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HOURS: Check In Time is Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Exhibitors must check in with the Entry Clerk prior to benching. Judging will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday and 9:00 a.m. on Sunday. Advertised show hours are 10:00 to 5:00 on Saturday and 9:00 to 5:00 on Sunday.
SHOW HALL: The show hall is Cypress Hall at the San Mateo Expo Center. The address is 2495 S. Delaware, San Mateo, CA 94403. The building is heated but does not have air conditioning. From 101 take Hwy 92 West. From 280 take Hwy 92 East. Exit at the Delaware off-ramp and follow the signs to the Expo. There is a daily/weekend fee for parking.
GENERAL: Cages are 21” x 21” x 21” single, and 21” x 21” x 45” double (if you purchase an extra half cage or have two entries). Exhibitors providing own cages must purchase an extra half cage. Please indicate if you will be providing your own cage. Litter will be provided. All entries, including exhibition only and for sale, must be entered on an official CFA entry form or facsimile. Each For Sale or Exhibition Only entry must be accompanied by a competitive entry. Only cats entered in the show (for sale or competition) will be allowed in the show hall. All others will be removed.
Exhibitors are advised that all entries should be inoculated by a licensed veterinarian against Feline Panleukopenia, Rhinotracheitis, Calici Virus, and Rabies, and tested and found negative for FeLV before entry. All claws must be clipped prior to benching. Declawed cats are not eligible for entry. All adult household pet entries over eight months of age must be neutered or spayed. No kitten under 4 months of age will be allowed in the show hall. No entry will be permitted to remain in the show hall overnight.
AWARDS: The show is licensed by THE CAT FANCIERS’ ASSOCIATION, INC. All championship, premiership, and registered kittens will be scored for National and Regional awards. The entry clerk is prohibited from accepting championship, premiership, or AOV entries without a CFA registration number. Ribbons and Rosettes will be awarded in all rings as specified in the show rules. A copy of the show rules may be obtained from The Cat Fanciers Association, P.O. Box 1005, Manasquan, NJ 08376 for $5.00 per copy. The club reserves the right to add judges not named to judge non-championship classes.
HOTEL: The official show hotel is The Hilton Garden Inn at 2000 Bridgepointe Circle, San Mateo, CA 94404. Parking is free. We have secured a rate of $95.00 per night for singles and doubles. Reservations must be made by December 28th to guarantee rate and availability. You must request the group rate for Tails & No Tales Cat Club to get these rates. The number for reservations is 1-877-STAY-HGI. The hotel has a shuttle from the airport. The Hilton Garden Inn requires that guests sign an Animal Cleaning Policy that allows the hotel to charge them for a cleaning fee if necessary upon check out. The fee will be determined by the hotel depending on the extent of cleaning required. Only 2 cats allowed per room.
CLOSING DATE: December 29th, 2007, or when entry limit of 225 cats has been met. All fees must accompany entries. Make checks payable to Tails & No Tales Cat Club. We will also accept payments made by PayPal Send Paypal payments to email@example.com. No fees will be refunded for failure to bench. Benching requests are limited to one. The Entry Clerk will call collect if there are any questions regarding your entry. We reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone.
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