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Orange County Convention Center,
9800 International Drive, Orlando, FL, 32819, http://www.occc.net.
We will be in the West Concourse, Hall D1. Drive-up unloading
will be available at the rear of the building at Dock 5, see
your confirmation for details. Parking is $8 per day (no re-entry).
Orlando Resort, 8001 International Drive, Orlando, FL,
32819 (407) 351-2420 http://www.wyndham.com/hotels/MCOWD/main.wnt
The show hall is 1.5 miles down the street but traffic
is heavy in this area, so a shuttle will be provided for a
nominal fee for those in need of transportation.
is $99 for king or double room for one or two people ($20
for addl persons), plus $75 per stay fully-refundable
pet deposit. Suites are $139 (and are very nice!). Call (407)
351-2420 by August 3, 2009 to reserve a room. You must say
you are with the TICA CAT SHOW to get this rate. You can also
book directly through this link: http://www.wyndham.com/groupeventsnew/mcowd_tica/main.wnt.
Note that once reserved and guaranteed, you must cancel at
least 72 hours prior to arrival, or one days stay will
be charged to you. If you book your room through any other
method (website, discount site), please notify the entry clerk
so the club will be credited for your stay.
this is the hotels first cat show, PLEASE be sure to
confine spraying males (and females!) & clean up after
yourself and your cats so we will be welcome here again. TICA
Hotel Guidelines will be strictly followed.
make every effort to leave your room in the condition it was
found, or better. Tipping housekeeping staff doesnt
hurt happy housekeeping staff dont complain to
management! Trash bags (& litter) will be available for
your convenience. If you have a problem you cant take
care of yourself, please let show management know and we will
do whatever we can to help. The condition of your room reflects
on the entire cat fancy, and it only takes one mishap to lose
a hotel (even a whole chain) forever. We want to return to
Will be held at the hotel, cocktail reception beginning at
6:30 PM. Menu options will be provided when finalized. Attire
is semi-formal to formal, if you are unsure, dress appropriately
for a cocktail party or wedding.
Just about all major carriers fly into Orlando International
Airport (MCO). The Wyndham recommends shuttle service through
Mears Transportation (1-800-759-5219) for $30 roundtrip or
$18 one way. Limos, taxis and car rentals are available at
the airport. The hotel is about a 20-minute drive to the airport,
but the airport is a busy one so we recommend flights leaving
6:00 or later. The show hall and hotel are just off I-4, easily
accessed from major interstates (directions will be provided
with your confirmation). A shuttle will be available between
the hotel & convention center for a nominal fee (see summary
sheet to reserve your seat). There are a number of local transportation
options, including the Lynx bus system and I-Drive Trolley,
which can get you to & from many of the attractions in
Hours: Check-in will be from 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM Saturday.
Judging will begin promptly at 9:00 AM both days. Advertised
show hours will be 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM both days. Please plan
to remain in the show hall during advertised show hours. We
need our gate!
Rules: TICA show rules will be strictly enforced. By entering,
exhibitors agree to abide by the decisions of the judges and
show committee. Official show rules, registration information
andforms may be obtained from TICA,
P.O. Box 2684, Harlingen, TX 78551 or viewed on their website
By entering the show, you agree to pay all fees whether you
attend the show or not. Fees must be received no later than
the closing date of 8/15/2009. The club reserves the right
to require payment in cash or money order. NO PAYMENTS will
be accepted at the door. Entries belonging to exhibitors on
TICAs Temporary or Permanent Suspension lists will not
be accepted. AquaTICAts, Inc. will pursue any debt owed us
to the extent of TICA show rules and Florida law. NSF/returned
checks will be charged a $39 fee per return, in addition to
any fees charged to the club as a result of the return.
With the exception of cats competing in the Preliminary New
Breed, Advanced New Breed, and New Traits classes, registration
with TICA is not required to compete. However, to be scored
for TICA titles and regional / International awards, all cats
must be registered by their second show. Household Pet adults
must be spayed or neutered to be eligible to compete. Declawed
cats may compete in all classes.
This is a non-vetted show. Any cat showing signs of illness,
parasites (including fleas) 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 ("feline AIDS"). Florida
law requires any animal over the age of 4 months be vaccinated
against rabies within the last 12 months (be prepared to show
proof)! TICA show rules require all claws, front and back,
be clipped prior to benching.
Sale: Sales cages will be available to exhibitors only.
TICA rules allow no more than two kittens or one cat benched
in a single cage. No kitten under 3 months of age will be
allowed in the show hall (be prepared to show proof of age),
and no kittens or cats may be confined to carriers or kept
under benching cages during show hours. Florida requires health
certificates accompany any animal sold in the state. If you
are bringing cats or kittens to sell, AquaTICAts, Inc. strongly
advises you familiarize yourself with the applicable statutes,
particularly Floridas Pet Lemon Law, and takes no responsibility
for your failure to do so.
Cat litter will be available, but please bring your own litter
pan! Each entry will be assigned a single cage, approx. 24"
X 24" X 24". For the protection and safety of your
cat and those around you, please bring suitable covering for
sides, top and bottom of the cage. Grooming spaces measure
approximately 48 by 24.
Are indispensable! Ring clerks will be reimbursed one entry
fee for the weekend, plus lunch, soft drinks and a marked
catalog, not to mention our undying gratitude. Requests for
specific judges will be honored to the extent possible on
a first come, first served basis and are subject to change.
Currently licensed TICA clerks will be given preference. Trainees
and assistants are always welcome. Please contact Toni
Scarboro (email@example.com) if you would like to clerk.
Rosettes will be awarded in accordance with TICA show rules.
Donations to our rosette fund are greatly appreciated! If
you wish to sponsor any special awards, please contact the
show manager. Top three Best of the Best in each category
will be presented at the conclusion of the show.
PRINT: NEITHER AQUATICATS, ORANGE COUNTY CONVENTION CENTER,
WYNDHAM ORLANDO RESORT NOR TICA MAY BE HELD LIABLE FOR LOSS,
THEFT OR DAMAGE TO ANIMALS, PERSONAL PROPERTY, EXHIBITORS
OR THEIR GUESTS.
show is CLOSED. Thank you for your support.