SE Regional Show & Awards Banquet presented by
Alabama Paws & Claws
July 25-26, 2015
Anniston Meeting Center, Anniston, AL
Ring sponsorships are being sought.
PLEASE - no calls before 8:00
a.m. or after 9:00 p.m. EASTERN time.
Show Hall: Anniston Meeting Center , 1615 Noble Street, Anniston, AL 36202. There is no onsite concession so please feel free to bring your own food (but not (open) alcohol). Please also put ALL trash in appropriate receptacles, not under cages.
Hotel - Victoria Inn
– 1604 Quintard Ave, Anniston, AL 36202. HAS CLOSED due to
renovations. Pet friendly
hotels the club is comfortable recommending (we do suggest NOT staying
at hotels located immediately at exit 185) are ...
Fly into Birmingham International Airport (BHM) or Atlanta
Hartsfield-Jackson Airport (ATL). We will make every effort to pick up
exhibitors that fly into BHM and will be staying at the show hotel.
free to compare ATL fares (rental needed
if using ATL). If
you would like
transportation, Please contact Honey Gilmore as early as possible to
see if we can coordinate arrivals/departures with judges. If
BHM, please try to book flights
at or after 6pm Sunday, recommend 8pm (Eastern) or later for ATL. If
you would like to book
a flight to
coincide with a known (judge) pickup, contact Honey Gilmore.
And remember - we are Central Time, ATL is Eastern.
Banquet: Will be held at The Classic on Noble, 1024 Noble Street, Anniston, AL 36201.
Junior Exhibitor Ring: A JE ring will be held. Day/time/judge TBD.
Registration: Preliminary & Advanced New Breeds and New Traits must be registered to enter and compete. While it is not necessary for cats, kittens, alters or household pets to be registered with TICA to compete, registration is necessary for your entry to be scored for titles, regional and international awards. To obtain information about registration with TICA call 956-428-8046, e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org , or write to the TICA Executive Office at P.O. Box 2684, Harlingen, TX 78551.
Show Rules: TICA show rules and related rules will be strictly enforced. By entering, exhibitors agree to abide by these rules and the decisions of the judges and show committee. Official show rules may be obtained from the TICA Executive Office for a fee. Contact information for the TICA Executive Office can be found in the previous paragraph. You may also print the rules online at http://tica.org/members/publications/shw_rules.pdf.
All entries will receive a single rosette and rosette bars will be
awarded in the rings for finals accordance with TICA Show
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 other cats owned, housed, or agented by the same exhibitor. All entries should be vaccinated against feline viral rhinotracheitis, calici and distemper (panleukopenia), and should test negative for feline leukemia and FIV (feline AIDS). TICA show rules require all claws, front and back, be clipped prior to judging.
Kittens: All kittens (pedigreed or HHP) entered for competition must be at least 4 months old, but less than 8 months old, on the day of the show. Kittens in the show hall for sale and/or exhibition must be at least 3 months old.
Household Pets: Household Pet Adults (8 months old and up) must be spayed/neutered. Household Pet Adults are judged in 32 color/pattern divisions the same as pedigreed cats. If you are not sure which color and/or pattern class your cat belongs in, please send a color picture of your cat with your entry. Photos will be returned at check-in. You will also have an opportunity Saturday morning to have the senior judge make a final determination if the color/pattern is still in question.
Benching & Supplies: Each entry will be provided a single benching cage measuring 22"L x 22"W x 22"H and are provided with each entry. Full cage size is 44"L x 22"W x 22"H. You may pay extra with a single entry to have the full (double) cage for your cat. All cages must be covered on the sides and top. You may want to bring a rug, blanket, etc. for the bottom of the cage and other items to help your cat feel more comfortable. No more than one adult cat or 2 kittens are allowed per single cage. You will need to bring litter pan(s), food bowls, and food. Litter will be provided.
For Sale/Exhibition Cages: For sale/exhibition cages are available ONLY for exhibitors with other cats entered for competition. See Summary Sheet for price.
Clerks & Stewards: ARE NECESSARY FOR THE SHOW TO HAPPEN! If you would like to clerk, please indicate so on your summary sheet, along with any judge preferences. Licensed clerks will be given priority and judge requests will be honored to the best of our ability. Clerks will be compensated $60 for two days or $30 for one day, plus lunch and a marked catalog. Stewards may also be needed. Please let us know if you have someone available.
For the comfort of our exhibitors and spectators: The show hall area will be designated as non-smoking. Children are always welcome at our shows, but for the enjoyment of all, we request that youngsters be supervised at all times. Show management reserves the right to ask parents to control or remove disruptive children as well as any other disruptive exhibitors, spectators, etc.
Liability: Neither Alabama Paws & Claws, TICA, Anniston Meeting Center, Victoria Inn or any other hotels can be held liable for loss, theft, accident/injury to animals, personal property, exhibitors, or their guests.
Super Early Bird - Must be received and paid for by May 11, 2015
3 entries benched in 2 double cages - $195
1 entry benched in 1 double cage - $85
Early Bird - Must be received and paid for by June 15, 2015
3 entries benched in 2 double cages - $205
1 entry benched in 1 double cage - $95
Regular - Must be received by July 18, 2015 or when 250 entries are received
3 entries benched in 2 double cages - $225
1st Entry - $85
2nd Entry - $75
3rd Entry - $65
Additional Entries - $55
One day Entries - $50
Junior Exhibitor Entries (must be registered in Junior's name) - $55
Extra 1/2 cage (double cage) $25
Grooming Space (equivalent to a double cage) - $50
Sales/Exhibition Cage (must have entry in show) - $50
Guaranteed end of row (no charge for handicapped) - $25
Marked catalog - $10
Full page - $30
Half page - $20
Quarter page - $15
Business card - $5
Full page show flyer Ad - $10
2015 Southeast Regional Banquet
Classic on Noble, 1024 Noble St, Anniston, AL 36201 – Saturday, July 25, 2015
6:30 PM Cash Bar 7:00 PM Dinner 7:45 PM Awards
Semi-formal/formal attire – We have made our cats dress up all year! Let’s honor them by dressing up for them!
and desserts are priced separately. You do not have to order a dessert
if you don't want one.
Tea, coffee, and water
16 oz. Ribeye (cooked to order) drizzled with demi glace with mashed potatoes - $45
White chocolate bread pudding - $10