Show Hall: Bowling Green Community Center – 1245 West Newton Rd. Bowling Green, OH 43402 Ph: 419-354-6223. The show hall is heated, handicapped accessible and lots of FREE parking. A caterer will be in our kitchen with ample people food.
Entry & Payment Info: Entries are accepted now. Entry Fees include CFA & Regional surcharges. Please email entry clerk to confirm online 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 Just Cat-In Around Cat Fanciers; all funds must be in US funds. Returned check fee is $50 + all bank fees. Late fee for payments received 12/18/18 is $50. No credit cards or PayPal. ALL fees paid at the door must be in CASH. 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 THE CLOSING DATE. Club member rate of $35 per entry is reserved for working club members.
Check In & Show Hours: 7:30-8:30 am Saturday, any cat not benched by 8:30 will be marked absent. Please report any transfers or absentees at check-in. Judging will begin at 9 am. All adult entries must remain in the show hall during advertised hours of 9 am – 5 pm (or until completion of judging).
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 cats/kittens without registration numbers can contact the entry clerk for a Temporary Registration Number.
Local Hotel Info: Pet friendly hotels (exhibitors should check with the hotel for any pet fees). Days Inn; 1740 E Wooster St. Bowling Green, OH 43402 Ph: 419-352-1520 (about 5 miles from the show hall). La Quinta Inn Toledo/Perrysburg; 1154 Professional Dr. Perrysburg, OH 43551 Ph: 418-872-0000 (about 15 miles from the show hall) Use CFA discount code CATFAN9. Drury Inn & Suites; 820 Trenton Ave. Findlay, OH 45840 Ph: 419-422 9700 (about 25 miles from the show hall). Quality Inn Findlay; 1020 Interstate Ct. Findlay OH 45840 Ph: 419-423-4303 (about 25 miles from the show hall).
Local Airport Info: DTW (Detroit Metro Airport) is about 65 miles from show hall and Toledo Express Airport is about 25 miles form show hall.
Benching: Single cage measures approximately 22” x 22” x 22” and is included with your entry. Exhibitors with a single entry using any size security cage are required to purchase an extra 1/2 cage. Please bring cage curtains, fabric or towels for the top, sides and bottom of your benching cage. Litter will be provided. Please bring your own food bowls, water bowls, and food and litter pans.
Household 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.
Benching: Single cage size is approximate 22"x22"x22"; and is included with your entry. Exhibitors with a single entry using any size security cage are required to purchase an extra 1/2 cage. * Sales Cages are only available with a paid entry. ** End of Row fee will be waived for handicapped exhibitors. Please bring cage curtains (or coverings) to cover the sides, top and bottom of cage. Cat litter will be provided; please bring litter box.
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.
By entering exhibitors agree to abide by the decisions of the judges and the show committee and to adhere to CFA show rules. CFA show rules may be obtained for $7.00 each from CFA, 260 E. Main St. Alliance, OH 44601. Please advise the entry clerk if this is your first show.
Just Cat-In Around Cat Fanciers reserve the right to substitute judges in case of illness or emergency.
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PDF CFA Entry Form
Directions to the Show Hall