Poodles

11:30 am: Check-in and pre-judging
12:00 pm: Contest Ring Closes
12:15 pm: Contest Starts
2:30 pm: Contest Ends / Final Judging
3:15 pm: Awards

Special note: Electricity will NOT be provided in the contest ring. You must supply your own cordless clippers where applicable.

Divisions:
Entry
Intermediate
Open

Sizes and Time Allowed:
11″ and under – 1:30 (one hour and thirty minutes)
Over 11” up to and including 17” – 1:45 (one hour and forty-­five minutes)
Over 17” up to and including 23” – 2:00 (two hours)
Over 23” –  2:15 (two hours and fifteen minutes)

Acceptable Breeds: All sizes, natural colors of purebred Poodles.

Acceptable Styling: Must be groomed to breed profile as presented in the conformation show ring. It is the responsibility of the show promoter and /or their designated judges to determine adequate coat growth.

  • All styling must take place during the time frame of the competition except where noted below.
  • All dogs must be groomed according to breed standard with the exception of Poodle as noted below.
  • All dogs may have sanitary and pads shaved prior to class start.
  • All dogs may have nails trimmed and ears cleaned prior to class start.
  • Finishing sprays, are permissible in order to tidy up after competition time frame ends however, re-­‐shaping with water or product application is prohibited.
  • Chalk products are permissible prior to and during the competition time frame but are prohibited after time is called.
  • Poodles can be styled as presented in the conformation show ring or pet trims, provided they respect the breed profile as set forth by the standard.

Poodle Styling: All pet and show poodle styles are acceptable provided they respect the breed profile of the poodle.

  • Feet must be shaved.
  • Feet may be shaved prior to competition start time. No extra time will be permitted if not completed prior to the class start.
  • Face must be shaved during the competition time frame.
  • Small mustache or goatee are permitted.
  • Scissored face styles such as Bichon or scissored type faces are prohibited.
  • Show topknots may be pre-­banded, including hair extensions prior to the start of the class, spray up products are prohibited prior to the start of the class.

Prize Money

Division1st Place2nd Place3rd Place
Group$300$200$100
Open$300$200$100
Intermediate$150$100$75
Entry$125$75$50

Presenters

Kelly Knight
Owner, BARK Luxury Pet Resort; Goin' To The Dogs

Jodi Murphy
Owner, Jodi Murphy Grooming Products

Christine Speerin
Owner, The Grooming School