CFF Shows

40th International CFA licensed show in Finland

18.1.2020 KERAVA, FINLAND
4AB + 2SP RINGS – MAX 150 CATS
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19.1.2020 THE CFA CLERKING SCHOOL


JUDGES
Donna Fuller (USA) – allbreed
Wain Harding (USA) – allbreed
Darrell Newkirk (USA) – allbreed
Oscar Silva (ES) – LH Specialty
Peter Vanwonterghem (BE) – SH Specialty
Yanina Vanwonterghem (BE) – allbreed
Teo Vargas (ES) – LH/SH Specialty


SHOW HALL
Klondyke Areena
Kumitehtaankatu 5, 04260 Kerava, FINLAND
Google map

Show hall is located about 20 minutes drive from Helsinki-Vantaa airport.

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ENTRY
Entry closing date is Monday January 13, 2020 at 18.00 at Finnish time
or as soon as 150 cats are entered, whichever is sooner. No cancellations allowed – if you enter the cat must be paid. It is possible to change or update cats information till entry closing date.

Cat Fanciers of Finland is not responsible for misdirected or lost entries. It is the exhibitor’s responsibility to ensure receipt of entry by the Entry Clerk prior to the closing of the show. Entry Clerk will confirm your entry in 3 days, if you don’t hear anything about Entry Clerk, please, contact Entry Clerk. Please, enter your cat in time to avoid any problems.

ENTRY FEES
First entry (catalog included) 75,00€
Second entry from the same owner 65,00€
First HHP entry (catalog included) 65,00€
Second HHP entry from the same owner 60,00€
Third and more entry from the same owner 40,00€
Double cage space (135cm x 65cm) for one cat 15,00€
Grooming space 65cm x 65cm 15,00€
TRN 15,00€
Club provided cage 5,00€ (65cm x 65cm)
No exhibition only or miscellaneous cats
Payment at the door 10,00€ extra *

Fees are inluding all payments. First Entry also includes catalog. Remember that according the CFA Show Rules, every entered cat must be paid within 10 days of confirmation or before the show.

* NOTE about Payment at the door: Exhibitors who are from countries where Euro is not used as a local currency (eg Sweden, Norway, Switzerland, Russia, UK, USA) may pay their entry fees at check in at show hall on Saturday morning without any additional fees.

Payment details:

Receiver information:
Cat Fanciers of Finland
Virvatulentie 2 D 66
00930 VANTAA, FINLAND

Bank information:
NORDEA
Taninkatu 2
33400 TAMPERE, FINLAND
BIC/SWIFT: NDEAFIHH
Account number: IBAN: FI92 1395 3000 1160 41

Sorry – PayPal payments are not accepted.

ENTRY CLERK
Marika Lahti
Pohjantie 3, 37830 VIIALA, FINLAND
marika.lahti@cfasuomi.org

You can enter your cats by using CFF’s own on-line entry form
LINK TO ENTRY FORM
(pop ups on a new window)

CFA Europe homepage on-line entry form
LINK TO ENTRY FORM

(pop ups on a new window)

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SHOW HOURS
Check in 8.00-9.00.
Judging hours 9.15-18.00.

Please do not leave the show hall until the advertised closing hours. No cat may leave the show hall before advertised closing time without permission from the Show Manager.

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HOTELS
There are no specific show hotel this time!
Lots of pet friendly hotels in the airport area. All listed airport hotels offer free shuttle bus between airport and hotel. Listed hotels also accept cats in the room but some of them might require you to pay petfee to cover additional cleaning expenses. Show hall is located about 20 minutes from airport hotels.

If you book your room from www.booking.com or www.hotels.com use HELSINKI-VANTAA AIRPORT as location.

Below is listed some of the hotels with direct links to their booking systems:

Scandic Helsinki Aviapolis
Robert Huberin tie 6, 01510 Vantaa
Email: aviapolis@scandichotels.com
Online: https://www.scandichotels.fi/
Free shuttle service to the airport.

Scandic Helsinki AviaCongress Vantaa
Robert Huberin tie 4, 01510 Vantaa
Email: aviacongress@scandichotels.com
Online: https://www.scandichotels.fi/
Free shuttle service to the airport.

Holiday Inn Helsinki-Vantaa Airport
Rälssitie 2, 01510 Vantaa
Email: airport@holidayinnhelsinki.fi
Online: http://www.finland.holidayinn.com/hotellit/holiday-inn-helsinki-vantaa-airport
Free shuttle service to the airport.

Sokos Hotel Flamingo
Tasetie 8, 01510 Vantaa
Email: flamingo.vantaa@sokoshotels.fi
Online booking: https://www.sokoshotels.fi/fi/vantaa/sokos-hotel-flamingo

Airport Hotel Bonus Inn
Elannontie 9, 01510 Vantaa
Email: hotel@bonusinn.fi
Online booking: http://www.bonusinn.fi/
Free shuttle service to the airport.

