All entries (including for sale or 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 $25.00 fee for returned checks. Make checks payable to Emerald Cat Club . All fees must be in U.S. funds and accompany entries. No refund for failure to bench. One benching request per exhibitor, please. There will be a late fee of $10.00 if payment is not made on October 15th, or postmarked by October 17th.
The entry clerk is prohibited from accepting Championship or Premiership entries (unless the entry is for a Novice) without a registration number. Provisional (kittens or adults) and AOV entries (kittens or adults) must have a registration number. Please make contact with the entry clerk if requesting a Temporary Registration Number for a Championship or Premiership entry.
This is a non-vetted show. We ask that all cats and kittens be current on all vaccinations (FVRCP, FeLV, etc.). 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. All claws must be clipped prior to benching. De-clawed cats are not eligible for entry. All household pet entries over 8 months of age must be spayed or neutered. No kittens under 4 months of age will be allowed in the show hall.
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.
Show Hall :
Columbia County Fairgrounds, 58892 Saulser Road, St Helens, OR 97051. 503.397.4231
This is a nonsmoking facility. Handicapped accessible. No Alcoholic Beverages allowed on the Fairgrounds. The show hall is approximately 50 minutes from Portland International Airport (PDX).
There is no designated show hotel. Local hotels which accept pets (some with a fee):
Americas Best Value Inn, 535 S Columbia River Hwy, St Helens, OR 97051. 1.855.261.1568. Accepts Pets
Oak Meadows Best Western, 585 S Columbia River Hwy, St Helens, OR 97051. 1.503.397.3000. Call for Pet Policy
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. No
grooming carts or tables permitted in the aisles. A limited number of single cages are available.
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. 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.
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.
Show Rule 2.19E:
The MISCELLANEOUS (non-Competitive) CLASS is for any registered cat or registered kitten of a
breed not accepted for Provisional Breed Competition. Miscellaneous class entries are examined by judges; however,
no awards will be made in the class. All Bengal championship, premiership and kitten entries and all Bengals in the
show hall must be registerable, (5 generation pedigree with no wild blood). A TRN can only be issued if the parents are CFA registered.
Check-In and Judging:
Check-in will be from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Judging will begin promptly at 10am on Saturday and 9am on Sunday. Advertised show hours will be from 10:00am - 5:00pm on Saturday and 9:00am - 4:00pm on Sunday. Show management does not allow early departures from the show, so make flight arrangements with this in mind.
Supplies and Miscellaneous:
Litter will be provided. Cat food will be provided as donated. Please bring your own food and water dishes, and your own litter pan.