|Selkirk Rex Breeders & Exhibitors: This
show will be featuring special breed awards for Selkirk Rex and Selkirk
Rex Longhairs and a Selkirk Rex Breeder Enthusiasts dinner on Saturday
night, March 30, 2019. Contact Gale Perry (email@example.com) 352-598-6827 or Stephanie Dorsey (firstname.lastname@example.org) 781-539-9322 for more information.|
Agility Fun Ring: All cats are invited to participate in the agility fun ring. The five fastest competitors will be recognized.
Show Hall: Our
show hall is the Holshauser Building at the North Carolina State
Fairgrounds. The address is: 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607.
The show hall is heated. Parking is free. Alcoholic beverages are not
allowed on the Fairgrounds property. A concession service will be
available during show hours. There is no smoking in the showhall.
Hotel Information: Quality
Inn & Suites, RDU Airport - 1001 Aerial Center Pkwy, Morrisville,
NC 27560. Call hotel directly at (919) 481-3600 and request
booking in the "CAT SHOW" group. Room rate is $59 for all room
types. There is a$15 one-time-per-stay/non-refundable pet
deposit. Hotel provides a free hot breakfast. The hotel also
provides free transportation to/from the airport. Transportation
is not available to/from the showhall. The club will be enforcing
the TICA Hotel Policy.
RV Overnight Parking: The
North Carolina State Fairgrounds allows RVs to stay on the property for
a fee. For information on RV access, see
http://www.ncstatefair.org/facilities/rvaccess.htm or call (919)
612-6767 or (919) 821-7400.
Accessibility: The Holshauser Building
and Quality Inn meet ADA accessibility guidelines for ramps and
wheelchair accessible facilities.
Airport Information: Raleigh - Durham International Airport (RDU) is about 11 miles/15 minutes from the show hall.
Entry & Payment Information: All
online entries must be paid prior to the expiration of those fees
otherwise you will be responsible for the fees at time of payment. Make
checks payable to Vision Cat Club and mail to Vanadis Crawford, 209
Hillstone Drive, Raleigh, NC 27615-491. PayPal payments can be
email@example.com. All payments at check-in must be EXACT
CASH only. No substitutions after closing. No refunds for failure to
bench. Check your confirmation for accuracy and contact the entry clerk
with any corrections BEFORE CLOSING.
Check in & Show Hours: Check-in
will be 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Judging will start promptly at 8:00 a.m.
Advertised show hours are until 5:00 p.m. In consideration of our
paying spectators, no cats may be removed from the show hall before the
end of advertised show hours without show manager’s permission.
Benching and Supplies:
A single cage (22x22x22) is provided for each cat entered. Two (2)
kittens or one (1) cat are permitted in a single cage. Double cages
(22x22x45) are available upon request for an additional fee of $20.
Since single width “wire” cages are unavailable, if you are bringing
your own cage, even if only a single width cage, you must purchase a
double cage space. A grooming space is the same size as a double cage
space. Special benching requests will be honored to the best of our
ability. For your cat’s comfort, the top, sides, and bottom of the
cages must be covered. Vending from the benching area, unless
prearranged with the club, is prohibited. Litter will be provided, but
please bring your own litter box.
the exception of cats competing in the Preliminary New Breeds, Advanced
New Breeds, and New Traits classes, registration with TICA is not
necessary to compete in the cat’s first show, but is required for
confirmation of titles and scoring for TICA Regional and International
Awards after the cat’s first TICA show.
Household Pets: HHPs 8
months of age and older must be spayed or neutered. If you are unsure
of your cat’s color, please send a color photo of your cat, along with
your entry. Your photo will be returned at check-in.
entered in the show must be at least 4 months, but less than 8 months
of age on the day of the show. Altered kittens are eligible for entry.
It is strongly advised that all cats or kittens entered or present in
the show hall be inoculated before entry by a licensed veterinarian
against feline panleukopenia (formerly known as feline distemper or
feline infectious enteritis), feline rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus and
rabies. It is also strongly recommended that cats and kittens be tested
and found negative for FeLV before entry. Any cat or kitten from a
house or cattery where there has been fungus or any infectious or
contagious illness within 21 days prior to the opening date of the show
is ineligible for entry and/or exhibition. Any cat which is obviously
pregnant or lactating will be disqualified. All claws (front and back)
must be clipped prior to judging. Declawed cats are eligible for
competition, although this practice is not sanctioned. This is a
Cats for Sale: Kittens
must be three (3) calendar months of age. Proof of age must be provided
on request. No kittens or cats may be confined to carriers during show
hours. Any person disregarding these rules will be asked to leave the
showhall. Sales cages will only be available for individuals with
entries in the show.
Show Rules: TICA
Show Rules will be strictly enforced. By entering all exhibitors agree
to abide by the decisions of the Judges and Show Committee. Official
Show Rules can be obtain for $7.00 from TICA, P.O. Box 2684, Harlingen,
TX 78551 or online at https://tica.org/resources/our-association/rules-regulations/file/166-show-rules.
No watchman will be provided during non-show hours. Cats cannot be left
in the show hall overnight. Vision Cat Club will take reasonable care
to safeguard the personal property of exhibitors; however, neither the
club, its members nor the NC State Fairgrounds or Quality Inn will be
liable for any loss, damage or injury to exhibitors or to their cats.
Super Early Bird (ending January 1, 2019)
$60 – first entry benched in a full double cage (includes catalog)
$110 – two entries benched in a full double cage (same owner, includes catalog)
$150 – three entries benched in two double cages (same owner, includes catalog)
$190 – four entries benched in two double cages (same owner, includes catalog)
$45 – additional entries over four – benched in � cage
Early Bird (ending February 1, 2019)
$65 – first entry benched in a full double cage (includes catalog)
$120 – two entries benched in a full double cage (same owner, includes catalog)
$170 – three entries benched in two double cages (same owner, includes catalog)
$225 – four entries benched in two double cages (same owner, includes catalog)
$50 – additional entries over four – benched in � cage
Regular (closing March 25, 2019 or when 125 entries received)
$75 – first entry benched in a full double cage (includes catalog)
$130 – two entries benched in a full double cage (same owner, includes catalog)
$195 – three entries benched in two double cages (same owner, includes catalog)
$240 – four entries benched in two double cages (same owner, includes catalog)
$50 – additional entries over four – benched in � cage
End of Row (no charge for HC) - $10
Extra � Cage $20
Sales Cage - $30
Grooming Space $30 *
* Exhibitors will receive a FREE GROOMING SPACE if entered in this show
and the Midlantic Persian and Himalayan Fanciers show being held
at the same location on Saturday.
Full page ad (show flyer) - $10
Full page ad (non-show flyer) - $50
� page ad - $25
� page ad - $10
Business card ad - $5
Sponsor a single judge - $20/ring
Sponsor ALL judges - $100
Sponsor ALL judges at this show and at the CFA show as well - $150
Returned Check Fee $50
NO SUBSTITUTION FEE
Please submit a summary
all your entries so we can understand your space and other
Then use tica.org to submit your cat's entry information.
If you would like a flyer you can print, click here.
If you need a printable official entry form, click here.
For more information on showing your cats, contact Vanadis Crawford, the entry clerk, at firstname.lastname@example.org