Show Hall: The Prairie Center @ Kane County Fairgrounds, 525 S Randall Rd. St. Charles, IL 60174. The 19,000 sq ft show hall is heated, air conditioned and handicapped accessible. Parking: There is ample free parking. Exhibitors, please enter the back doors at the west side of the Prairie Center. This is where check-in will be. People Food: The facility will have a food concession in the lobby. There is a nice assortment & the menu will be on our website.
Check In: 8:30 - 9:30 am Saturday. Judging Hours: Show starts at 10 am on Saturday and at 9 am on Sunday. Advertised Show Hours: 9:30 am - 4 pm or until completion of judging both days. Show manager permission required to leave before the end of the advertised show hours.
Airport Info: O’Hare Airport is located 32 miles from the show hall; Midway Airport is 43 miles from the show hall.
HHP Info: Household pets 8 months and over MUST BE NEUTERED OR SPAYED. The Show Committee may require proof of altering. Altered HHP kittens (4 through 7 months) as well as unaltered HHP kittens may be shown in accordance with CFA show rules.
New Exhibitors Bring a towel or rug for the cage floor and material for the sides and top, with clips to fasten the material. You will also want to bring a small water bowl; food dish; food and litter pan. Litter will be provided. Check out the CFA NewBee website www.cfanewbee.org and please let our entry clerk know you are new to showing.
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. Permanent flats will be used. No kittens under the age of four months will be allowed in the show hall. This show is licensed by the Cat Fanciers' Association, Inc. All CFA Show Rules will be strictly enforced. To obtain a copy of the current Show Rules, send your request with $7 to CFA, 260 East Main St, Alliance OH 44601
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 cats/kittens must have all claws clipped prior to benching. Declawed cats are not eligible for competition.
Hotel Info: Special Rate Hotel: Super 8 St. Charles 1520 E Main St (Hwy 64) St. Charles, IL PH: 630-377-8388. You must call the hotel for the show rate of $59.99 sgl/dbl, and mention Lincoln State Cat Club. There is a one time pet fee of $10. Other area hotels will be listed on our website; several are pet friendly; make sure to ask about pet policy/fees.
Litter will be provided. Please bring litter pans, food/water dishes and cat food. Single cage size is 21" x 21" x 21".
Liability: Lincoln State Cat Club, Inc. will take reasonable care to safeguard the property of exhibitors. Neither the club; its members, CFA; nor the Prairie Center will be liable for any loss or damage.
Link for Directions
Club Web Site