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Competitions with Certifications
Live Dogs

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The Nash System of Pet Care Education introduces a three-tier pure breed trim style by coat type certification structure meticulously crafted to engage individuals from beginners to intermediates to the most advanced to participate in our certification and credentialing framework.
 

3 Certification Divisions

  • Experience Contest Show Pure Breed Trim Division

  • Intermediate Modified Contest Show Pure Breed Trim Division

  • Student Beginner Pet Contest Show Pure Breed Trim Division

Competitions and Certifications Sites

  • IJA Sanctioned Shows 

  • Nash Academy/Nash Pet Salon in Lexington, Kentucky

  • Nash Approved Training & Testing Sites 

  • The Nash System of Pet Care Education Testing Centers

Location:

Nash Pet Salon & Academy
857 Lane Allen Road
Lexington, Kentucky 40504
Competition

Entries are limited per competition class as follows:

 

Morning Sessions:

  • Pure Breed Challenge - 10 entries

  • Free Style Challenge - 10 entries

  • Creative Challenge (Open) - 3 entries

  • Poodle Challenge - 20 entries

  • IJA Crown Event - 20 entries

Afternoon Sessions:

  • Pure Breed Challenge - 10 entries

  • Free Style Challenge - 10 entries

  • Creative Challenge (Open) - 3 entries

  • Poodle Challenge - 20 entries

  • IJA Crown Event - 20 entries

Evening Sessions:

  • IJA Crown Event - 20 entries

All Day Session:

  • Championship Training - 20 entries

  • Championship Challenge - 20 entries

  • Double Ring Challenge  - 10 entries

Schedule:

Check-in 30 minutes before each session.

 

Challenges & GroomBowl

Morning Sessions:

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Competitions with Certifications

Afternoon Sessions

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Competitions with Certifications

All Day Sessions

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

IJA Crown Events

8:00 am - 11:00 am

Competition #1

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Competition #2

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Competition #3

Places to Stay

May 2024
Live Dog
Friday: May 17, 2024
Morning Session
  • Live Dog: Pure Breed Challenge
  • Live Dog: Free Style Challenge
  • Live Dog: Creative Challenge
  • Model Dog: Pure Breed
  • Model Dog: Free Style
  • Model Dog: Creative
Afternoon Session
  • Live Dog: Pure Breed Challenge
  • Live Dog: Free Style Challenge
  • Live Dog: Creative Challenge
  • Model Dog: Pure Breed
  • Model Dog: Free Style
  • Model Dog: Creative
Saturday: May 18, 2024
Morning, Afternoon, & Evening Sessions
  • IJA Crown Event - Triple Dog Challenge
Sunday: May 19, 2024
Morning Session
  • Live Dog: Poodle Challenge
  • Model Dog: Poodle Challenge
Afternoon Session
  • Live Dog: Poodle Challenge
  • Model Dog: Poodle Challenge
Monday: May 20, 2024
Morning and Afternoon Sessions
  • Double Ring Challenge
August - September 2024
Live Dog
Friday: August 30, 2024
Morning Session
  • Live Dog: Pure Breed Challenge
  • Live Dog: Free Style Challenge
  • Live Dog: Creative Challenge
  • Model Dog: Pure Breed
  • Model Dog: Free Style
  • Model Dog: Creative
Afternoon Session
  • Live Dog: Pure Breed Challenge
  • Live Dog: Free Style Challenge
  • Live Dog: Creative Challenge
  • Model Dog: Pure Breed
  • Model Dog: Free Style
  • Model Dog: Creative
Saturday: August 31, 2024
Morning, Afternoon, and Evening Sessions
  • IJA Crown Event - Triple Dog Challenge
Sunday: September 1, 2024
Morning Session
  • Live Dog: Poodle Challenge
  • Model Dog: Poodle Challenge
Afternoon Session
  • Live Dog: Poodle Challenge
  • Model Dog: Poodle Challenge
Monday: September 2, 2024
Morning and Afternoon Sessions
  • Double Ring Challenge
October - November 2024
Live Dog
Wednesday: October 30, 2024
Morning & Afternoon Sessions
  • Double Ring Challenge
Morning Session
  • Model Dog: GroomBowl - Team
Afternoon Session
  • Model Dog: GroomBowl - Team
Thursday: October 31, 2024
Morning Session
  • Live Dog: Poodle Challenge
  • Model Dog: Poodle Challenge
Afternoon Session
  • Live Dog: Poodle Challenge
  • Model Dog: Poodle Challenge
Friday: November 1, 2024
Morning Session
  • Live Dog: Pure Breed Challenge
  • Live Dog: Free Style Challenge
  • Live Dog: Creative Challenge
  • Model Dog: Pure Breed
  • Model Dog: Free Style
  • Model Dog: Creative
Afternoon Session
  • Live Dog: Pure Breed Challenge
  • Live Dog: Free Style Challenge
  • Live Dog: Creative Challenge
  • Model Dog: Pure Breed
  • Model Dog: Free Style
  • Model Dog: Creative
Saturday: November 2, 2024
Morning, Afternoon, & Evening Sessions
  • IJA Crown Event - Triple Dog Challenge

IJA Events Registration

Greetings to our competitors and trainees! Our 2024 events are meticulously scheduled to accommodate your busy lives. You can now register for the entire year or choose to register for individual events. The decision is yours! Looking forward to seeing you soon!
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