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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.

August 1, 2014 : Deadline Deadline for receipt of Breed Council Membership applications. Completed membership applications must be received in the Central Office by this date for the 2014 membership year.

Early November 2014 : Mailing Breed Council ballots mailed. Breed Council ballots for the 2014 membership will be mailed. Deadline for receipt of ballots & more accurate mailing date to be determined.

Mid December 2014: Mailing Breed Council Membership Renewal Forms mailed. Membership renewal forms mailed to all 2014 members.


CENTRAL OFFICE CALENDAR

May 26, 2014 : Central Office Closed in Observance of Memorial Day.

July 4, 2014 : Central Office Closed in Observance of Independence Day.

September 1, 2014: Central Office Closed in Observance of Labor Day.

November 27 & 28, 2014 : Central Office Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving Day.

December 25 & 26, 2014: Central Office Closed in Observance of Christmas Day.

January 1 & 2, 2015 : 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 2, 2014: Club fees & membership list must be RECEIVED in Central Office (CO) by this date for a club to be considered in good standing.

February 3, 2014: 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, 2014: Proposed Amendments & Resolutions must be RECEIVED in CO by this date.

May 1, 2014: Delegate forms must be POSTMARKED or faxed by this date to be eligible to vote at Annual Meeting. FAXED FORMS must be received by close of business 5:00pm EST.

May 8, 2014: 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 2, 2014: CFA Officers and Regional Director ballot must be RECEIVED in CO by this date.

June 2, 2014: Club fees & membership list must be RECEIVED in CO by this date for a club to remain on CFA’s membership roster.


DECLARATIONS (Officers and Regional Directors)

March 15, 2014 : Deadline – Declarations for Officers and Regional Directors must be received in the Central Office by this date for the election term of June 2014 - June 2016.


JUDGING PROGRAM DEADLINES

Judging Program Deadlines (PDF)


CFA MEETING CALENDAR

February 1-2, 2014: Executive Board Meeting - Alliance, OH
Meeting will be held at the Alliance City Courthouse, 470 E Market Street.  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. 2341 W. State St., Alliance, OH 44601. 330-821-5555.

June 26-29, 2014 : Annual & Board Meetings
Sheraton New Orleans, 500 Canal Street, New Orleans LA 70130 504-525-2500 

July 2-5, 2015 : Annual & Board Meetings
Sheraton Town Centre Toronto


PUBLICATION DEADLINES

August 15, 2014 : Yearbook Grand & DM Photo Deadline

August 15, 2014 : Yearbook Advertising Deadline
All advertising for the 2015 CFA Yearbook must be received by this date in order to be included in the 2015 CFA Yearbook.

December 1, 2014 : White Pages 2015 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.