Entry 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. Make checks payable to New Vision Cat Club; all funds must be in US funds. Returned Check Fee $50 + all bank fees. PayPal payments can be made BEFORE CLOSING to email@example.com Late Fee (after 4/27/20) $50. No substitutions after the closing date. No refunds after the entry clerk has confirmed your entry or for failure to bench. Check your confirmation for accuracy and contact the entry clerk with any corrections BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.
Show Hall: TECO Expo Hall @ Strawberry Festival Fairgrounds 2301 W. Oak Ave. Plant City, FL 33563 Phone: 813-752-9194. Our large and bright show hall is air-conditioned and is handicapped accessible. Parking is FREE!!!
Show Hotel: La Quinta by Wyndham Lakeland West - 1024 Lakeland Park Center Dr. Lakeland, FL (15miles from the show hall). Call the hotel and ask for the New Vision Cat Club show rate of $99/night (price is good for 4/24 & 4/25). Additional local hotel options
Local Airport Info: Tampa International (TPA) -30 miles/45 minutes. Orlando International (MCO) - 65 miles/90 minutes.
Show Hours: 7:30-8:30 am, any cat not benched by 8:30 will be marked absent. Please report any transfers or absentees at check-in. Judging will begin at 9 am both days. Advertised hours 9 am–5 pm (or until completion of finals) Saturday; 9 am–3 pm (or until completion of finals) Sunday.
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.
Household Pets: All Household Pets over the age of 8 (eight) months must be neutered or spayed. HHPs may not be declawed.
Benching: Single cage size is approximate 22"x22"x22"; and is included with your entry. Exhibitors with a single entry using any size security cage are required to purchase an extra 1/2 cage. *A Sales Cage is a full space and is only available with a paid entry. Please bring cage curtains (or coverings) to cover the sides, top and bottom of cage. Cat litter will be provided; please bring litter box.
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 claws of all entries must be clipped prior to benching. Declawed cats are not eligible for competition.
Show Rules: The show will be conducted in accordance with current CFA show rules. By entering exhibitors agree to abide by the decisions of the judges and the show committee and to adhere to CFA show rules. Show rules are available for $5 plus $2 postage from CFA, 260 East Main St. Alliance, OH 44601 or online at http://www.cfa.org/Portals/0/documents/forms/19-20show-rules.pdf
Directions to the Show Hall
CFA Entry Form (PDF)