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English Groomers Challenge 2018

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Sunday 3rd June 2018

White Oak Leisure Centre, Hilda May Avenue, Swanley, Kent, BR8 7BT

 

A great day of shopping, Learning and socialising 

Seminar program 

Corded coats 
Balance in a box!
Doodle demo
The value of Qualifications 
Emmipet innovative teeth cleaning 
Spa packages and add ons to improve turnover 

CHALLENGE:  LEVELS AND JUDGES

ADVANCED:  Judge Denise Westbrook

Open to  groomers who have been placed 1st at a previous grooming competition.  Not open to groomers who have won Best in Show at any previous competition.

EXPERIENCED:  Judge Jitka Krizova

 Groomers who have more than 2 years grooming experience and who may have entered but never placed 1st in Experienced class at a previous competition.

NEWCOMER:  
Judge Costin Stoica

Groomers who have less than 2 years grooming experience and who may have entered by never been placed at a previous grooming competition.

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARDS:  Judge Dinah Armitage Waker

CREATIVE AND ABSTRACT RUNWAY:  Judge Emily Mulholland

RELAY:  Judge Melanie Winters-holmes 

Team class for up to 3 groomers

ONLY ONE MEMBER OF THE TEAM TO ENTER AND PAY  

TICKET INFORMATION:

Closing dates apply unless classes sell out

 

Spectator (no entry to talks or demo's): £10 pre-booked; £15 on the door - Closing date for pre booked 1st June

Delegate (entry to show, all demo's and talks): £20 pre-booked; £25 on the door - Closing date for pre booked 1st June

Competitors: £25 per class pre booked only - Closing date 28th May

Relay Challenge £45 per team, only one member of the team to enter the £45 fee is for the whole team - Closing date 28th May

Tickets cannot be refunded unless the event is cancelled

COMPETITION RULES:

 

WHAT DO I NEED TO DO?

 

CREATIVE CHALLENGE

 

ABSTRACT RUNWAY 

RELAY CHALLENGE

 

CLASSES

 MORNING:

Dogs need to be on the table at 8.30am for pre-judging, class starts at 9am

Scissor Pure Breed:  Time Allowed:  2hrs (dogs over 15" 2hrs30)

For Example Poodles, Bichons, Kerry Blues, Bedlingtons.  Clippers and comb attachments may be used.

Real Life Pure Breed:  Time Allowed:  2hrs (dogs over 15" 2hrs30)

Any purebreed not in breed standard trim.  Any technique may be used.  Whether it is a clipped off Cocker, a Westie without a skirt or a pet trim on a drop coat.  Any breed not in traditional breed styles.  Short coated dogs are welcome, as are Golden Retrievers etc.

Real Life Cross Breed:  Time Allowed:  2hrs (dogs over 15" 2hrs30)

Any mixed breed dog.  Any technique may be used except handstrip.

AFTERNOON:

Pre-judging starts at 12pm  Class starts at 12.30pm

Clip:  Time Allowed:  2hrs (dogs over 15" 2hrs30)

Terriers, Schnauzers and gundogs clipped into breed standard style.

Handstrip:  Time Allowed:  2hrs30

Any terrier, schnauzer or gundog handstripped with minimal use of thinners (suitable crossbreeds are also allowed)

RELAY:  Pre Judging is 12pm Class starts 12.30 pm


ABSTRACT RUNWAY:  All entries must be in the ring for 12.30pm

A basic creative class already completed at home.  The finished design is shown in the class.

CREATIVE CHALLENGE class starts at 13.15

Unleash your creative skills.  This can be an individual or team effort. All dying must be done before the class.  You have 2 hours to complete your dog and 15 mins to dress your table.  Don't forget to enhance your creation with a background and props.  Comprises of two levels:  Novice and Open

Open Creative Class:  Groomers who have been placed 1st, 2nd or 3rd in a Creative class previously
Novice Creative Class:  For those who have never placed in a creative class previously


*PLEASE REMEMBER TO KEEP YOUR DOGS HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELLBEING AT THE TOP OF YOUR PRIORITY AT ALL TIMES THROUGHOUT THE WEEKEND. PLEASE DO NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES LEAVE DOGS IN YOUR CAR IN HOT WEATHER AND PLEASE BE SURE TO CLEAN UP AFTER YOUR DOG AND DISPOSE APPROPRIATELY *

Please note - no refunds, transfers or exchanges on any purchase.

*Payment must only be made by the attendee. If you wish to pay for someone else to enter, please give them the means to pay rather than paying for them. Each payment name must match the entrant.*

ALL TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED ONLINE FOLLOWING THIS LINK TO OUR PAGE ON THE GROOMER'S SPOTLIGHT HERE