CHECK IN & SHOW HOURS: Check in: 8-9:30 am Saturday. Cats must be benched by 9:30 am or they will be marked absent and exhibitor must notify each ring. Judging begins at 10 am on Saturday and 9 am on Sunday. Advertised hours: 10 am – 4 pm Saturday; 9 am – 3 pm Sunday.
NEW SHOW HALL: Freestate Sports Arena, 5811 Allender Rd, White Marsh, MD 21162. Ph: 410-335-6400. The show hall is handicap accessible. The facility has no a/c but is kept cool by multiple ceiling and large exhaust fans. Free parking. People food will be available. Litter will be available, please bring your own litter pan.
LOCAL HOTEL INFO: There are 2 La Quinta Inn & Suites, both within 8 miles of the show hall: La Quinta Inn & Suites Baltimore North 4 Philadelphia Ct. Baltimore, MD 21237 Ph: 410-574-8100. La Quinta Inn & Suites Edgewood/APG South 2112B Emmorton Park Rd. Edgewood, MD 21040 Ph: 410-676-6969. La Quinta CFA Discount Code = CATFAN9. Super 8 Joppa 1015 Pulaski Highway, Baltimore, MD 21085 Ph: 410-676-2700. Within 2 miles of show hall; rate (as of 5/13) $53.55 plus $10 Pet Fee.
AIRPORT: Baltimore/Washington International (BWI) is about 26 miles/35 minutes 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.
Link for Directions to the NEW Show Hall