I. Licensing the Show
A show is a licensed event consisting of a series of rings organized by one show committee held in one venue in which not less than 50 cats are exhibited in all show classes of the Championship, the Premiership classes and the Kitten class.
To obtain a license to hold a show and to enter a show the championship schedule it is necessary:
- Pay an annual membership fee (equivalent to $ 10) before the start of the new calendar year.
- Send judges' contracts and an application for a show of the established form to the Central Office of the International Association of Cat Lovers Rolandus Union International (hereinafter referred to as the Central Office). The application includes:
- The names, the addresses and the phone numbers of the organizers of the show: a show entry clerk, a show secretary and a show director.
- The date of the show.
- The venue of the show.
- The number of rings (the ring is the judging of cats present at the show performed by one judge and the holding final competitions);
- The list of judges working on the rings (a surname, a name, a patronymic, a category).
- When planning a show by the club, the Central Office is to be notified of this no later than 90 days before the show (it is recommended to schedule shows and register them at the Central Office 6-12 months in advance). After the notification, the show is included in the schedule as planned. To license the show, the license for the show, the judges' contracts and payment of the license fee are to be sent to the Central Office:
The Central Office does not license the show if the registration procedure is violated.
- 90-60 days in advance - the equivalent of $ 15 at the rate of the NBU
- 59-30 days in advance - the equivalent of $ 25 at the rate of the NBU
- 29-7 days in advance - the equivalent of $ 55 at the rate of the NBU
- The RUI Central Office licenses the holding of 4, 6 and 8 ring shows. The total number of rings (AB or AB+SP) must not exceed 8.
- Simultaneously with the license the club must order and pay for the award attributes: rosettes, badges, the central ribbon, the estimated number of ribbons. The attributes ordered from the CO are not returned.
II. Permission for Participation in the Show
- Any healthy cat or kitten at the age of 3 months and older with all necessary vaccinations on the opening day of the show is allowed to the show.
- A cat or a kitten from a house (cattery) where a fungal or infectious disease was registered within 21 days prior to the opening of the show is not allowed to the show hall.
- The Show Committee has the right to refuse to those who apply after the last day of the entry to the show, and also if the limit of the entered cats has already been exhausted.
- The Show Committee can allow cats or kittens older than 3 months to be present at the show for the purpose of presentation or sale.
- A cat or kitten that competes in the wrong class, under the wrong name, registered not on its owner (possession is determined according to the certificate for individual possession) can be disqualified by the Central Office with the cancellation of the received points and awards.
- The Show Director is entitled to immediately remove a cat or a kitten in case of illness. The points received by such an cat prior to its removal from the show remain in effect.
- A cat or a kitten may be disqualified in all rings if they leave the show hall, violating the provisions of the rules of this show.
- A cat with the characteristics described in the 'List of Disqualifying Signs for All Breeds' is to be disqualified by the judge.
- The judge is to disqualify and remove the cat or kitten from his/her ring if it behaves aggressively or menacingly. The chief ring clerk is to inform the chief clerks of other rings about this cat.
- Excessive use of hairspray, powder, talc, any coloring powder, paint for cats is strictly prohibited at the shows. In cases when the judge determines their use, the cat is to be immediately disqualified.
- Prior to the show, all the claws of the cat are to be clipped. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.
IV. Reception of Application Forms for Participation in a Show
- Any owner submitting his cat for participation in a show of the International Association of Fans of Cats Rolandus-Union International (RUI), should comply with the given rules of the show.
- Owners of the cats, not being RUI members, are obliged to provide photocopies of the genealogical documents of exhibits and advertised cats for registration to the show.
- The owner of a cat is obliged to check if its name, sex, date of a birth, breed, color, exhibition class, the owner of a kitten or a cat have been correctly specified in the application for participation in the show.
- Participation in a show is paid. The minimal entry fee at 4 rings is $ 8, at 6 rings it is $ 11. The entry fee is not refundable. The applications sent by email must be completely paid before the closure of the catalog.
- Application forms for participation in a show must be submitted before the closure of the catalog.
- No cat can be registered at the secretary of a show and be benched without preliminary veterinary control.
- In case of disqualification of an cat by the veterinary physician, all other present cats from this house or cattery are automatically disqualified and removed from the show.
