Onsite Model Dog
The Best Canine Stylist in Show in Creative Trim Styles on Model Dogs
Compete with all colors of model dogs to achieve the pure breed trim styles.
The individual competitor can compete in one or all classes to win Best in Show Creative Styling with Model Dogs.
The individual competitor may submit more than one entry in a specific coat type category to achieve best in class to be eligible for Best in Show Creative Styling with Model Dogs.
The Best All-Around Canine Stylist in Show in Creative Trim Styles on Model Dogs
To be eligible for Best All-Around in Show in Creative Trim Styles, the individual competitor must compete in all three creative classes.
The individual competitor may submit more than one entry in the trim style categories to achieve a first, second, or third placement to be eligible for the show’s Best All-Around. The highest placements are utilized from each class to calculate the Best All-Around competitor in the show for model dogs.
State Team Entries
Best State Team in Show Competitions
Pure Breed Competition Entry (Team Members)
Compete with all colors of model dogs to achieve the ultimate creative trim style.
Each team member must compete in the three creative classes for a total of three.
The Best State Team in Show in Creative Trim Styles
The State Team Members must compete in the three classes to be eligible for Best State Team in Show in Creative Trim Styles on model dogs.
The Best All-Around State Team in Show in Creative Trim Styles
The State Team Members must compete in the required three Creative Classes to be eligible for Best All-Around State Team in Show with Creative Trim Styles on Model Dogs.
Country Team Entries
Best Country Team in Show Competitions
Creative Competition Entry (3 Team Members)
Compete with a pure breed or a mixed breed to achieve the pure breed trim styles.
Each team member must compete in the four pure breed coat type classes.
Each team member must compete in two of the Poodle classes for a total of 6 entries.
The Best Country Team in Show in Creative Trim Styles
The Country Team Members must compete in the Three Creative Classes for Best Country Team in Show in Creative Trim Styles.
The Best All-Around Country Team in Show in Creative Trim Styles
The Country Team Members must compete in the 3 Creative Classes to be eligible for Best All-Around Country Team in Show in Creative Trim Styles.
Class 1: Abstract Lines, Shapes, Swirls, Objects, Places, People and Holiday Themes
Division A: 1 Team Member
Division B: 1 Team Member
Option 1: Abstract Lines, Shapes, and Swirls
Option 2: Objects - Robots, Cars, Boats, and Things
Option 3: Places - Vegas, Rome, and Disney World
Option 4: People Real Life or Fantasy - Elvis Presley, Beatles, and Snow White
Option 5: Holiday Themes - Christmas, New Years, Mardi Gras, and Birthday Parties
Class 2: Animal Instincts
Division A: 1 Team Member
Division B: 1 Team Member
Option 1: Animal Instincts - Real-life Animals, Tigers, and Lions
Option 2: Animal Instincts - Cartoon Characters, Imaginary
Option 3: Animal Instincts - Creatures and Monsters on Land and Sea
Option 4: Animal Instincts - Mythical Creatures
Option 5: Animal Instincts - Birds, Reptiles, and Insect
CATEGORY 3: Gardens Jungle, Desert, African Plains, Flowers, Bird, Bees, Tropical - Under the Sea
Option 1: Gardens - Jungle
Option 2: Gardens - Desert, Rainforest
Option 3: Gardens - Flowers, Birds, Butterflies, and Bees
Option 4: Gardens - Tropical Paradise
Option 5: Gardens - Under the Sea
Type of Model Dog and Wig
All types of model dogs are allowed in online competitions. It is the responsibility of the competitor to choose the best to achieve the best results.
Prep Procedures Allowed
Tools, glue guns, and material required to change the head, ear, body, leg, feet, and tail types can create real-life and fantasy expressions and profiles.
Head and neck may be re-set to create proper length.
Eyes may be replaced and reset to create proper eye set and expression.
Ears may be re-set or modified to create the correct ear set and carriage.
Body modified to create the correct body type for the animal, creature, or thing.
Legs shortened or lengthened to achieve the body structure.
Tail reset or modified to achieve the correct silhouette.
PRODUCTS - DECORATIVE ITEMS - DOG MANNEQUIN
Creative Classes - Anything Goes in Creative Creations
Bands, tie up ribbons permitted.
Wire and other material to change or create different ears, tails, legs, wings, and everything is permitted.
Sprays and products to hold the coat in place and to give volume and texture permitted.
Glues and other types of adhesives
Full color is encouraged to enhance overall expression, profile, and creative design. Color to create a more real-life image or imaginary animal, bird, creature, or thing. Example: Coat color is correct for the Zebra or specific flowers.
All types of decorative items are allowed to enhance the overall creative creation.
Model dog coat banded to create extensions to create length and volume permitted.
Other wigs are permitted to create volume and length.
Props allowed and encouraged to create and enhance the overall theme, such as sand, greenery, etc.
TOOLS & TECHNIQUES
Clippers and blades
Snap-on combs or blade attachments
Scissors, thinners, and chunkers
COMPETITORS PRESENTATION AFTER COMPETITION
Competitors must remove all hair, products, and tools from the table and place table covering for judging.
The team must furnish table covering to match team uniforms.
Primary judging considerations for pure breed classes are:
Technical Application and Finish
Profile and Expression
Degree of Difficulty of Trim Style
Primary judging considerations for creative classes are: