Check In And Show Hours: check in time is 8–9am on Saturday. Judging will start at 10am Saturday and 9am on Sunday. Advertised show hours are 10am–4pm Saturday and 9am–4pm Sunday.
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. It is the exhibitor’s responsibility to confirm receipt of online/faxed entries with the Entry Clerk. The club will not be responsible for entries lost due to communication errors. Make checks payable to Absolutely Abyssinians Cat Club.
Show Hotel: Best Western Hotel JTB/Southpoint 4660 Salisbury Rd. Jacksonville, FL 32256. Phone: 904-281-0900 Mention CAT CLUB to get special rate, rooms held until ???? This hotel is close to show hall; for other pet friendly hotels near the show hall contact the show manager.
Airport: Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) is approximately 25 miles/30 minutes from the show hall.
Transportation: We are sorry; the club cannot provide transportation this year.
Show Rules: This is a CFA licensed show and all show rules will be strictly enforced. Copies of CFA Show Rules are available from CF Central Office. All ribbons and rosettes required by CFA will be awards. 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 novices can contact the entry clerk for a temporary registration number. For the purposes of determining the counts listed in a. and b., AOV, Novice, Provisional, Miscellaneous, Veterans, and kittens that are not listed with either a temporary or permanent registration number either printed in the catalog or added to the catalog in ink by the Master Clerk will not be counted.
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 cats/kittens must have all claws clipped prior to benching. Declawed cats are not eligible for competition. All claws of all entries must be clipped prior to benching.
Sales: Florida Pet Law #585.9 "All kittens or cats offered for sale must have a valid Florida Health Certificate".
Supplies: Litter will be provided; please bring your own litter pans. Cage size is 22"X22"X22" (single opening). Please bring material to cover the sides, floor and top of your cage.