- After the veterinary control, each exhibitor should register the cat at the show secretary. The show secretary should give out the catalog and a number for a cage which corresponds to the catalog for each entry to every exhibitor.
- After reception of the catalog, the exhibitor should check up closely the names, the sexes, the dates of a birth, the breed, the color, the show class of his cats, and to inform the master clerk of the show on all the discrepancies.
- Transfers about the change of an owner are provided to the master clerk.
- Exhibitors are not authorized to use a show area for commercial purposes. Any activity on sale is coordinated with the show committee.
- The participants who are late for registration should inform the master-clerk about their arrival.
VI. Responsibilities of Exhibitors
- The owners of cats participating in a show should comply with the given rules.
- The owner is obliged to enter his/her cats under their precise names, a proper registration number and the owner's name specified in the certificate of individual registration.
- The cat is allowed to the show hall after the presentation of its veterinary documents and an on-site veterinary examination.
- The cat must be clean, with clipped claws. In the presence of sharp claws at the veterinary control, a veterinarian physician or a veterinarian's assistant can clip them for a fixed fee.
- The presence of cats not registered in the catalog of the show, as well as birds, dogs and other cats that may cause concern to exhibitors' cats are not allowed in the show hall.
- The owner is required to have documents confirming the origin of the kittens of the miscellaneous class.
- You can additionally register 4 kittens in the miscellaneous class to the exhibited cat (without providing additional space).
- The bench place cannot exceed the linear dimensions 70x60x60 (cm).
- In the show hall, it is strictly prohibited to:
- drink alcohol;
- bring in kittens or cats not participating in the show;
- move cages or other property without permission;
- enter service areas;
- pollute or damage property and interiors;
- leave garbage or throw it in unidentified places;
- raise your voice;
- not to obey the orders of the members of the show committee.
- The show director has the right not to permit owners or visitors who violate these rules or the rules of conduct in public places provided for by the legislation of Ukraine to attend the show.
- Exhibitors must not talk and communicate with an judge during the judging.
- No one has the right to influence judges or pupils of judges through various promises, requests, and demands.
- No one, except for the official organizers of the show and the master clerk, is allowed into the ring of judge evaluation. An exception is a case if the judge asks the owner to hold the cat in the ring.
- Exhibitors should not comment on the judge evaluation or discuss an judge's decision within the judge’s hearing. Any decision by the judge acting under these rules is final.
VII. Designing of Rings and Ring Equipment
- A ring consists of ring cages, the judge's table, and clerks' table. Ring cages have dimensions of at least 50х50х50 cm and should be equipped with a non-porous washable bottom (linoleum is well suited) and non-transparent washable screens on the sides of the cages. The door of the cage should open horizontally and be closed on the latch.
- The design of the cages must not have sharp metal objects, which could injure the cat.
- Adult cats and altered cats, including household pets, should not be in adjacent cages. Cages that are next to each other or at the angle of 90 ° are considered adjacent. It is the duty of the ring clerk to look after the location of cats in the ring during the judge evaluation.
- Ring cages (in the number from 10 to 14) are placed on tables 75 cm or 90 cm high (which is preferable) and fastened together to ensure stability in the chain. They can be arranged in a line, in the form of the Cyrillic letter Г or the letter П. All ring cages should open in one direction - from right to left.
- The judge's table is located in front of the ring cages. It should be higher than the usual table (about 90 cm) because the judge works standing up. The table should have a smooth, matte surface, easy to disinfect. The clerks' table is located as close to the judge's table as possible (at the angle of 90 °) and should have a standard height (clerks work sitting). The ring should be well lit, accessible to the public, but the audience is not allowed closer than 1.5-2 meters to the judge's table. The owners of cats should have free access to the cells. The presence of the public from the back of the ring is not allowed (the presence of a guard is preferable).
- Ring equipment (per one ring):
- Plastic spray gears for disinfection (2 pcs.)
