Entry Cancellation Fees
There is a $25 fee for cancelling an entry less than one-hour before the date of the show. This is done in order to prevent users from stacking a show and cancelling all entries to avoid other dogs.
There is a $5 fee for cancelling an entry that has a non-owner handler assigned to it. This prevents users from tying up handlers with entries they have no intention of showing.
Last Updated: 8/10/2006 11:46:05 AM
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