Supplies: Cat litter will be available, but please bring your own litter pans and food and water dishes.
REGULAR Entries/payment must be received by September 25, 2017
First Entry One Day/ $50.00 Two Days/$75.00
Second plus entries One Day/$45.00 per entry Two Days/$70.00 per entry
For Sale: Only exhibitors who have cats competing in this show will be allowed to have Exhibition/Sale cages. No kittens/cats may be confined to carriers, either displayed or under bench, during show hours.
Clerks and Stewards: Please indicate on your TOES Entry if you will be available to clerk. Ring clerks will paid $35 per day, provided lunch and a fully marked catalog. Ring clerks will be assigned when entries have closed. DO NOT DEDUCT CLERKING FEES FROM ENTRY FEES. Compensation will be made at the end of the show. Stewards will be paid $20 per day and provided lunch.
End of row (non-handicapped): $20.00
Extra 1/2 cage space (24 inches): $15.00
Grooming space (48 inches): $30.00
For Sale/Exhibition Only space (48 inches): $30.00
Electronic Marked Catalog: $5.00
Ring Sponsorships: $30.00
Donations to ACF, the South Central Region, and Recycled Love Animal Rescue are greatly appreciated!
Kittens: All kittens entered for competition must be between four (4) and eight (8) months old on the day of the show. No kitten under three (3) months of age will be allowed in the show hall (be prepared to show proof of age).
Household Pets: Household pets are very welcome at this show! Declawed Household pets are OK at TICA shows, as the number of HHPs that are rescue cats may have already been declawed at the time of rescue. Household pets eight (8) months of age or older MUST be spayed or neutered.
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Show Rules: TICA show rules will be strictly enforced. any person entering a cat or kitten in a TICA sponsored show shall agree to abide and uphold the Rules of this association. TICA Show Rules, registration information and forms may be requested from TICA, P.O. Box 2684, Harlingen, TX 78551 or 956-428-8046 or downloaded from TICA's website,http://www.tica.org/publications/
Show Hall: Frank Mayborn Civic and Convention Center, 3303 North 3rd Street, Temple, Texas 76501. The show hall is climate controlled and handicapped accessible. NO SMOKING WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE SHOW HALL OR LOBBY. People food will be available.
JUNIOR EXHIBITOR entries/payment must be received by September 25, 2017
Note: Junior exhibitor must be under 18 years of age, the cat being shown must be owned/co-owned by the Junior, and the junior must be a member of a TICA club.
$35.00 per Junior entry; includes one full cage space.
Preliminary New Breeds , Advanced New Breed and New Traits: per TICA Show Rule 203.19, ALL preliminary New Breeds (PNB), Advanced New Breeds (ANB), and New Traits (NT) must have a TICA registration number prior to entry in any TICA show. No PND, ANB or NT may enter a show with a "registration pending.
Ring Sponsorships: Ring sponsorships will be available for $30.00. We will accept multiple sponsorships per ring. Each sponsorship will receive mention in the judge's ring and the Show Catalog. Please contact the entry clerk to sponsor a ring.
Awards: Rosettes will be awarded in accordance with TICA show rules.
Airports: For those wishing to fly in, the following are airport options:
Dallas (DFW) - 2 1/2 hour drive to Temple
Austin (AUS) - 1 1/2 hour drive to Temple
Waco Regional Airport (ACT) - 45 minute drive to Temple
Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport (GRK) - 35 minute drive to Temple
Entry Fees: Each entry will receive 1/2 cage space (24 inches)
Show Hours: Check-in on Saturday will be from 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM. Judging will begin at 9:00 AM. Check-in on Sunday will be from 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM. Judging will begin at 9:00 AM. Advertised show hours will be from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Saturday and 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM on Sunday. No one may leave the show hall during advertised show hours without the permission of the Show manager.
Health: This is a non-vetted show. Any cat showing signs of illness, parasites or fungus will be escorted from the show hall, along with any cats owned, housed or agented by the same exhibitor. All entries should be vaccinated against feline viral rhinotracheitis, calici and distemper (panleukopenia) at least two weeks prior to the show, and should test negative for feline leukemia and FIV. Any feline from a house or cattery where there has been fungus or any infectious or contagious illness within twenty-one days prior to the opening day of the show is ineligible for entry. An obviously pregnant or lactating cat will be disqualified. Be prepared to show proof of rabies vaccination. It is state law. TICA show rules require that all claws, front and back, be clipped prior to judging.
By entering this show, you agree to the following:
1. I agree to abide by the rules of the Show Committee.
2. I am at least 18 years old and able to enter into a legally binding contract. (If you are not 18 years old or older, or over 18, but are unable to enter into a legally binding
contract, a parent or guardian must complete the online entry form.)
3. I understand that submission of an entry or placeholder via TOES constitutes an agreement to pay IN FULL, even if I fail to bench.
4. I will send payment via PayPal or mail a check/money order payable to ACF covering all fees for this show within 24 hours of submitting my entry(ies)/placeholder(s), or by the
closing date of the show ( whichever comes first) to the designated entry clerk. I agree to pay a $30 NSF fee to ACF if my check is returned. Our PayPal address is
Austin Cat Fanciers, Frank Mayborn Civic and Convention Center, nor TICA may be held liable for loss, theft, or damage to animals, personal property, exhibitors, or
their guests. Please secure your personal belongings and cats.
Show Hotel: La Quinta Inn and Suites, 1604 West Barton Avenue, Temple, TX, Phone: (254) 771-2980. Room Rates will be $59 + tax per night. Contact the hotel directly or the Group Desk at 1-800-642-4239, Option 1 and ask for the special rate for AUSTIN CAT FANCIERS. Reservations must be made no later than 9/8/2017 in order to guarantee this special rate.
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Benching: This is a "Bring Your Own Cage Show" Each cat entered will be allotted a 24" space to bench in. If your cage will not fit in a 24" space, you must purchase an extra 1/2 cage space, which is an additional 24". We will not have any wire cages available. Walmart carries pop up tents if you need one: http://www.walmart.com/ip/SportPet-Pop- Open-Kennel-Medium-CatsDogs-Small-animals/5192525. The medium size tents will fit in a 24" space. The two sides, back, and top of the cage must be covered. The entry clerk will attempt to honor any benching requests.