Wahl

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 Wahl, Purina Pro Plan, Earthbath, Nature's Specialties, EZ-Groom, TropiClean, Electric Cleaner Company, Aesculap, and 123Pet Software. 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 Andis Resue Round-Up Invitational followed by the AKC 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
6:30pm Judges Meeting
7:00pm Contestant Meeting
Friday Morning
8:00am Nature’s Specialties Wire Coated Breed Tournament Check In
9:00am Nature’s Specialties Wire Coated BreedTournament Start
12:00pm Nature’s Specialties Wire Coated Breed Tournament Awards
Friday Afternoon
1:00pm 123Pet Software All Other Purebreds Tournament Check In
2:00pm 123Pet Software All Other Purebreds Tournament Start
Friday Rescue Clip-In Check In
2:30pm Friday Rescue Clip-In Start
5:00pm 123Pet Software All Other Purebreds Tournament Awards
Friday Rescue Clip-In Ends with awards to follow
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 TropiClean Poodle Tournament Check In
2:00pm TropiClean Poodle Tournament Start
Saturday Rescue Clip-In Check In
2:30pm Saturday Rescue Clip-In Start
5:00pm TropiClean Poodle Tournament Awards
Saturday Rescue Clip-In Ends with awards to follow
5:30pm Wahl Best In Show Judging
7:00pm Wahl Best In Show and Purina Pro Plan Best All Around Awards following Dinner (Must Have Dinner Ticket)
EZ-Groom Abrstract Creative Runway
Sunday Morning
7:30am Andis Rescue Round-Up Check In
8:00am Andis Rescue Round-Up Start
11:30am Andis Rescue Round-Up Awards
Sunday Afternoon
12:30pm AKC Creative Styling Check In
1:00pm AKC Creative Styling Start
4:00pm AKC 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