2020 Online Grooming Competition

Information and Dates
Model & Live Dog

Show off your skills and knowledge by participating in our ONLINE GROOMING competitions. We are inviting groomers around the world to compete in our Model & Live Dog Grooming Competitions. You may choose to compete in as many of the following classes - unlimited entries per competitor!

Model Dog Creative

Model Dog Purebreed & Freestyle

Live Dog Creative

Live Dog Purebreed & Freestyle

To submit your entry or entries you will need to complete the Registration & Submission form. Each entry will require 6 photos. 

  1. Before Side

  2. After Right Side

  3. After Left Side

  4. After Top

  5. After Front

  6. After Rear

 

IJA will host three competitions. Enter as many classes as you wish! Placements announced and finalists for the Best in Online Show after each competition. Each entry must be on a separate form. All 6 photos must be submitted to be considered for placements. 

Consider entering the Best Teacher Competition

Enter your live dog or model dog in the Best Teacher Competition. Document step by step procedures from the start to finish.  Use photos or video to explain your work and how you accomplished each task. 

 

Document and present your routines and methods utilized to achieve the ultimate goal in creating expressions and profiles on man’s best friend. More info coming soon on this!

Competition Dates

Competition #1

April 15th - May 1st - Submit entries

May 1st - May 15th - Judging

May 16th - Placement announced

May 16th - Finalist announced for Best in Show

 

Competition #2

May 1st -  May 15th - Submit entries

May 15th - May 30th Judging

May 31st - Placement Announced

May 31st - Finalist announced Best in Show

Competition #3

May 15th -  May 30th - Submit entries

May 31st - June 15th - Judging

June 16th - Placement announced

June 16th - Finalist announced Best in Show

Model Dog Creative

CATEGORY 1

Abstract Lines, Shapes, Swirls, Objects, Places, People and Holiday Themes

  • Abstract Lines, Shapes, and Swirls

  • Objects - Robots, Cars, Boats, and Things

  • Places - Vegas, Rome and Disney World

  • People Real Life or Fantasy - Elvis Presley, Beatles, and Snow White

  • Holiday Themes - Christmas, New Years, Mardi Gras and Birthday Parties

  • Other

 

CATEGORY 2

 Animal Instincts Real Life - Imaginary, Creatures, Monsters, Birds - Reptiles

  • Animal Instincts - Real-life Animals Tigers and Lions

  • Animal Instincts - Cartoon Characters Imaginary

  • Animal Instincts - Creatures and Monsters on Land and Sea

  • Animal Instincts - Mythical Creatures

  • Animal Instincts - Birds, Reptiles, and Insects

  • Other

 

CATEGORY 3 

Gardens Jungle, Desert, African Plains, Flowers, Bird, Bees, Tropical - Under the Sea

  • Gardens - Jungle

  • Gardens Desert - Rainforest 

  • Gardens - Flowers Birds Butterflies Bees

  • Gardens - Tropical Paradise

  • Gardens - Under the Sea

  • Other

Model Dog Pure Breed & Free Style

MODEL DOG -  POODLES

CATEGORY 1

Poodles Show Trims

  • English Saddle

  • Continental

  • Puppy 1

  • Puppy 2

  • Puppy 3

  • Other

 

CATEGORY 2

Poodles Banded Trims

  • Desi

  • Dutch

  • Spiral

  • Sweetheart

  • Town & Country

  • Other

 

CATEGORY 3

Poodles Contest and Show Trims

  • German

  • Modern

  • Modified Continental

  • Scandinavian

  • T Clip

  • Other

MODEL DOG PURE BREED 

CATEGORY 1

MULTITUDE OF COAT TYPES 

Short, Smooth, Medium Smooth, Nordic Coat Types

  • Medium Smooth - Breed Example: German Shepherd

  • Nordic - Breed Example: Keeshond

  • Other - Breed Example: _______________

 

CATEGORY 2

ROUGH NORDIC AND ROUGH COAT TYPES

  • Rough Nordic - Breed Example: Pomeranian

  • Rough- Collie Rough  - Breed Example: Pomeranian

 

CATEGORY 3

MEDIUM LONG AND SPORTING COAT TYPES

  • Medium Long - Breed Example: Golden Retriever

  • Sporting - Breed Example: English Setter 

  • Sporting Saddle - Breed Example:Cocker

 

