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.
CHECK-IN & SHOW HOURS: Check in: 7:30-8:30 am on Saturday and 8 – 8:30 am on Sunday. If you are marked absent please check in with the Clerk in each ring. Judging will start at 9am both Saturday and Sunday. Advertised show hours are 9:30am – 4pm both Saturday and Sunday.
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. Motel 6 Washington DC - Gaithersburg 497 Quince Orchard Rd. Gaithersburg, MD 20878, CFA discount code 542766.
FLY-INS: Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI) is about 40 miles northeast from the show hall and Dulles International Airport (IAD) is about 37 miles southwest from the show hall.
GENERAL: Individual cage size is 22" X 22" X 22". Single entry with ANY size security cage requires the purchase of an extra 1/2 cage. 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.
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. 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.
Show Flyer (PDF)
Directions to the Show Hall