Cat Fanciers of British Columbia presents "Lucky Cat Affair" at the Pacific Inn
in White Rock, BC

September 9 & 10, 2017
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IMPORTANT
HEALTH NOTICE


Cats from households with contagious or infectious illnesses within the last 21 days are ineligible for entry.

 Cats with suspected contagious or infectious illness, or with parasites, will be removed from the show hall.

 


OTHER INFORMATION

Show Hours

For show hours, please see the green box at right.  ===>

No exhibitors may enter the show hall before the posted check-in hours.

Cats not present by the start of judging will be marked absent. All cats must be present during advertised show hours unless granted special permission to leave by the show manager.

Show Cages (back to top)

Per TICA rules, only one cat or two kittens will be allowed per single cage, and two cats or four kittens per double cage. A single cage is 21" tall, 21" deep, and 21" wide. A double cage is 21" tall, 21" deep, and 45" wide. Bring curtains, towels, or other material to cover the top, floor, sides, and back of the cage. Each entry is entitled to a single cage space. If you enter two cats, you get two single cages which can be converted into a double cage. If you want a double cage for a single entry, you must pay the fee for an additional half cage; be sure to request an additional half cage on the Summary Sheet. The club has double wire cages only, with a divider in the middle.

Personal Cages (back to top)

Your personal cage must fit our benching space. If you have a single size personal cage you must purchase an additional 1/2 cage space in order to use your cage. If your personal cage is longer than 45", you must purchase a groom space. See Summary Sheet. If your personal cage is deeper than 21", it can not be used. Please indicate on the Summary Sheet if you will be bringing your own cage(s). The club has double wire cages only, with a divider in the middle.

Exhibition and For Sale ENTRIEs (back to top)

Due to lack of space in this show hall, exhibition/sale cages are not available for this show.

You may bring non-competing (ex/sale) entries ONLY if they fit into your existing cage space. The catalog will list all Exhibition and For Sale entries. You must complete an entry form for every kitten or cat for sale or on exhibition; per TICA rules, no cat or kitten will be allowed in the benching area if it is not listed in the catalog. There will be absolutely no sales allowed from carriers. No cat or kitten may be confined to a carrier during show hours.

In order to be allowed in the show hall, kittens must be at least 3 calendar months of age (not 12 weeks). To be allowed in the show hall on Saturday, kittens must have been born on or before June 9, 2017; and to be allowed in the show hall on Sunday, born on or before June 10, 2017. These rules will be strictly enforced. Please be prepared to produce a copy of the litter registration.

Grooming Spaces (back to top)

Due to lack of space in this show hall, grooming spaces are available for purchase only if space allows. See Summary Sheet.

Our grooming spaces are the size of a double cage (21" deep x 45" wide). If you need a grooming space, you must purchase it. Due to space limitations and fire regulations, no personal grooming tables will be allowed.

Household Pets (back to top)

Household Pets over 8 months old must be altered (neutered or spayed). Household Pets from 4 to 8 months old are entered in the Household Pet Kitten class, and can be either altered or unaltered. Household pets need not be registered in order to compete. When entering a Household Pet, be sure to indicate the cat's color and pattern on the entry form. Please telephone the entry clerk if you have any questions.

Health (back to top)

This is a non-vetted show. Every cat that enters the show hall must conform to normally accepted health requirements and be up-to-date on its vaccinations. Front and back claws must be clipped. Cats with suspected contagious or infectious illness or with parasites will be removed from the show hall. Cats from households with contagious or infectious illness within the last 21 days are ineligible for entry to this show. Cats entering Canada must have proof of current rabies vaccination.

Food and Litter (back to top)

Cat litter will be provided. Please bring your own cat food, food dishes, and litter pans.

No outside people food is allowed in the show hall.There will be a concession available Saturday and Sunday near the show hall. There is also a hotel restaurant upstairs.

Catalogs (back to top)

One show catalog is included free with your first entry. Additional catalogs are $10 each; you must order them on the Summary Sheet. Catalogs will not be available for sale in the show hall.

RING CLERKS (back to top)

If you would like to clerk, please indicate this on the Summary Sheet. We particularly need head ring clerks. Clerks will receive lunch, plus $35 CDN for each full day of clerking. Clerks will be paid after clerking and after their ring cards have been checked; please do not deduct clerking fees from entry fees. Preference will be given those clerks in the TICA clerking program and those clerking 2 days. The club reserves the right to change the request.

Show Rules (back to top)

All exhibitors agree to abide by and uphold the show rules of TICA. Show rules and registration information are available from TICA (The International Cat Association), PO Box 2684, Harlingen, TX 78551; phone (956) 428-8046. You can also find the Show Rules on the TICA website—http://www.tica.org

Payment Form (back to top)

All entries must be accompanied by a cheque or money order payable to CF of BC. Please do not send cash through the mail. Payment for Email, Fax, or Internet entries must be mailed within 24 hours. Entry fees are payable even if cat is not benched. All fees not paid within 10 days of the close of the show will be subject to disciplinary action. To receive Early Bird discounts, payment must accompany the entry. Returned cheques are assessed a $25 fee for each time returned plus any bank fees incurred by CF of BC and must be paid prior to benching. Entry fees paid at the door will be assessed a $25 fee unless prior arrangements have been made with the entry clerk. Per TICA Show Rules, no entry fees will be refunded.

Other Useful Information (back to top)

Kittens, Cats, Alters, and Household Pets do not need to be registered to be shown. They do, however, need to be registered to claim titles and regional or international wins. All cats entered as ANB, PNB, or NT must be TICA registered in order to compete. Entries for these classes will not be accepted without a TICA registration number.

All kittens, including Household Pet Kittens, entered into competition must be 4 calendar months of age (not 16 weeks). To be eligible to be shown on Saturday, kittens must have been born on or before May 9, 2017; and to be shown on Sunday, born on or before May 10, 2017.

Cats co-owned but living in different households are eligible for multi-cat discounts providing that a copy of the TICA registration showing both owners accompanies the entry. If you enter via the online flyer either fax or mail a copy of the TICA registration to the entry clerk. Do not mail your original TICA registration form to the entry clerk.

 

 



TICA SHOW RULES

All exhibitors agree to abide by and uphold the show rules of TICA. Show rules and registration information are available from TICA, PO Box 2684, Harlingen, TX 78551, (956) 428-8046.

 

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