SHOW HALL:: Lebanon Valley Exposition Center And Fairgrounds, 80 Rocherty Rd, Lebanon, PA  17042. Show hall is handicapped-accessible and climate-controlled. Food for people will be available from the concession.<

HOTELS:  We do not have an official show hotel. We recommend the Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Lebanon, 2205 E Cumberland St, Lebanon, PA 17046; phone 717-273-9800. The Expo Center rate is $120/night but you must mention the venue to get that rate.

SureStay Plus by Best Western Jonestown Lebanon Valley, 16 Marsanna Ln, Jonestown, PA 17038-8203; phone 717-865-8080.

AIRPORT AND TRANSPORTATION TO HOTEL:  Use Harrisburg International (MDT), Lehigh Valley (ABE) or Philadelphia International (PHL). Transportation to/from these airports will need to be arranged using rental car or ride share.
CHECK-IN:  Check in will be from 8-9AM on Saturday. JUDGING WILL BEGIN AT 9AM ON SATURDAY AND 9AM ON SUNDAY. Published show hours are 10AM-4PM both days. No cats may remain in the show hall overnight.
CAGES AND SUPPLIES:  Benching cages of standard sizes (approximately 22” X 22” x 22”) will be provided for each entry. Two (2) kittens or one (1) cat are permitted in a single cage. All cages must be covered on the top and three sides. Please bring your own litter pans, food and dishes. Litter will be supplied but may be in short supply. People food will be available in the show hall and hotel. PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU WILL BE USING YOUR OWN SECURITY CAGE (PLEASE MARK ON SUMMARY SHEET). There will be NO vending of any kind in the benching area. If you require a vending contract, contact Vicki White at the address or phone number on the main page.
HOUSEHOLD PETS:  Household pet kittens (ages 4 - 7 months) and adults (8 months and older) may be entered. ALL ADULT HHP ENTRIES MUST BE ALTERED (SPAYED OR NEUTERED). If you are unsure of the proper color class for your pet, include a full description or a photo (photo will be returned with confirmation or at the show).
KITTENS:  Kittens entered for competition must be at least four months old on the first day of the show (born on or before December 6, 2023).  Kittens for sale must be at least three months old on the first day of the show (born on or before January 6, 2024). No kitten sales permitted without entries in show. TICA litter registration must be available upon request of show management.
UNREGISTERED CATS:  Unregistered cats may be shown in all classes except ANB, PNB and NT. Those cats must have a registration number in the catalog.

In order for points to count, the cat must be registered prior to the second show. Effective May 1, 2019, owners of unregistered cats, kittens and alters must prove eligibility to be registered. Acceptable documentation includes TICA litter registrations, pedigrees, or registration documents from another organization. Copies of this documentation MUST be sent to the entry clerk so they can be forwarded to the Executive Office. If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the entry clerk.
SHOW RULES:  By entering, all exhibitors agree to abide by the decisions of the judges and the show committee and the TICA show rules. Official show rules may be obtained from TICA, P.O. Box 2964, Harlingen, Texas 78551, (956) 428-8046 or visit the website:
THIS IS A NON-VETTED SHOW:  All cats/kittens entering the show hall should be inoculated against Panleukopenia, Rhinotracheitis, Rabies and Calici virus and tested negative for Feline Leukemia. Please clip claws (front and back) prior to benching. Any cat/kitten showing signs of contagious illness, ear mites, fleas or fungus will be removed from the show hall, as well as any other cats/kittens exhibiting from the same household. Any cat which is obviously pregnant or lactating will be disqualified.
SUMMARY SHEET:  Please complete the summary sheet and return with entries and fees. Fees must accompany mailed entry forms. NO REFUNDS for failure to bench.  A fee of $25.00 plus any bank fees will be charged on all checks returned for any reason.
CLERKS AND STEWARDS:  Please mark your summary sheet if you are interested in clerking. We need clerks and stewards. Clerks will be paid $40 per day and stewards will be paid $25 per day. Lunch will also be provided. PLEASE DO NOT DEDUCT CLERKING FEES FROM YOUR ENTRY FEE WITHOUT THE ENTRY CLERK’S APPROVAL.
LIABILITY:  The Philadelphia Tea Party, The International Cat Association (TICA), and the Lebanon Valley Expo Center will not be held liable for injury, loss or damage to cats, exhibitors, property of exhibitors, vendors or other such persons or property in attendance.