Columbus Pet Expo

March 13-15, 2020

Expo Hours 12:00 - 8:00

 

Double Ring Schedule

Friday, March 13, 2020 

 

IJA Championship Training 12pm - 7pm 

Judge: Cheryl Purcell

 

12:00PM - 12:15PM CONFIRM ATTENDANCE

  • Check attendance to confirm the number of participants and observers.

  • Place additional attendees on the list and make notes to reference when sending to IJA. 

  • Send participants and observers to IJAonline.com to make payment before the start of training.  

 

12:15PM - 12:30PM EVALUATION FORM AND JUDGING CONSIDERATIONS

  • Discuss evaluation form and what judges look for in competition. 

    • Explain 4 major judging considerations in competition. 

    • Technical is actual technique, application and overall finish on the dog. 

    • Profile includes expression and dog viewed from front, front side, side, rear, side rear and top.

    • Difficulty is all about the type of trim, length of coat before competition, structure - enhance or create faults.

    • Professionalism is the overall package. Image, interaction with pet, sportsmanship and handling. 

 

12:30PM - 12:45PM DEMONSTRATE STACKING AND PRESENTING

  • Demonstrate how to stack and present by body type. 

  • Demonstrate how stacking can create faults or enhance proper structure.

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12:45PM -1:15PM TAKE BEFORE PHOTOS AND EVALUATE COMPETITION DOGS

  • Take before photos and evaluate each dog on coat type and condition, structure and trim style. 

    • Coat Type - Discuss proper products, tools and techniques for coat type.  

    • Structure - Discuss outstanding attributes and faults and how to enhance and correct.

    • Trim Style - Make suggestions to create the ultimate expression and profile.

 

1:15PM - 1:30PM BREAK

 

1:30PM COMPETITION START 

  • Use IJA competition rules, policies and procedures. 

  • Assign IJA Competition Times to prepare competitors for future competitions. 

  • Document evaluation form during competition to be prepared to discuss placements and suggest corrections.

 

2:30PM - 2:45PM JOHNNIE BREAK

 

2:45PM COMPETITION RESUMES

 

4:30PM -5:00PM COMPETITION FINISH / TAKE AFTER COMPETITION PHOTOS

  • Take after photos. (Take after photos before going to lunch.)

  • Conduct a quick overview and evaluation on technical skills, profile and expression on each competition dog and document on evaluation form. 

 

5:00PM -5:30PM EXPLANATION OF PLACEMENTS

  • Discuss placement with competitors. 

  • Ask competitors to place each other in order. This procedures creates good competitors. It teaches them how to be a good sport and to recognize when they do well and when others do better. 

  • Line dogs in order of placement by trainer. 

  • Justify placements by discussing technical, profile, difficulty and overall professionalism scores.

 

5:30PM - 6:30PM EVALUATION AND MAKEOVER OF COMPETITION DOGS

  • Take each competition dog and make suggestions and corrections to achieve the highest scores. 

  • Use Before and After Photos to Compare and Evaluate Competition Dog.

    • Demonstrate how to level topline, how to move tuck up forward, best system to create balance.

 

6:30PM - 7:00PM TAKE AFTER JUDGE MAKEOVER PHOTOS

  • Take after competition photos to show and compare the 3 phases of the championship training workshop and the progress during the training. 

  • Completing the championship training on a positive note is so important to make everyone feel great about their work and to get honest feedback from all attendees. Ask all attendees to go to IJA online and complete the evaluation form.  


Double Ring Schedule

Saturday, March 14, 2020 

 

Judge: Cheryl Purcell

 

Session 1 - 4 hours - 10:00AM- 2:00PM

Real Grooming Competition with Certifications with your  IJA Elite Training Team as the Judge

 

Session 2 - 2 hours - 2:30PM - 4:30PM

Mock Conformation Ring Competition with your IJA Elite Training Team of Professional Handlers

 

Session 3 - 2 hours - 5:00PM - 7:00PM

Real Conformation Ring Competition with your IJA Elite Training Team


 

Double Ring Schedule

Sunday, March 15, 2020 

 

Judge: Cheryl Purcell

 

All Day Event - 6 hours - 10:00AM - 4:00PM

Real Competition with Conformation Ring Competition with your IJA Elite Training Team of Professional Judges and Handlers.

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