CFF Shows

CFF’s 42nd CFA licensed show in Finland

15.10.2022 VANTAA, FINLAND
4AB – MAX 100 CATS


JUDGES
Teresa Keiger (USA) – Allbreed
Doreann Nasin (USA) – Allbreed
Jan Rogers (USA) – Allbreed
Teo Vargas (ES) – Allbreed


SHOW HALL
Puistokulma
Talkootie, 01350 VANTAA, FINLAND
Google map

Show hall is located about 10 minutes drive from Helsinki-Vantaa airport.

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ENTRY
Entry closing date is Monday October 10, 2022 at 18.00 at Finnish time
or as soon as 100 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) 55,00€
Second and more entries from the same owner 50,00€
HHP entry 50,00€
Second HHP entry from the same owner 60,00€
TRN 20,00€
Payment at the door 10,00€ extra *

Due the hall space limitation NO Double cage space for one cat, Grooming space, exhibition only or miscellaneous cats.

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, which is sooner.

* Exhibitors who are from countries where Euro is not used as a local currency may pay their entry fees at check in at show hall on Saturday morning without any additional fees. Payment must be exact amount.

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 8.00-8.45. | Judging hours 9.00-17.00. | Open for visitors: Not open

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.

The CFA board of directors has grand exception to the CFA Show Rule 9.08 n and allow CFF to have have shared judging rings with 2 AB rings in the morning and 2 AB rings in the afternoon.

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HOTELS AND AIRPORT TRANSPORTATION
There are no specific show hotel!
Lots of pet friendly hotels in the Helsinki-Vantaa airport area. Almost all airport hotels also offer free shuttle bus between airport and hotel. Show hall is located about 10 minutes from airport hotels.

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

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). You can ask further information from your hotel reception.

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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 Ruokavirasto. It is owners responsebility to check all importing regulations and keep cats recoreds updated.

CAGES AND BENCHING REQUESTS
Club is only offering a table space and you bring your own cage. You cage must fit 65cm x 65cm space, no double cage spaces available at this show due hall space limitations. No more than one cat or two kittens may be benched in a single cage.

Benching requests will be limited to one exhibitor and will be honored when possible. No negative benching requests please.

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!

PARKING
Free parking space during weekends.

FOOD
Puistokulma’s own cafe is open during the show. They will also serve lunch during the day.

CLERKS and ASSISTANTS
Contact Show Manager Kaisa Ylinenpää ( kaisa.ylinenpaa@manx.fi ).

VISA
Exhibitors who need VISA to enter Finland, please, contact Show Secretary Pauli Huhtaniemi
( pauli.huhtaniemi@cfasuomi.org ) for club invitation. Please note that current Finnish goverment policy doesn’t allow club to make invitations to Russians as Russian Visa’s are limited.

SCORING
All entries in Championship (except Novice), Premiership (except Novice), 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. Owners of cats/kittens without registration numbers can contact the entry clerk for a Temporary Registration Number.

COVID-19
For the well-being of clubs & participants CFA COVID-19 requirements & CFA recommended COVID-19 general practices will be in effect. www.cfa.org/covid-requirements . All federal, state and CFA mandatory COVID-19 restrictions will be observed. All attendees are expected to follow the CFA mandatory COVID-19 requirements and recommended general practices, local, county, state, national and event facility regulations. Regulations and guidelines are subject to change and will be communicated separately.

No COVID-19 requirements currently apply in Finland.

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By entering exhibitors agree to abide by the decisions of the judges and the show committee and to adhere to CFA show rules.

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See you at Vantaa!

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