IJA Crown Events Onsite Competition
Run for the rosette!
The IJA Crown Competition Classes will be offered at three IJA Sanctioned Competitions in 2022.
Lexington, Kentucky May 14th, 2022: First - Second - Third Place
Houston AKC Show August 2022: First - Second - Third Place
Pittsburgh Pet Expo November 2022: First - Second - Third Place (Dates to be confirmed April 2022)
Competitors will be judged the IJA way and scored on Technical, Profile, Difficulty, and Professionalism.
Entry fee: $129.00 for each location. Only 1 entry is allowed per location.
IJA Judges will award a first, second, and third placement for the three Crown Classes for a total of nine placements.
First Place receives 3 points
Second Place receives 2 points
Third Place receives 1 point
Competitors can earn 18 points from the placements from the three shows!
The competitor with the highest number of points wins the $10,000 IJA CROWN JACKPOT.
If we have a tie, the competitor with the highest combined technical, profile, difficulty, and professional certification level and score wins the $10,000 Crown Jackpot!
If the same competitor takes best in class in all three Crowns Competition Classes, they win the IJA CROWN TRIFECTA PURSE. The Crown Trifecta Purse is for competitors, judges, friends, family, hometown, and industry businesses to sponsor this fun and exciting event. If no one takes the 2022 Trifecta Purse, the funds will continue to grow next year.
The IJA Crown Competition Classes will be open to all competitors and judges except the IJA Onsite Crown Judges.
All trim styles and all breeds, including mixed breeds, are permitted.
Nails, pads, and sanitary may be pretrimmed.
Face and feet may be pretrimmed on Poodles. No additional time will be permitted to trim face and feet.
ALL dogs will receive a total of 2 hours. A 15-minute Johnnie Break will be 1 hour after the competition starts.
The run for the roses and the IJA Crown Jack Pot will be one of the most exciting and rewarding and recognized worldwide.