Show Hall: Illinois Building at the Illinois State Fairgrounds 801 E Sangamon Ave, Springfield, IL 62702. The show hall is handicapped accessible and is equipped with both heat and air conditioning. Food will be available.
Scoring: All entries in Championship (except Novice), Premiership (except Novice), registered Kittens, recorded Household Pets, and registered cats competing as Household Pets with a 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.
Benching: A single cage size is 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. Litter will be provided, please bring your own litter pans.
Hotel Info: There is no designated show hotel. There are numerous pet-friendly hotels in the Springfield area including LaQuinta, Drury Inn, Holiday Inn Express, and Baymont Inn. Be sure to ask about pet fees.
Benching Info: Check-in between 8:30 - 9:30 am Saturday. Judging will begin at 10 am on Saturday and 9 am on Sunday. Advertised closing time is 4 pm Saturday and 3 pm Sunday.
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.
This show is licensed by The Cat Fanciers Association, Inc. All CFA rules will be strictly enforced. Show rules are available for $5 plus $2 postage from CFA, 260 East Main St. Alliance, OH 44601 or online at http://www.cfa.org/Portals/0/documents/forms/19-20show-rules.pdf
Lucky Tom Cat Club and Tiger’s Lair Feline Fanciers will take reasonable care to safeguard the property of exhibitors and vendors. Neither the club, its members nor the Illinois State Fairgrounds will be liable for any loss or damage. All cats must be removed from the show hall at the close of the show Saturday night.
Official CFA Entry Form
Link for Directions
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