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Take a Walk on the Wild Side

2020/2021 Great Lakes Regional Show & Awards Banquet


Debbie Lopeman (AB)
Chris Unangst (AB)
Kim Chenault (AB)

Nikki Crandall-Seibert (AB)
Rick Hoskinson (AB)
Johary Gomez (SP)

Lynne Sherer (AB)
Edith-Mary Smith (AB)
Fate Mays (AB)
Robin Austin (AB)
Jamie Christian (AB)
Johary Gomez (SP)

*This is a bring your own cage show. The club will not be providing cages for exhibitor benching.



*All exhibitors are required to (1) enter their cats in the show via TICA TOES and (2) complete a SUMMARY SHEET
*If you have not used TICA's online entry system before, here is a how-to video for creating an account and entering your cats in a show: VIDEO TUTORIAL






7:30-8:30 AM Saturday

Show Hours:
*Saturday 9 AM - Done
*Sunday 9 AM - Done

No outside food is allowed in (no alcohol either) due to local health regulations. Food concessions will be available for both breakfast and lunch at reasonable prices.


Show Hours & Check-In


Secrest Auditorium
334 Shinnick St, Zanesville, OH 43701


Airport (CMH)


Port Columbus International Airport (CMH). Which is served by United, American, US Air, Delta, & Southwest airlines. Airport transportation for exhibitors is NOT provided by the club.

The airport is 54 miles from the showhall. The club is not able to offer transportation for exhibitors.


**Early Bird Special: Pay by June 15, 2021, to take advantage of the great rates!






  • Checks, payable to Showcats Columbus and send to Liz Brown 4899 Squaw Valley Dr, Caledonia, IL 61011

  • Cash at the door at check-in


AIRPORT: Port Columbus (CMH). Located 54 miles west of the showhall.

SHOW HOURS: Saturday 7:30-8:30 AM. Show hours for exhibitors are 9 AM - DONE both days.

HOTELS: No Official Hotels (Judges at Baymont). Local hotels include:

  1. Quality Inn & Suites 500 Monroe St, Zanesville, OH 43701•(740) 454-4144

  2.  Best Western B.R. Guest 4929 E Pike, Zanesville, OH 43701•(740) 453-6300

  3.  Baymont by Wyndham 230 Scenic Crest Dr, Zanesville, OH 43701•(740) 454-9332

  4.  Holiday Inn Express 1101 Spring St, Zanesville, OH 43701-3831

  5. Super 8 by Wyndham 2440 National Rd Easily Accessed off Interstate 70, Exit 152, Zanesville, OH 43701-9286

2020/2021 COMBINED REGIONAL AWARDS BANQUET: Following the show on Saturday, we will celebrate together in the showhall with horderves (hot and cold) and awards for both the 2020 and 2021 show seasons!  Take your cats back to your room, and come back to the showhall for an approximate 5 PM start time. $20/person

COVID: This show will NOT be open to the public. Everyone in the showhall will be required to wear a mask (covering their nose and mouth) assuming this is the COVID requirement at the time.


  1. The Wilds. The Wilds is a private, non-profit safari park and conservation center that combines cutting-edge conservation science and education programs with hands-on experiences and adventures that include ziplining, horseback riding, fishing and more. 14000 International Rd, Cumberland, OH 43732

  2. The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium.

  3. Tom's Ice Cream Bowl is rated one of the Top 10 places in the US to get ice cream.

THIS IS A BRING YOUR OWN BENCHING CAGE SHOW. There will be no benching cages available. You MUST plan ahead. Easy, affordable tents/cages are available at Walmart. ( is a Non-Vetted show. All entries are to be free from contagious disease, and ALL Vaccinations must be up to date. Any entry showing signs of contagious illness, parasites, fungus or cats from homes exhibiting any signs of infectious or contagious disease in the prior 21 days are ineligible for entry or competition. Cats which are pregnant or lactating will be disqualified. Cats may NOT be kept in the show hall overnight. All HHP’s eight (8) months of age or older MUST be altered. All claws must be clipped prior to judging.

SUPPLIES: Litter will be provided in show hall. Bring your own benching cage, cat food, litter pans, food/water bowls.

CLERKS: Please contact the entry clerk if you are available. Please contact the entry clerk for reserving your spot for clerking.

SHOW RULES: This show is licensed and scored by TICA (The International Cat Association) and is subject to their show rules and breed standards. All exhibitors agree by entering to abide by the decisions of the show management and judges, A copy of all show rules is available from the TICA executive office, PO Box 2684, Harlingen, Texas 78551 or online. No kittens 3 months of age or younger will be permitted in the show hall. Proof of age and TICA litter registration must be available. Declawed cats are only allowed for entry pursuant to TICA Show Rule 23.5 (allowed for household pet or household pet kitten entries or if proof is submitted with entry that the declawing occured prior to May 1, 2020, and that same cat was shown prior to the rule change on May 1, 2020).    

REGISTRATION:  Registration: With the exception of cats competing in the Preliminary New Breed, Advanced New Breed, and New Traits classes, registration with TICA is not required to compete. However, to be scored for TICA titles and Regional/International awards, all cats except HHP kittens must be registered by their second show.

AWARDS: Awards will be awarded in accordance with TICA Show Rules.  This show is scored for TICA Regional and International awards.

LIABILITY: Showcats Columbus, its individual members, the show hotel or TICA will not be held liable for any loss or accident to spectators, exhibitors, cats or personal property.