CHECK-IN & SHOW HOURS: Check in: Saturday 7:30-8:30 am. Sunday 7:30-8:15 am. Cats not benched by end of check in will be marked absent and exhibitors must notify the clerk in each ring. Judging will start at 9am Saturday & at 8:30 am Sunday. Advertised show hours are 9am – 3pm both Saturday and Sunday. No entries, with the exception of kittens, may leave the show hall before the end of the advertised show hours without the permission of the Show Manager.
NEW SHOW HALL: Montgomery County Agricultural Center 16 Chestnut St. Gaithersburg, MD 20877 Phone: 301-926-3100. The show hall is handicapped accessible and is heated/air-conditioned, as needed.
LOCAL HOTEL INFO: Red Roof Inn Washington DC 16001 Shady Grove Rd. Rockville, MD Phone: 301-987-0965. CFA discount code 526223.
FLY-INS: Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI) is about 40 miles northeast from the show hall and Dulles International Airport (IAD) is about 37miles southwest from the show hall.
GENERAL: Cats will not be permitted in the show hall overnight. The club will exercise due care on the sponsorship of the show, but will not be liable for any loss, damage or injury. CFA show rules will be strictly enforced. Current rules may be obtained for $7 from CFA, 260 East Main St. Alliance, OH 44601. All cats/kittens must have all claws clipped prior to benching. Declawed cats are not eligible for competition. All championship, premiership and registered kitten entries will be scored for CFA National and Regional Awards. Registration number of cats must be printed in the catalog; registration numbers for kittens can be submitted at the show to the master clerk. It is the Exhibitors responsibility to check entry confirmation and notify the entry clerk of any errors.
SUPPLIES: Clay litter will be provided. Please bring your own litter pans, cat food and food & water dishes.
HEALTH: This is a non-vetted show; however, all cats must be free of fungus, fleas, ear/body mites, parasites of any kind and contagious diseases. Exhibitors in violation will be told to leave the show hall. It is strongly recommended that all cats are vaccinated against: Panleukopenia, Rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus and tested negative for FeLV before entry. The State of MD requires that all cats be vaccinated for rabies. Show hall management may ask for a copy of your rabies certificate.
BENCHING: No change in assignment will be allowed without permission of the Show Manager. Cages are 22”W x 22”H X 22”D. Benching requests made at the time of entry will be honored whenever possible.
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