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 2021: Mailing of Breed Council Membership Renewal Forms. Note: Membership renewal forms will be mailed to all members on file from the previous year (2020), 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 2021 application.

August 2, 2021 *: Deadline for receipt of Breed Council Membership applications. Completed membership applications must be received in the Central Office by this date for the 2021 membership year.

Aug 15, 2021:  Any breeds affected by another breeds proposal must be notified no later than this date, via confirmed communication with the affected breed’s secretary.

Aug 31, 2021:  Deadline for all ballot proposals to be sent to the Breeds & Standards Committee for review.

Sept. 15, 2021: All ballot proposals finalized and at Central Office for inclusion on ballots.

Nov. 1, 2021:  Breed Council ballots mailed by this date according to member’s information on file with Central Office.

* As the date falls on a day the office is closed (holiday or weekend), the deadline is moved to the next business day

CENTRAL OFFICE CALENDAR

January 1, 2021: Central Office Closed in Observance of New Year’s Day.

January 18, 2021: Central Office Closed in Observance of Martin Luther King Day.

February 15, 2021: Central Office Closed in Observance of President’s Day.

May 31, 2021: Central Office Closed in Observance of Memorial Day.

July 5, 2021: Central Office Closed in Observance of Independence Day.

September 6, 2021: Central Office Closed in Observance of Labor Day.

October 11, 2021: Central Office Closed in Observance of Columbus Day.

November 11, 2021: Central Office Closed in Observance of Veterans Day.

November 25 & 26, 2021: Central Office Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving Day.

December 24, 2021: Central Office Closed in Observance of Christmas Day.

December 31, 2021: 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 4, 2021**: Club fees & membership list must be RECEIVED in Central Office (CO) by this date for a club to be considered in good standing.

February 1, 2021*: Club fees & membership list must be RECEIVED in CO by this date for a club to be eligible to vote for CFA Officers and Regional Directors

April 15, 2021: Proposed Amendments & Resolutions must be RECEIVED in CO by this date.
View Requirements for Formatting Delegate Proposals

April 29, 2021*: Club fees & membership list must be RECEIVED in CO by this date for a club to be eligible to vote at the Annual Meeting.

May 3, 2021**: Delegate forms must be postmarked, faxed or emailed by this date to be eligible to vote at the Annual Meeting.

June 1, 2021*: CFA Director-At-Large ballot must be RECEIVED in CO by this date.   Faxed or emailed forms must be received by 11:59 PM EDT.

June 1, 2021*: 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
** As the date falls on a day the office is closed (holiday or weekend), the deadline is moved to the next business day

DECLARATIONS (Directors-At-Large)

March 15, 2021: Deadline – Declarations for CFA Director -At-Large candidates must be received in the Central Office by this date for the election term of June 2021- June 2023.

JUDGING PROGRAM DEADLINES

Judging Program Deadlines (PDF)

CFA MEETING CALENDAR

March 2 at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time – Zoom Webinar

April 6 at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time – Zoom Webinar

May 4 at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time – Zoom Webinar

ANNUAL DELEGATE’S MEETING AND BANQUET

June 16-June 20, 2021 Westin Galleria, Houston, TX This year’s Annual has been moved to an Online meeting, find details here

June 22-June 26, 2022: Galt House Hotel, Louisville, KY

June 21-June 25, 2023: JW Marriott Starr Pass Hotel & Spa, Tucson, AZ

June 26-June 30, 2024: Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, Coralville, IA

PUBLICATION DEADLINES

July 1, 2021: Yearbook Grand & DM Photo Deadline

July 19, 2021: Yearbook Advertising Deadline
All advertising for the 2022 CFA Yearbook must be received by this date in order to be included in the 2022 CFA Yearbook.

December 1, 2021: White Pages 2022 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.

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