Show Hall: Melvindale Civic Arena – 4300 South Dearborn St. Melvindale, MI 48122 Phone: 313-429-1040. The show hall is handicapped accessible and air conditioned. IMPORTANT NOTE FOR EXHIBITORS WHO EAT FOOD: Our usual vendor is not able to vend this year. Coffee and tea will be available in the morning. Club members will be organizing a pot-luck lunch, and all exhibitors are welcome to join in – just bring a dish to share! We recommend finger foods, such as cheese plates, deviled eggs, fruit and veggie trays, crackers and chips, and of course, desserts. Additional details will be included with show confirmations. Of course, you are welcome to make other lunch arrangements if you do not want to participate in the pot-luck.
Entry Info: No additional fees for fax or online entries. All entry fees include CFA surcharges. 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 10days of receipt or prior to the start of the show, whichever is first. It is the exhibitor’s responsibility to confirm receipt of online/faxed entries with the Entry Clerk. The club will not be responsible for entries lost due to communication errors. Make checks payable to Just Cat-In Around Cat Fanciers; all funds must be in US funds. ALL fees paid at the door must be in CASH. No credit cards. No refunds once your entry has been received or for failure to bench. Single entry with ANY size security cage requires the purchase an extra 1/2 cage space. Club member rates for working members whose entries are received no later than March 27, 2017.
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 9:00 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 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.
Local Hotel Info: Motel 6 Detroit-Southgate 18777 Northline Rd. Southgate, MI 48195 Phone: 734-287-8340.; use CFA discount code: 542766. Red Roof Inn Detroit-Dearborn/Greenfield Village 24130 Michigan Ave. Dearborn, MI 48124 Phone: 313-278-9732; use CFA discount code: 526223. Red Roof Detroit Southwest-Taylor 21230 Eureka Rd. Taylor, MI 48180 Phone: 734-374-1150; use CFA discount code: 526223.
Airports: Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) is about 15 miles from the show hall.
Benching: Single cage measures approximately 22” x 22” x 22”. 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 Household Pets over the age of 8 (eight) months must be neutered or spayed and may not be declawed.
Additional Info: Cage size is approximately 22"x22"x22", bring cage curtains (or coverings) to cover the sides, top and bottom of cage. New exhibitors are advised to bring cage drapes or towels, etc. for the floor, sides and top of the cage. Please advise the entry clerk if this is your first show. No declawed entries are permitted and all entry’s front and rear claws must be clipped prior to benching. No kittens under 4 months are permitted in the show hall or on the show grounds. No cats or kittens may be left in the show hall overnight. Only benched cats and kittens are permitted in the show hall, none may be confined in carriers. This is a non-vetted show, and all entries are expected to be inoculated against: Feline Panleukopenia, Rhinotracheitis, Calici virus and rabies and to be tested negative for FeLV. 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. 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 each from CFA, 260 E. Main St. Alliance, OH 44601. Just Cat In Around Cat Fanciers reserves the right to substitute judges in case of illness or emergency.
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