Onsite Model Dog IJA State Team Trims

Model Dog Pure Breed Competitions Classes and Trim Style Requirements
Model Dog Creative Styling Competition Classes and Trim Style Requirements

Model Dog

Pure Breed Competition Classes

Listed below are the trim styles by coat types and competition classes. Team members are required to choose one of the trim styles listed each day. Pet, Show and Wrap Wigs are used. Type of wig determined by trim style. 

Day 1: Curly Coat Type Class

Division A & B

Trim Style Requirements: 

  • Bedlington Terrier

  • Bichon Frise

  • Portuguese Water Dog Lion

  • Portuguese Water Dog Retriever

Day 1: Curly Coat Type Class

Division A & B

Trim Style Requirements:

  • Soft Coated Wheaten

  • Kerry Blue Terrier

  • Black Russian Terrier

  • Bouvier des Flandres

Day 1: Wire Coat Type Class

Division A & B

Trim Style Requirements:

  • Cairn Terrier

  • Norfolk Terrier

  • Norwich Terrier

  • Scottish Terrier

  • West Highland Terrier

Day 1: Wire Coat Type Class

Division A & B

Trim Style Requirements:

  • Airedale Terrier

  • German  Wire Pointer

  • Irish Terrier

  • Lakeland Terrier

  • Schnauzer ( Miniature - Standard - Giant )

  • Welsh Terrier

  • Wire Fox Terrier

Day 2: Sporting Coat Type Class 

Division A 

Trim Style Requirements:

  • English Cocker

  • Golden Retriever

  • English Setter

  • Gordon Setter

  • Irish Setter

  • Springer Spaniel

Day 2: Sporting Saddle Coat Type Class 

Division A & B 

Trim Style Requirements:

  • Cocker Spaniel

Day 2: Multitude of Coat Type Class 

Division A & B 

Trim Style Requirements:

  • Collie (Rough)

  • Pomeranian

  • Shetland Sheepdog

*Additional breeds may be added. 

 

Day 2: Free Style All Coat Type Class 

Division A & B

Trim Style Requirements:

  • All Coat Types

  • No Pure Breed Conformation Trims Permitted. 

Day 3: Poodle Class

Division A & B

Trim Style Requirements:

  • Continental

  • English Saddle

  • Puppy 1

  • Puppy 2

  • Puppy AKC

Day 3: Poodle Class

Division A & B

Trim Style Requirements:

  • Banded Trim Desi

  • Banded Trim Dutch

  • Banded Trim Spiral

  • Banded Trim Sweetheart

  • Banded Trim Town and Country

Day 3: Poodle Class 

Division A & B 

Trim Style Requirements:

  • German

  • Modern

Day 3: Poodle Class 

Division A & B 

Trim Style Requirements:

  • Free Style Trim just for Poodles

If you would like to form a state team or participate in a state team, please contact the IJA Team. The IJA Sanctioned Competition System offers state, regional and national competitions. 

Model Dog

Creative Styling Competition Classes

Listed below are the trim styles by coat types and competition classes. Team members are required to choose one of the trim styles listed each day. Pet, Show and Wrap Wigs are used. Type of wig determined by trim style. 

Day 1: Abstract - Objects - Places - Things

Division A & B

Trim Style Requirements:

  • Abstract Lines Shapes

  • Objects

  • Places

  • People

  • Holiday Themes

Day 2: Animal Instincts - Real and Imaginary

Division A & B

Trim Style Requirements:

  • Animal Instincts Real

  • Animal Instincts Cartoon Characters Imaginary

  • Animal Instinct Monsters Creatures Land - Sea

  • Animal Instincts Mythical Creatures

  • Animal Instincts Birds, Reptiles and Insects

Day 3: Gardens Around the World

Division A & B

Trim Style Requirements:

  • Gardens - Jungle

  • Gardens-  Desert -African Plaines

  • Gardens Flowers, Birds, Butterflies and Bees

  • Gardens -  Tropical Paradise

  • Gardens Under the Sea

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