•The organizer (IIPTF) will provide the tables.•Contestants must indicate at the time of registrationa)If they will bring their own dog ORb)If they require dog to be provided•Contestants must bring their own grooming tools.•The contestants need to be in the ring 30 minutes before the start of the competition for prejudging.•Last day for submitting forms is the 31 October 2010.•Maximum 60 entries will be considered for internal selection to short list 15 finalists•Participants will be informed on or before 07 December 2010.•All 60 participants will receive certificates from The European Grooming Association
•All dogs must be bathed before the show.•The dogs will need to be washed (except for the hand strip dogs)•The ears and nails need to be groomed and the dogs underbelly, genitals and hind quarters may bepreviously groomed for reasons of hygiene, according to the breed standard.•The dog needs to have at least 8 weeks coast growth or poodles minimum 5 cm coat length.•Any evident line or pattern should not be visible. Dogs coat must be long enough to allow the groomer tomake a difference in its appearance.
Small Breeds – 1 hour 30 minutes• Medium Breeds – 2 hours• Big Breeds – 3 hours
•Contestants should remove all hair, equipment and products from the grooming table.•A comb should be placed on the table for the judge to use during judging.•Contestants may comb their dogs before and after the judge(s) has evaluated their dogs.•Contestants should stack his/her dog to present to the judge. It will be announced when the judging isfinished so that contestants can relax their dogs.
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