This is not an official TICA show. This is a FUNdraising event which is for fun only, no TICA Titles or points will be awarded. Virtual Ribbons will be awarded and possibly prizes as available. Funds from this show will be managed by the Regional Director, VickieJo Harrison. It is intended to help those clubs who lost money related to Covid19 cancelations.
You do not need to be a TICA member to enter and your cat does not need to be registered in TICA to enter.
Jonna Inman (Show Manager)
Nicole Barratt (Marketing/Graphics)
Jackie Rose (Entry Clerk)
Michelle Richards (Sponsors/Vendors)
Denise Spraker (Master Clerk)
Toni Jones (judging rules)
VickieJo Harrison (Regional Director)
Liz Brown (forms)
This show will have 6 judges. Each will judge the kitten, cat, alter, HHP, HHPK, and PNB/ANB/New Trait categories and 3 will judge the congresses: Tiny Tot, Golden Oldies, Rainbow. Each judge will submit their top 10 for finals. Virtual ribbons will be awarded to all finalists. Other prizes may be awarded, to be announced later.
Our judges are:
This show will open to submit entries 04/06/2020 and close to entries on 04/19/20 at 6 PM Central Standard Time. Presentation of top 10 finals will be held on this page on Saturday and Sunday 4/25 & 4/26 with more specific info. later. Fees will be paid promptly after entering. Information on how to submit your fees is on the entry form.
Enter as many cats as you want. You may enter this show even if you do not reside in this Region. There is no limit on total number of entries. We are making these rules as simple as possible. Because this is virtual, we cannot police the exhibitors. Everyone is on the HONOR SYSTEM to follow the rules.
Show Categories: Purebred or pedigreed cat is one in which the ancestry is formally registered in a recognized organization such as TICA, ACFA, CFA. If your cat’s ancestry is unknown, it is not a pedigreed cat (even if it looks exactly like one). If not pedigreed, it should be entered in the household pet division.
Only TICA breeds are recognized for this show (see tica.org for approved breeds).
KITTENS: Pedigreed kittens shall be 4 to 8 months old at the time of the photo. May be intact or spayed/neutered
CATS: Pedigreed Adults who have not been spayed or neutered 8 months or older at the time of the photo. Pregnant cats may enter if you wish.
ALTERS: Pedigreed adults over 8 months who have been spayed or neutered.
HOUSEHOLD PET KITTENS (HHPK): non-pedigreed kittens 4-8 months at the time of the photos
HOUSEHOLD PET ADULTS (HHP): non-pedigreed cats over 8 months at the time of the photo
PRELIMINARY NEW BREED / ADVANCED NEW BREED / NEW TRAIT: pedigreed cats 4 months or older (at the time of the photo) who do not yet meet requirements for competition in the other Pedigreed categories.
**PNB: Aphrodite , Tennessee Rex, Toybob
**ANB: Highlander, Highlander Shorthair, Serengeti
**New Trait: Something new is introduced into an existing breed (i.e. a new color).
TINY TOTS: kittens under 4 months at the time of the photo, pedigreed or unpedigreed
GOLDEN OLDIES: cats over 10 years old at the time of the photo, pedigreed or unpedigreed
RAINBOW: Kittens or cats that have passed
PHOTOS FOR ENTRY:
You are allowed to submit up to 3 photos per entry for regular entries and one photo per entry for the congresses. Professional photos are allowed but please give credit to photographer. Make sure your entry reflects the age of the cat at the time of the photo (i.e. if you enter the kitten category, the photos should have been taken when that cat was actually 4-8 months old). Photos should show your cat off: we recommend one with with your cat’s head profile, a body shot, and a head shot. When you take photos, make sure there is good contrast with the background color, no clutter or people in background. Be sure to groom your cat prior to photo taking: trim nails, wash your cat if needed and groom fur, clean matter out of eyes, clean inside their ears, clean bottoms, etc. Show him off looking his best, but no photoshopping.
- $10 per regular entry
- $5 for Congress entry
- $5 Vendor Presentation
- $15 Show Sponsorship
Jackie Rose (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the entry clerk. All entry questions should be directed to her.
When you submit your entry on the form, you will be taken to the Paypal Checkout screen for easy payment.
If you are submitting multiple entries and would like to just pay one Paypal payment for all your entries when you are finished, just cancel out of the Paypal screen and make your payment later after all your entries have been submitted. If you do not know your grand total owed, contact Jackie Rose.