ENTRY INFO: All fees include CFA surcharges All fees must accompany the entry. All entry fees are due within 10 days of receipt or prior to the start of the show, whichever is first. Make checks to North Texas Cat Club (both shows) Send PayPal payments to firstname.lastname@example.org No entry fee will be refunded for failure to bench. Please inform the entry clerk if you are bringing your own cages. Please note: Double Security cages require the purchase of an extra 1/2 cage space.
SHOW HALL: Convention Center Exhibition Hall B @ Hampton Inn 1700 Rodeo Dr. Mesquite, TX 75149. The show hall is handicapped accessible and heated & air conditioned. Smoking in not permitted in the show hall. The concession stand will have a selection of food for your enjoyment. CAKES are permitted with approval from Show Manager.
SHOW HOURS: Check-in: Saturday & Sunday 7:30 – 8:30 am - Show Hours: Saturday 9 am – 5 pm. Sunday 9 am to 5 pm. All entries are expected to remain in the show hall until the advertised closing time. Early departure without permission of the show manager will result in all wins being voided. Kittens and HHPs are exempt from this rule.
SHOW HOTEL: The Hampton Inn & Suites is adjacent to the show hall. We have a block of rooms reserved; Double/King $90 nightly, Double Suite/King Suite $110 nightly. The block will expire Saturday, March 24, 2015. Reservations can be made on-line at www.mesquitehampton.com or by calling 1-800-HAMPTON (1-800-426-7866). There are also, a number of hotels and motels in the area that accept pets; LaQuinta Inn CFA discount code CATFAN9 and Motel 6 use CFA discount code 542766.
FLY–INS: Dallas-Fort Worth Airport (DFW) is about 35 miles/40 minutes from the show hall. Rental cars are available at the airport through online websites, such as rental car websites or www.travelocity.com or www.orbitz.com.
THIS IS A NON-VETTED SHOW All entries should be vaccinated by a licensed veterinarian against feline panleukopenia, feline rhinotracheitis, calici virus and rabies, and be tested for feline leukemia before entry. Cats must be free of fleas, ear mites, fungus and any contagious illness. All claws must be clipped. Declawed cats are not eligible for entry (including HHP). NO KITTENS UNDER 4 MONTHS of age will be allowed in the show hall. This show rule will be strictly enforced. Only those cats/kittens entered in the show will be allowed in the show hall.
SCORING and AWARDS: All championship, premiership and kitten entries with registration numbers or temporary registration numbers will be scored for CFA National and Regional points. Owners of novices can contact the entry clerk for a temporary registration number. Ribbons and rosettes will be awarded according to CFA rules. This show is licensed by the Cat Fancier’s Association, and its show rules will be strictly enforced. A copy of CFA show rules can be obtained for $7, at 260 E. Main St., Alliance, OH 44601 or at www.cfa.org. All Miscellaneous and AOV entries must be entered with a CFA registration number.
SUPPLIES: Litter will be provided. Bring your own litter pans, cat food dishes and water dishes. Single cages are 22 x 22 x 22, double cages are 22 x 45 x 22. Bring cage curtains of your choice to cover the cage sides, back and top.
NEW EXHIBITORS may request a copy of “Helpful Hints” from CFA. Check out http://www.cfanewbee.org for helpful info. When checking in to the show please inform check in staff that you are a new exhibitor and the show committee will help you with your needs.
North Texas Cat Club, Ft. Worth Cat Club, nor Hampton Inn Convention Exhibitor Center will be liable for any loss or damage of personal property.
CLERKS If you're interested in clerking please contact the Entry Clerk.
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