Clerking Schools

Upcoming Clerking Schools

Sunday, May 22, 2016 - Tokyo, Japan
Location: Higashi-Ojima Culture Center-8-33-9 Ojima-Koto-Ku, Japan
Sponsored by: Masayuki Okada(MCI)
Hours: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Cost: 100Yen for licensed clerk(no lunch) / 2000Yen for beginner(including lunch)
Limit: 15 students
Instructors: Masayuki Okada(MCI)(for licensed clerks) / Makiko Sakurai(MC)(for beginners)
Contact person: Masayuki Okada - Phone 090-4381-9857
Closing date: May 17, 2016


Saturday & Sunday, June 4-5, 2016 - Indianapolis, IN
Location: Wyndham West Indianapolis, 2544 executive drive, Indianapolis, IN
Sponsored by: Indy Cat Club
Hours: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM both days
Cost: $30 (does not include lunch)
Limit: open to all
Instructor: Ronna Colilla
Contact person: Ronna Colilla
Closing date: May 27, 2016


Saturday, June 4, 2016 - Foshan, China
Location: Bldg 31 Foshan Creative Garden-Ji Hua Rd Churcheng – Foshan China
Sponsored by: Pearl River Cat Club
Hours: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost: $10 (includes lunch)
Limit: open to club members only, 20 students
Instructor: Edward M. Maeda
Assistant Instructor: Makiko Munemura
Contact person: King Fok - Phone 8618603082300
Additional contact: Doris Luo - Phone 8615915818911


Friday, June 10, 2016 - Duluth, GA
Location: LaQuinta Inn, 2370 Stephens Center Drive, Duluth, GA
Sponsored by: CFA Southern Region
Hours: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Cost: $50 (Including lunch)
Limit: open to all
Instructor: Teresa Keiger
Contact person: Karen Thomas
Closing date: June 1, 2016


Friday, June 10, 2016 - Taiyuan City, China
Location: mystery mao cafe, Taiyuan - :#2005,fulicity commercial centre, shengli east rd, xinghualing dist. taiyuan city, china
Sponsored by: China Phoenix Cat Club
Hours: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Cost: $100USD
Limit: open to all
Instructor: Amanda Cheng
Contact person: Amanda Cheng - Phone +86 13302927007
Entry person: Duan Ruyu - Phone +86 18903467007
Closing date: June 3, 2016


Sunday, June 12, 2016 - Kobe-city, Japan
Location: Kobe-city, Kobe Industry Promotion Center
Sponsored by: Makiko Sakurai (Instructor)
Hours: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Cost: 2,000JPY (does not include lunch)
Limit: open to all, 30 students maximum
Instructosr: Makiko Sakurai and Keiko Mutoh
Contact person: Makiko Sakurai
Closing date: June 2, 2016


Friday, June 18, 2016 - Northville, MI
Location: 9330 Napier Road, Northville Michigan
Sponsored by: Midwest Persian Tabby Fanciers
Hours: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost: $35 (Including materials and food)
Limit: 15 students
Instructosr: Megan Hiemstra and John Hiemstra
Contact person: Megan Hiemstra - (734) 223-2893
Closing date: June 6, 2016


Saturday, July 9, 2016 - Viiala (Akaa), Finland
Location: Sampola, Vakkistentie 5, 37830 Viiala (Akaa), Finland
Sponsored by: Cat Fanciers of Finland & Sophisto Cat Club
Hours: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost: 20 Euros early bird / 30 Euros regular (including lunch, snacks, coffee/tea and materials)
Limit: open to all
Instructor: Pam DelaBar
Assistant Instructors: Tuija Aaltonen & Kaisa Ylinenpää
Contact person: Tuija Aaltonen
Entry person: Maarit Lindholm-Teravainen
Early Bird Closing date: June 5, 2016
Closing date: July 1, 2016


Friday, July 15, 2016 - Somerset, NJ
Location: Garden State Exhibit Center, Somerset, NJ
Sponsored by: Garden State Cat Club
Hours: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Cost: $40 (Including printed materials, morning coffee, light lunch)
Limit: open to all
Instructors: Debbie Kusy and Jeri Zottoli
Contact person: Joann Lamb - (212) 923-0323
Closing date: July 1, 2016


Clerking School Authorization

A. General.
To be accredited, CFA Clerking Schools must be authorized by the CFA Clerking Chair, as well as notifying the CFA Clerking Administrator at Central Office. Clerking Schools must be sponsored, and taught by approved instructors. The school may be sponsored by a club, a CFA Regional Director, or individual instructor. The school may be restricted to only members of the sponsoring club or region, or may be open to all interested students who wish to attend.

CFA Clerking Schools may be conducted by a currently licensed Master Clerking working towards advancement to MCI (Master Clerk Instructor), a currently licensed Master Clerk Instructor, or an Approved Allbreed or Specialty CFA Judge.

There is a $25.00 processing fee to register a Clerking School. Requests for Clerking School authorization received 15-29 days prior to the date of the school are subject to an additional $75.00 late fee. Requests for Clerking School authorization received less than 15 days prior to the date of the school will not be approved.

B. Authorization.
Written requests for Clerking School authorization must be submitted to the Clerking Chairperson (Carol Krzanowski) and CFA Clerking Department (Shirley Michaud-Dent) by either the sponsor or instructor no later than thirty (30) days prior to the date of the school. The authorization request shall include all of the following items of information:

  • School registration fee of $25.00 (If applicable, additional late fee of $75.00)
  • Sponsor of the school (club, Regional Director, Instructor)
  • Date of the school
  • Location of the school (city and facility)
  • Name of the Instructor-in-Charge
  • Name of assistant instructor (if any)
  • Scheduled hours for the school
  • Will school be restricted to members of the sponsoring club or open to all?
  • Fee to be charged each student (will food be included?)
  • Entry person for the school
  • Person to contact for information regarding the school
  • Closing date for the school
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