Best First Time Competitor in Show Awards
This competition is open to anyone that has never competed in any grooming contest, in any class, anywhere in the world. The contestant has to indicate on their competitor registration form that they are a first-time competitor and must be registered in entry level. One First Time competitor winner will be chosen from each entry level class. Eligible contests are: Mixed Salon, Sporting, Other Purebreds, Wire Coats, and Poodles.
The entry level Judge will choose the Best First Time Competitor from each entry level class competition. Each class winner must return to the contest ring on Thursday, August 17 at 3:45pm for Best First Time Competitor awards starting at 4:00pm. At that time, the Best in Show Judge will choose the winner of the Best First-Time Competitor in Show.
The Winner will receive $500 prize money