- Non-chlorine disinfectant ('Deconex', 'Parvo-Virucide'), etc.;
- Paper napkins;
- Trash bin (2 pcs.);
- Cards with numbers (1 set);
- Cardholders (from 10 to 14 - according to the number of cells);
- Ball pens (red and black - 2 pcs. each);
- Markers (2 pcs.);
- Corrector (2 pcs.);
- Paper for notes ('Sticker' type is preferable), 1 set;
- Locks for ring cages (binders suitable for cage size are possible) according to the number of cages x 2
- Catalog (2 copies);
- Judge's sheet;
- First aid kit (one for all rings);
- Billboard with the name and category of the judge and the ring number;
- Chairs for the judge and clerks;
- Drinking water and disposable glasses.
- Draping the front plane of the ring tables is mandatory, draping all other tables at the show, including the area where exhibitors are located, is desirable.
- There must be a microphone and amplifiers in the show hall, located in places easily accessible to ring clerks.
- It is not allowed to place sales outlets near the rings, passes for the public, near microphones and other places where they can interfere with the normal conduct of the judge evaluation.
- If possible, all rings should be located on the same floor of the show hall. It is not allowed to place one ring area over the another. Each of the invited judges should work in a separate ring.
VIII. The Rules of Holding the Championship
The international association ROLANDUS-UNION International holds its shows using the American ring format of shows, the European certificates of the applicants for the title, familiar to the breeders, and its own original system of competing titles. The purpose of the shows is to demonstrate the results of breeding, the orientation of the breeders to a modern type and the ability to track trends in the development of breeds.
ROUNDUS UNION International carries out a program through which all the cats and kittens registered in the International Cat Fanciers' Association RUI participating in the Championship competitions automatically participate in the competition for national awards, which are awarded in accordance with the rating of the Championship.
Each cat is shown in the appropriate order according to the following categories: breed, color, class, sex. Competition and the assignment of ratings and titles begin with small groups of exhibited cats and continues in a hierarchical order, reaching the final award. In each color, the technique and sequence of passing rings and assigning ratings are identical.
In each class of a certain color, the awards 'FIRST PLACE', 'SECOND PLACE' and 'THIRD PLACE' are awarded separately for each sex, with the corresponding certificate of the title applicant in the CHAMPIONSHIP or PREMIERSHIP classes. The awards 'BEST of COLOR' and 'SECOND BEST of COLOR' are competed for among the male and female cats of all the presented classes of this color in the breed. The awards 'BEST OF BREED OR DIVISION' and 'SECOND BEST OF BREED OR DIVISION' are competed for among the male and female cats of a particular breed or division.
Types of Rings:
- AB (All Breed) is a ring in which cats of all breeds and colors recognized in RUI compete with the finals of 10 best cats among kittens, among adult cats of Championship classes, among adult cats of Premiership classes and 5 best cats among Veterans.
- Specialty Ring (SP) is an additional thematic ring (or rings) held within the RUI Cat Show. Participation in SP rings is paid additionally. SP rings can be formed according to the length of the coat, the breed, the sex, the color or the group of colors. SP ring is judged by a specially invited judge. The SP judge is subject to the rules applicable to all AB RUI judges.
The number of SP rings is not limited. The main condition is to form rings in such a way that cats do not intersect in them, i.e. one cat cannot take part in more than one SP ring, even theoretically.
The format of SP rings is provided for adult cats. The requirements are similar to those of AB rings. There must be at least 5 cats in the Premiership class in order to receive points in the rating.
- HHP (House Hold Pet) is a ring in which household cats compete to reach the finals of the 10 best cats.
- The KITTEN class is open for any kitten of any sex of any recognized breed from 3 to 8 months on the opening day of the show. A kitten which participates in a show that has passed at least three qualifying rings and entered at least one final receives the title Junior Champion (JCH).
- The VETERAN class is open for any adult cats, female and male cats, neutered and spayed or not, and not younger than 7 years old on the opening day of the show if the owner has not chosen to participate in the Championship or Premiership.
- The AOV (Any Other Variety) class is open for any registered adult cat or kitten the pedigree of which allows it to participate in the Championship/Premiership, but which does not conform to the accepted Standard (non-accepted color, length of coat, sex, tail (tail or partial tail in tailless breeds), ears (straight-eared Ukrainian Levkoi)). cats with disqualifying traits cannot compete in the AOV class. In the AOV class (kittens, adults, castrati) compete for First Place, Second Place, Third Place awards, and Best of Color Class and 2nd Best of Color Class. All cats of the AOV class are judged in one color class.
