Poodle Challenge Class

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IJA Announces a competition class to award the Best Canine Styling Specialist of the Year in Poodle Trim Styles      

        

IJA will offer the Poodle Competition Class at four Major IJA Sanctioned Shows. 

Columbus - March 11 - 13, 2022 

Lexington - July 8 - 10, 2022 

Houston - August 26 - 28, 2022 

Pittsburgh - November 2022

 

Competitors have four trim styles options to enter.

Show Trims: Must have a banded headpiece. First, Second, Third Place

Competition Trims: Topknot must be scissored. First, Second, Third Place

Banded Trims: All banded trims allowed. First, Second, Third Place

Asia Style Trims: All styles permitted. First, Second, Third Place

A total of 16 points are awarded to the winners.

Competitors can go for the Best All-Around Canine Styling Specialist in Show Trims, Competition Trims, Banded Trims, or Asian Styling Trims

The Time Frame for the Poodle Competition Class

  • 16 inches and under - 1 Hour 45 Minutes: Face and Feet Clipped Before Competition

  • 16 inches and under - 2 Hours: Face and Feet Clipped in the Ring

  • Over 16 inches up to 20 inches - 2:00 Hours: Face and Feet Clipped Before Competition

  • Over 16 inches up to 20 inches - 2:15 Hours: Face and Feet Clipped in the Ring

  • Over 20 inches up to 23 inches - 2:15 Hours: Face and Feet Clipped Before Competition

  • Over 20 inches up to 23 inches - 2:30 Hours: Face and Feet Clipped in the Ring 

  • Over 23 inches - 2:30 Hours: Face and Feet Clipped Before Competition

  • Over 23 inches - 2:45 Hours  Face and Feet Clipped in the Ring

Poodle Challenge Winners

Columbus Pet Expo
Brianna Rakar

Brianna Rakar Poodle Challenge Winner 2022 Columbus Pet Expo

Take the POODLE Challenge!