Is Proud to Present
Our 10th Annual "Get Ready for Spring" Show
Show Date: February 17 - 18, 2018
Are you planning to visit our show?
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All-in-One Show/Hotel in Natick, MA!
The Crowne Plaza
1360 Worcester St, Natick, MA 01760
Back to Back Format
2 FREE Allbreed Championship Congresses Each Day!
Saturday PM Congress Judges: Katharina Kren & Erwin Van den Bunder
Sunday AM Congress Judges: Donna Madison & Francine Hicks
Rings Sponsored by:
Early Bird Special: Take 10% off entry fees only through January 1, 2018
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: http://i-tica.com/en/component/toes/shows#show890
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
|Entry Clerk: Christian Cherau|
|19 Richmond Ave Barrington RI 02806|
*no calls before 9 AM EST please
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Show Manager: Melissa Alexander Phone: 508.415.9406 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Show Hotel: Crowne Plaza - The Verve Hotel: 1360 Worcester St, Natick, MA 01760 (508) 653-8800 www.vervehotelnatick.com/ $102.00 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. Keep litter pans in bathroom whole males in Sturdi cages, please. TICA's Hotel Policy will be enforced. Room block expires January 16, 2018
|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 their website: http://www.massport.com/logan-airport/to-from-logan/transportation-options/logan-express/framingham/
Free shuttle from Crowne Plaza - Natick to and from Logan Express - Framingham. Call the hotel at (508) 653-8800 once you arrive at Logan Express Framingham and they will send a van to pick you up.
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 or use Uber or Lyft.
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
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOoTQ8mhVkk. Once you enter
your cats, all related fees must be paid timely. As per the
TICA rules, Cats on the Beach 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
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 Cats
on the Beach 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 22”x22”x22” for a
single cage and 22”x44”x22” 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 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.
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
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 owner’s expense. HHP adults must be neutered.
All claws, front and back, on all entries must be clipped prior to
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 didn’t 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 Natick, Massachusetts, and The Crowne Plaza of
Natick, 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 $50.00 per day and stewards will be
paid $25.00 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.
Full page $75.00, Half Page $40.00, quarter page $25.00, Business
card $10.00. Catalog size is 81/2 X 11”. Ad must be
camera ready. Please send copy and remittance to entry clerk
by February 1, 2018.
|New Exhibitors: We welcome you to the Cats on the Beach 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.|