- The PROVISIONAL BREED class is open for cats and kittens registered in the breed, which does not yet have the status of the Championship, but for which a preliminary standard has already been accepted. All cats in the Provisional Breed class are judged in one color class.
- The HOUSEHOLD PET class is open for any domestic kittens (neutered or spayed or not) over 3 months old on the opening day of the show, as well as for adult altered cats. Household pets are judged and awarded only in the class of HOUSEHOLD PETS. Purebred cats having disqualifying traits in their breed have the right to be exhibited in the class of HOUSEHOLD PETS. HOUSEHOLD PETS are evaluated in their class exclusively for beauty, grooming, and health. Wild cats or cats, obtained as a result of crossing with wild cats, cannot participate in the competition.
- The EXHIBITION class is open for any cat or kitten older than 3 months on the opening day of the show, which participate in the show for the purpose of presentation and does not undergo any judge evaluation in any ring. The application for participation in the show the miscellaneous class is filled in, and the cat is entered in the catalog under the appropriate number.
- The OPEN class (OPN) is a class that includes cats of recognized breeds of both sexes at the age of 8 months on the opening day of the show and over and applying for a CAC (Certificat d'Aptitude au Championat) certificate. If a male or a female cat meets the conditions for obtaining the title of Champion (CH), then they do not have the right to participate in further show in the Open Class.
- The NOVICE class is open to cats unregistered in the International Cat Fanciers' Association, Inc., ROLANDUS-UNION International, regardless of sex, which have reached the age of 8 months on the opening day of the show, the color of which corresponds to those recognized in the Championship. In the Novice class, cats compete for the CAC certificate. After registering the cat in the International Cat Fanciers' Association, Inc., ROLANDUS-UNION International, CAC certificates will be counted for the Champion title. Received certificates are retained for 2 years. cats participating in the Novices class cannot participate in the Champion class until they are registered in the ICFA RUI. Cats of this class do not have the right to national awards (they are not counted in the rating).
- The CHAMPION class (CH) is a class intended for cats with the title of CHAMPION and applying for the CACIB certificate (Certificat d'Aptitude au Championat Internationale de Beaute). If a male or a female cat meets the conditions for obtaining the title of International Champion (ICH), then they do not have the right to participate in further shows in the Champion class.
- The INTERNATIONAL CHAMPION (ICH) class is a class intended for cats with the title of INTERNATIONAL CHAMPION and applying for the CAGCIB certificate (Certificat d'Aptitude au Grand Championat Internationale de Beaute). If a male or a female cat meets the conditions for obtaining the title of the Great International Champion (GICH), then they do not have the right to participate in further shows in the class of International Champions.
- The GRAND INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONS (GICH) class is a class intended for cats with the title of the GRAND INTERNATIONAL CHAMPION and applying for the CACE certificate (Certificat d'Aptitude au Championat Europeen). If a male or a female cat meets the conditions for obtaining the title of European Champion (ECH), then they do not have the right to participate in further shows in the class of the Grand International Champion.
- The EUROPEAN CHAMPION (ECH) class is a class intended for cats with the title of the EUROPEAN CHAMPION. In this class, certificates are not awarded. The cats are given the Ex 1, Ex 2, Ex 3 ratings and they participate in the competition for Best of Color, Best of Breed / Division and the final.
- The OPEN class (OPN) is a class that includes altered cats of recognized breeds of both sexes at the age of 8 months on the day of opening the show and older and applying for a CAP certificate (Certificat d'Aptitude au Premiorat). If the male or female cat meets the conditions for obtaining the title of Premier (P), then they do not have the right to participate in further shows in the Open Class.
- The NOVICE class is open to cats unregistered in ROLANDUS-UNION International, regardless of sex, which have reached the age of 8 months on the opening day of the show, the color of which corresponds to those recognized in the Championship. In the Novice class, cats compete for the CAP certificate. After registering the cat in RUI, CAP certificates will be counted for the Premier title. cats participating in the Novice class cannot participate in the Premiership classes until they are registered in RUI. cats of this class do not have the right to national awards (they are not counted in the rating).
