REGISTRATION OF CATS WITH GCCFSA
GCCFSA provides a registration service to its members to maintain the validity of pedigrees and for the security of breeders and owners. Please see the excerpt of Show Rule 1 for further information. Owners and exhibitors of registered cats do not need to be financial members of GCCFSA, unless they with to partake of GCCFSA services or be eligible for End of the Year awards and points.
Junior exhibitors must be a registered owner or co-owner to be eligible for awards.
Where a certified pedigree is lost or misplaced, and cannot be submitted, a statutory declaration must be supplied and the relevant fee paid before a replacement can be issued.
PLEASE NOTE: In accordance with Australian Cat Federation policy, GCCFSA does not accept any pedigrees from AICC or it's registered breeders.
*Excerpt from Show Rules & Information
Rule 1: REGISTRATION
All pedigreed cats or kittens, used for breeding and/or exhibiting, born after 30th June 1962 and domiciled in South Australia must be registered with GCCFSA or FASA.
- All pedigreed exhibits five (5) months of age and over, on the day of the show and domiciled in SA for any three (3) months must be individually registered with GCCFSA or FASA.
- All pedigreed exhibits under five (5) months of age on the day of the show must be litter registered. Show Managers must check kitten registrations with appropriate Registrar. (Amended Jan 2019)
- All experimental and registered experimental desexed exhibits six (6) months of age and over, on the day of the show, must be litter registered.
- All non-pedigreed exhibits must be registered in the Group 5 or 6 Register.
Delegates to Governing Council must register their cats with GCCFSA.
All cattery prefixes must be registered. All South Australian prefixes granted after 30th June 1962 must be registered with GCCFSA or FASA.
Registration numbers of exhibits shall not be shown in catalogues.
PEDIGREED, EXPERIMENTAL and registered experimental desexed exhibits entered for competition must be entered in the name of their registered owners or registered lessees.
UNPEDIGREED (DOMESTIC) cats or kittens are desexed exhibits that have no known pedigreed ancestry. They are not entitled to pedigree or registration in the pedigreed registers. Unregistered pedigreed cats or kittens are not eligible for entry in the domestic section. (Amended Jan 2019)
PART PEDIGREED cats or kittens are desexed exhibits which have one pedigreed parent. Part pedigreed cats or kittens are not eligible for entry in the domestic section but may be shown in the COMPANION section.
COMPANION cats or kittens are desexed exhibits that do not meet the standard for showing in pedigreed classes (for breeds recognised by Governing Council). (Amended 2015)