CATEGORY 4

WIRE COAT TYPES

  • Broken Wire - Breed Example: Ibizan Hound

  • Scruffy Wire - Breed Example: Russian WolfHound

  • Tight Wire - Breed Example: Wire Fox Terrier

  • Tight Wire - Breed Example: West Highland Terrier 

 

CATEGORY 5

CURLY COAT TYPES

  • Loose Curly - Breed Example: Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier

  • Rough Curly - Breed Example: Bouvier des Flandres

  • Tight Curly - Breed Example: Bichon Frise

  • Corded - Breed Example: Puli

 

CATEGORY 6

DROP AND HAIRLESS COAT TYPES

  • Drop Coat - Breed Example: Maltese

  • Hairless - Breed Example: Chinese Crested

Live Dog Creative

CATEGORY 1

Braiding and Beading

  • Braiding and Beading - Salon Style - Suitable for a salon creative trim style. 

  • Braiding and Beading - Formal Affair - Black Dress and Black Tie Event Style

  • Braiding and Beading - Extreme - Extreme Taking it to the Limit!

CATEGORY 2

Clipping and Carving

  • Clipping and Carving - Salon Style -  Suitable for a salon creative trim style. 

  • Clipping and Carving - Formal Affair - Black Dress and Black Tie Event Style

  • Clipping and Carving - Extreme - Extreme Taking it to the Limit!

CATEGORY 3 

Scissoring and Styling

  • Scissoring and Styling - Salon Style -  Suitable for a salon creative trim style. 

  • Scissoring and Styling - Formal Affair - Black Dress and Black Tie Event Style

  • Scissoring and Styling - Extreme - Extreme - Extreme Taking it to the Limit

Live Dog Pure Breed & Free Style

LIVE DOG PURE BREED -  POODLES

CATEGORY 1

Poodles Show Trims

  • English Saddle

  • Continental

  • Puppy 1

  • Puppy 2

  • Puppy 3

  • Other

 

CATEGORY 2

Poodles Banded Trims

  • Desi

  • Dutch

  • Spiral

  • Sweetheart

  • Town & Country

  • Other

 

CATEGORY 3

Poodles Contest and Show Trims

  • German

  • Modern

  • Modified Continental

  • Scandinavian

  • T Clip

  • Other

LIVE DOG PURE BREED - MULTITUDE OF COAT TYPES 

CATEGORY 1

MULTITUDE OF COAT TYPES 

Short, Smooth, Medium Smooth, Nordic Coat Types

  • Medium Smooth - Breed Example: German Shepherd

  • Nordic - Breed Example: Keeshond

  • Other - Breed Example: _______________

 

CATEGORY 2

ROUGH NORDIC AND ROUGH COAT TYPES

  • Rough Nordic - Breed Example: Pomeranian

  • Rough- Collie Rough  - Breed Example: Pomeranian

 

CATEGORY 3

MEDIUM LONG AND SPORTING COAT TYPES

  • Medium Long - Breed Example: Golden Retriever

  • Sporting - Breed Example: English Setter 

  • Sporting Saddle - Breed Example:Cocker

 

CATEGORY 4

WIRE COAT TYPES

  • Broken Wire - Breed Example: Ibizan Hound

  • Scruffy Wire - Breed Example: Russian WolfHound

  • Tight Wire - Breed Example: Wire Fox Terrier

  • Tight Wire - Breed Example: West Highland Terrier 

 

CATEGORY 5

CURLY COAT TYPES

  • Loose Curly - Breed Example: Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier

  • Rough Curly - Breed Example: Bouvier des Flandres

  • Tight Curly - Breed Example: Bichon Frise

  • Corded - Breed Example: Puli

 

CATEGORY 6

DROP AND HAIRLESS COAT TYPES

  • Drop Coat - Breed Example: Maltese

  • Hairless - Breed Example: Chinese Crested

Registration & Submission

IJA Members Receive More than A Placement
IJA Members receive MY IJA SPACE with their evaluations, rank and scores with before and after photos of all entries.

All competitors must be registered members of IJA to compete in the online competitions and to be part of the voting community on IJA Top Dog of the Year Awards.
The IJA Membership and Annual Update Fee is $45.00.

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