity is subject to the approval of the show management. Exhibitors must transport cats into and out of the show hall in an enclosed, secured carrier. No exhibitor may leave cats or kittens in the show hall overnight. First-time exhibitors should contact the show manager for assistance.
Show Hotel Comfort Inn 242 Daniel Webster Highway, Merrimack NH 03054 Phone 603-429-4600. The hotel is 12 miles from Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT) and has free airport shuttle service. The show room rate is $99 per night king or two queen beds including refrigerator, microwave, hot continental breakfast and a waived pet fee. Show room rate is being held until Sept. 11 – call the local number and tell them you are with the cat show. NOTE: Lodging is limited due to NASCAR weekend so book early! All cats must be confined to cages and/or bathroom. Hotel towels cannot be used for cats. Damages will be charged to the exhibitor; exhibitor must sign a damage waiver with credit card backup at check-in.
Advertising copy must be camera ready and received with payment by closing date. Please send to entry clerk. Rates: Full Page $60; Half Page $35; Business Cards $10.
Show Rules of CFA will be strictly observed. Any person entering a cat or kitten shall by such act agree to abide by, and this person and the entry of this person shall be subject to, these rules. Official CFA show rules may be obtained for $7 from CFA, 260 East Main St. Alliance, OH 44601.
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