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PetSmart

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. Contest sponsors are PetSmart, Purina Pro Plan, Andis, TropiClean, Earthbath, and Nature's Specialties. 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 Petcurean Rescue Round-Up Invitational 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.

2015 Best In Show Winner

Dog Bathing and Drying

The dog bathing and drying area is located in the parking garage next to the dog holding area.

Contest Schedule

Thursday
3:00pm Dog Holding Area Opens
6:30pm Judges Meeting
7:00pm Contestant Meeting
Friday Morning
8:00am Tropiclean Wire Coated Breed Tournament Check In
9:00am Tropiclean Wire Coated BreedTournament Start
12:00pm Tropiclean Wire Coated Breed Tournament Awards
Friday Afternoon
1:00pm Andis Poodle Tournament Check In
2:00pm Andis Poodle Tournament Start
Friday Rescue Clip In Check In
2:30pm Friday Rescue Clip In Start
5:00pm Andis Poodle Tournament Awards
Friday Rescue Clip In 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 Nature’s Specialties All Other Purebreds Tournament Check In
2:00pm Nature’s Specialties All Other Purebreds Tournament Start
Saturday Rescue Clip In Check In
2:30pm Saturday Rescue Clip In Start
5:00pm Nature’s Specialties All Other Purebreds Tournament Awards
Saturday Rescue Clip In Ends with awards to follow
5:30pm PetSmart Best In Show Judging
7:00pm PetSmart Best In Show and Purina Best All Around Awards following Awards Dinner (Must Have Dinner Tickets)
EZ-Groom Abstract Creative Runway
Sunday Morning
7:30am Petcurean Rescue Round-Up Invitational Check In
8:00am Petcurean Rescue Round-Up Invitational Start
11:30am Petcurean Rescue Round-Up Invitational Awards
Sunday Afternoon
12:30pm Groomer to Groomer Creative Styling Check In
1:00pm Groomer to Groomer Creative Styling Start
4:00pm Groomer to Groomer Creative Styling Awards

Contestant Prize List

Best In Show Champion

$5,000

Best All Around Groomer

$2,000

Best In Group

1st Place $400
2nd Place $200
3rd Place $100

Breed Classes

Open 1st Place $350
2nd Place $250
3rd Place $150
Intermediate 1st Place $250
2nd Place $125
3rd Place $75
Entry 1st Place $100
2nd Place $75
3rd Place $50

Friday and Saturday Rescue Clip In

1st Place Trophy and 1 Free Barkleigh Contest Entry
2nd Place Trophy and 1 Free Barkleigh Contest Entry
3rd Place Trophy and 1 Free Barkleigh Contest Entry

Rescue Round-Up Invitational

1st Place $2,500
2nd Place $1,500
3rd Place $1,000

Creative Styling Contest

1st Place $2,500
2nd Place $1,500
3rd Place $1,000
People's Choice Award $500