The Governing Council of the Cat Fancy
The UK's Premier Registration body
THE FEDERATION OF GCCF SHOW MANAGERS
Our aim and objects are to promote the role of Show Managers, maintain a high standard of GCCF Show Management training and to offer advice and guidance and to share information with Show Managers and their teams.
Membership of the Federation is open to any person who is a GCCF Show Manager, Assistant Show Manager (either qualified or in training), Section Managers and table workers wanting to become Assistants. Membership is also open to any person interested in the management and running of Shows, e.g. stall holders and hall managers, or anyone interested in pursuing such a role in the future.
If you would like to join, please fill in the form and send with payment to the Federation Secretary, Mrs Barbara McEwen, at the address on the form - download the form HERE.
GCCF full page advertisement as A5 PDF - updated March 2019
Guidelines for entering shows - current version
Household Pets - full page advertisement as A5 WORD file- updated July 2018
Cat Welfare Trust full page advertisement- free of charge please - updated May 2015
Advice on Bad Weather / Early Passes / Photography at shows 2016
Show Manager's Notices
Hall Hire Agreements and current GCCF Insurance cover for cat shows
**Protocols for Bad Weather Conditions – advice to Show Managers
Notes for Show Treasurers,
List of Breeds/Classes for 2017/18 (with EMS Codes)
Clarification of Maine Coon classes
Definition of GCCF Pedigree Classes - current edition for reproducing in your schedule.
GCCF Pedigree Class Structure, Titles & Judges - commenced 1 June 2011 and still in force
Revised Household Pet Section Cass Structure - for your schedule (Effective 25.10.2014).
Judging Household Pets - information for your reference
Show Entry Declaration - current version
Guidelines for entering shows - current version
Information Leaflet "Reducing Risk of Cross Infection at Shows"
Fire Alarm Notice
GCCF Adverts (check with the Office or this website to ensure current version)
Information leaflet "Claw clipping for cats shows"
Further Show managers' notices
At a meeting of the Board on 19 May it was agreed that there should a permanent split of the Maine Coon classes to give a separate Red Series.
Please see show managers posting for details.
This is applicable immediately to shows not yet closed, at the discretion of the show manager, on the understanding that the additional classes and their judges are published on the website, if the schedules are already printed.
Jen Lacey (GCCF Acting Committee Secretary)
25 June 2015
The AOC Maine Coon class has been re-named 'AC Smoke, Self or Shaded Maine Coon'. Existing schedules and catalogues don’t need to be altered, but this title should be used in future by those who haven’t yet got them printed.
25 September 2016
PUBLICATION OF JUDGE CHANGES
It has been pointed out that some show managers are not making exhibitors aware of Judge Changes at shows in advance of show day. A reminder will be published within the Show Managers Information that any changes to Judges that happen in advance of show day should be published on the GCCF Website.
FIRST AID FACILITIES
In light of recent events, shows must ensure that first aid facilities are available at their shows in accordance with the law.
Eligiblity to Judge Title Classes (new structure) - in pdf format
LIST OF APPROVED GCCF JUDGES - Available here as a pdf, and updated weekly
Breed Club Shows - Breeds Allowed - .pdf format (March 2012)
Entirety Certificates and Showing in GCCF Shows
Vetting in Pilot Scheme - documentation
Duty Vet Log (November 2012)
Judges Code of Conduct - updated June 2015
Non-GCCF Judge Appointment Form - in pdf format - (March 2015)
Please do not allow information published in your last show's schedule, entry form and catalogue to be reprinted without checking it thoroughly. Previous show schedules, entry forms and catalogues may contain information which has become outdated or revised. It must not be assumed that the information contained here is exactly the same as previous years.
Show Certificate Returns Form (Updated 2017)
Show Managers are reminded the forms for Judges to complete for the YES! Presentations should be obtained from the GCCF Office when applying for Show Certificates etc. Some candidates have now reached Advanced/Intermediate status and you will need to order the appropriate forms for this level as well as the Novice form for beginners.
There are 3 copies of the form in each set …. The judge keeps the bottom copy and the top two copies are given to the candidate. One is for their file and the other for their Administrator.
Rosettes for the YES! Presentations are obtainable free of charge from Richardson Designs.
If you have any queries regarding the YES! Programme please refer to the website www.gccf-yes.co.uk which has full information regarding the Scheme and the way it can be supported by clubs and Show Managers
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