Open Breed Summary
Show Hall: The Prairie Center Kane County Fairgrounds 525 South Randall Rd. St. Charles, IL 60174 Ph: 630-584-6926. Same facility; bigger space! We have doubled the square footage, wider aisles, more vendors and more events. Show hall is handicapped accessible and heated/air-conditioned, as needed. Free parking & easy unloading. Exhibitors please use the entrance on the south side of the building; this is where check-in will be. People food will be available at a food concession in the lobby.
Entry & Payment Info: *Entering one show only? In entry comments section put SAT ONLY or SUN ONLY. No discounted entry fee. 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 Lincoln State Cat Club. Returned Check fee $50 + all bank fees. 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: Saturday 6:30-7:30 am. Judging: 8 am on Saturday; 9 am on Sunday. Advertised show hours: 10 am 4 pm (on end of judging) Saturday: & Sunday. ALL RINGS will break for 1 hour (12 1 pm) both days.
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 Pets: All entries must be at least 4 months old; all HHPs 8 months or older must be altered. HHPs may not be declawed; the Show Committee may require proof of altering.
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.
Benching: Individual cage size is 22 X 22 X 22 and is included with your entry. Sales cages are only available with a paid 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. Club will provide litter.
Local Hotel Info: A complete list of hotels is available on the club web site at www.lscats.org.
Airport Info: OHare Airport is located 32 miles from the show hall; Midway Airport is 43 miles from the show hall.
New Exhibitors: Check out the CFA NewBee website www.cfanewbee.org and please let our entry clerk know you are new to showing.
Liability: Lincoln State Cat Club, Inc. will take reasonable care to safeguard the property of exhibitors. Neither the club; its members, CFA; nor the Prairie Center will be liable for any loss or damage.
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