Frisky Felines'

April 2 - 3, 2016

Garden Ridge Community Center
9500 Municipal Parkway
Garden Ridge, Texas 78266

125 Cat Limit

Be sure to check out our Mad Scientist Early Bird Prices!!
We are offering both Super Early Bird and Early Bird discounts.
For example, Super Early Bird: 3 entries, same owner, all sessions, free half cage is only $130.00!!
More discounted Super Early Bird and Early Bird prices can be found on our summary form.
AND if you enter the Super Early Bird, you have guaranteed
early bird entry pricing for the 2017 Annual.

Our Judges
Saturday AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday PM
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Nancy Parkinson
Ana Maria Sosa
Debbi Brown
Karen Stinson
D’Ann Kovic
Carol Lawson
Nikki Crandall-Seibert
Steve Lawson
Sunday AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Don Caruthers
Fate Mays
Carol Lawson
Steve Lawson

Show Managers
(210) 643-3248
(210) 658-2450

Entry Clerk
1740 Schwab Rd.
Marion, TX 78124
(210) 843-1336

PLEASE, no phone calls after 9 PM CT!!

Show Hall: Garden Ridge Community Center, 9500 Municipal Parkway, Garden Ridge, TX 78266. There will be no concessions for exhibitors and spectators. You are welcome to bring food and drink into the hall. There are also quite a few eating establishments just up the road at I-35 and FM3009. We will be taking an hour Lunch break on Saturday between sessions to allow folks to go get lunch. Smoking is not allowed in the show hall. The show hall is handicapped accessible and climate controlled.

Show Hotel: There is no designated show hotel / no special rates. Some motels in the area that accept pets are:

Comfort Inn   Hawthorn Suites San Antonio NE
15771 I-35 N   13101 E Loop 1604 N
Selma, TX   San Antonio, TX 78233
LaQuinta Inn and Suites   LaQuinta Inn San Antonio
17650 Four Oaks Lane   I-35 North at Toepperwein
Schertz, TX 78154   12822 I-35 North
    San Antonio, TX 78233

Show Hours: Check-in will be from 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM with judging beginning at 9:00 AM on Saturday and Sunday. Advertised show hours on Saturday will be 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM for the morning session and 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM for the afternoon session. Sunday will be 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Please plan to remain in the show hall during advertised show hours. Cats cannot remain in the show hall overnight.

Show 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 or viewed on their website at www.tica.org.

Payment: By entering the show, you agree to pay all fees whether you attend the show or not. A $35 charge plus bank fees will be assessed for any returned checks. Entry fees are non-refundable. On-line entries must be paid within 24 hours from date of entry. All payments are due prior to Check-In unless previous arrangements have been made with the Entry Clerk. The club reserves the right to require payment in cash or money order. Entries belonging to exhibitors on TICA's Temporary or Permanent Suspension lists will not be accepted. Mission City Cat Club will pursue any debt owed us to the extent of TICA show rules and state law. Payments can be made by check, money order, or PayPal.

Our PayPal account is missioncitycc@aol.com. Checks or money orders should be made payable to Mission City Cat Club and mailed to Mission City Cat Club, C/O Dawn Lott, 1740 Schwab Rd., Marion, TX 78124.

Registration: 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 the 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).

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 cats owned, housed or augmented by the same exhibitor. All entries should be vaccinated against feline viral rhinotracheitis, calici and distemper (panleukopenia) at least 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 (21) days prior to the opening day of the show is ineligible for entry. An obviously pregnant or lactating cat will be disqualified. Be prepared to show proof of rabies vaccination. It is state law. TICA show rules require all claws, front and back, be clipped prior to judging.

For Sale: Sales cages will be available to exhibitors on a limited basis due to show hall size limitations . Preference will be given to space for entries. As a result, the club reserves the right to take them away. In such situations, the club will reimburse the exhibitor if they paid for a sales cage.

Kittens: 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 showhall (be prepared to show proof of age). Kittens may be spayed or neutered.

Household 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.

Supplies: Cat litter will be available, but please bring your own litter pan and food and water dishes!

Benching: Each entry will be assigned a single cage, approx. 22" X 22" X 22". The two sides, back, and top must be covered. For the comfort of your cat(s), please bring something for the bottom of the cage too! TICA rules allow no more than two kittens or one cat benched in a single cage. NO KITTENS OR CATS MAY BE CONFINED TO CARRIERS, EITHER DISPLAYED OR UNDER CAGES, DURING SHOW HOURS. Any person disregarding these rules will be asked to leave the show.

Grooming spaces: These measure 22 inches x 22 inches x 44 inches. They will be available to exhibitors on a limited basis due to show hall size limitations . Preference will be given to space for entries. As a result, the club reserves the right to take them away. In such situations, the club will reimburse the exhibitor if they paid for a grooming space.

Clerks: If you would like to assist with clerking duties, indicate on the summary form. We require 6 head ring clerks each day (reimbursed $35 each day clerked). Clerks also receive lunch and a fully marked catalog.

Awards: Rosettes or plaques will be awarded in accordance with TICA show rules.


NEITHER Mission City Cat Club, Garden Ridge Community Center, nor TICA may be held liable for loss, theft, or damage to animals, personal property, exhibitors, or their guests.

Please indicate whether you accept or do not accept all of the following by clicking on the appropriate button below:

1. 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 Committee.

2. I am at least 18 years of age and able to enter into a binding legal contract. 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 online forms.

3. I 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 bench.

4. I will send payment via PayPal or mail a check or money order payable to Mission City Cat Club 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)

Not Accept


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