Tucson Area Activities

Looking for something fun to do?

There are many activities, attractions and entertainment options available in the Tucson vicinity.

Some hiking, biking and golfing outings are hotel options, while trekking out on your own in a rental car provides the greatest flexibility.

  • Savor gourmet tastings at local eateries located in Tucson’s downtown district
  • Check out the Pima Air & Space Museum, one of the largest non-government funded aviation & space museums in the world (www.pimaair.org)
  • Visit the unique Biosphere 2 Science Museum (https://biosphere2.org)
  • Enjoy the beauty of the Sonoran Desert and learn about the unique ecosystems at:

In Short, Tucson is a cultural and natural hub where visitors can experience the Southwest as it was meant to be.

Breed Council Meetings

The schedule of events for the 2023 Annual Meeting has been updated to include the Breed Council Meetings.

Meetings will be held on Saturday, June 24, for the following breeds – see the schedule for detailed times:

  • Abyssinian
  • American Shorthair
  • Birman
  • British Shorthair
  • Burmese
  • Manx
  • Norwegian Forest Cat
  • Oriental
  • Siamese
  • Siberian
  • Tonkinese

Duplicate Awards

Duplicate awards for National Winners and Breed Winners can be ordered in advance and will be available at the Awards banquet. Prices are based on the award being picked up at the Annual. The deadline for ordering to guarantee pickup at the Annual is Friday, May 12, 2023.

Order your duplicate awards here: https://catalog.cfa.org/annual-duplicate-awards.shtml

Ballot Links Emailed

The emails with the personalized links to vote online for CFA Directors-At-Large were emailed to club secretaries of eligible clubs on Tuesday, March 23.

If you are a club secretary for a club eligible to vote and did not receive the email, please check your Spam folder for the email and if it’s not there either, contact Amber Goodright, agoodright@cfa.org, to have the link resent.

You can also view a current list of all ballots received.

Declared Candidates

Declarations are now closed for the directors-at-large positions.  The final candidates are:

Upcoming Deadlines

Delegate Information – Eligibility & Deadlines https://ecat.cfa.org/Reports/ClubStatus.aspx

Delegate Info (for online filing): http://catalog.cfa.org/annual.shtml

* May 1, 2023 – Provide delegate information online by this date or send completed delegate forms to the Central Office postmarked, faxed or emailed (11:59 EDT) no later than this date. Otherwise the club’s delegate will not be able to participate in voting at the Annual Meeting. Check online here to confirm the delegate information for your club has been received: https://ecat.cfa.org/Reports/ClubStatus.aspx

* May 4, 2023 – Club fees and membership lists must be RECEIVED in the Central Office no later than this date for a club to be eligible to vote at the Annual Meeting. In addition to the fee and membership list requirement, a delegate form must be filed in a timely fashion as noted above. Here is a link to the updated list of club dues paid and membership lists received https://ecat.cfa.org/Reports/ClubStatus.aspx

* For International Division (ID) Clubs ONLY – in addition to the club fees and membership list requirement, only those ID clubs holding a licensed CFA show within the previous show season (May 1, 2022-April 30, 2023) will be able to vote at the Annual Meeting.

Amendments & Resolutions Submission Deadline: April 17, 2023 – Any CFA member club wishing to submit a proposed amendment(s) to CFA’s Constitution and/or a resolution(s) to be considered at the 2023 Annual, must submit them to be RECEIVED by Central Office no later than Monday, April 17, 2023. Please send amendments/resolutions as a Word file via email to Allene Tartaglia, atartaglia@cfa.org, and the CFA Secretary Rachel Anger, camberwel@aol.com. Submit proposals in the form of “underline/strike out” so that the section amended appears in its entirety with the parts to be deleted in strike out (line through print) and the parts to be added underlined.