SCHEDULED REGIONAL MEETING: A regional meeting was held on the weekend of February 25-26, 2006, at the Cincinnati Cat Club show in Cincinnati, Ohio.
SCHEDULED REGIONAL MEETING: A regional meeting was held on the weekend of January 14-15, 2006, at the Mid-Michigan Cat Fanciers show in Maumee, Ohio. The minutes from the meeting can be found here.
SCHEDULED REGIONAL MEETING: A regional meeting was held on Sunday, November 27, 2005, at the Buffalo Cat Fanciers Show in Hamburg, NY.
SCHEDULED REGIONAL MEETING: A regional meeting was held on October 9, 2005, at the Great Lakes Regional Fundraiser show in Niles, OH. This meeting had a general agenda, with special attention to the June awards show and banquet.
UPCOMING CLERKING SCHOOL: Saturday, January 21, 2006
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Instructor: Ronna Collila
Sponsors: Cleveland Persian Society
SCHEDULED REGIONAL MEETING: A regional meeting was held on September 24, 2005, at the Queen City Cat Club show in Wilmington, OH. The purpose of this meeting was to discuss the 2008 Annual Meeting, which is being hosted by the Great Lakes Region.
Photos of the Region's Top Cats are now available. Listings of additional winners is available. Photos will be added soon.
SHOW SCHEDULING ISSUES: Great Lakes Region Clubs - Please read this message with regards to show scheduling issues.
SCHEDULED REGIONAL MEETING: A regional meeting will be held on April 23 at the Cat Nation Fanciers show in Erie, PA.
FUNDRAISER: Your CFA Club has the opportunity of winning $500.00 worth of cat toys and paper streamers to be used as Rosettes for your Club's next show.
REGIONAL MEETING: A Regional Meeting wass held in Hamburg, NY on Sunday, November 28, 2004 at the Buffalo Cat Fanciers show. MINUTES (PDF)
CAT BREEDER REFERRAL SERVICE: CFA is offering an online Cat Breeder Referral Service which allows you, the
breeder, to enter and update your information and photos at your convenience. Once enrolled, there is no charge for changes to photos or
text. You can make these changes for FREE! Access to the Cat Breeder Referral Service (CBRS) is through your
Online User Account. Becoming a CFA Online User is FREE! This will be
your gateway to many other services in the future.
REGIONAL MEETING: A Regional Meeting was held in Niles, Ohio, October 9th. Minutes.
REGIONAL MEETING: A Regional Meeting was held in Columbus, Ohio, August 14 at the Exotic Breeders Show. Minutes
UPCOMING CLERKING SCHOOL: Friday October 29, 2004
Brockport, NY (near Rochester)
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Sweden Community Center - 4927 Lake Rd, Brockport, NY 14420
Fee: $30.00 (Lunch not included, 1 hour break - coupons provided towards lunch at a nearby restaurant )
Instructor: Karen Lawrence
Assistant Instructor: Nancy Grandison
Contact: Nancy Grandison - Unit 98-51 Paulander Drive - Kitchener ON N2M 5E5
E-mail: email@example.com Limit: 15 students (open to all)
Closing date: Monday, September 27, 2004
Sponsors: Hallmark Cat Club & Educated Guess Cat Club (make cheques payable to Hallmark Cat Club, US Funds)
REGIONAL OFFICERS: The following have agreed to serve the Region; other appointments will be
announced as needed: Regional secretary - Joel Chaney. Finance Committee - Chuck Gradowski- Chair, Chris Simpson- Treasurer,
Ron Pastor - Member at large. Region 4 scheduler - Sandi Douglas. Sandi has set up a specific e-mail
address for scheduling. You may contact her at
Scheduler@CFAgreatlakes.org 2008 Annual - JoAnn Cummings will chair the 2008 Annual.
CFA is proud to announce the opening of its Online Shopping Catalog!: Now you can buy all kinds of books, reports, publications, CFA services,
subscriptions, etc online, using a secure server to checkout with a credit
card. Everything from Show Rules to duplicate registration certificates,
from Almanac subscriptions to E-points subscriptions, from Yearbooks to
Breed Profiles and from Certified Pedigrees to Cattery Offspring Reports.
Gift certificates and really neat cat carriers are available, plus a whole
ATTENTION CLUBS!: Show producing clubs will be charged $1.00 surcharge per entry
beginning with shows licensed on or after September 1, 2001 and/or
occurring after January 1, 2002; $.50 of this surcharge will go to
CFA and $.50 to the region where the show is held. Clubs will be
expected to submit payment with the show records package at the
conclusion of the show. The surcharge does not apply to International
Division or Canadian clubs. Regions may still collect the regional
surcharge for shows held prior to the effective date of the national
The following show rule change passed by the CFA Board will take
effect May 1, 2002. Clubs should note this change so that they can
plan accordingly. Add to Show Rule 12.03 a new paragraph d. as
12.03 d. Any show held on a weekend different from the previous year
must have the written permission of the Regional Director for the
region in which the show is planning to be held. Written
permission must accompany the show license application. Shows being
held in the International Division must have the authorized signature
of the Chairman for the International Division if they are applying
for a show date different from the previous year's show.
The following forms are available from the CFA web site! Note that you will need to download a free copy of Acrobat Reader in order to use these forms: