SHOW HALL: Palm Springs Leisure Center 401 Pavilion Way Palm Springs, CA 92262. Grand Parties are welcome. Friends and Family, Americans West Cat Club, Victor Valley Cat Club, the Southwest Region and or the Palm Springs Leisure Center will not be responsible for damage, personal injury or loss of personal property. PEOPLE FOOD WILL BE AVAILABLE. The club will have coffee, donuts, and soft drinks. There are also several fast food outlets, delis and casual eateries within a mile of the show hall. Outside food and grand parties are allowed.
CHECK-IN: Check in 7:30 to 8:30 am. Show starts at 9 am and advertised gate hours are 9 am to 4:30 pm. pm. As per CFA Show Rules 13.01-04, all benched entries with the exception of kittens, Veterans, and Household Pets, must remain in the show hall until the advertised closing hour. Kittens and Veterans can leave following the judging of their classes. Household pets can leave earlier than the advertised show hours at the discretion of the show manager.
SCORING: All entries in Championship or Premiership (except Novice) Veterans, Provisional Breed, Miscellaneous or AOV classes require a registration or temporary registration number (TRN). The entry clerk can be contacted for a TRN. Kittens may be entered without registration numbers but will not be scored for CFA awards if the registration number or TRN is not provided by show time. Rosettes will be awarded for all final wins. Permanent flats will be used; however, ribbons will be available at owner’s request. All championship, premiership and registered kitten entries will be scored for CFA national and regional awards. The club reserves the right to add or change judges.
BENCHING REQUEST: Benching requests will be limited to one exhibitor and will be honored when possible. No negative benching requests please. End of row benching requests will be honored as available, with fee waived for disabled exhibitors.
CAGES: Cages are 36” wide, 24” deep and 27” high. One cat or two kittens may be benched per cage. Exhibitors with their own cages larger than this will need to purchase a groom space. Cages must be covered on all 3 sides and on the top. Groom spaces will be assigned on a first-come first-served basis.
LITTER AND FOOD: Cat litter will be provided. You are to provide your own litter pan, food and water bowls and food and water for your cat(s).
SHOW HOTEL: The Saguaro Palm Springs Palm Springs 1800 E Palm Canyon Dr. Palm Springs, CA 9226. This is a 4 star hotel with an incredible rate of $139/night for a limited number of rooms. They are waiving resort and pet fees for our show. Phone 760-323 -1711 Use booking code - Victor Valley Cat Club Room Block. It is strongly suggested that you book early.
OTHER HOTEL OPTIONS: Palm Springs has many fine hotels including multiple Motel 6 (use CFA discount code OAPHHT); Extended Stay America; Quality Inn; Vagabond Inn. Please contact the hotels to confirm their specific pet policies and charges. Palm Springs is a popular tourist destination in February – It is strongly suggested that you book your hotel early.
AIRPORTS: There is an airport in Palm Springs just close to the show hall and hotels. Renting a car is suggested as the clubs do not provide transportation. Another airport is in Ontario, CA 90 miles (about an hour and a half) away but has easy access to l-10 East to Palm Springs.
HEALTH: This is a non-vetted show. Exhibitors are urged to have all cats and kittens inoculated against Calici virus, Feline Enteritis, Rhinotracheitis and tested for FeLV. All cats must be free from infections, ear mites, fleas and contagious diseases. Claws must be clipped. All kittens must be four months of age on or before the first day of the show.
CFA SHOW RULES: CFA Show Rules will govern this show. A copy of the show rules can be obtained by sending $7.00 to CFA, Inc., 260 East Main Street, Alliance, OH 44601 or downloaded free at The CFA website.
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