2021 IJA Sponsorship 

A place for EVERYONE to give and be recognized for their support!

IJA thanks you for your support for our onsite dog grooming competitions with certifications in the art of bathing, grooming, and styling man's best friend. You help make our shows from great to spectacular! We can't do what we do without you! 

To show our appreciation, our commitment is to promote you in a big way in the USA and around the world as we travel on our national and international tour of onsite and online events for live dogs and model dogs

Powered by the Nash System, IJA is dedicated to promoting education in our industry by encouraging competitors to strive to reach the highest levels of expertise with our trim style certifications by coat types. Your sponsorship recognizes and rewards competitors on their quest to be the best. 
 
Our education events are best evaluated by the success of our competitors and how they continue to be all that they can be with IJA and receive national and international recognition for their achievements!
 
The sky's the limit when we put our heart in it. 
The IJA Team

 

BENEFITS

IJA Emails

Your Logo on our IJA Emails takes you where we go. We post your company logo on our promotional IJA emails. The number and type of emails your logo appear on are based upon the level of sponsorship.

 

IJAonline.com Website Connects the World to Your Website

We list your company logo and information about your products, equipment, and tools on the main menu under Sponsors. All sponsors are listed to recognize their support but we take it to the next level, list sponsors by live dog competitions and model dog competitions to give you maximum exposure.  

 

Nobody Does It Better on Facebook than IJA

If you follow us on Facebook, you know we are the best in promoting our sponsors. Yes, we appreciate all your support and we show it by posting photos of our team members and individual groomers using your products, equipment, and tools, telling the industry about your support.

 

Banners in Competition Ring

In case you haven’t noticed our competition ring continues to grow with every show, giving our sponsors plenty of space to display their banners. Big and small, send them all and we will display them in our ring. Don’t forget to send us updated banners to keep your image looking great.

Products - Equipment - Tools - Trophies - Medals Displayed Front of Ring

Our team is dedicated to giving sponsors the recognition you deserve by placing all prizes, trophies, and medals at the front of the ring to promote your sponsorship throughout the show! Yes, we are different from the rest and we think we promote you the best!

 

VALUE OF YOUR SPONSORSHIP

Sponsors commit to being a Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze, or Brass level. The choice is yours! If your sponsorship includes products, tools, and equipment, the value is based on retail pricing.

 

COMMITMENT TO SPONSORSHIP

Companies commit to a full year of sponsorship or a specific show. Money, prizes, products, equipment, and tools are sent 60 days before the show and shipped to Nash Academy, 855 Lane Allen Rd, Lexington KY 40504.  

 

TYPES OF SPONSORSHIP - HAVE IT YOUR WAY WITH IJA!

Sponsors can commit to many different types of awards at IJA Sanctioned Events. Our mission is to recognize all the different types of talent and expertise that we see at our events with special awards for professionalism, safe and gentle handling, best first-timer award, and the most improved competitor.

 

NATIONAL SHOWS 2019 - Qualifying and Ranking Events

Live Dogs and Model Dogs - IJA Sanctioned Qualifying and Ranking Competitions with a Certification by Coat Types for Pure Breeds - Free Style, Rescue Me, and Creative Competitions.

INTERNATIONAL SHOWS 2019 - Live Dogs

Live Dogs - World Championship Competition Challenge

Mission - The USA Canine Styling Specialist Team, Top Ten Competitors, will travel around the world to challenge different countries in the art of bathing, grooming, and styling man’s best friend. The first international competition will take place in April 2019, in South Korea. The USA Canine Styling Specialist Team will challenge the Korean Kennel Club Canine Styling Specialist Team.


INTERNATIONAL SHOWS 2019 - Model Dogs

Model Dogs - World Championship Competition Tour

Mission - The teams will travel the world on the IJA World Championship Model Dog Tour. The USA Model Dog Team consists of the Fabulous Five in Pure Breed Model Dog Styling and the Fabulous Five in Creative Model Dog Styling.  In 2017 the team competed in the USA, the first stop of the tour, and then traveled to South Korea in the spring and Taiwan in the fall of 2018.

SPONSORSHIP 

Check out our list of special prizes, competitions, and drawings for all levels of support.  You can give Gift Certificates, Products, Tools, Equipment, and Monetary Awards.

For our onsite events, sponsorship prizes are sent 30 days prior to the show. For our online events, awards are sent directly to the winners making gift certificate ideas for these competitions.

 

Please review our list of awards we created to recognize our competitors for their achievements. IJA offers sponsorships that make it possible for everyone to join our consortium of professionals in the pet care industry setting standards today for a better tomorrow. 

