Competition Rules - IGS 2019

GENERAL INFORMATION There will be 2 competition classes Freestyle and All Pure Breed.  We will provide grooming tables subject to availability. Limited bathing facilities will be available on site during show hours.  Class description can be found here. The Competition Schedule can be found here. There will be an optional Competitors Meeting Thu...
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Competition Schedule - IGS 2019

Thursday, 31st October 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM   Informal competitors meeting with judges   Friday, 1st November Salon Freestyle Competition JUDGES: Karla Addington Smith, Shannon Tupes 9:00 AM        Set up and Check in 10:00 AM      Competition Start  1:30 PM        Awards and Photos   All Pure Breed groomed to Confirmation show Class JUDGES – K...
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Speakers and Judges - IGS 2019

Karla Addington-Smith Karla Addington-Smith is an award winning and Certified  Master Groomer from Cincinnati, Ohio. Spending 40 +  years in the world of professional dog grooming, Karla is  a grooming contest winner, former GroomTeam USA  member, IJA sanctioned contest judge, noted speaker  and writer. Her most prestigious win was the 1988 Best...
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Competition Class Description - IGS 2019

Salon Freestyle Class: Open to all sizes and breeds, including mixed breeds and purebred dogs NOT styled to breed standard, this class includes Asian Inspired trims. Examples: Cocker in a sporting trim with scissored legs, Shih Tzu in a puppy trim, poodle in a Bedlington trim, Old English Sheepdog in a teddy bear trim, or any mixed breed. Access...
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