AKC

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 Geib Shears, Nature's Specialties, Earthbath, CPPGA, Andis, CPPGA, Foxy Roxy's Supply Co., Hyponic and Wag'n Tails. 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 the PetEdge Rescue Round-Up and the Waggz 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.

Contest Schedule

Thursday
6:30pm Judges Meeting
7:00pm Contestant Meeting
Friday Morning
8:00am Andis Wire Coated Breed Tournament Check In
9:00am Andis Wire Coated BreedTournament Start
12:00pm Andis Wire Coated Breed Tournament Awards
Friday Afternoon
1:00pm Earthbath Sporting and Salon Freestyle Tournament Check In
2:00pm Earthbath Sporting and Salon Freestyle Tournament Start
5:00pm Earthbath Sporting and Salon Freestyle Tournament Awards
Saturday Morning
8:00am Geib Shears All Other Purebreds Tournament Check In
9:00am Geib Shears All Other Purebreds Tournament Start
12:00pm Geib Shears All Other Purebreds 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
5:30pm Best In Show Judging
Sunday Morning
8:00am PetEdge Rescue Round-Up Check In
8:30am PetEdge Rescue Round-Up Start
12:00pm PetEdge Rescue Round-Up Awards
Sunday Afternoon
12:30pm Foxy Roxy's Supply Co. Best First Timer Award
CPPGA Best Scissoring Award
Nature's Specialties Best All Around Awards
American Kennel Club Best In Show Awards
1:30pm Waggz Creative Styling Check In
3:30pm Waggz Creative Styling Presentations and Awards

Contestant Prize List

Best In Show Champion

$2,500

Best All Around Groomer

$1,000

Best In Group

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

Breed Classes

Level Place Prize
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

Place Prize
1st Place $1,000 + invite to the Rescue Round-Up Invitational at Groom Expo 2024
2nd Place $500 + invite to the Rescue Round-Up Invitational at Groom Expo 2024
3rd Place $250 + invite to the Rescue Round-Up Invitational at Groom Expo 2024

Creative Styling Contest

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