- The PREMIER class (P) is a class intended for altered cats with the title of PREMIER and applying for the CAPIB certificate (Certificat d'Aptitude au Premiorat Internationale de Beaute). If a male or a female cat meets the conditions for obtaining the title of International Premier (IP), then they do not have the right to participate in further shows in the Premier class.
- The INTERNATIONAL PREMIER class (IP) is a class intended for altered cats with the title of INTERNATIONAL PREMIER and applying for the CAGPIB certificate (Certificat d'Aptitude au Grand Premiorat Internationale de Beaute). If a male or female cat meets the conditions for obtaining the title of the Great International Premier (GIP), then they do not have the right to participate in further shows in the International Premiers class.
- The GRAND INTERNATIONAL PREMIER class (GIP) is a class intended for altered cats with the title of GRAND INTERNATIONAL PREMIER and applying for the CAPE certificate (Certificat d'Aptitude au Premiorat Europeen). If a male or female cat meets the conditions for obtaining the title of European Premier (EP), then they do not have the right to participate in further shows in the Grand International Premiers class.
- The Class of European PREMIERS (EP) is a class intended for altered cats having the title of EUROPEAN PREMIER. In this class, certificates are not awarded. The cats are given the Ex 1, Ex 2, Ex 3 ratings and they participate in the competition for Best of Color, Best of Breed / Division and the final.
A transfer to a higher class is carried out only after registration of the title certificate.
- To obtain the title of CHAMPION / PREMIER you need to obtain THREE CAC / CAP certificates.
- In order to obtain the title of INTERNATIONAL CHAMPION / PREMIER, you have to obtain SIX CACIB / CAPIB certificates.
- In order to obtain the title of GRAND INTERNATIONAL CHAMPION / PREMIER, you must obtain NINE CAGCIB / CAGPIB certificates.
- To obtain the title of EUROPEAN CHAMPION / PREMIER you have to obtain TWELVE CACE / CAPE certificates.
Following the results of each show, the rating of the best kittens, adult cats, and premiers the show is counted and published. The cat which took the first place in the finals earns 1 point for each defeated cat (for example, there are 98 cats on the judge evaluation - consequently, 98 points). The second place in the final is 90%; 88.2 points, etc. cats of AOV class are not counted in the rating.
The shows of each region are combined into a regional rating. All regional ratings are combined into the final rating of the ICFA RUI.
As a result of the show season, the number of places in the regional and final ICFA RUI awards will depend on the number of cats in the rating (kittens, adult cats, and premiers):
For regional ratings:
- up to 10 - 1 place
- from 11 to 50 - 5 places
- from 51 to 100 - 10 places
- from 101 to 150 - 15 places
- from 151 to 200 - 20 places, etc.
For the final ratings:
- up to 10 - 1 place
- from 11 to 75 - 5 places
- from 76 to 150 - 10 places
- from 151 to 225 - 15 places
- from 226 to 300 - 20 places, etc.
Regional winners receive the title of RW (Regional Winner). The winners of the united rating receive the title of UW (United Winner). RW and UW titles are for life, they are indicated in the breeding documents. The rating is counted only for cats that have ICFA RUI registration number.
GRAND JUNIOR CHAMPION (GJCH) is assigned to kittens who have earned at least 200 points in the rating of kittens.
GRAND CHAMPION (GC) is awarded to cats that have completed the EUROPEAN CHAMPION title and earned at least 1000 points in the final rating. The title is for life, it is indicated in all documents.
GRAND PREMIER (GP) is assigned to cats that have completed the EUROPEAN PREMIER title and earned at least 150 points in the championship rating.
Breed Winner (BW) is received by the best representative of the breed, which earned at least 100 points in the united rating of the show season.
Distinguished Merit (DM) is the title which is awarded to cats the descendants of which reached the title of ECH or EPR in their show career (3 titled descendants for a female cat, 5 for a male cat).
IX. Ribbons and Rosettes
All award rosettes and ribbons are to bear the RUI emblem and the names of the awards used in the RUI system: First, Second, Third or CAC, CACIB, CAGCIB, etc.
The winners are to be given ribbons and rosettes of a certain color.
X. Responsibilities of the Show Manager
- The Show Director is fully responsible for all aspects of the show, except for those for which the show secretary or the show entry clerk are responsible for.
