TICA Cat Show- Sophisticats
May 6 - May 7
Join us for the TICA Cat Show May 6th and 7th, 2017.
Saturday Show Hours: 9 am to 4 pm
Sunday Show Hours: 9 am to 2 pm
Adults – $4
Seniors, Active Military and Veterans – $3
Children 4-12 years – $2
Children under 4 – Free
AIRPORTS: Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO).
SHOW HALL: Sands Regency Hotel & Casino, 345 North Arlington Way, Reno, NV 89501.
HOTEL: Sands Regency Hotel & Casino, 345 North Arlington Way, Reno, NV 89501. ( 775-336-2003. Rooms are $80.16 including tax (single or double), $10.00 extra per person. $20.00 per night pet fee. Room block closes on April 20.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: An official entry form or facsimile must be used for each entry and a completed summary sheet and full payment (US funds) must accompany these entries. Email or fax entries will be accepted, but will only be officially entered when payment is received. If payment is not received within 10 days of entry, entry will become null and void. The only exception to this will be for overseas exhibitors where payment will be expected upon check-in in US funds. Show management reserves the right to make any changes to the slate of judges. All fees must be paid in US funds, no post dated checks please. Fees must be paid in advance. Cats will not be benched unless fees are paid. Substitution charge is $10. Returned check charge is $25.
PRELIMINARY NEW BREEDS AND ADVANCED NEW BREEDS: According to TICA Show Rule 203.19, all Preliminary New Breeds (PNB) and Advanced New Breeds (ANB) must have a TICA registration number prior to any TICA show. No Preliminary New Breed or Advanced New Breed may enter a show with a “registration pending”
HEALTH RULES: This is a non-vetted show. All cats must be fully immunized and tested negative for FeLV. All entries must be free of fungus, fleas, and ear mites. It is advised that all cats be bathed and groomed prior to benching. ALL CLAWS MUST BE CLIPPED PRIOR TO BENCHING
EXHIBITION/FOR SALE CATS: “Exhibition/For Sale” Cages will be available to exhibitors only. Kittens MUST be 3 months old to enter the show hall. NO KITTENS or CATS may be confined to carriers, either displayed or under bench, during show hours.
SHOW RULES/AWARDS: All exhibitors agree by entry to abide by and uphold the show rules of TICA. Show rules and registration information may be obtained from TICA Executive Office, PO Box 2684, Harlingen, TX 78551. Cost is $7.
SUPPLIES: Litter will be provided. Please bring your own litter pans, food and water dishes. Cage curtains are required – cages are 22″x22″x22″ for a single, double cages are 22″x22″x45″. Please bring your own cage covers – sides, top and back of cages must be covered. If you are bringing you own double cage, you must purchase the extra ½ cage. Please bring plastic liners for male cages.
RING CLERKS: Please indicate on your Summary Form if you will be available to clerk. Clerks will receive $45 a day plus lunch. Please do not deduct clerking fees from entry fees – you will be paid at the end of the show. Preference will be give to TICA licensed clerks. It is advisable to have your cats agented.
STEWARDS: Will be paid $25 a day plus lunch. Please let us know if you are interested.
NEW EXHIBITORS: We welcome you to the Sophiticats Club cat show! Please indicate on your Summary Sheet that this is your first show. For help in filling out the summary or entry sheet, please call the entry clerk (see above).