Crow Canyon Cat Club presents

"Cats in the Garden"


A CFA All Breed and
Household Pet Cat Show

Featuring Championship, Premiership, Kittens, Household Pets and Veterans

Saturday and Sunday, April 2-3, 2022

Alameda County Fairgrounds, Building A
4501 Pleasanton Avenue
Pleasanton, California

Our Judges

John Webster – AB/HHP/Vet
Nancy Dodds – AB/HHP/Vet
Hilary Helmrich – AB/HHP/Vet
Dennis Ganoe – LH/SH/HHP/Vet
Darrell Newkirk- LH/SH/HHP/Vet

Vicki Nye – AB/HHP/Vet
Brian Moser – AB/HHP/Vet
Barbara Jaeger – AB/HHP/Vet
Wendy Heidt – AB/HHP/Vet
Jennifer Reding – LH/SH/HHP/Vet

Entry Fees

$65.00 – First Entry
$55.00 – Second Entry (same owner)
$45.00 – Third and Additional Entries, HHP
$40.00 – AOV, Miscellaneous, Provisional, Vets
$20.00 – For sale/Exhibition, with competitive entry
$20.00 – Double Cage
$25.00 – Grooming Space
$10.00 – End of Row
$50.00 – Returned Check Fee, or Not Paid on Time
$10.00 – Substitution Fee (per substitution)

Closing date

3/28/2022 at midnight, or when 225 entry limit reached.

Show Photographer:
Colleen Eberley, Feyheart Photography

Entry Clerk
Linda Ahrens
101 E Adell St, #160
Madera, CA 93638
Phone: (209) 568-2192


Show Manager
Lee Genet
Phone: (925) 827-2722

Vendor Contact
Dianna Clark
Phone: (650) 222-7423

All entries (including for sale, exhibition) must be on a signed, official CFA entry form or an exact copy. Entry clerk will call collect if information is incomplete or illegible. There is a $50.00 fee for returned checks or for entries not paid on time. Fax or online entries must be paid in full within 10 days of receipt or prior to the start of the show, whichever occurs first, per Show Rule 6.21.

Make checks payable to Crow Canyon Cat Club. Paypal is available. Instructions included with entry confirmation. All fees must be in U.S. funds and accompany entries. No refund for failure to bench. One benching request per exhibitor, please. For Sale or Exhibition Only entries must be accompanied by a competitive entry.

The entry clerk is prohibited from accepting Championship or Premiership entries (excluding Novice) without a registration number. Provisional and AOV entries must have a registration number. Please contact the entry clerk if requesting a Temporary Registration Number (TRN) for a Championship or Premiership entry. A TRN can only be issued if the parents are CFA registered.

The MISCELLANEOUS (non-competitive) CLASS is for any registered cat or registered kitten of a breed not accepted for Provisional Breed competition. Entries are examined by judges, but no awards are given.

This is a non-vetted show. Exhibitors are advised that all entries should be inoculated by a licensed veterinarian against Feline Panleukopenia, Rhinotracheitis, Calici Virus, and Rabies, and tested and found negative for FeLV before entry. All claws must be clipped prior to benching. Declawed cats are not eligible for entry. All adult household pet entries over eight months of age must be neutered or spayed. No kitten under 4 months of age will be allowed in the show hall. No entry will be permitted to remain in the show hall overnight. Under current CFA show rules, show management reserves the right to have any cat showing signs of illness, disease or parasites removed from the show hall, in order to protect other cats in the show.

For Sale/Exhibition Cage Rules:
Kittens must be at least 4 calendar months of age or older, and comply with all other CFA show rules. For sale or exhibition entries must be on a signed, official CFA entry form or a facsimile.

Although we don’t have an official show hotel, the following motels/hotels in the immediate area accept pets. Check with the hotel for pet fees. Use the discount code to save on reservations:
Motel 6 Pleasanton (925) 463-2626 (Discount code: CPOAPHHT)
La Quinta Dublin (925) 828-9393 (Discount code: 1000026977 or call 877-999-3223 and ask for discount code CFA CAT FANCIERS ASSOCIATION)
Best Western Pleasanton (925) 463-1300
Sheraton Pleasanton Hotel (925) 463-3330
Holiday Inn Express (925) 961-9600
Larkspur Landing Home Suite Hotel (925)463-1212
Extended Stay America Pleasanton (925) 730-0000

Show Hall:
The show hall is the Hall of Commerce (Bldg C) at the Alameda Co. Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave, Pleasanton, CA 94566, (925) 426-7600. From the intersection of I-680 and I-580, go south on I-680(towards San Jose) approx 3 mi. Take the Bernal Ave exit East to the Fairgrounds. At the 3rd light, turn left onto Valley Ave. The second right is Gate 12. Follow the signs and directions to parking and the hall. There is a daily $15 parking fee.

The hall is heated, air-conditioned and equipped for handicapped access. This is a NO-smoking show hall. Although normal precautions will be taken, Crow Canyon and the Alameda County Fairgrounds will not be liable for damage, loss of personal property, or personal injury.

Many sandwich, salad, and hot dish choices for lunch.  The club offers coffee, tea, juice, and doughnuts to get you started in the morning.

Cage Size:
Single cage size is 21″ x 21″ x 21″. Double cage size is 45″ x 21″ x 21″. No more than one cat or two kittens may be benched in a single cage. All cages must have curtains covering the back, sides and top in addition to a rug or mat on the floor of the cage. If your security cage is wider than 22” you will require a double cage space; $20.00 double cage fee applies.

Ribbons and rosettes will be awarded for all wins in accordance with CFA Show Rules General Information: This show will be conducted in accordance with current CFA Show Rules. A copy of the CFA Show Rules may be obtained for $7.00 from CFA, 260 East Main St, Alliance, OH 44601. Show rules may also be obtained online for free at: All Championship, Premiership, and registered Kitten entries will be scored for CFA National and Regional awards. Registration numbers must be printed in the catalog. It is the exhibitor’s responsibility to check the entry confirmation and notify the entry clerk of any errors before the closing date.

Check-In and Judging:
Check-in will be from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Judging will begin promptly at 9:00 am on Saturday and Sunday. Advertised show hours will be from 10:00am – 4:00pm both days. Exhibitors and their cats must stay in the show hall during the advertised show hours, unless they receive permission from show management.

Supplies and Miscellaneous:
Litter will be provided. Please bring your own food and water dishes, and your own litter pan.