Wire Coats (Handstripping)

7:15 am: Check-in and pre-Judging
7:45 am: Contest Ring Closes

8:00 am: Contest Starts
10:15 am: Contest Ends / Final Judging
10:45 am: Awards

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


Contest Time Limit:
See below chart

Acceptable Breeds: Pure breeds with wire coat types that are hand stripped. (See specific breed list below)

BreedTime Allowed
Australian Terrier2:00
Border Terrier1:45
Brussels Griffon1:45
Cairn Terrier2:00
Mini Wire Dachshund1:45
Std. Wire Dachshund2:00
Dandie Dinmont2:00
Giant Schnauzer2:15
Irish Terrier2:00
Lakeland Terrier2:00
Miniature Schnauzer2:00
Norfolk Terrier1:45
Norwich Terrier1:45
Scottish Terrier2:00
Sealyham Terrier2:00
Standard Schnauzer2:00
Welsh Terrier2:00
West Highland White Terrier2:00
Wire Fox Terrier2:00

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.
• 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 the 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.
• Wire Coats must be hand stripped. Clippers are only permissible as presented in the conformation show ring.

Prize Money

Division1st Place2nd Place3rd Place


Angela Anderson
Owner/Managing Director, Angels Grooming Solutions

Tammy Siert
Pet Stylist/Manager, The Velvet Touch Pet Salon

Olga Zabelinskaya, NCMG, IMG
Owner, Elite Pet Spa & Boutique / Zolitta