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 Tails and No Tales. All fees must be in U.S. funds and accompany entries. No refund for failure to bench. One benching request per exhibitor, please.
. All entries, including exhibition only and for sale, must be entered on an official CFA entry form or facsimile. Each For Sale or Exhibition Only entry must be accompanied by a competitive entry. Only cats entered in the show (for sale or competition) will be allowed in the show hall. All others will be removed.
This is a non-vetted show. Exhibitors are advised that all entries should be inoculated by a licensed veterinarian against Feline Panleukopenia, Rhinotracheitis, Calici Virus, and Rabies, and tested and found negative for FeLV before entry. All claws must be clipped prior to benching. Declawed cats are not eligible for entry. All adult household pet entries over eight months of age must be neutered or spayed. No kitten under 4 months of age will be allowed in the show hall. No entry will be permitted to remain in the show hall overnight. 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.
Exhibition Cage Rules:
Kittens must be at least 4 calendar months of age or older, and comply with all other CFA show rules. Exhibition entries must be on a signed, official CFA entry form or a facsimile.
We do not have an official show hotel this year, but there are numerous pet friendly hotels in the San Jose area. Near the San Jose Airport there is the Doubletree Inn, 408-453-4000, and if you do an internet search for pet friendly hotels in San Jose you can find many more.
The show hall is Gateway Hall at The Santa Clara County Fairgrounds at 344 Tully Road, San Jose. From 101 take the Tully Road exit and head west. The Tully Road exit on 101 is just south of the 280/680 interchange. The building is climate controlled with heating. People food will be available at the show hall. Santa Clara County Fairground rules prohibit bringing in outside food or beverages and no smoking is allowed on the premises. The show hall will be locked at night. Tails & No Tales Cat Club, club officers, club members, or the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds will not be liable in the case of personal injury, loss, or damage to personal property.
There may be a charge for parking per day.
Cages are 21" x 21" x 21" single, and 21" x 21" x 45" double (if you purchase an extra half cage or have two entries). Exhibitors providing own cages must purchase an extra half cage. Please indicate if you will be providing your own cage.
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 show rules may be obtained from The Cat Fanciers Association, 260 E. Main St., Alliance, OH 44601 for $7.00 per copy. 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 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Judging will begin at 10:00 am on Saturday and 9:00 am on Sunday. Advertised show hours will be from 10:00am - 5:00pm on Saturday, and 9:00am - 5:00pm on Sunday. Exhibitors and their cats must stay in the show hall during the advertised show hours, unless they receive permission from show management.
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. There is a food vendor at the facility - our contract does not allow us to bring outside food into the show hall.