Food Drive - Please bring canned or dry food for our Rescue/TNR Groups
We welcome CFA Ambassador Cats & Pet Me Cats and BREED BOOTHS. Just let the entry clerk know!!
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 National Birman Fanciers. No refunds after the entry clerk has confirmed your entry or for failure to bench. No substitutions after the closing date. Check your confirmation for accuracy and contact the entry clerk with any corrections BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.
Show Hall: XL Sports Center 2278 North Penn Rd. Hatfield, PA 19440. Excellent people food will be available at the show hall. No outside food please. The show hall is heated, air conditioned and handicapped accessible. No smoking is allowed in the show hall.
Check-In & Show Hours: Check-in is from 7:30 – 8:30 am. Any cat not benched by 8:30 will be marked absent. Judging will begin at 9 am both days. Advertised hours are 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday and 9:30 am to 4 pm on Sunday.
Local Hotel Info: Check for pet policies/fees. Holiday Inn Lansdale 1750 Sumneytown Pike, Kulpsville, PA 19443 Phone 215-368-3800. About 5 miles from the show hall. Days Inn Horsham/Philadelphia 245 Easton Rd. Horsham, PA 19044 Phone: 215-674-2500. About 13 miles from the show hall.
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.
Benching: Single cage size is approximately 22”x22”x22” and is included with your entry fees. Exhibitors with a single entry using any size security cage are required to purchase an extra 1/2 cage. ** Paid end of row must be 2+ entries or paid extra 1/2 cage. Please bring cage curtains, fabric or towels to cover top, sides and back of cages. Litter will be provided; please bring food & water bowls and litter pans. Show Management will take all reasonable care to safeguard the personal property of exhibitors, however neither the club or the Sports Center will be liable for loss or damage to such property.
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.
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.
National Birman Fanciers, Inc. reserves the right to substitute judges in case of illness or emergency. By entering exhibitors agree to abide by the decisions of the judges and the show committee and to adhere to CFA show rules. Copies of CFA show rules may be obtained for $7 each from CFA, 260 East Main St. Alliance, OH 44601.
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