Entry & Payment Info: Entries are accepted now. ** Veteran cat entries may not be used as first or second entries if the exhibitor is also entering pedigreed cats. 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 Crab & Mallet. No PayPal or credit cards. Please confirm online entries by email with the entry clerk. 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 Hours: Check in for Saturday's show: 7:30 - 8:30 am. Check in for Sunday's show: 7:30 - 8:30 am. Cats not benched by end of check in will be marked absent. Judging starts at 9 am both Saturday and Sunday. Advertised show hours 9 am - 4:30 pm on Saturday and 9 am - 4 pm on Sunday.
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. All show rules will be strictly enforced; show rules are available for $7 from CFA 260 East Main St. Alliance, OH 44601.
Household Pet Entries: 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.
Benching: Club will provide litter. Individual cage size is 22” X 22” X 22” 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. Bring your own litter pans.
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.
NEW Show Hotel: Holiday Inn 9615 Deereco Rd. Timonium, MD 21093. Call 410-560-1000 or click the link to book at the "Crab & Mallet" rate. Located only 1.3 miles from the show hall.
Other Local Hotels: Red Roof Baltimore North - Timonium 111 West Timonium Rd. Timonium, MD 21093 Phone 410-666-0380. Use CFA discount code 526223. Located 1 mile from the show hall.
Quality Suites 10710 Beaver Dam Rd Hunt Valley, MD 21030 Phone 410-584-1001. "Pet Friendly" call to inquire about pet fees. Located 3 miles from the show hall.
Airport Info: Baltimore/Washington International (BWI) is approximately 35 miles from the show hall. Exhibitors are responsible for their own transportation.
CFA Entry Form (PDF)
Link for Directions