Contest Schedule

GroomTeam Rules and Breeds
Judges Assignments
Kenchii Kup Contest Rules
Holding Room and Spa Info
WPA General Rules
Special Classes Rules 
Rules Intermediate and Entry Level
GroomTeam Code of Ethics, Conflict of Interest and Grievance Form
Code of Conduct
Conflict of Interest

Groom Team Sanctioned
The deadline for entering the contests is Friday, February 24, 5 p.m. PST.

Show Producer: World Pet Association and Atlanta Pet Fair & Conference
Director of Grooming & Contest Manager: Judy Breton, NCMG
Grooming Coordinator: Marilyn Bayer

Grooming Contest Coordinator: Janis Evans
Ring Assistant: Christy VanCleave
Ring Steward: Pennie Stone
Awards Coordinator/Contest Announcer: Kathy Rose

Thursday, March 9, 2017
6:00pm: Contestants and pet care orientation meeting At Grooming Stage
6:30pm: GroomTeam USA General Meeting
7:00pm: Judges Meeting at Grooming Stage

Friday, March 10, 2017
7:00am: Wire Coats (Hand strip) Check In & Set up
7:15am: Wire Coats (Hand strip) Pre-Judging
7:30am: WIRE COATS (HAND STRIP) CONTEST STARTS
9:45am: Wire Coats (Hand strip) Final Judging
10:00am: Trade Show Opens
10:15am: Wire Coats (Hand strip) Awards
11:45am: Other Purebreds (Scissoring) Check In & Set up
12:00pm: Other Purebreds (Scissoring) Pre-Judging
12:15pm: OTHER PUREBREDS (SCISSORING) CONTEST STARTS
2:30pm: Other Purebreds (Scissoring) Final Judging
3:00pm: Other Purebreds (Scissoring) Awards
4:30pm: Creative Styling Check In & Set up
4:45pm: Creative Styling Pre-Judging
5:00pm: CREATIVE STYLING CONTEST PRESENTATIONS STARTS
5:30pm: Creative Styling Awards
6:00pm: Trade Show Closes

Saturday, March 11, 2017
7:00am: Small Poodle & Sporting (Spaniels & Setters) Check In & Set up
7:15am: Small Poodle & Sporting (Spaniels & Setters) Pre-judging
7:30am: SMALL POODLE & SPORTING (Spaniels & Setters) CONTEST STARTS
9:30am: Small Poodle & Sporting (Spaniels & Setters) Final Judging
10:00am: Trade Show Opens, Small Poodle & Sporting (Spaniels & Setters) Awards
11:30am: Large Poodle Check In & Set up
11:45am: Large Poodle Pre-Judging
12:00pm: LARGE POODLE CONTEST STARTS
2:15pm: Large Poodle Final Judging
3:00pm: Large Poodle Awards
5:00pm: Open Poodles Finals Run off – Judging and Awards
5:30pm: Best All Around Pet Stylist in Show Awards
5:45pm: Best Pet Stylist In Show Awards & GroomTeam Top 10 Announced
6:00pm: Trade Show Closes

Sunday, March 12, 2017
7:00am: Mixed Salon Styling and Rescue Rodeo Check In & Set up
7:15am: Mixed Salon Styling and Rescue Rodeo Pre-Judging
7:30am: MIXED SALON STYLING AND RESCUE RODEO CONTEST STARTS
9:30am: Mixed Salon Styling Final Judging
10:00am: Trade Show Opens, Mixed Salon Styling Awards
10:30am: Best First Time Competitor Awards, Rescue Rodeo Final Judging
11:00am: Rescue Rodeo Awards
12:00pm: Kenchii Kup Check In & Set up
12:15pm: Kenchii Kup Pre-Judging
12:30pm: KENCHII KUP CONTEST STARTS
2:30pm: Kenchii Kup Final Judging
3:30pm: Kenchii Kup Awards
4:00pm: Trade Show Closes

Shuttle Service Schedule
Service will run between Hilton Atlanta Airport, Marriott Atlanta Airport Gateway, SpringHill Suites and the Convention Center (GICC) every 20 minutes.
Shuttle service outside of the below hours may be requested at the Hilton Atlanta Airport Concierge Desk or by calling 404-767-9000.

Thursday, 9am-8pm
Friday, 4am-9pm
Saturday, 4am-7pm
Sunday, 4am-6pm
Note: Shuttle drivers who are dropping off at the front of the GICC will also drop off anyone with dogs at the Crated Dog Entry at the back of the hall.