- The Show Director is responsible for the commencement of the judge evaluation at the appointed time.
- The order of the judge evaluation schedule can be changed only with the permission of the Show Director and only in case of emergency.
- The Show Director is responsible for all organizational matters related to the show rings listed in paragraph VII of these rules.
- The Show Director must not allow de-installation of cages until the end of the judge evaluation, including the finals.
- The Show Director is responsible for the exposition and design of the show hall.
XI. Responsibilities of the Show Secretary
- The show secretary must obtain a license for holding the show in the Central Office. For this purpose, the show secretary must submit the following documents:
- The license for the exhibition, indicating the date, time, venue and number of rings at the exhibition;
- Copies of the contracts with judges working at the show;
- Payment for the license for the show
to the Central Office.
- The show secretary must provide the judges with information about the conditions of their stay and the transport connection between the railway station, the exhibition hall and the hotel.
XII. Responsibilities of the Show Entry Clerk
- The show entry clerk must carefully check the application filled in by the exhibitor for the availability of necessary information.
- The show entry clerk must check the availability of registration documents for the exhibited cat (except for the class of Domestic Cats).
- The show entry clerk can register a cat for participation in the show in the championship classes only after the provision of certificates confirming the receipt of previous titles. For example, to register a cat in the GICH class - GRAND INTERNATIONAL CHAMPION and for the one applying for the CACE certificate during registration, it is necessary to check the availability of the 'GRAND INTERNATIONAL CHAMPION' certificate.
XIII. Responsibilities of the Chief Ring Clerk
- The chief ring clerk is the judge's technical assistant in the ring.
- The chief ring clerk must provide the judge with a fully completed catalog after the show is over.
- The chief ring clerk fills in the catalog in accordance with the ribbons (or rosettes) hung by the judge on the cages. All absent and transferred to other classes or color cats must be clearly marked in the catalog. The chief ring clerk must never fill in the catalog using the Judge's sheet.
- The chief ring clerk must check the judging sheets with his/her completed catalog and inform the judge about the observed inconsistencies.
- The chief ring clerk should warn the chief ring clerks of other rings if the judge in his ring disqualifies a cat or kitten which behaves aggressively.
- All the processed judging sheets are promptly handed over to the master clerk of the show.
- The fee of the licensed clerk for the work at the show is 2 UAH from every cat in the catalog (not in fact, but in the catalog + cats in the supplementary list), but not less than 150 UAH.
XIV. Responsibilities of the Master Clerk
- The master clerk must prepare protocols of judge evaluation and protocols of the finals for each ring for the beginning of the show. The judging sheets are drawn up in accordance with the catalog. The breed, the color, the age of the cat and the class in which it is exhibited is specified in the protocol.
- After the registration of the showors is completed, the master clerk must prepare a list of absent and transferred cats for every ring.
- The master clerk, when receiving the judging sheets from the ring clerks, enters all results in the master catalog, checking them for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with the rules and methodology of the judge evaluation. Two master catalogs are always filled in - one for transfer to the Central office and another for the club-organizer of the show. All inconsistencies are reported to the chief ring clerk to solve this issue with the judge.
- The master clerk must sign all the judge evaluation reports after their verification. Once the master clerk has checked and signed the judge evaluation reports and the final protocols, all the given awarded are considered final.
- The master clerk must accept express transfers from class to class and give this information to the chief ring clerk in a timely manner.
- After the first day of the show, the master clerk must prepare a list of absent and transferred cats for the second day's rings.
- The master clerk must send the following documents to the Central Office after the show is closed:
- Fully completed catalog for all rings (master catalog);
- judges' protocols from all the rings;
- Copies of pedigree of exhibited cats that do not have RUI registration number;
- Filled in applications for titles
- The fee for the work of the licensed master clerk at the show is $ 0.15 from an cat in each ring in the catalog (not in fact, but in the catalog + cats in the supplementary list), but not less than $ 40. If the work of the master clerk is performed by a licensed clerk, the payment for his/her work is $ 0.1, but not less than $ 30.
- The catalog must be the A4 size.
- The ROLANDUS-UNION International logo must be on the cover.
