Green Bay WBAY Pet Expo

April 13 - 15 2018

Competitors, Bathers, Groomers, Stylists, Salon Managers, Salon Owners and Pet Lovers all of Ages!
We Got You Covered! 
Learn, Laugh & Love IJA in the USA


What You Can Expect To Experience with IJA, Nash Academy and the Universal Canine Certification System in the USA!  

Great Education Seminars - Innovative Education Methods -  Unique Education Techniques 

  • Competitions for all levels of expertise. From Expert to new we have competitions for you! 

  • Education for the beginner to the most advanced. Seminars, lectures, pure breed demonstrations and hands on technical skills training sessions. 

  • Certifications in canine safety for anyone and everyone working with man's best friend. Specific certifications for bathers, groomers, stylist, salon managers and salon owners to prepare for station licensing.

Nash Academy (nashacademy.com) and the International Judges Association for Dog Grooming Competitions (IJAonline.com) and the Universal Canine Certification System (UCCS.world) partner together to bring this fabulous event to you!

  • Competitions for all levels of expertise. From Expert to new we have competitions designed specifically for you!

  • Education for the beginner to the most advanced. Seminars, lectures, pure breed demonstrations and hands on technical skills training sessions.

  • Certifications in canine safety for anyone and everyone working with man's best friend. Specific certifications for bathers, groomers, stylist, salon managers and salon owners to prepare for station licensing.

 

USA MODEL DOG COMPETITION CHALLENGE - WE DARE YOU!

Take the dare to showcase your skills and flair in the competition arena in the new and exciting USA Model Dog Challenge. The first show of the year will offer the first USA Model Dog Challenge. The event will offer pure breed and creative classes to give competitors the opportunity to step in the ring and show their ability to achieve beautiful expressions and profiles as well as breathtaking creative creations. This is the competition arena to qualify for the USA Model Dog Competition Team!  All competitors must compete with the Petos Model Dog and Wig to keep our concept of the most fair competition in the world. The Petos model dog and wig is the best quality worldwide and is only sold in the USA at the Nashgroomingschool.com. online store.  The only Petos Model Dog Distributor in the USA. You can rent model dog mannequins and purchase the wigs or purchase the model dog mannequins and wigs. The choice is yours!

 

RESCUE ME COMPETITIONS

IJA Rescue Me Competitions leading the way in the USA to help find homes for all sheltered pets.  Rescue Me Competitions are motivated by the concept of no dog left behind and a place for all competitors in the ring with 3 levels designed by job positions for bathers, groomers and stylists.

We Love Them All - Big and Small with All Coat Types

Short and Sassy – Smooth and short coated dogs; designed for bathers and novice competitors.

Furry and Fabulous – Double coated and medium coated dogs; designed for groomers and intermediate competitors.

Stacked and Styled – Curly, Wire and Drop coated dogs; designed for stylists and expert competitors.

PURE BREED AND FREE STYLE CLASSES

Pure breed and free style classes offered all three days for competitors to qualify for their state team to compete at the FIRST National Championship Competition in the USA conducted at the Pittsburgh Pet Expo in 2018. To find out more on how to qualify for a state team, contact us hello@ijaonline.com.

 

Level 1&2 and Level 3 Pure Breed and Free Style  

  • Level 1 Novice and Level 2 judged together. A great class to enter the exciting world of dog grooming competitions.

  • Level 3 for the expert in all phases of grooming the canine, and designed to evaluate and qualify competitors for state, regional and national competitions.

CREATIVE COMPETITIONS ON LIVE DOGS

In the Ring and Out of the Ring classes are offered to let the imagination and creativity of competitors run wild on man’s best friend. Watch artists apply their magic to the canine coat by adding color, decorative coat art and sculpting unique and beautiful coat designs.  

  • In the Ring competitors complete at least 50% of the trim style

  • Out of the Ring competitors complete 100% of the trim style and then bring the creation to the ring for the judges to evaluate.

 

MODEL DOG EDUCATION SENSATION COMPETITION CLASS OFFERING ALL TRIM STYLES - FIND OUT WHAT EVERYONE IS CHATTING ABOUT

The Model Dog Competition and Training Class takes the mystery out of styling model dogs! Train and compete all in one and open to anyone with no experience working on model dogs. Purchase your model dog mannequin and wig or rent the model dog mannequin and purchase the wig for your training. The choice is yours for this education sensation! Nashgroomingschool.com online store - the only distributor in the USA to carry the Petos Model Dog Brand. The highest quality of model dog mannequins and model dog wigs worldwide.

 

IJA BELIEVES IN YOU AND OUR SPONSORS DO TOO

All of our favorites sponsors are back in 2018 to recognize and celebrate the outstanding achievements of all competitors. A big time thank you to our sponsors for their fantastic prizes that motivate competitors to strive to be the best in the their chosen profession.

 

Mobile Van Sponsors

We can't conduct our Rescue Me Competitions without you and we thank you so much.

Unique to IJA - No Body Does It Better

Competition Dog Make Overs conducted by IJA Judges. Many have tried to implement our methods but we cannot be replicated. 

  

Certifications and Diploma Options 
All competition entries are applied toward the IJA UCCS Certification By Coat Type and included in the entry fee.

 

Earn a Nash Academy Diploma in the Ring

Competitors have the opportunity to apply their competition entry toward trim styles required to earn a Nash Academy Diploma in the competition ring.  

 

State Qualifying Competitions
In 2018 all IJA Sanctioned Dog Grooming Competitions at Pet Expos and Championship Training Competitions are State Qualifying Competitions and all competitors who achieve a Level 3 or higher can compete to try to qualify for their state team. 

Sponsors 
IJA BELIEVES IN YOU AND OUR SPONSORS DO TOO so lets give them a big shout out and thank them for their support. 

Mobile Van Sponsors

We can't conduct our Rescue Me Competitions without You. Thanks so much. 

Show Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin 
WBAY TV Pet Expo Green Bay 
Location:

Shopko Hall 
1901 S Oneida St  
Ashwaubenon
Wisconsin 54304  


Pet Expo Director, Expo & Event Production

Holly Williams 
Director, Expo & Event Production 
PMI Entertainment Group
Phone: (920) 405-1199
Fax: (920) 494-6868
PO Box 10567
Green Bay, WI 54307

Hotel

Holiday Inn & Suites Green Bay Stadium
2785 Ramada Way
Green Bay, WI 54304


Show Promoter: Nash Academy 
857 Lane Allen 
Lexington, KY 40504 
Kim Royalty 
Email: kim@nashacademy.com 
Phone: 859.277.7217 

Event Planner: Christina Cheak

Email: christina@nashgroomingschool.com

Phone: 859.277.7217

 

Registration: Tanya Slater 
Email: hello@ijaonline.com

 

Contest Coordinator: Christina Cheak

Email: christina@nashgroomingschool.com

Phone: 859.277.7217

Rescue  Coordinator: Tedra Edwards 
Email:  tedraedwards@gmail.com 
Phone: 319.371.6987 

Judging Panel - Additional Judges to be Announced
Team Director: Lisa Leady
Tedra Edwards 
Christein Pearson

Trudy VanArsdale will not be able to make the event due to surgery. We all wish her a quick recovery!

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