URK 62nd and 63rd International Cat Shows

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Invitation to Uudenmaan Rotukissayhdistys ry's International Cat Shows in Siuntio, 7-8 March 2020


Location: Fennia Arena, Aleksis Kiven tie 3, 02580 Siuntio
Veterinary Control: On Saturday from 8.00 to 9.30, on Sunday from 8.00 to 9.00
Judging starts: Saturday at 10.00 and Sunday at 9.15
Show closes: Both days at 16.00 the latest

All breeds are judged on both days, so there is a possibility for 2 certificates. Cats can be presented by their owners. All rules of FIFe and Suomen Kissaliitto apply. The size of show cages is 65x65x56 cm, no double cages. Please bring your own cage decorations, food & food bowls, litter trays and other sanitary equipment. You are also allowed to bring your own show shelter as long as the minimum dimensions are 50x50x50 cm. A welfare officer will be making rounds during the show weekend to make sure all cages are of appropriate size and all cats have food, water and a litter tray available. Overnight stay at the show venue is not allowed.

Veterinary examination is mandatory for all cats entering the show hall. Pedigrees and vaccination certificates must be presented. Vaccinations against the feline parvovirus and cat influenza are required. The latest possible vaccination date 
for this show is 21 February 2020. Rabies vaccination has to be taken no later than 21 days before the import date. For rules and regulations regarding the import of cats to Finland see www.evira.fi for travelling with a cat from EU / from outside EU. White cats must have a hearing certificate.

Invited and confirmed judges
Steven L. Jones NO (allround)
Thea Friskovec-Keller CH (Allround)
Vladimir Isakov BY (Allround)
Gianfranco Mantovani IT (Allround)
Eric Reijers CZ (Allround)
Veikko Saarela FI (Allround)
Glenn Sjöbom SE (Allround)
Alessandro Ghibaudo IT (1, 2)
Ksenia Karpinska SE (3, 4)
Bjarne Wikström FI (1, 2)


Arja Martikainen (2)
Susanna Piispanen (parallel judging, cat. 4)

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Show entries can be sent between 16 December 2019 and 1 February 2020 through local clubs to show secretary Johanna Abgottspon, Puijonsarventie 21 A 3, 70260 Kuopio, FINLAND. Please fill in and send a separate entry form for both days, email entries are not accepted. Corrections and changes to show classes or cats entering, contact the show secretary in writing only by e-mail to johanna.abgottspon(at) gmail.com. Entries are binding. 

Show classes: 1-17. Number of cats is limited to 320 per day due to the size of the show hall. If too many cats are entered, 
the basis for elimination (by categories) is the date of payment.

Show fees: All cats 37 € a day, control class 10 € if the cat is also entered to classes 1-14, otherwise 37 €. Fee for non-FIFe members is 50 € a day. Show fee account (Danske Bank) IBAN FI83 8001 8710 0409 86, BIC: DABAFIHH. Please enclose a copy of payment receipt with entry form. Foreign exhibitors can also pay their entry fee upon arrival in euros (please notify the show secretary in advance). All cats in the catalogue must be 
paid for. 

Stewards can send their applications by 1 February 2020 to chief steward Anne-Mari Kangas by email to 

Advertisements in show catalogue: by 20 January 2020 to Joel Lapintuli, joel(at)urk.fi 


For further information please contact:

General information about the show               

  • info phone +35846 9696 590

Katerina Leino, show manager                          

  • katerina(at)urk.fi

Johanna Abgottspon, show secretary                       

  • johanna. abgottspon(at)gmail.com

Mia Tuomivirta, treasurer       

  • mia(at)urk.fi

Anne-Mari Kangas, chief steward

● annemari.kangas(at)gmail.com