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HEALTH & SAFETY RULES

At the time of entry, all exhibitors must agree to abide by the following Health/Safety Policies and Procedures. If any person fails to follow these Health/Safety Policies and Procedure, they will be asked to remove themselves from the show, and will not be eligible for any refund for show-related services previously paid.

1 General Policies

A) The Club will follow all government-mandated health and safety guidelines in effect on the show dates. If the State of Washington remains in "reopened" status from the COVID pandemic, this show will be open to the public. If that status changes, this policy will be updated accordingly.

B) All persons entering the show hall must sign this document indicating they have read, understood, and agree to these Health and Safety Policies and Procedure in force at this agricultural event.

C) All persons entering the show hall must agree to the following general rules:

a. Comply with social distancing; remain at least six feet away from others.

b. Wear face mask at all times while in the show hall.

c. Use sanitizer on your hands several times throughout the day.

D) Hand sanitizing stations will be placed at the entrance and throughout all common areas. Exhibitors are to bring their own personal hand sanitizers for the benching area.

E) Dedicated staff will frequently clean all touch points throughout the show hours. The show hall will be cleaned, sanitized and disinfected each evening for the next day's events.

F) Participants will bathe all cats prior to arriving at the event.

G) We encourage participants to clean and disinfect all equipment being brought from home before entering the show hall and again before they take them back home.

H) We discourage the sharing of items/equipment that are difficult to disinfect between participants.

2  Check-in Procedures

A) Participants will maintain social distancing while proceeding through the check-in procedures.

B) All exhibitors must complete and provide a short health questionnaire prior to checking in.

C) All people entering the show hall must have their temperature taken with a non-contact thermometer.

D) If a person has multiple symptoms and a fever (+100.4 F), the person (and their party) will not be admitted to the facility.

E) All people entering the show hall must provide and use the following safety gear:

a. Face mask

b. Sanitizer/disinfectant for personal benching space

c. Protective gloves

F) If people do not have the items in 2D above, safety kits will be available for $5/each (containing 2 face masks, 2 pair protective gloves, and personal sized sanitizer).

3  Benching Areas

A) Unless government COVID-19 mandates in effect on the show date require otherwise, participants will be benched per normal show standards in rows spread across the show hall.

B) A participant may request benching per social distancing guidelines (6 feet from other exhibitors) if noted on the Summary Sheet.

4  Ring Protocol

A) Ring staff will clean/disinfect the ring equipment (cat cages and judging table) after the space has been occupied by a cat and/or their handler.

B) There will be no chairs in the rings for viewing judging or finals.

C) Participants are to put their cats in the ring cages. After judging, remove cats as quickly and quietly as possible.

D) Participants are to follow signage instructions regarding the entry and exit points in the judging rings, so people do not pass close to-gether while coming/going out of the rings.

E) Do not deliver or pick up cats directly behind a judge when they have a cat on the judging table.

F) Maintain social distancing as much as possible.

G) If governmental pandemic mandates become more strict on the show dates and 6’ social distancing is required, finals will be presented in two phases -- bottom 5 presented and excused, then top 5 presented and excused so there are limited people observing the finals.

5  People Food & Drinks

A) There will NOT be a hospitality table (coffee, tea, hot chocolate, snacks) at this show. However, the hotel will have a food concession stand open in the show hall foyer for people to purchase food and drinks. Note: No outside food can be brought in or consumed in the Ballroom.

B) The Club will provide drinks to the judging rings (judges, ring clerks, and stewards).

C) Meals

a. All meals will be pre-packaged in individual containers and available at the hotel's food concession. Each meal will have the ap-propriate condiments including plastic utensils, paper napkin, and individual serving salad dressings (if applicable).

b. Ring staff (Judge, clerk, and steward) lunches will be delivered to the judging rings.