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Bell County Expo Center
301 W. Loop 121
Belton, Texas 76513
Bring Your Own Cage Show
9:00 AM - 1:45 PM
2 PM - 7 PM
no phone calls after 9 PM CT!!
Hall: Bell County Expo Center, 301 W. Loop 121, Belton,
Hotel: La Quinta Inn & Suites, 229 West Loop 121,
Belton, TX 76513, Phone: (254) 939-2772. The group rate
is $99.99 + tax per night. Please mention the group rate
code COR8 when calling for reservations. The
special rate ends on June 6, 2014.
Cat Fanciers has elected to use the TICA
Hotel Room Inspection Procedures for exhibitors who
lodge at The La Quinta Inn & Suites using the club's
group booking. Entry in this show and lodging at The La
Quinta Inn & Suites using the club's group booking shall
constitute an acknowledgment by and consent of the exhibitor
to these procedures.
For those wishing to fly in, the nearest airports are in
Austin (AUS) 1 ½ hour drive to Belton and
Dallas (DFW) 2 ½ hour drive to Belton.
Hours: Check-in on Saturday will be from 7:30 AM
8:30 AM for the morning session and 1:00 PM 1:30
PM for the afternoon session. Judging for the morning session
will begin at 9:00 AM and run through 1:45 PM. The PM session
will be from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Advertised show hours will
be from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Please plan to remain in the
show hall during advertised show hours.
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 (email firstname.lastname@example.org)
or viewed on their website at www.tica.org.
entering the show, you agree to pay all fees whether you
attend the show or not. Fees are not refundable OR transferrable,
and must be received no later than the closing date of
June 23, 2014. We
accept checks, money orders and PayPal. Please use email
address email@example.com for PayPal. Checks
and money orders should be mailed to the entry clerk. All
payments are due prior to Check-In unless previous arrangements
have been made with the Show Manager. There will be a $25.00
charge for entries paid at Check-In. NSF checks and fees
owed due to failure to bench will be reported to TICA in
accordance with Show Rule 24.4.
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 a 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). All Preliminary New Breed, Advanced
New Breed, and New Traits entries must have a TICA registration
number to be shown.
is a nonvetted show. Any cat showing signs of illness,
parasites or fungus will be escorted from the show hall,
along with any cats owned, housed or augmented by the same
exhibitor. All entries should be vaccinated against feline
viral rhinotracheitis, calici and distemper (panleukopenia)
two weeks prior to the show, and should test negative for
feline leukemia and FIV (feline AIDS).
Any feline from a house or cattery where there has
been fungus or any infectious or contagious illness within
twenty-one days prior to the opening day of the show is
ineligible for entry. An obviously pregnant or lactating
cat will be disqualified. TICA show
rules require all claws, front and back, be clipped prior
Sale: For sale cage spaces may be purchased. Bring on
your kittens! See summary form for prices for sale and exhibition
All kittens entered for competition must be at least
four (4) and less than eight (8) calendar months old
on the day of the show. No kitten under three (3) months
of age will be allowed in the show hall (be prepared
to show proof of age). Kittens may be spayed or neutered.
Pets: Household pets are very welcome at this show!
Declawed Household Pets are OK at TICA shows. This is due
to the number of HHPs that are rescue cats and may have
already been declawed at the time of rescue. Household pets
eight (8) months of age and older MUST be spayed or neutered.
This is a "Bring Your Own Cage Show"
cat entered will be allotted a 24" space to bench in.
If your cage will not fit in a 24" space, you must
purchase an extra half-cage space, which is an additional
24". See summary sheet for prices. We will not have
any wire cages available, but we will sell pop-up tents
for $20 to exhibitors which they may keep at the end of
the show. Tents will fit in a single space
Cat litter will be available, but please bring your own
litter pan and food and water dishes! People food will
be available from the concession in the show hall.
/ Stewards: Please indicate on the Summary Form if you
will be available to clerk. Ring clerks will be paid $30
per session, provided lunch and a marked catalog. Ring clerks
will be assigned when entries have closed. Requests to clerk
are not guarantees of assignment. DO NOT DEDUCT CLERKING
FEES FROM ENTRY FEES. Compensation will be made at the end
of the show. Stewards will be compensated $10 per session
and provided lunch.
Rosettes will be awarded in accordance with TICA show rules.
Sponsorships: Ring Sponsorships are available for $30.00
per judge. Each ring sponsor will receive recognition in
the ring and in the show catalog. We will accept multiple
sponsorships per ring.
SMOKING WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE SHOW HALL OR LOBBY.
Cat Fanciers, Bell County Expo Center, La Quinta Inn &
Suites, and / or TICA may not be held liable for loss, theft,
or damage to animals, personal property, exhibitors, or
I will enter my cat(s) at my own risk, subject to the
conditions in the Show Rules of THE INTERNATIONAL CAT
ASSOCIATION and will abide by the rulings of the Show
I am at least 18 years of age and able to enter into
a binding legal ontract. If you are not 18 years old
or older or over 18 but cannot enter into a binding
legal contract, a parent or guardian must complete the
understand that submission of one or more Entries and
/ or a Summary Form accompanying this flyer constitute
an agreement to pay for my entries even if I fail to
I will mail a check payable to Austin
covering the entry fees for this show within 24 hours
of submitting the form(s) or by the closing date of
the show (whichever comes first) to the designated
related to the show (including directions,
problems with the show hotel, etc.)
should be addressed to show
management / entry
clerk as identified on the flyer.
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