Benching: Cage size is approximately 22"x22"x22". Use of ANY size security cage with odd numbered entries will require the purchase of an Extra 1/2 Cage Space. Please inform the entry clerk (on the entry form) if you have your own security cage. Bring cage curtains (or coverings) to cover the sides, top and bottom of the cage. Litter will be provided, but not litter pans.
Check in: 7 – 8:30 am. Any cat not benched by 8:30 will be marked absent. Judging will begin at 9 am. Advertised closing time is 4 pm.
Show Hall: Leesport Farmers Market 312 Gernants Church Rd. Leesport, PA 19533 Phone 610-926-1307. Excellent people food will be available in the show hall. The show hall is heated and handicapped accessible. No smoking is allowed in the show hall. Reasonable care will be taken of cats and personal property, but show management and Finicky Felines Society are not liable for loss, injury or damages.
Show Hotel: Crowne Plaza Reading 1741 Papermill Rd. Reading, PA 19610 Phone: 610-376-3811. A block of rooms will be available thru January 3rd at a special show rate of $99 plus $15 non- refundable pet fee. You must mention Finicky Felines when reserving your room to receive the show rate.
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. The exhibitor of any entry showing evidence of fungus, fleas, ear mites or any contagious disease will be asked to remove that entry as well as their other entries from the show hall. All cats/kittens must have all claws clipped prior to benching. Declawed cats are not eligible for competition.
Finicky Felines Society reserves the right to substitute judges in case of illness or emergency. By entering exhibitors agree to abide by the decisions of the judges and the show committee and to adhere to CFA show rules. Copies of CFA show rules may be obtained for $7 each from CFA, 260 E. Main St. Alliance, OH 44601.
Directions to Show Hall & Hotel
CFA Entry Form (PDF)