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Show Hall

National Guard Armory

522 Concord Street

Framingham, Massachusetts  01702

 

Our Show Sponsor

 

 

 

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Our Judges

 

Saturday Sunday
   

Marilyne Gregg

North Carolina USA

Allbreed

Paul Lahey

Maryland USA

Allbreed

Pamela Barrett

Oregon USA  

Specialty

Pamela Barrett

Oregon USA  

Allbreed

Francine Hicks

Maine USA

Specialty

Aline Garel

QC, Canada

Allbreed

Brenda Russo

Pennsylvania, USA

Allbreed

Lisa Dickie

Maryland USA

Allbreed

Donna Madison

Maine USA

Allbreed

Carol Lawson

Florida, USA

Allbreed

Elaine Hawksworth-Weitz

Washington USA

Allbreed

Steve Lawson

Florida, USA

Allbreed

 

2 FREE Allbreed Championship Congresses Each Day! 

Saturday PM Congress Judges:  Aline Garel, Donna Madison

Sunday AM Congress Judges: Elaine Hawsworth-Weitz, Francine Hicks

 

Enter by January 7, 2017 and take 10% off the price of your Entry Fees! 

*discount does not apply to Grooming Space or other show fees

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Entry Fees:  First entry: $85  Second entry:  $75   Three-entry special, includes extra half cage:  $220

Extra Half Cage: $30     Grooming Space:  $45

Enter online at TOES:  https://www.i-tica.com/en/component/toes/shows#show620

New to TOES?  Watch this helpful video:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOoTQ8mhVkk

TICA Official Entry Form for those who prefer to snail mail or email  

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Entry Clerk: Christian Cherau
19 Richmond Ave Barrington RI 02806
Phone: 401.474.9125   E-Mail: christiancherau@cox.net
*no calls before 9 AM EST please

To pay with PayPal, send your payment to cotbsc18@cox.net  

**Please pay any PayPal fees and send US funds only**

 

Show Manager: Melissa Alexander     Phone: 508.415.9406     E-Mail: melissa@iwcats.com

Show Hotel: Crown Plaza - The Verve Hotel:  1360 Worcester St, Natick, MA 01760 (508) 653-8800  www.vervehotelnatick.com/ $99.00 per night.  Free Internet & parking.  Free shuttle to and from Logan Express - Framingham.  Mention "The International Cat Show" when booking.   You can also book online click here.  Keep litter pans in bathroom whole males in Sturdi cages, please.   TICA's Hotel Policy will be enforced.
 

Alternate Hotel (unofficial):

Red Roof Inn Boston - Framingham: 650 Cochituate Road, Framingham, MA 01707. (508) 872-4499. See https://www.redroof.com/partners/TICA/ for details on the TICA 15% off program.

 
There are quite a few other hotels in the area that allow pets.  Use Orbitz to search or email us if you need help finding one.
 
Airport & Getting Around: Boston's Logan International Airport (BOS) is located 30 minutes from the show hall and show hotel.  If flying in, consider taking the Logan Express Bus from Logan Airport to Framingham, Mass.  A round-trip ticket is $22.  The Framingham stop is located less than 1 mile from the show hotel.  For more information on Logan Express, visit the website: http://www.massport.com/logan-airport/framingham/   The club will try to help with transportation but if you chose to walk from the bus stop to the hotel, it will take 10-15 minutes or, you can call the JFK Taxi Service at 508-653-4500. 
 
Supplies: Litter will be provided in the show hall.  Please bring your own litter trays.  No cat food will be provided. 

 

Check-In: Check in is from 7:30 am - 8:30 am each day.  Judging is scheduled to begin at 9 AM on Saturday and 9 AM on Sunday

 

Summary & Entry Information: We are using the web-based TOES system to collect exhibitor summary and entry details.  If you need help setting up a TOES account, our entry clerk can assist you but first please watch this helpful video:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOoTQ8mhVkk.  Once you enter your cats, all related fees must be paid timely.  As per the TICA rules, Salty Cats will not issue any refunds if you or any of the cats entered in our show are not able to attend.   There is a $10 per cat substitution fee. A fee of $30.00 plus any bank fees will be charged on all checks returned for any reason.  Any entry monies owed to Salty Cats at time of check-in must be paid in cash or money order and will include an additional fee of $25.00.  The only exception to this rule will be on late entries. No checks will be accepted at check-in.