Airport hotel Pilotti
Veromäentie 1, 01510 Vantaa
Email: hotel.pilotti@airporthotelpilotti.fi
Online booking: http://www.airporthotelpilotti.fi/
Free shuttle service to the airport.

Some taxi service contacts:
Kajon: https://www.kajon.fi/
Taksi Vantaa: https://www.taksivantaa.fi
Kovanen: https://www.kovanen.com/
Lähitaksi: https://www.lahitaksi.fi/fi
Taksi Helsinki: https://taksihelsinki.fi

All mentioned taxi companies have larger taxes available for up to 8 persons and these taxis can be preordered (preordering increases total costs 7-10EUR). Estimated taxi cost one way from airport hotels to showhall is 45EUR for 1-2 persons, 5-8 persons 75EUR. You can ask further information from your hotel reception about taxis.

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CATALOG ADVERTISEMENTS
Full page 20,00€
½ page 15,00€

Catalog is black and white, size A4. Catalog advertisement are due in advance. See the detailed payment information under Entry fees-section. You may pay your add at the same time as entry.
Contact: marika.lahti@cfasuomi.org

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SANITARY REQUIREMENTS
This is a non-vetted show, but vaccinations will be checked at check in, so bring your vaccination records with you. No kittens under 4 months of age will be allowed in the show hall. Proof of age must be presented upon the request of the show manager. It is strongly advised that all cats or kittens entered or present in the show hall are inoculated before entry by a licensed veterinarian against feline panleukopenia (formely known as feline distempter or feline infectious enteritis), feline rhinotracheitis, calici viruses and rabies. It is strongly recommended that cats and kittens be tested and found negative for FeLV before entry. All claws of all entries must be clipped prior to benching.

Under current CFA show rules, show management reserves the right to have any cat showing signs of illness, disease or parasites removed from the show hall, in order to protect other cats in the show.  De-clawed cats are not eligible for entry. All household pet entries over 8 months of age must be spayed or neutered.

Please note that according the Finnish animal protection law, cat must have litter box and water bowl all the time in cage. Official inspection veterinar might be doing checkings and veterinarian has the right to remove the cat from the show hall if law is not followed.

IMPORTING CATS TO FINLAND
Finland is having the same importing regulations as rest of the Europe. Check current importing regulations from Finnish Food Authority https://www.ruokavirasto.fi/en/companies/import-and-export/eu-countries-norway-and-switzerland/animals/ . It is owners responsebility to check all importing regulations and keep cats recoreds updated.

CAGES
Club is only offering a table space and you bring your own cage. You cage must fit 65cm x 65cm space, otherwise you need to pay double cage space fee. Show management will check spaces during the show and if too big cages, extra fee will be charged and it is not quarenteed that there is extra space available at show hall. No more than one cat or two kittens may be benched in a single cage. If you need club provided cage, you need to pay extra about cage. Cage will be (HWD) 65cm x 65cm x 50cm. We are sorry but if you have club provided cage, we may not be able to honour your benching request.

CAT LITTER
There is litter available at the show hall but if you take the litter at show hall, you need to take it with you to home. It is not allowed to put cat litter in trash bins. We would recommend that you bring your own litter and take the litter back home and reuse it. This way we all support enviroment and not waste materials!

SEATS
Limited number of seats available at benching area. Cafeterian area has lots of seats.

PARKING
Free parking space during weekends.

FOOD
There is ”cafeterian” at show hall which is run by the club itself. Coffee and tea available with some snacks. Lunch (soup) will be served at show hall. Bring small money (coins) with you because our prices are cheap! Exhibitors are allowed to bring their own food at the show hall.

CLERKS and ASSISTANTS
Contact Show Manager Tuija Aaltonen ( tuija.aaltonen@cfasuomi.org ). We are going to need 6 clerks and 6 assistants.

VISA
Exhibitors who need VISA to enter Finland, please, contact Show Secretary Pauli Huhtaniemi ( pauli.huhtaniemi@cfasuomi.org ) for invitation.

SCORING
All entries in Championship (except Novice), Premiership (except Novice), Agility (if offered), Kittens, recorded Household Pets, and registered cats competing as Household Pets with an Household Pet color class prefix will be scored for CFA awards.

 

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THE CFA CLERKING SCHOOL
19.1.2020 KERAVA, FINLAND
 

CFF hosts the official CFA Clerking School on Sunday 19.1.2020 at Kerava, Finland. School is scheduled 9.00-15.30. Price for Clerking School is for CFF members and all licensed cat judges (CFA/TICA/WCF/FIFe) 25,00EUR and others 35,00EUR. Price is including all materials, coffee/tea and some snacks and simple sandwich as a lunch.

More information:
Mrs Tuija Aaltonen
tuija.aaltonen@cfasuomi.org

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FURTHER INFORMATION
Show Manager: Mrs Tuija Aaltonen
tuija.aaltonen@cfasuomi.org

Show Secretary: Mr Pauli Huhtaniemi
pauli.huhtaniemi@cfasuomi.org

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See you at Klondyke!

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