Entry & Payment Info: Entries are accepted now. Please confirm online entries with the entry clerk; neither the club nor the entry clerk will be responsible for non-confirmed 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 Absolutely Abyssinians Cat Club. Returned check fee is $75 plus any bank fees. Sorry, No PayPal. 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 CLOSING DATE. Exhibitors with a single entry using any size security cage are required to purchase an extra 1/2 cage.
Show Hall: Morocco Shrine Auditorium, 3800 St. Johns Bluff Rd. Jacksonville, FL 32224 Phone: 904-642-5200. The Girl Scouts will operate the concession stand offering a wide variety of food at a reasonable prices.
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.
Show Hotel: Wyndham Garden Jacksonville 4660 Salisbury Rd. Jacksonville, FL 32256. Phone: 904-281-0900. Previously the Best Western. Same hotel as last year. When making a reservation at the show hotel call 904-562-5946 and speak with Carmelita; mention cat club to get special rate. 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.
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 novices can contact the entry clerk for a temporary registration number. Kittens may be entered without registration numbers, but will not be scored for CFA awards if a number is not provided at show time. Kittens without a registration number or TRN will not be included in the count..
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.
Husehold Pets: All entries must be at least 4 months old; all entries 8 months or older must be neutered or spayed. Entries may not be declawed
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. Single opening cage size is 22"X22"X22" and is included with your entry fee. Please bring material to cover the sides, floor and top of your cage.
Official CFA Entry Form
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