 

Cages: Cages are 22x22x22 for a single cage and 22x44x22 for a double.  The top, sides and back MUST be covered.  Exhibitors wishing end of aisle Please be aware that you may not place your grooming tables, coolers, etc. at the end of aisle due to traffic flow. 

 

Kittens: Kittens entered for competition must be at least four months old on the first day of the show.  Kittens for sale must be at least three months old on the first day of the show.  A TICA litter registration and proof of vaccinations must be available upon request of the show management.

 

For Sale or Adoption: Sales and adoption spaces will be available on a limited basis to exhibitors who are entered in the show.  Cost per 24" square space will be $25.00.  No more than one cat or two kittens per single space.  Kittens for sale or adoption must be 3 months old in order to enter the show hall.  No kittens or cats may be confined to carriers, either displayed or under the table.

 

Benching: All exhibitors will have assigned benching.  Benching requests must be clearly indicated on the summary sheets, and we will try to accommodate all requests.  Otherwise we will try to bench by breed.  No one may change their benching without permission of Show Management.  Show hours are 9am - 4pm each day.  No one may leave before the advertised show hours without permission from Show Management.

 

Health Rules: This is a non-vetted cat show.  It is recommended that all entries be up to date on all immunizations.  Massachusetts requires that all cats over 12 weeks of age must be vaccinated for rabies.  You must be able to produce a rabies certificate and proof of vaccinations for all entries and cats for sale.  Any cats showing evidence of fungus, ear mites, fleas, or a contagious disease will be removed from the show hall as well as any other cats from the same household, and all wins will be forfeited.  A Veterinarian will be on call to examine any such animals at the owners expense.  HHP adults must be neutered.  All claws, front and back, on all entries must be clipped prior to benching.

 

Registration: Pedigreed cats and household pets may be shown in TICA with a pending registration number.  Points may be claimed after the registration number is assigned, but only for the first show where the cat didnt have a registration number in the catalogue.  Subsequent shows without a registration number will not be scored.  All Korats (kittens, cats, alters) must be TICA registered to be shown.

 

Show Rules: This show is sanctioned by The International Cat Association and is subject to their Show Rules and Breed Standards (available from the TICA Executive Office, P.O.Box 2684, Harlingen, TX 78551).  By entering, all exhibitors agree to abide by the decisions of the Show Committee and Judges.  Cats on the Beach, TICA, all hotels used by exhibitors, the town of Framingham, Massachusetts, and The National Guard Armory of Framingham, Massachusetts will be held harmless for any damages, claims, losses, etc. of/to the exhibitor and his/her entries.

 

Awards: A Rosette will be provided to each cat entered and awards will be provided to all cats placing in a final.

 

Clerks & Stewards: Please mark your summary sheet or email us if you are interested in clerking or stewarding. Clerks will receive $35.00 per day and stewards will be paid $20.00 per day.  Free lunch will also be provided to our clerks and stewards.  Fees will be paid at the close of the show on Sunday.  Please do not deduct clerking fees from your entry fee.

 

Catalog Advertising:  Full page $50.00, Half Page $30.00, quarter page $15.00, Business card $5.00.  Catalog size is 81/2 X 11.  Ad must be camera ready.  Please send copy and remittance to entry clerk by February 1, 2017.

 

New Exhibitors:  We welcome you to the Salty Cats Show!  Please indicate on the summary sheet that this is your first show.  You will be sent a flyer detailing information that you will need to know.  You may also request to be benched with an experienced exhibitor if you so desire.  For more information on how to register your cat(s) and/or kitten(s), contact the TICA Executive Office at (956) 428-8046.