 

The choice is yours on the number of times your company's name and products are announced and recognized at our IJA Shows, in emails, on social media, and more!

ONLINE EVENTS

IJA  VIRTUAL WORLD GROOMING COMPETITIONS

The IJA new online competition system for competitors to achieve best in class and best in shows to be finalists for the best in the world are the most educated in the industry! Competitors in the VWGC events will be from around the world creating a unique opportunity for sponsorships. 

Special Awards

IJA offers special awards to recognize industry icons and to remember

 

 John Nash Memorial Awards

Special awards are presented at 4 Virtual World Grooming Competitions in memory of the late John Nash, founder of the Nash Academy and co-founder of IJA.

John Nash Rescue Me Special Safe and Gentle Handling Award

This award is presented to the competitor from the Rescue Me Competitions who has exhibited outstanding safe and gentle handling.

Sponsorship: A special product or tool is recommended for this prize.

Prizes Per Year: 4 shows with 1 award per show equals 4 total.

John Nash Professional Presentation Award

This is all about image and awarding the person who would be best to represent our industry in a video or cover of a magazine.

Great opportunity to introduce new uniforms and aprons. 

Prizes Per Year: 4 shows with 1 award per show equals 4 total.

All Competitors are Winners Gift Bag

Competitors receive gift bags at each show. Gift certificates are perfect for this sponsorship!

Prizes Per Year: 4 shows with approximate 100 number of competitors per show.

Early Bird Special

This is a great award to receive a lot of attention. Prizes are announced during best in the show.

Prizes Per Year: 4 shows with 1 award per show equals 4 total.

Best First Timer in a Competition 

This award is presented to a new competitor who excels in the online ring with their overall skills and online presence. Many are new to the industry and appreciate the new products and tools.

Prizes Per Year: 4 shows with 1 award per show equals 4 total.

Most Improved Competitor - Future SuperStar

Award is presented to the competitor who has shown the most improvement from previous IJA shows in the competition year.

Great opportunity to introduce a new tool to a seasoned professional.

Prizes Per Year: 4 shows with 1 award per show equals 4 total.

John Nash Memorial Awards

Special awards presented at IJA Pet Expo Competitions in memory of the late John Nash, founder of the Nash Academy and co-founder of IJA.

John Nash Rescue Me Special Safe and Gentle Handling Award

This award is presented to a competitor from the Rescue Me Competitions who has exhibited outstanding safe and gentle handling.

Sponsorship Ideas: A special product or tool is recommended for this prize.

Prizes Per Year: 4 shows with 1 award per show equals 4 total.

John Nash Professionalism Award

This is all about image and awarding the person who would be best to represent our industry in a video or cover of a magazine.

Sponsorship Ideas: Great opportunity to introduce a new product or tool. Perfect for salon team uniforms and aprons. 

Prizes Per Year: 4 shows with 1 award per show equals 4 total.

All Competitors are Winners Gift Bag

All competitors receive a gift bag at each show with special prizes geared toward online.  

Sponsorship Ideas: Samples of your products or gift certificates are perfect for this sponsorship. 

Prizes Per Year: 4 shows with 40 competitors per show equals 160 total.

Early Bird Special

This is a great award to receive a lot of attention at a show. Prizes are announced during the best in the show awards.

Prizes Per Year: 4 shows with 1 award per show equals 4 total.

Best First Timer in Show

This award is presented to a new competitor who excels in the ring. Encourages more competitors to enter the ring to show off their skills and expertise. Many of these competitors are new to the industry and really appreciate new products and tools.

Prizes Per Year: 4 shows with 1 award per show equals 4 total.

Most Improved

Award is presented to the competitor who has shown the most improvement from previous shows in the competition year. Great opportunity to introduce a new tool to a seasoned professional.

Prizes Per Year: 4 shows with 1 award per show equals 4 total.

 

Trophies Medals Certificates

Your Name Engraved and Saved in Time 

Trophies, Medals, and Certificates are a great way to keep your company in the spotlight for a very long time. 

 

If you sponsor IJA Trophies, your name is engraved on the plate to save the date that you supported and sponsored the show. 

 

Sponsor with our IJA Medals to get to the heart of the competitors. Competitors wear their medals around their necks and on their medals, your name will be etched so each time they glance down to remember the win, your name will always be there with them. 

 

Sponsor the  IJA Participation Certificates and get the maximum exposure because everybody gets one! IJA presents participation and special achievement certificates to competitors to hang on their wall of fame. Clients, family, and friends see your name when they read all about the win. 

