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CFA Timetable


NOTE: Whenever possible, reminders will be e-mailed rather than sent via regular mail.


BREED COUNCIL DEADLINES

Note: If deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, it moves to the next business day.

Mid-April 2015: Mailing of Breed Council Membership Renewal Forms. Note: Membership renewal forms will be mailed to all members on file from the previous year (2014), if you have skipped a year in membership, you should contact Central Office for an application form or go to CFA.org to print the 2015 application.

August 1, 2015: Deadline for receipt of Breed Council Membership applications. Completed membership applications must be received in the Central Office by this date for the 2015 membership year.

Early November 2015: Breed Council ballots mailed. Breed Council ballots and ballot information for the 2015 membership will be e-mailed OR mailed according to the information Central Office has on file. Note: The deadline for receipt of ballots and more accurate mailing dates will be determined at that time.


CENTRAL OFFICE CALENDAR

May 26, 2015 : Central Office Closed in Observance of Memorial Day.

July 3, 2015 : Central Office Closed in Observance of Independence Day.

September 7, 2015: Central Office Closed in Observance of Labor Day.

November 26 & 27, 2015 : Central Office Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving Day.

December 25, 2015: Central Office Closed in Observance of Christmas Day.

January 1, 2016 : Central Office Closed in Observance of New Year's Day.


CLUB TIMETABLE & DEADLINES

Note: If deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, it moves to the next business day.

January 5, 2015 *: Club fees & membership list must be RECEIVED in Central Office (CO) by this date for a club to be considered in good standing.

February 2, 2015: Club fees & membership list must be RECEIVED in CO by this date for a club to be eligible to vote for CFA Officers & Regional Director.

April 15, 2015: Proposed Amendments & Resolutions must be RECEIVED in CO by this date.

May 1, 2015: Delegate forms must be POSTMARKED or faxed by this date to be eligible to vote at Annual Meeting. FAXED FORMS must be received by midnight EST.

May 14, 2015 *: Club fees & membership list must be RECEIVED in CO by this date for a club to be eligible to vote at the Annual Meeting.

June 1, 2015 *: CFA Directors-At-Large ballot must be RECEIVED in CO by this date.

June 1, 2015 *: Club fees & membership list must be RECEIVED in CO by this date for a club to remain on CFA’s membership roster.

* Date as mandated by the CFA Constitution


DECLARATIONS (Directors-At-Large)

March 16, 2015: Deadline – Declarations for Director-At-Large candidates must be received in the Central Office by this date for the election term of June 2015 - June 2017.


JUDGING PROGRAM DEADLINES

Judging Program Deadlines (PDF)


CFA MEETING CALENDAR

February 7-8, 2015: Executive Board Meeting; Breeds and Standards - Alliance, OH
Meeting will be held at the CFA Foundation, 260 East Main St.  CFA has a rate at the Holiday Inn Express of $89 (plus tax) for two queen beds or 1 king bed. 2341 W. State St., Alliance, OH 44601. 330-821-6700 CFA also has a rate at the Comfort Inn of $63 (plus tax) for two doubles or 1 king bed. 2500 W. State St., Alliance, OH 44601. 866-460-7456.

July 2, 2015 : Executive Board Meeting
The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto

October 3-4, 2015: Executive Board Meeting

ANNUAL DELEGATE’S MEETING AND BANQUET

July 2-5, 2015 - The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto, Canada

June 30-July 4, 2016 Redrock Casino, Resort and Spa Las Vegas, Nevada

June 26-July 2, 2017 Chicago, IL

June 25-July 2, 2018 Atlanta, GA

June 24-July 1, 2019 Turning Stone Resort and Casino Verona, NY


PUBLICATION DEADLINES

August 14, 2015: Yearbook Grand & DM Photo Deadline

August 14, 2015: Yearbook Advertising Deadline
All advertising for the 2016 CFA Yearbook must be received by this date in order to be included in the 2016 CFA Yearbook.

December 1, 2015: White Pages 2016 Deadline


CLUB MEMBERSHIP LISTS

Central Office is now authorized to accept membership lists and documentation to change your club secretary via FAX (330-680-4633) and Email from the club secretary’s email address. If you send a fax or email please do not send another copy in the mail. We hope this procedure will help in fulfilling your club’s requirements.


CLUB SECRETARY CHANGES

Please take note of the following requirements relative to recording a secretary change with the CFA Central Office.

  • Designation of a new Secretary of Record for any member club shall be made in writing to the Central Office by the existing Secretary of Record, OR
  • If the existing Secretary of Record is unavailable or otherwise unable to make such designation, a letter must be sent to the Central Office which has been signed by all other existing officers (President, Vice President, Treasurer) of the member club designating a new Secretary of Record and stating the reason(s) why the previous Secretary of Record is unable to make the designation.

Until one of the above requirements is met, the Central Office is not authorized to change a club’s files to reflect a new secretary.