Groom Expo West information coming soon!
*2017 info below

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World Cup Grooming Games

This premier grooming event will take place on Friday and Saturday, when the nation’s best groomers vie for the top positions. Beginner to expert skills will be tested in this world class event.

Huge prize money is being offered in all levels of competition at Groom Expo West. Contest sponsors are Nature's Specialties, Geib Shears, Earthbath, UTSUMI AMERICA INC. dba BW Boyd Shears, Wag'n Tails, and Purina Pro Plan. Each tournament features combined classes and levels of skill. Classes offered are Poodle; All Other Purebreds; Wire Coated Breed; and Sporting & Salon Freestyle. Sunday will feature Rescue Round-Up and the Groomer to Groomer Creative Styling Tournament.

The contest will be broken into five tournaments, each offering prize money and trophies. Three levels of competition skills will be offered in each tournament.

2016 Best In Show Winner

Contest Schedule

Thursday
6:30pm Judges Meeting
7:00pm Contestant Meeting followed by GroomTeam Meeting
Friday Morning
8:00am Utsumi Wire Coated Breed Tournament Check In
9:00am Utsumi Wire Coated BreedTournament Start
12:00pm Utsumi Wire Coated Breed Tournament Awards
Friday Afternoon
1:00pm Geib All Other Purebreds Tournament Check In
2:00pm Geib All Other Purebreds Tournament Start
5:00pm Geib All Other Purebreds Tournament Awards
Saturday Morning
8:00am Earthbath Sporting and Salon Freestyle Tournament Check In
9:00am Earthbath Sporting and Salon Freestyle Tournament Start
12:00pm Earthbath Sporting and Salon Freestyle Tournament Awards
Saturday Afternoon
1:00pm Wag'n Tails Poodle Tournament Check In
2:00pm Wag'n Tails Poodle Tournament Start
5:00pm Wag'n Tails Poodle Tournament Awards
Purina Pro Plan Best All-Around Awards
5:30pm Nature's Specialties Best In Show Judging
Sunday Morning
7:30am Rescue Round-Up Check In
8:00am Rescue Round-Up Start
11:30am Rescue Round-Up Awards
Sunday Afternoon
12:00pm Nature's Specialties Best In Show Awards
12:30pm Creative Styling Check In
1:00pm Creative Styling Start
4:00pm Creative Styling Awards

Contestant Prize List

Best In Show Champion

$2,500

Best All Around Groomer

$1,000

Best In Group

1st Place $200
2nd Place $150
3rd Place $75

Breed Classes

Open 1st Place $300
2nd Place $200
3rd Place $100
Intermediate 1st Place $100
2nd Place $50
3rd Place $25
Entry 1st Place Trophy + Barkleigh Gift Certificate
2nd Place Trophy + Barkleigh Gift Certificate
3rd Place Trophy + Barkleigh Gift Certificate

Rescue Round-Up

1st Place $1,000 + invite to the Rescue Round-Up Invitaional at Groom Expo 2017
2nd Place $500 + invite to the Rescue Round-Up Invitaional at Groom Expo 2017
3rd Place $250 + invite to the Rescue Round-Up Invitaional at Groom Expo 2017

Creative Styling Contest

1st Place $1,500
2nd Place $750
3rd Place $500
People's Choice Award $250