Valley Cat Fanciers

"Be My Valentine"

A CFA All Breed and Household Pet Cat Show

Featuring Championship, Premiership, Kittens, Household Pets and Veterans

Saturday & Sunday, February 3-4, 2024

Cowlitz Regional Conference Center
1900 7th Ave
Longview, Washington  98632

Our Judges

Larry Adkison – AB/HHP/Veterans
Melanie Morgan – AB/HHP/Veterans
Brian Pearson – AB/HHP/Veterans
Teresa Sweeney – LH/SH/HHP/Veterans

Neil Quigley – AB/HHP/Veterans
Brian Moser – AB/HHP/Veterans
Dennis Ganoe – AB/HHP/Veterans
Wendy Heidt  – AB/HHP/Veterans

Entry Fees

$70.00 – First Entry
$65.00 – Second Entry (same owner)
$60.00 – Third and Additional Entries (same owner)
$60.00 – Household Pets & Veterans
$30.00 – AOV/Miscellaneous/Provisional
$30.00 – For sale/Exhibition, with competitive entry
$20.00 – Double Cage (extra 1/2 space)
$25.00 – Grooming Space

Bundle special – any 4 entries plus grooming space for $250.00

Early Bird special – $5.00 off each entry paid in full by 1/8/2024

Closing date

1/29/2024 at 8:59pm Pacific, or when 225 entry limit reached.

Chanan will be our show photographer

Entry Clerk
Carly Kellogg
20801 SE 226th St
Maple Valley, WA  98038
Phone: (425) 358-1538


Show Manager
Penni Richter
Phone: (951) 897-3089

Vendor Contact
Maureen Clark

Phone: (360) 270-3278

Show Hall: Cowlitz Regional Conference Center 1900 7th Ave. Longview, WA 98632 Ph: 360-577-3122. This building is a single level, handicapped accessible facilities. It has no air conditioning. By state law there is no smoking allowed inside the building or restrooms but exhibitors may smoke outside the front doors. People food will be available on the premises. You may drive up to the front of the building to unload then moved to a marked parking spot.

Entry Info: Entries are accepted now. Entry fees include CFA surcharges. 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. Check your confirmation for accuracy! Please contact the entry clerk with any corrections BEFORE CLOSING DATE. No substitutions after the closing date. No refunds after the entry clerk has confirmed your entry or for failure to bench.

Payment Info: NO CHECKS. Send PayPal to Please send via Friends & Family to avoid added fees. Cash ONLY at check-in.

Check-In & Show Hours: Late start on Saturday: Check-In 11:00-11:45 am on Saturday.  Judging will begin at noon on Saturday, and 9:00 am on Sunday.   Show hours are Noon – 6:00pm on Saturday (or until last final called), and 9:00am-5:00pm on Sunday (or until last final called).

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.  CFA show rules will be strictly enforced.  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:

Household Pets: 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: THIS IS A “NO CAGE” SHOW. A limited number of cages will be available for $10. If you need a cage, please note on your entry form. Only one benching request will be honored; if an agent is designated, no benching request will be honored. Litter will be provided, but not litter pans. No kittens under 4 months are permitted in the show hall.

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 claws of each entry must be clipped prior to benching. Failure to do so will subject
the entry to disqualification. Declawed cats are not eligible for competition.

Show Hotel Info: Guesthouse Inn 501 Three Rivers Dr. Kelso, WA 98626 Ph: 360-414-5953. Special show rate is available for the nights of 2/3-2/5; $129 + tax, per single or double room, per night. + $25 flat pet fee. Price includes free internet, complimentary hot breakfast 6 – 10 am Saturday and Sunday, indoor pool and hot tub, on site guest washer/dryer. This offer expires 2/19/24. Call the hotel directly and ask for the “Cat Show” reservation. You will not be charged until the day of arrival.

Additional Local Hotel Info: According to, there are several motels that allow pets within 15 miles of the show hall. Please check with your choice for their current pet policy.

Airport: Portland International Airport (PDX) is about 50 miles/1 hour from the show hall.

New Exhibitor Info:

Current CFA COVID-19 Info: This show is inviting spectators. FOR THE WELL-BEING OF CLUBS & PARTICIPANTS CFA COVID-19 requirements & CFA
recommended COVID-19 general practices will be in effect.