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 $50.00 fee for returned checks. Make checks payable to Poppy State Cat Club. All fees must be in U.S. funds and accompany entries. The Club does accept PayPal. PayPal instructions will be included with confirmations. Per show rule 6.21 each entry must be accompanied by the stipulated entry fee except e-mailed entries. Email entries MUST be paid in full within 10 days of receipt or prior to the start of the show, whichever is first. All fees must accompany entries. Entry fees will not be refunded for failure to bench except as provided in Paragraph 10.01.d and rules 6.28 and 11.03.
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 :
Gold Country Fairgrounds, Amory Building, 1273 High St, Auburn, CA 95603. The hall is heat controlled. There will be a food vendor on the premises. The show hall is NO SMOKING. The Gold Country Fairgrounds, Poppy State Cat Club and club members will not be responsible for any personal injury, loss or damage to personal property.
From Sacramento, take I-80 East. Follow I-80 E to Maple St exit in Auburn, Exit 119A Take Auburn Folsom Rd. Turn left on Fairgate Rd and follow the signs to the Armory Building.
There is no designated show hotel.
Single cages are 21" x 21" x 21" and are provided with each entry. Double cages are 21" x 45" x 21". If you wish a double cage for a single entry, you must pay the additional cage fee of $20.00. Single entry with security cage requires a double space if the security cage is over 21”. No more than two (2) kittens or one (1) adult may be benched in a single cage. The bottom, top, and three (3) sides must be covered. Groom spaces are 21” x 45” x 21”.
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. You may obtain a copy of the rules for $7.00 (U.S. funds) by writing to the Cat Fanciers' Association, 260 E Main St Alliance, OH 44601. Show rules can also be obtained online at http://cfa.org/AboutCFA/CFAPublications/CFAManuals.aspx at no charge. 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 7:00am to 8:30am Saturday. Judging will begin promptly at 9:00am. Advertised show hours will be from 10:00am - 5:00pm on Saturday. Show management does not allow early departures from the show, so make flight arrangements with this in mind.
Supplies and Miscellaneous:
Clay cat litter will be provided. Please bring your own food, food and water dishes, and your own litter pan.