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CLOSING DATES

Early Bird: payment must be received by August 31, 2018

Regular: entries and payment
must be received by 9 PM on
September 22, 2018



SHOW HOURS
FOR EXHIBITORS
Saturday
Check-in: 7 am - 8:30 am

Judging starts promptly at 9 am

Open to the public from
9 am - 5 pm

Sunday
Check-in: 8 am - 8:30 am

Judging starts promptly at 9am

Open to the public from
9 am - 5 pm


REMEMBER - SEND YOUR PAYMENT SOON!


Payment for online, faxed or phone entries must either be mailed or sent by PayPal within 24 hours.

We reserve the right to cancel entries for which payment has not yet been received. you plan to pay at the door, you should also plan to pay the $25 late fee!


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SHOW INFO

The show is now closed to entries -- many thanks to all who entered!

Closing Dates - see blue box in left column

Payment for Email, Fax, or Internet entries must be mailed within 24 hours. Email money transfers and Paypal accepted at hcfcpayments@gmail.com

Enter Early – we will close when our limit of 125 cats is reached. Do not be left out of the show!

Entry Clerk: Lise Cardinal, 51409C Range Rd 201, Beaver County AB T0B 4J1, hcfentries@gmail.com, phone 780-907-2532 (Bobbi)

Show Manager: Bobbi Watson, heartlandcatclub@gmail.com, phone 780-907-2532

SHOW HOTEL

The show will be held at St. Basil's Cultural Center, 10819 –71 Ave NW, Edmonton AB.

SHOW HOTEL

Show Hotel: Holiday Inn Edmonton South, 4485 Gateway Blvd, Edmonton, AB,T6H 5C3 780-431-1100

Our show attendees are being offered a limited-time special rate - $99 plus taxes for a single king or double queen room or $109 for the same room with 2 breakfasts in the restaurant/ $15 pet fee- 3 cat limit/room.  To be eligible for this special rate, you must book by Sept 8. Please ask for the Heartland Cat Fanciers room block.

NOTE: Please be aware that TICA Hotel Room Inspection Procedures’ will be enforced.

SHOW HOURS

For show hours and check-in times, see the box at left.

No exhibitors may enter the show hall before the posted check-in hours.

Cats not present by the start of judging will be marked absent. All cats must be present during advertised show hours unless granted special permission to leave by the show manager.

Airport

Edmonton International, Code: YEG; Sky Shuttle service to our hotel, $30 round trip (book at the same time), $18 one way. Note: Effective June 1, 2009, you need either a passport, passport card, enhanced driver's license or a trusted traveler card to return to the US from Canada. A valid rabies certificate is required for all cats entering Canada whether by land, air, or sea. Sky shuttle: 1st run @ 4:45 Am, last run @10:30 PM

Show Cages

Per TICA rules, only two cats or four kittens per double cage.  A double cage is 21” tall, 21” deep, and 45” wide. Bring curtains, towels, or other material to cover the top, floor, sides, and back of the cage. 

Personal Cages

Your personal cage must fit our benching space. If your personal cage is longer than 45”, you must purchase a groom space. See Summary Sheet. If your personal cage is deeper than 21”, it can not be used. Please indicate on the Summary Sheet if you will be bringing your own cage(s).

Exhibition and For Sale

Exhibition/For Sale cages are available to 2 day exhibitors only *if space allows*

The catalogue will list the Exhibition and For Sale entries. You must complete an entry form for each kitten or cat for sale or on exhibition; per TICA rules, no cat or kitten will be allowed in the benching area if it is not listed in the catalogue. There will be absolutely no sales allowed from carriers. In order to be allowed in the show hall, kittens must be at least 3 calendar months of age. Saturday, kittens must have been born on or before June 29, 2018, and Sunday, born on or before June 30, 2018. These rules will be strictly enforced. Please be prepared to produce a copy of the litter registration. Exhibition/sale cages are limited 1 per exhibitor.

Grooming Spaces

These spaces are the size of a double cage space 21” deep by 45” wide. Due to fire regulations, no personal grooming tables will be allowed. If you need a grooming space, you must purchase it. See Summary Sheet.

Household Pets

Household Pets over 8 months old must be altered (neutered or spayed). Household Pets from 4 to 8 months old are entered in the Household Pet Kitten class, and can be either altered or unaltered. Household pets need not be registered in order to compete. When entering a Household Pet, be sure to indicate the cat’s colour and pattern on the entry form. Please telephone the entry clerk if you have any questions.

Health

This is a non-vetted show. Every cat that enters the show hall must conform to normally accepted health requirements and be up-to-date on its vaccinations. Front and back claws must be clipped. Cats with suspected contagious or infectious illness or with parasites will be removed from the show hall. Cats from households with contagious or infectious illness within the last 21 days are ineligible for entry to this show. Cats entering Canada must have proof of current rabies vaccination.

Food and Litter

Cat litter will be provided. Please bring your own cat food, food dishes, and litter pans. People food will be available at a concession stand in the show hall.

Catalogues

One show catalogue is included free with your first entry. Additional catalogues are $15.00 each; you must order them on the Summary Sheet. Catalogs will not be available for sale in the show hall.

Ring Clerks

If you would like to clerk, please indicate this on the Summary Sheet. We particularly need head ring clerks. Clerks will receive lunch, plus $35 CDN for each full day of clerking. Clerks will be paid after clerking and after their ring cards have been checked, please do not deduct clerking fees from entry fees. Preference will be given those clerks in the TICA clerking program and those clerking 2 days. The club reserves the right to change the request.

Show Rules

All exhibitors agree to abide by and uphold the show rules of TICA. Show rules and registration information are available from TICA (The International Cat Association), PO Box 2684, Harlingen, TX 78551; phone (956) 428- 8046. You can also find the Show Rules on the TICA website — http://www.tica.org

Payment Form

All entries must be accompanied by a cheque or money order payable to HCFC, email money transfer, or paypal. If using paypal please designate payment as a gift, rather then payment for services. No post-dated cheques. Please do not send cash through the mail. US exhibitors may pay in US or Canadian funds. Payment for Email, Fax, or Internet entries must be mailed within 24 hours.

Entry fees are payable even if cat is not benched. All fees not paid within 10 days of the close of the show, will be subject to disciplinary action. Returned cheques are assessed a $25 fee for each time returned plus any bank fees incurred by ECFC and must be paid prior to benching. Entry fees paid at the door will be assessed a $25 fee unless prior arrangements have been made with the entry clerk. No entry fees will be refunded, per TICA Show Rules.

Liability

Heartland Cat Fanciers Club, The International Cat Association (TICA), St. Basil's Cultural Centre, Holiday Inn will not be held liable for injury, loss or damage to cats, exhibitors, property of exhibitors, vendors or other such persons or property in attendance.

Other Useful Information

Kittens, Cats, Alters, Household Pets & Household Pet Kittens do not need to be registered to be shown. They do however need to be registered to claim titles and regional or international wins. All cats entered as ANB, PNB, or NT must be TICA registered in order to compete. Entries for these classes will not be accepted without a TICA registration number.

All kittens including Household Pet Kittens, entered into competition must be 4 calendar months of age (not 16 weeks). To be eligible to be shown on Saturday, kittens must have been born on or before May 29, 2018 and Sunday, on or before May 30, 2018.

Cats co-owned but living in different households are eligible for multi-cat discounts providing a copy of the TICA registration showing both owners accompanies the entry. If you enter via the online flyer either fax or mail a copy of the TICA registration to the entry clerk. Do not mail your original TICA registration form to the entry clerk.

 

 
 
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