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What’s the address of the show hall ? How can I get to Strasbourg ?
Parc des Expositions, Rue Fritz Kieffer, 67000 Strasbourg.
Getting to Strasbourg
Important information if you come to Strasbourg by car :
Since January 2023, only cars displaying a Crit’Air sticker 1,2,3 or 4 and electric cars with a green sticker, are authorized to circulate in Strasbourg and its area. The Crit’Air sticker is mandatory to allow your car to circulate within this area.
To buy your Crit’Air sticker, go to https://certificat-air.gouv.fr (available in English and German).
Price is €3,11 per vehicle, plus shipping cost.
After payment and within 24 hours, you will receive by email the confirmation of online payment with a copy of the certificate that you will be able to show in case of inspection. (you receive the sticker within 10 days). Inspections are randomly carried out !
What’s the registration period ?
Registration opens on July 1st 2023 and closes on October 2nd 2023.
Until October 2nd midnight, you can modify your online registration yourself by using the link you will find inside the e-mail you get immediatly after your registration.
How can I pay my registration ?
You can pay your registrations by credit card by using link you will find inside the e-mail you get immediately after your registration.
Can my cat participate in the FIFe World Show ? What are the conditions/qualifications?
Only cats of fully recognized breeds and their fully recognized varieties as well as house cats belonging to individual FIFe members may participate in the World Show.
Qualification requirements can be found here.
May I present my cat to the judge myself ?
You can present your cat to the judge. A steward is also available, if you need help.
How will the vet control take place ?
The veterinary examination time is on saturday from 7:30 till 9:00. The cats will be randomly chosen for the full veterinary check, but all cats entering to the show venue will be checked for valid vaccinations and other necessary documents.
A vet will be available on site on saturday and sunday from 10:00 to 17:00 if needed.
For those who will need a vet to fill in some travel papers, the vet can also welcome you (with an appointment only) on Monday at the Clinique Vétérinaire des 1001 Pattes 2 rue de Neustrie 67520 Marlenheim. Take an appointment with Dr Louis by calling the vet clinic at +33 3 88 48 89 80
What are the needed vaccinations for the participating cats ? Any required medical condition ?
All participating cats must be vaccinated and a vaccination certificate is checked on all cats entering the show hall. Vaccinations against feline panleukopenia, feline calici virus and feline herpes virus must be valid and taken at least 15 days prior to the show. The last day for booster vaccination is on October 13th 2023.
Cats entering France from other countries must be vaccinated against rabies. The vaccination must be taken at least 21 days before entering the country.
More information about regulations for traveling with cats within or to EU here.
White cats must have a veterinary certificate stating that they are not deaf.
House cats older than 10 months must have a certificate stating they are neutered
How much does it cost to park at the show hall ?
There are 800 parking spaces free of charge for exhibitors.
Will there be chairs available for the exhibitors ?
Chairs are available.
How are exhibitors placed in the show hall ?
Exhibitors are placed according to countries.
Please note that the show will be a euro-style show with cage curtains on two sides only, the back must be uncovered for the audience.
May I bring my own show cage ?
Yes you can bring your own show cage. Visitors must be able to see the cat correctly.
If you can’t bring your own cage, you can rent a cage with an extra cost.
When and how can I register for the gala dinner ?
All information about the gala dinner are here .
Where can I find the schedule of the week-end ?
The schedule is available here.
When is the show open to the public ? What’s the ticket price ?
All information for visitors are here.
Is it possible to leave the show earlier if I have a flight back home scheduled on Sunday evening ?
At the World Show, it is not allowed to leave the show hall before the end of the show.
In some rare cases and only if you send a written authorization request, at least one month before the WS, the Show Manager may grant an exception. Please write to email@example.com with all the data (time and flight schedule) and the team will keep you updated of its decision.