- The first page of the catalog should contain the following information:
- The full name of the club organizing the show;
- The date and the venue of the show;
- The names of official judges;
- The names of the members of the show committee with the indication of their official status at the show.
- The catalog must contain information about all the entries (both in competitive and non-competitive classes): the breed, the color, the name, the date of birth, the show class, the parents of the cat, including their titles, breed and color, as well as the breeder's surname and name, the owner of the cat and the agent, if any.
- The penalty for each entry outside the catalog is $ 5.
- В каталоге должна быть размещена информация о каждой зарегистрированной кошке: ее порода, окрас, кличка, дата рождения, выставочный класс, отец и мать животного, включая их титулы, породу и окрас, а также фамилия и имя заводчика и владельца животного.
- A list of entries with their contacts (city and phone number) and show numbers of cats must be printed in the catalog.
XVI. Invitation of judges and responsibilities related to judges
- The club can invite licensed judges of ROLANDUS-UNION International according to the official list of judges of the Association, or licensed judges of international felinological organizations who are familiar with the standards and rules for holding shows by ICFA RUI.
- For judging at RUI show, the organizing club must invite at least 50% AB RUI judges.
- For judging RUI show, organizers can invite no more than 50% of AB APP RUI judges.
- An judge's invitation to work at the show is confirmed by drawing up a contract where the date and venue of the show, the type of ring, the conditions of arrival to the show and accommodation are specified.
- The qualification categories of ROLANDUS-UNION International judges:
- Licensed judges AB RUI;
- judges undergoing training AB APP RUI;
- All judges regardless of their status are paid expenses in the amount spent:
- Travel expenses: travel by train (a compartment car) or by plane (economy class), before signing the contract, the rider of each judge (taxi, food on the road, etc.) is agreed upon with him/her.
- Accommodation in a hotel (a single room with all conveniences), one night.
- The organizing club inviting an judge, assumes the responsibility for meeting the judge at the station, providing food (provide a hot breakfast, lunch, dinner) and must see the judge to the station (at the request of the judge, on the day of the end of judging or the next day). If the organizers do not have the opportunity to organize dinner for the judge, the judge is paid compensation in the amount of 150 UAH for dinner and meals on the train.
- An AB judge's fee for the work at the show is $ 1.5 for an cat in the catalog (not in fact, but under the catalog + cats in the supplementary list), but not less than $ 100. The AB judge's fee for the work in judging the SP ring is $ 1.5 for an cat, but not less than $ 25.
- The work of an AB APP judge at the show is $ 1 from an cat in the catalog (not in fact, but in the catalog + cats in the supplementary list) but not less than $ 70. The AB APP judge's fee for the work in judging the SP ring is $ 1 from an cat, but not less than $ 20.
XVII. Rules for Judges
- The judge does not have the right to access the catalog before the end of the judging and the transfer of the full set of judging sheets and protocols of the finals to the master clerk. The judge must stay in the show hall until the master clerk checks and signs all the protocols. After that, the judge can get a catalog and leave the hall.
- The judge can only work in the ring and in the status in which he is announced.
- The acting judge of the ICFA RUI pays the following judge's fee: for an AB judge - $ 20, for an AB APP judge - $ 10 to the Central Office until the beginning of the next exhibition season (before June 1). Judge's fee paid after June 1 for an AB judge is $ 30, for an AB APP judge is $ 20. Judge's contracts cannot be signed unless judge's fee is paid.
- An judge of the first day of a two-day show cannot work as the Master Clerk on the second day of the show, only as the master clerk's assistant.
- An judge cannot travel with or be in any way connected with exhibitors of the show at which he conducts an judge evaluation.
- The judge has no right to exhibit his/her cats and cats in co-ownership, at the exhibition where he/she works as an judge.
- An judge does not have the right to judge the cats which he/she is a breeder of in his/her ring.
- An judge working as an judge at the show has the right to exhibit his cats in the miscellaneous class.
- An judge has the right to discuss judged cats only with their owners.
- An AB RUI judge has the right to work as a guest judge at the shows of other felinological systems. The procedure is as follows:
- An invitation to judge from the organizing club;
- Obtaining permission to judge this show from the CO RUI;
- Signing a contract for judging with the organizing club.