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.


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


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

Jodi Murphy
Owner, Jodi Murphy Grooming Products

Christine Speerin
Owner, The Grooming School