IS HOSTING FLYERS FOR
TICA Cat Shows
in the following Months
- HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS:
The Southwest Region will enforce the,
"TICA Hotel Room Inspection Procedures." (PDF)
Everyone reserving a room in the group block acknowledges they
consent to these procedures.
Please wrap all used litter in plastic bags and discard
properly. Confine spraying cats to the bathroom or cage.
EXHIBITORS WILL BE FINANCIALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO THEIR ROOMS.
Late arrivals must check-in with the
Announcer and each Ring Clerk to ensure their entries are marked present.
No cats may leave the show hall unless permission is
obtained from the show manager.
No cats may remain in the show hall overnight.
- CAGES AND SUPPLIES:
A single benching cage (approximately 36"x27"x22")
will be provided for each entry. Two (2) kittens or one (1) cat are
permitted in a single cage. If you
bring your own cage & require more room, you will need to purchase a
grooming space for an additional fee. Please plan on using the cages
provided, as grooming spaces will be limited & on a first come, first serve
basis. All cages must be covered
on three sides, top and bottom.
Please bring your own litter pans, cat food and dishes. Litter will be
supplied. People food will be available in the show hall.
- HOUSEHOLD PETS:
Household pet kittens (ages 4 - 7 months) and adults (8 months or older) may be
entered. All adult HHP entries must be altered (spayed or neutered). If
you are unsure of the proper color class for your pet, include a full
description or a color photo (photo will be returned with confirmation) with
- SHOW RULES:
By entering, all exhibitors agree to abide by the decisions of the judges, the
show committee, and the TICA show rules. Official show rules may be obtained
from TICA, P.O. Box 2684, Harlingen, TX 78551, and (956) 428-8046. Also see the
TICA web site (www.tica.org) for additional
rules, forms and information.
With the exception of Korats, registration with TICA is not necessary to
compete in a cat's first show, but is required for the next show, confirmation
of titles and TICA Regional/International scoring and awards.
- HEALTH REQUIREMENTS:
These are non-vetted shows.
All kittens/cats that enter the show must be current with inoculations prior to the show.
No kitten less than 3 calendar months of age will be allowed in the show
All kittens / cats must be free of fungus, fleas and ear mites, FELV negative,
and not show any signs of illness.
All cats/kittens should be bathed and clean.
Please clip claws on all four feet.
NOTE: Declawed cats are elegible for competition.
- ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
An official entry form or facsimile must be used for each entry and a completed
summary sheet and full payment (U.S. Funds only) must accompany these entry
blanks. E-mail or fax entries will be accepted, but will not be officially
entered until full payment is received. If payment is not received within 10
days of email/fax entry, entry will become null and void. Checks (U.S. funds
only) should be made payable to: America's Finest Felines Cat Club.
There will be an additional $10.00 fee for any entry fees paid at the
door. Returned check charge is $25.00.
Please indicate on the summary sheet if you are interested in clerking for the
show. Clerks will receive payment and lunch each day, and a marked catalog with their
breeds and finals. Stewards will payment and lunch each day. Please do not deduct
these from your entry fees; you will be paid at the end of the show. Preference
will be given to TICA certified clerks. Due to the size of the show, we advise
you to have an agent show your cat(s).
- HOLD HARMLESS POLICY:
By entering this show, the exhibitor named on the entry form/summary sheet
holds harmless The Southwest Clubs, The International Cat Association (TICA),
and owners of the Show Hall from any damages, claims, or theft, as a result of
any action/conduct related to the operations of this show.
- NEW EXHIBITORS:
We welcome you to our shows. Please indicate on
the Summary Sheet that this is your first show. For help in filling out the
summary sheet or Entry Form, contact the entry clerk.
RING CLERKS and STEWARDS
Please indicate on your Summary Form if you will be
available to clerk or steward.
Preference will be given to TICA certified clerks.
Compensation will be made at the end of the show.
To register for the show
fill out an Entry Form for each cat/kitten
and a Summary Sheet.
You will find the links for these on each show's flyer page.
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