 

  • Fee Per Show Trophies $600 x 5 shows includes National Championship State Team Competitions in Pittsburgh 

  • Fee Per Show Medals $200 x 5 show
    Fee Per Show Certificates $200 x 5 shows

Qualifying Competitions with Certifications with Education
The core of the IJA Competitions competitors qualifies for pure breed, free style, rescue me, creative, and model dog teams. 
Purebreed & Freestyle Competitions LIVE DOGS

Many experienced competitors enter pure breed and free style classes to qualify for their state team to compete in nationals and eventually qualify for the USA Canine Styling Specialist Team. This competition is the perfect place to award special products and tools you want the industry to talk about. Best in the show is the place to go in this class for maximum exposure. Best in class and placement prizes gives you daily promotion with lots of action photos of competitors receiving prizes. Please Note: Additional or extra prizes not awarded for regular placements are presented to recognize individuals and for special drawings. Extra prizes are also used to award 4th place if there are only 4 competitors in a class. Yes, this is the IJA Way Compassion for Competitors and the Competition Dogs!

 

Pure Breed and Free Style - Best in Show

Best in Class Level 3

Best in Class Level 2 and Level 1

Rescue Me Competitions LIVE DOGS

Our IJA Rescue Me Competitions are the talk of the industry and nobody does it better with our concepts “ no dog left behind” and “a place in the ring for all levels of expertise.”  You can make a difference to help find homes for sheltered pets by awarding prizes to encourage more competitors to step in the ring all for the love of a man’s best friend. Go all the way with IJA and sponsor Best in Show and Best in Class, and if you can take the next step and sponsor placements.  

 

Rescue Me - Best in Show

Best in Class

Short & Sassy

Furry & Fabulous

Stacked & Styled

Creative Competitions LIVE DOGS

IJA Sanctioned Creative Competitions rock and always create a lot of attention. If you have the products and the tools to accommodate this sector of the industry you need to be here. Our best in the show gets lots of coverage at the show and afterward on social media. Best in the show is the place to go with your bigger prizes and best in class and placements is where it’s at for the smaller items. Everything goes at this show!

 

Creative - Best in Show

Best in Class - In the Ring and Out of the Ring

In the Ring

Out of Ring

Competitions for MODEL DOGS

The Model Dog Competition is sweeping the nation and it was certainly an international sensation at the first team competition in the industry conducted at the Pittsburgh Pet Expo in 2017. Competitors will compete to qualify for the USA Model Dog Team. If you want coverage in a big way, go all the way with IJA to receive maximum exposure in the USA and around the world.

 

Model Dog - Best in Show

Best in Class

Pure Breed - Poodle

Pure Breed - Terriers

Pure Breed - All Others

Creative Creations Competition MODEL DOGS

Is it a dog? Is it an owl? Is it superman? In case you haven’t noticed, model dog creative creations are sweeping the nation on social media and in the press and we predict it will be the hottest competition sensation in 2018. Don’t miss the opportunity to get your product in front of those in the know by sponsoring the best in the show.  

 

Model Dog - Best in Show  - Out of Ring

Best in Class

Creative - Abstract, Persons, Places and Thing​

Creative - Animals - Real Life and Imaginary

Creative - Gardens, Flowers, Birds and Bees

Purebreed and Freestyle National Championship Competition
First in the USA - State - Regional and National - LIVE DOGS

Our IJA Sanctioned National Championship Competition in 2018 at the Pittsburgh Pet Expo will be another big-time sensation and will draw lots of attention on a national and international level. The Best Canine Styling Specialist State Team will be award and the Top Ten Competitors to form the first USA Canine Styling Specialist Team will be announced. Get the most for your sponsorship with the competition.

 

Pure Breed and Free Style - Best Individual in Show​​

Pure Breed and Free Style - Best State Team in Show

Pure Breed and Free Style - Top Ten Canine Styling Specialists in the USA

Best in Class

USA Model Dog Team Championship Tour Sponsorship

Join us to support our team on their quest to be the best in the Model Dog World Championship Tour. The first stop was Pittsburgh 2017 and our USA Team rocked. The tour will continue in 2018 to South Korea in April and Taiwan in November. Our team needs your financial assistance to pay for travel and hotel expenses. Show you care and commit to the USA Model Dog Team. Your sponsorship will be promoted big time and listed on our website, emails and on facebook. Support the team with your products and tools to use in the ring to get great exposure on an international scale.

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