Open Breed Summary
Entry Info: Entries are accepted now. 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 10 days of receipt or prior to the start of the show, whichever is first. Make checks payable to Rebel Rousers. Returned Check Fee is $50 + all bank fees. If paying at check-in checks are preferred. Payments may be made though PayPal to firstname.lastname@example.org Check your confirmation for accuracy and contact the entry clerk with any corrections BEFORE CLOSING DATE. No substitutions after the closing date. No refunds after the entry clerk has confirmed your entry or for failure to bench.
Show Hall: Kiwanis of Griffin, 1025 South Hill St. Griffin, GA 30224. Phone 770-227-9187. The show hall is air-conditioned and handicapped accessible. Firehouse Cafe; serving home cooked food to benefit the Empty Stocking Fund will be available to purchase people food.
Show Hours: Check-in is 7:30 - 8:30 am. Judging will begin at 9 am both days. Advertised show hours are 9 am - 5 pm both days.
Household Pets: must be at least 4 months old on the day of the show, cats 8 months and older MUST be spayed/neutered. No declawed entries are allowed.
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.
Benching: * Space is limited so we may have to limit groom spaces to first come first served. **No EOR fee will be charged to handicapped exhibitors. Exhibitors with a single entry using any size security cage are required to purchase an extra 1/2 cage. Only one benching request will be honored; if an agent is designated, no benching request will be honored. Cage size is approximately 22"x22"x22" and is included with your entry. Bring cage curtains (or coverings) to cover the sides, top and bottom of cage. Litter will be provided, but not litter pans. Please bring your cat in a suitable carrier. No kittens under 4 months are permitted in the show hall. No cats or kittens may be confined in carriers. No cats or kittens may be left in the show hall overnight.
General: 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 E. Main St. Alliance, OH 44061.
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: Coming from the North, East or West: RedRoof Inn Locust Grove 4840 Bill Gardner Parkway, Locust Grove, GA 30248 Ph: 678-583-0004. Use CFA discount code 526223. About 19 miles from the show hall. Red Roof is holding a few rooms for cat show exhibitors; please call the hotel and let them know you are with Rebel Rousers. Pizza Party at the Red Roof on Saturday night! Tickets will be sold for $10 for either meat or meatless pizza, salad and a beverage (tea/soft drinks). There is an adult beverage store nearby so BYOB.
Coming from the South: Red Roof Inn Forsyth 480 Holiday Circle, Forsyth, GA 31029 Ph: 478-994-5691. Use CFA discount code 526223. About 32 miles from the show hall. LaQuinta Inn & Suites 400 Russell Parkway, Forsyth, GA 31029 Ph: 478-885-2500. Use CFA discount code CATFAN9. About 30 miles from the show hall.
Transportation: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is about an hour from the show hall depending on traffic. Sorry but the Club will not be able to provide transportation. If you are flying in, a rental car is your BEST choice.
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