CC Houser Lane
Bear Mountain Pass
Bluff, GA 30559
no phone calls before 9 AM ET or after 9 PM ET!!
Decorating Contest In the Theme of the Show; Award to the
Most Creative Cage.
plan on supporting a local rescue / shelter group - Help
and bring a donation of food, blankets, etc.
Hall: Cleveland County Fairgrounds, Go Forth Building,
1751 East Marion Street, Shelby, NC, 28152. The fairgounds
do provide RV Hookup for $25.00 per day. www.clevelandcountyfair.com.
SUPER 8 Shelby, 1716 E. Dixon Blvd, Shelby, NC 28152 (704)
Hotel is less than 10 minutes from the show hall.
Rates are between $49.00 and $57.00 + tax depending on room
size. There is a non-refundable pet fee of $10.00. Rates
include continental breakfast. Please mention Black Jack
Cat Club to receive rate. Must make reservation by October
1, 2013 for rate. Hotels are located close to numerous restaurant
is Americas Best Value Inn, 825 W Dixon Blvd., Shelby, NC
28152 (704) 482-3821 Rate $52.00.
Black Jack Cat
Club has elected to follow the TICA
Hotel Room Inspection Procedures for exhibitors who
lodge at Super 8 Shelby using the clubs group booking.
Entry in this show and lodging at Super 8 Shelby using the
clubs group booking shall constitute an acknowledgement
by consent of the exhibitor to these procedures.
entering the show, you agree to pay all fees whether you
attend the show or not. Regardless of date of entry, ALL
fees must be received or postmarked no later than the show
closing date of OCTOBER 10, 2013. No cash may be accepted
at check-in unless approved in advance by show management
and may incur an extra charge of $20. Money orders or checks
must be made payable to BLACK JACK CAT CLUB. If paying by
PayPal, the only authorized account is: BLACKJACKCC@YAHOO.COM
no other Pay Pal ID will be accepted. Returned checks (for
any reason) will be assessed an additional $35 fee--no exceptions.
Relevant information will be forwarded to TICAs Executive
Office for appropriate action. BLACK JACK CAT CLUB will
pursue any debt owed us to the extent of TICA show rules
and North Carolina law. Show Rule 23.6.1 - 220.127.116.11: The
Show Committee may, at its discretion, refuse to accept
any entry for listed reasons.
Checks must be
payable to Black Jack Cat Club and sent to: Black Jack Cat
Club, C/O Marianne Lawrence, 3156 CC Houser Lane, Crouse,
expires SEPTEMBER 1, 2013: 3 cats + single space $205 /
1 cat + single space $80. See Summary Sheet for other fees
and service charges.
Check-in will be from 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM Saturday. Judging
will begin promptly at 9:00 AM on Saturday, 10:00 AM on
Sunday. Advertised show hours will be 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday and 9 AM - 3 PM Sunday. Please plan to remain in
the show hall during advertised show hours. We need our
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 and forms may be obtained from TICA,
P.O. Box 2684, Harlingen, TX 78551 or viewed on their website
With the exception of cats competing in the Preliminary
New Breed, Advanced New Breed, and New Traits classes, registration
with TICA is not necessary to compete in the cat's first
show. However, to be scored for TICA titles and Regional
/ International awards, all cats must be registered by their
second show. Please contact TICA
for registration forms and information (TICA, P. O. Box
2684, Harlingen, TX 78551).
This is a nonvetted show: Standing Rule 205.3
- 205.3.5: Any cat showing signs of illness, parasites or
fungus will be escorted from the show hall. All entries
should be vaccinated against feline viral rhinotracheitis,
calicivirus, and feline enteritis, and should test negative
for feline leukemia and feline AIDS. 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.
Cats obviously pregnant are ineligible for competition.
North Carolina 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.
For Sale: Sales cages will be available to exhibitors
ONLY and must be owned by the same paid exhibitor. Kittens
must be three (3) calendar months of age. Proof of age must
be provided on request. No kittens-cats may be confined
to carriers during show hours. Any person disregarding these
rules will be asked to leave the show. North Carolina requires
health certificates accompany any animal sold in the state.
BJCC takes no responsibility for your failure to familiarize
yourself with applicable NC statutes.
Kittens entered in the show must be at least four
month, but less than eight months of age on the day
of the show. Show Rule 23.8.1: No kitten under the age
of 3 calendar months is permitted in the show hall under
any circumstance. Kittens may be spayed or neutered.
Pets: Household pets 8 months of age and older MUST
be spayed or neutered. If you are not sure of the proper
class or color of your cat, check out http://www.seregiontica.org/Colors/intro.htm
or send the entry clerk a color photo of your entry. Photo
will be returned at the show. Declawed Household Pets are
OK at TICA shows due to the number of HHPs that are declawed
and Supplies: A single cage space (22 x 22)
is provided for each cat entered. Two (2) kittens or one
(1) cat are permitted in a single cage. Using a wire or
single security cage requires you must purchase the extra
single space if you do not have a second entry and expect
a double (22" x 44") space. A grooming or exhibition-only
space is the same size as a double cage space: 22
x 44. All cages must be covered on the top, sides,
back, and bottom. Everyone is expected to supply their own
litter and litter boxes; however, we will have a limited
amount of litter. Special benching requests will be honored
to the best of our ability. "Handicapped" is a
benching request and only one request is considered. Agent
request takes priority over benching request. Clerks will
be benched first. Vending from the benching area is strictly
If interested in clerking at the show, please contact
the entry clerk. Our clerks will be paid $30 per day, provided
lunch, a marked catalog, and may have preferential benching.
Requests for specific judges will be considered; however,
all assignments are at the discretion of show management.
Trainees and assistants are welcome. Clerks may not deduct
anticipated clerk payment from entry fees.
Sponsorships: Ring Sponsorship is greatly appreciated:
Individual Ring $55 per judge / per session opportunity
for 12 ring spponsorships. Commercial Sponsors $300.
Rosettes will be awarded in accordance with TICA show rules.
Show Rules 18.104.22.168: The show management shall take all
reasonable care of cats, carriers and other personal property
of exhibitors, but it is expressly stipulated that neither
the show management nor any member of the club nor the club
sponsoring the show can be held pecuniary liable for the
loss of or accident to the cats, carriers or other personal
property of any exhibitor. Neither Black Jack Cat Club,
Cleveland County Fairgrounds, Super 8 Shelby or Americas
Best Value Inns or any other hotel that exhibitors may choose,
nor TICA may be held liable for loss, theft, or damage to
animals, personal property, exhibitors or their guests.
or do not
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