Creative Dog & Cat Styling

Saturday, March 12, 2022 1:30 pm–3:30 pm Hall B Grooming Stage

1:30 pm: Check-in and Prop Set-Up in the Contest Ring
2:15 pm: Pre-Judging Begins
2:30 pm: Presentations Start
3:15 pm: Awards

 

Divisions:

Entry Level: anyone that has not placed 1st or 2nd in any live Creative Contest.

Open Division:  open to all competitors

 

  • This is a Pre-Groomed contest.
  • The Creative Styling Contest is an exhibition of colorfully staged, uniquely presented, and exquisitely groomed dogs and cats using props and music for the presentation.
  • Any purebred or mixed breed dog or cat can be used.
  • Electrical will not be available in the contest ring. Electric will be available in the spa/bathing area.
  • The spa will open starting Wednesday, March 9 at 5:00 pm and will be on a first-come, first-served basis. The spa will be reserved for exclusive use for all Creative Styling competitors on Saturday, March 12 from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm.
  • Competitors are permitted a designated 5’x5’ space for prop set up. Exhibits exceeding 5’x5’ will be disqualified.
  • The contest ring will open on Saturday, March 12 at 1:30 pm for prop set-up. All entries in this class must be completely groomed and finished by 1:00 pm.
  • All products used must be safe and non-toxic to the pet and stylist; Glue must be water-soluble.
  • Placement of large and/or heavy objects on the pet is prohibited.
  • A complete list of products used must be noted in the designated field when you register for the contest.
  • Competitors must title their designs.
  • If desired, music may be used during the presentation. Music used for presentation is the sole responsibility of the competitor.
  • DVD presentations are not permitted.
  • Maximum of 2 minutes is permitted for presentation

Winners will be determined by:

  • Originality and creativity of the design and theme
  • Quality of styling techniques
  • Sharpness and precision of clipper lines
  • Sharpness and/or blending of color
  • Quality of scissor finish
  • Quality and harmony of props and decorations in the final presentation

 

Prize Money

Open:            1st Place – $500       2nd Place – $300      3rd Place – 200

Entry:            1st Place – $300       2nd Place – $200      3rd Place – $100