35th International CFA licensed show in Finland:

14.-15.4.2018 Vantaa, Finland
6AB rings - max 180 cats

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JUDGES
John Adelhoch (USA) - Allbreed
Pam DelaBar (FI) - Allbreed
Kit Fung (HK) - Allbreed
Vicki Nye (USA) - Allbreed
Gary Veach (USA) - Allbreed
Russell Webb (USA) - Allbreed

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SHOW HALL
SHOWHAU CENTER
Nilsaksentie 2, VANTAA
Link to the Google map is here.
Show hall is located about 10 minutes drive from airport.

NOTE: There has been some changes on street names and if your navigator is not updated, it may not recognize this street. In that case you may use the old address: "Valimokuja". ShowHau Center is located in the same building as Hobby Hall, Tokmanni and Nunnauuni. Entrance door is between Tokmanni and Nunnauuni.

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ENTRY
Entry closing date is Monday April 9, 2018 at 18.00 at Finnish time
or as soon as 180 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) 69,00€
Second entry from the same owner 61,00€
Third and more entry from the same owner 35,00€
Miscellaneous 40€
Club provided cage 5,00€ (65cm x 65cm)
Double cage space for one cat 15,00€ *
Grooming space 65cm x 65cm 15,00€ *
TRN 15,00€
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 double cage space and grooming space : Only a limited number of double cage and grooming space available. First reservation will receive space.

** 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.

10 YEARS JUBILEUM SPECIAL DISCOUNT
FOR OUR FIRST SHOW EXHIBITORS

If you were exhibitor on Cat Fanciers of Finland's first show at Heinola on first weekend of May, 2008, we will give you 10,00€ discount from your first two entries to this show. Your first cat will be 59,00€ and your second cat 51,00€. Any additional cats will be normal 35,00€.

Entry Clerk will award this discount automatically and she is having an exhibitor list from Cat Fanciers of Finland's very first show.

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 due the Nordea bank regulations.

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

ENTRY FORMS WILL BE OPEN SINCE MARCH 6th, 2018.
You can enter your cats by using CFF's own on-line entry form
LINK TO ENTRY FORM WILL BE HERE
(pop ups on a new window)

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

(pop ups on a new window)

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SHOW HOURS
Open for public both days 10.00-16.00
Check in on Saturday 8.30-9.30, Sunday 8.30-9.00.
Judging hours Saturday 10.00-17.00, Sunday 9.00-16.00

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 airport hotels are located within 5-10 minutes radius from the airport and many hotels offer free shuttle bus between airport and hotel. Show hall is close to airport hotels and no need for rental car because taxi will be cheaper way to travel between hotel and hall.

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:

Cumulus City Airport Vantaa
Robert Huberin tie 6, 01510 Vantaa
Email: my.reservation@restel.fi
Online booking system: https://www.restelhotels.fi/en
Free shuttle service to the airport. Pet fee 10EUR per room per night (no limitations how many cats you have in your room).

Cumulus Resort Airport Congress Center Vantaa
Robert Huberin tie 4, 01510 Vantaa
Email: my.reservation@restel.fi
Online booking system: https://www.restelhotels.fi/en
Free shuttle service to the airport. Pet fee 10EUR per room per night (no limitations how many cats you have in your room).

Holiday Inn Helsinki-Vantaa Airport
Rälssitie 2, 01510 Vantaa
Email: my.reservation@restel.fi
Online booking system: https://www.restelhotels.fi/en
Free shuttle service to the airport. Ask pet fee from the hotel.

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. Ask pet fee from the hotel.

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

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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. All claws must be clipped prior to benching. 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 Safety Authority Evira: http://www.evira.fi/portal/en/ (Animals -> Import and Export). 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. 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
Club wants to help enviroment. 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!

SEATS
Limited number of seats available.

PARKING
Lots of free parking space.

FOOD
There is cafeterian at show hall.

CLERKS and ASSISTANTS
Contact Show Manager Tuija Aaltonen ( tuija.aaltonen@cfasuomi.org ). We will need 4 clerks on Saturday and 3 clerks on Sunday.

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), registered 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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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 Vantaa!

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