Emerald Cat Club Presents

"Happy Mew Year"

 

A CFA All Breed and Household Pet Cat Show

Featuring Championship, Premiership, Kittens,
Veterans and Household Pets

Saturday and Sunday, January 7-8, 2023

Seaside Civic & Convention Center
415 First Avenue
Seaside, OR 97138

Our Judges

Saturday
Brian Moser – AB/HHP/Vet
Pam Moser – AB/HHP/Vet
John Webster- AB/HHP/Vet
Neil Quigley – LH/SH/HHP/Vet

Sunday
Vicki Nye – AB/HHP/Vet
Brian Pearson – AB/HHP/Vet
Barbara Jaeger – AB/HHP/Vet
Dennis Ganoe – LH/SH/HHP/Vet

Entry Fees

* $60.00 – First Entry
* $55.00 – Second Entry (same owner)
* $45.00 – Third Entry (same owner)
* $35.00 – Fourth and Additional Entries
$40.00 – HHPs and Veterans
$20.00 – Misc/Provisional/AOV
$20.00 – Exhibition
$20.00 – For sale, with competitive entry
$20.00 – Double Cage (extra 1/2 cage space)
$20.00 – Grooming Space
$10.00 – Wire Cage Fee (per cage)

Free 1/2 cage space with 3rd, 5th, or 7th entry – 1 only

* $5.00 off each Kitten Entry

Cat Costume Contest both days.  Cage Decorating Contest.

Closing date – 1/2/2023 at noon Pacific Time,
or when 225 entry limit reached.

Entry Clerk

Linda Flanigan
2500 Alder St, Unit #72
Milton, WA 98354
Phone: (253) 345-2644

E-mail: lflanigan@live.com

 

Show Manager

Wendy Heidt
Phone: (503) 999-1451 – no calls after 8pm Pacific, please
E-mail: wheidt@comcast.net

Show Hall: The Show hall is accessible. It is Heated and Air Conditioned as necessary. This is a NON-Smoking facility. NO Alcoholic beverages are allowed n the Convention Center. PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CAGE. We are doing our best to eliminate wire cages for exhibitor use. If you require a wire cage, there will be a $10.00 surcharge.

Hotel Information: EBB-Tide Inn (503-738-8371) and Hi-Tide Inn (503-738-8414) will both have special rates and suspended pet fees. Ask for the Group Name “Cat Convention” to make your reservations. There are a limited number of rooms so don’t procrastinate.

Recommended Airport: Show Hall is approximately 1 hour 50 minutes from the Portland International Airport (PDX)

Show Rules: The show will be conducted in accordance with current CFA show rules. These may be downloaded for free online at https://cfa.org/cfa-manuals/, or purchased online at http://catalog.cfa.org/pubs.html#showrules or send $7.00 plus $2.00 postage from CFA, 260 East Main Street, Alliance, OH 44601. 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 novices can contact the entry clerk for a temporary registration number. Rosettes and Ribbons will be awarded according to CFA show rules. No kitten under the age of four months will be allowed in the show hall. Blue slips may be required for proof of age.

Entries: Make checks or money orders payable in U.S. funds to the Emerald Cat Club. CFA show rules state that entry fees must be paid within 10 days after entering or the day of the show whichever is first. There will be a late fee charge of $10 if payment is not made on or before January 7th or not postmarked by January 7th. Reasonable substitutions for no fee. E-mail entries will be accepted. Typed entries are preferred. Entry clerk will call or email for entry clarification. PayPal and Credit Card payment is available for this show.

Health: No veterinary inspection will be required prior to benching. We 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 (formally know as feline distemper or feline infectious enteritis), rhinotracheitis, calici viruses, and rabies. It is also strongly recommended that cats and kittens be tested and found negative for FeLV before entry.
Front and back claws must be clipped before benching. Declawed cats are not eligible for entry. All cats are expected to be free of fleas, mites, and infectious illnesses.

Household Pets: Household pets are eligible only for awards in the Household Pet Class. Household pets are to be judged separately from all other cats, solely on beauty and condition. Wild cats or wild cat-domestic hybrid crosses are not eligible for entry. All Household Pets eight (8) months of age or older must be spayed or neutered.

Cages: A single cage space 21” x 21” x 21” is provided with each entry . A double cage space is 21” x 21” x 45”. You may purchase a double cage space for a single entry @$20. No more than one adult or two kittens per single cage space. The club is requesting that no grooming spaces be placed in the aisles. Please bring your own cage. We are doing our best to eliminate wire cages for exhibitor use.

Check-In & Show Hours: Check-in time will be 8:30 to 9:30 am. Show hours are from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturday, 9:00 am to 4:00 on Sunday. PLEASE HELP US GET THE SHOW DONE BY 4:00 PM. One benching request per exhibitor will be honored whenever possible. No benching changes are permitted without the permission of the show manager.

Food & Litter: Litter will be provided. Cat food as donated. Please bring your cat’s preferred food as well as dishes and litter pans. People Food available for purchase in the show hall 10 am to 2 pm daily.

EMERALD CAT CLUB WILL FOLLOW ALL City, County, State and Federal Covid-19 and Related Health and Safety Mandates, Restrictions and Guidlines in the planning and production of this show. CFA Best Practices for Clubs and Participants will also be followed. These are subject to change as current
conditions and situations require.