Poodles

Saturday, March 12, 2022 7:00 am–11:00 am Hall B Grooming Stage

7:00 am: Check-in
7:15 am: Pre-Judging
7:45 am: Contest Starts
10:00 am: Contest Ends / Final Judging
10:45 am: Awards

Special note: Electric will NOT be provided in the contest ring. You must supply your own cordless clippers where applicable.

Acceptable coat growth for all GT sanctioned classes:

It is the responsibility of the show promoter and /or their designated judges to determine adequate coat growth.

Acceptable Styling for all GT sanctioned classes:

  • All styling must take place during the time frame of the competition except where noted below.
  • All dogs must be groomed according to breed standard with the exception of Poodles as noted below.
  • All dogs may have sanitary and pads shaved prior to class start.
  • All dogs may have nails trimmed and ears cleaned prior to class start.
  • Finishing sprays, are permissible in order to tidy up after competition time frame ends however, re-­‐shaping with water or product application is prohibited.
  • Chalk products are permissible prior to and during the competition time frame but are prohibited after time is called.
  • Wire Coats must be hand stripped. Clippers are only permissible as presented in the conformation show ring.
  • Sporting coats must be carded and/or hand stripped. Clippers are only permissible as presented in the conformation show ring.
  • Other Purebreds must be styled as presented in the conformation show ring.
  • Poodles can be styled as presented in the conformation show ring or pet trims, provided they respect the breed profile as set forth by the standard.

POODLES:

Acceptable breeds:  All sizes, natural colors of purebred Poodles

Poodle Sizes and Time Allowed:

11” and under – 1:30 (One hour & thirty minutes)

Over 11” up to and including 17” – 1:45 (one hour and forty-­‐five minutes)

Over 17” up to and including 23” – 2:00 (Two hours)

Over  23” –  2:15  (Two  hours  and  fifteen  minutes)

 

Poodle Styling: All pet and show poodle styles are acceptable provided they respect the breed profile of the poodle.

  • Feet must be shaved
  • Feet may be shaved prior to competition start time. NO extra time will be permitted if not completed prior to the class start.
  • Face must be shaved during the competition time frame.
  • Small mustache or goatee are permitted.
  • Scissored face styles such as Bichon or scissored type faces are prohibited.
  • Show topknots may be pre-­banded, including hair extensions prior to the start of the class, spray up products are prohibited prior to the start of the class.

 

Prize Money:

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

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

Intermediate:            1st Place – $150            2nd Place – $100          3rd Place – $75

Entry:                          1st Place – $100           2nd Place – $75            3rd Place – $50