Hall: Frank Mayborn Civic & Convention Center,
3303 North 3rd Street, Temple, Texas 76501.
Hotel: There is no show hotel. However, we suggest
the following hotels that are pet friendly:
For those wishing to fly in, the nearest airports are
in Austin (AUS) 1 ½ hour drive to Temple
and Dallas (DFW) 2 ½ hour drive to Temple.
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
Box 2684, Harlingen, TX 78551 (email firstname.lastname@example.org)
or viewed on their website at www.tica.org.
By 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 29, 2015. We
accept checks, money orders and PayPal. Please use email
for PayPal. Checks and money orders should be mailed to
Austin Cat Fanciers, c/o Dorothy Seils, 2112 Glendale
Place, Austin, TX 78704. 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
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 to judging.
Sale: For sale cage spaces may be purchased. Bring
on your kittens! See summary form for prices for sale
and exhibition cages.
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
This is a "Bring Your Own Cage Show". Each 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 $15 per session and provided lunch.
Rosettes will be awarded in accordance with TICA show
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, Frank Mayborn Civic & Convention
Center, and / or TICA may not be held liable for
loss, theft, or damage to animals, personal property,
exhibitors, or their guests.
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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