Entry Information: All entries must be typed or printed on an official CFA entry blank or submitted online. All entry fees must be paid according to CFA show rule 11.08a. Make checks payable to Tennessee Valley Cat Fanciers, Inc. (TVCF, Inc). PayPal payments will be accepted until the closing date contact the entry clerk for info. A $50 late fee applies to payments not received within 10 days after closing.
Show Hall: The Jacob Building at the Tennessee Valley Fairgrounds, Chilhowee Park, Knoxville, TN. The show hall is heated AND air-conditioned as needed. Plenty of free and convenient parking! No smoking is permitted in the show hall. Emergency phone: 865-522-4064 during show hours only.
Show Hours: Check-in is from 7:30 am until 8:30 am Saturday. Judging begins promptly at 9 am. Advertised show hours are 10 am until 5 pm. All cats must be present until the completion of judging unless permission to leave is granted by the show manager.
Scoring: All cats in championship and premiership as well as kittens will be scored for CFA National and Regional 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. Rosettes will be awarded, and permanent flats will be used in accordance with CFA show rules.
Non-vetted Show: All cats should be free of fleas, fungus, mites, or contagious diseases. Front and back claws must be clipped. Exhibitors are strongly advised to have cats inoculated by a licensed veterinarian against feline enteritis, feline rhinotracheitis, rabies, and calici viruses, and entries should be tested for FeLV. Declawed cats are not eligible for entry. No kittens under 4 months of age allowed in the show hall. Be prepared to show litter registration on "For Sale" kittens.
Benching: One benching request per exhibitor will be honored if possible.
Hotel Info: There is no official show hotel. Check thr Strawberry Plains, Merchants Drive & Papermill Road areas for pet friendly hotels.
Fly Ins: Knoxville’s McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) is approximately 15 minutes from the downtown area or Cedar Bluff, about 25 minutes from Strawberry Plains Pike area & the show hall. We are not able to offer pick-up & drop off for exhibitors, car rental is suggested.
Supplies and Miscellaneous: Cages are approximately 22" x 22" x 22". Litter will be provided, but bring your own litter pans, food dishes, and cat food. Novice exhibitors, bring cage curtains and grooming aids. Please bring cats in suitable carriers.
Liability: Tennessee Valley Cat Fanciers, Inc. will take reasonable care to safeguard entries and exhibitors` property; however, the club, its members, nor the exhibit hall will be liable for loss or damage.
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