IJA Member Benefits
Thank you for joining the International Judges Association with Dog Grooming Competitions with Certifications by Coat Types and Trim Styles
Welcome to the Most Innovative and Progressive Teaching, Training, and Testing Program Worldwide Powered by the Nash System of Pet Care Education
MY IJA PORTFOLIO
All members have access online to view their evaluations, before and after photos, event invitations, and other documents issued by IJA.
NASH - IJA - UCCS
IJA works in unison to bring the BEST to our members. We host events for the Novice, the Master, the Expert, and the Specialist in the Art of Bathing, Grooming, and Styling Man’s Best Friend.
CREDIT in SYSTEM
Members receive credit for competition entries, seminars, hands-on workshops, and online classes toward certificates and diplomas issued by Nash Academy, Nash System of Education, International Judges Association, and the Universal Canine Certification System.
CREDIT out of the SYSTEM
Members receive credit from industry certification organizations to prevent duplicate testing.
INTERNATIONAL STANDARD - BRAGGING RIGHTS
The IJA Evaluating and Scoring, developed by Vivian and John Nash, co-founders of IJA, has been applied worldwide since 1998, establishing a standard for the ring trim style certification by coat types in the industry.
Just think about it, Members!
Your skills and knowledge about the canine and the art of bathing, grooming, and styling evaluated are against the international standard set by IJA over 23 years ago!
OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL MEMBERS
Reach the Top in all Trim Styles by Coat Type Certifications
Reach the Top in all SOS Specialist on Safety Certifications
Onsite- Online Around the World With IJA
All members can travel to compete in state, regional, national, and international competitions to be the best in the show in the USA and around the world.
All members have the opportunity to achieve top dog status in their hometown in local onsite and online championship training workshops with competitions and certifications.
The choice is yours with IJA!