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Bayou State Allbreed Cat Club

proudly presents its


Christmas in the Oaks

Championship & Household Pet Cat Show

December 11 - 12, 2004

VFW Post 3267
1133 Hickory Avenue
Harahan, LA 70123

(New Orleans, LA Metropolitan Area)

Beth Hicks
Pat Harding
Joe Edwards
D'Ann Kovic
Edith Mary Smith
Debbie Brown
Lynne Sherer
Richard Bailey
Penny Garrett
Laura Cunningham
Debbie Lopeman
Sandi Mattingly
Chris Unangst
Francine Hicks


Show Managers
(985) 878-4884
(504) 689-4535

Entry Clerk
512 Lester Street
Lafitte, LA 70062
(504) 689-4535


Vendor Coordinator
(504) 689-3147


Ring Sponsorships
(225) 768-8281


Door Prizes
Goodie Bags For All Exhibitors
Ring Prizes Awarded to All Cat Finalists
Fabulous Raffle Table
The Sweets Table is Back!!
Fabulous Homemade Food Concessions
Best Decorated Cage Contest
Cat Costume Contest
As Always, We'll Play the "Street Prize" Game


Health Requirements: This is a non-vetted show. All cats and kittens must be immunized against feline rhinotracheitis, calici virus, and panleukopenia at least 21 days prior to the show, and should test negative for feline leukemia and feline aids. Cats showing signs of ear mites, fleas, fungus, or any signs of illness will not be permitted in the show hall. Any cat or kitten from a house or cattery where there has been fungus or any infectious or contagious illness within 21 days before the show is ineligible for entry and/or exhibition. Any cat that is obviously pregnant or lactating will be disqualified. All claws (front and back) must be clipped before judging.

TICA Regulations: The Show Rules of The International Cat Association will be in full force and effect throughout this show. You may obtain a copy of the show rules from TICA, PO Box 2684, Harlingen, TX 78551 (512) 428-8046 for $7.00. By entering, all exhibitors agree to abide by the decisions of the judges and show committee.

Show Hall: VFW Post 3267. It is located at 1133 Hickory Avenue, Harahan, LA. The number for the business office is (504) 737-3446. Maps to the show hall and hotel will be included with your confirmation. This is a new facility. Due to increased costs, we had to move from the Alario Center.

Show Hotel: La Quinta Inn, 2610 Williams Blvd., Kenner, LA 70062, (504) 466-1401. The motel rates are $59.00 plus tax for single or double. This includes a continental breakfast. Mention you are with the Bayou State Cat Club to get the special rate. Thereis no pet deposit but each guest must sign a waiver stating they are personally responsible for any damage to the room. will be no shuttle from motel to show hall. There is a shuttle from airport to motel. We request that all whole males be confined and that all rooms are left clean and free from all "cat dirt".

Shuttle Services: The La Quinta Inn does provide a shuttle to and from the airport. They are working on a possible shuttle to the show hall; however, individuals may be responsible for their own transportation. The club will try to arrange for car pools.

Show Hours: Check-in is 7:30 - 8:30 AM on Saturday. Judging will start at 9:00 AM both days. All cats must remain in the show hall during posted show hours each day. Advertised show hours are 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM both days. Exhibitors may not leave the show hall unless written permission is given by show management.

Benching: By exhibitor. One adult or two kittens are allowed per single cage space. A single cage space measures 22 inches x 22 inches x 21 inches. A double cage space (extra half cage) measures 22 inches x 45 inches x 21 inches. For sale cages are double cages. All cages must be covered on the top, back, and sides. For the cat's comfort, we recommend that you provide a rug as well. All cats and kittens present in the show hall must have an assigned cage. No cats may be confined to carriers, either displayed or under cages, during show hours. Any person disregarding this rule will be asked to leave the show hall.

Household Pets: HHP kittens (4 - 7 months) and HHP adults (8 months and older) may be entered. All adult entries must be spayed or neutered. If you are not sure of the proper class or color of your cat, please send a color photo with your entry and a description of the hair length on the tail, measure if necessary.

Supplies: Litter will be available. You must provide your own litter pan(s), cat food, and bowls. People food will be available in the hall. No outside food will be allowed in the show hall.

Clerks: If you are interested in clerking, please indicate so on the summary sheet. TICA certified clerks will be given preference. Compensation will be in accordance with TICA rules. All clerks will be provided lunch and a fully marked catalog.

Payment and NSF: All payments are due prior to Check-in. Please send in payment at the time of entering. E-mail entrants should put their payment in the mail within 24 hours of entering on line. Once entered, all fees are owed even if you and your cats are absent from the show. There will be a $25 fee assessed on all NSF checks and will be reported to TICA per show rule 24.4.

Neither Bayou State Allbreed Cat Club, VFW Post 3267, nor the La Quinta Hotel can be held liable for loss, theft, or accident to cats, kittens, personal property, exhibitors, or their guest. Parents are expected to control their children.

This show is closed. Thanks for your support!!

Questions 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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