Head to Toe

March 8-11, 2018
Georgia International Convention Center

Contest Schedule

GroomTeam USA Sanctioned

CONTEST SCHEDULE

Contest Registration deadline is Thursday March 22, 2018 at 5pm PST

Show Producer: World Pet Association and Atlanta Pet Fair & Conference

 

Director of Grooming & Contest Manager: Judy Breton

Grooming Coordinator: Janelle Tamez

Grooming Contest Coordinator & Ring Steward: Janis Evans

Contest Announcer: Kathy Rose

Rescue Rodeo Coordinator: Christy VanCleave

 

Thursday, March 8, 2018

10:00am: Mixed Salon Styling Check-In & Set Up

10:15am: Mixed Salon Styling Pre-Judging

10:30am: MIXED SALON STYLING CONTEST STARTS

12:45pm: Mixed Salon Styling Final Judging

1:15pm: Mixed Salon Styling Awards

2:00pm: Other Purebreds (Scissoring) Check-In & Set Up

2:15pm: Other Purebreds (Scissoring) Pre-Judging

2:30pm: OTHER PUREBREDS (SCISSORING) CONTEST STARTS

4:45pm: Other Purebreds (Scissoring) Final Judging

5:15pm: Other Purebreds (Scissoring) Awards

 

Friday, March 9, 2018

7:00am: Wire Coats (Hand Strip) Check-In & Set up

7:15am: Wire Coats (Hand Strip) Pre-Judging

7:30am: WIRE COATS (HAND STRIP) CONTEST STARTS

9:45am: Wire Coats (Hand Strip) Final Judging

10:00am: Trade Show Opens

10:15am: Wire Coats (Hand Strip) Awards

12:30pm: Kenchii Kup Check-In & Set Up

12:45pm: Kenchii Kup Pre-Judging

1:00pm: KENCHII KUP CONTEST STARTS

3:15pm: Kenchii Kup Final Judging

4:00pm: Kenchii Kup Awards

6:00pm: Trade Show Closes

6:00pm: ABSTRACT DESIGN CONTEST STARTS at Contest Ring

6:00pm: Networking reception

 

Saturday, March 10th, 2018

7:00am: Large Poodle & Sporting (Spaniels & Setters) Check-In & Set Up

7:00am: Large Poodle & Sporting (Spaniels & Setters) Pre-Judging

7:30am: LARGE POODLE & SPORTING (Spaniels & Setters) CONTESTS START

9:30am: Sporting (Spaniels & Setters) Final Judging

9:45am: Large Poodle Final Judging

10:00am: Trade Show Opens

10:00am: Sporting Awards

10:30am: Large Poodle Awards

12:00pm: Small Poodle Check-In & Set Up

12:15pm: Small Poodle Pre-Judging

12:30pm: SMALL POODLE CONTEST STARTS

2:30pm:  Small Poodle Final Judging

3:00pm:  Small Poodle Awards

3:15pm:  Open Poodle Finals – Judging & Awards

4:00pm:  Best First Time Competitor Judging & Awards

4:15pm:  Best All Around Pet Stylist in Show Awards

4:30pm:  Best Pet Stylist in Show Awards & GroomTeam Top 10 Announced

6:00pm: Trade Show Closes

 

Sunday, March 11th, 2018

7:30am: Rescue Rodeo Check-In & Set-Up – Meet Your Dog

7:45am: Rescue Rodeo Pre-Judging

8:00am: RESCUE RODEO CONTEST STARTS

10:00am: Trade Show Opens

11:30am: Rescue Rodeo Final Judging

11:45am: Rescue Rodeo Awards

1:00pm: Creative Styling Check-In & Prop Set up

1:15pm: Creative Styling Pre-Judging

2:30pm: CREATIVE STYLING CONTEST PRESENTATIONS START

2:45pm: Creative Styling Final Judging

3:00pm: Creative Styling Awards

4:00pm: Trade Show Closes

 

* Early entry available to Contestants and Assistants into the Contest and Spa area only.

* Ring is available 15 min before pre-judging to set up for contests.

*Grooming tables will be assigned according to division, dog size and coat type.

2017 Information Below

Shuttle Service Schedule
Service will run between Hilton Atlanta Airport, Marriott Atlanta Airport Gateway, SpringHill Suites and the Convention Center (GICC) every 20 minutes.
Shuttle service outside of the below hours may be requested at the Hilton Atlanta Airport Concierge Desk or by calling 404-767-9000.

Thursday, 9am-8pm
Friday, 4am-9pm
Saturday, 4am-7pm
Sunday, 4am-6pm
Note: Shuttle drivers who are dropping off at the front of the GICC will also drop off anyone with dogs at the Crated Dog Entry at the back of the hall.