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 Northwest Grooming Show. Contest sponsors are AKC, Foxy Roxy's Supply Co., Geib and Electric Cleaner Company. 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 PetEdge Rescue Round-Up and the 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.

2022 Best In Show Winner

Dog Bathing and Drying

The dog bathing and drying area is located in the courtyard of the Bicentennial Pavilion

Contest Schedule

Thursday
6:30pm Judges Meeting
7:00pm Contestant Meeting
Friday Morning
8:00am Wire Coated Breed Tournament Check In
9:00am Wire Coated Breed Tournament Start
12:00pm Wire Coated Breed Tournament Awards
Friday Afternoon
1:00pm Geib All Other Purebreds Tournament Check In
2:00pm Geib All Other Purebreds Tournament Start
5:00pm Geib All Other Purebreds Tournament Awards
Saturday Morning
8:00am Electric Cleaner Company Sporting and Salon Freestyle Tournament Check In
9:00am Electric Cleaner Company Sporting and Salon Freestyle Tournament Start
12:00pm Electric Cleaner Company Sporting and Salon Freestyle Tournament Awards
Saturday Afternoon
1:00pm Poodle Tournament Check In
2:00pm Poodle Tournament Start
5:00pm Poodle Tournament Awards
5:30pm AKC Best In Show Judging
Sunday Morning
7:30am PetEdge Rescue Round-Up Check In
8:00am PetEdges Rescue Round-Up Start
11:30am PetEdges Rescue Round-Up Awards
Sunday Afternoon
12:00pm Foxy Roxy's Supply Co. Best First Timer Award
Wahl Best All Around Awards
AKC Best In Show Awards
2:00pm Creative Styling Check In
2:30pm Creative Styling Start
3:00pm Creative Styling Presentations and Awards

Contestant Prize List

Best In Show Champion

$1,000

Best All Around Groomer

$500

Best In Group

Place Prize
1st Place 1 Free Contest Entry at Groom Expo in Hershey, PA and a Trophy
2nd Place 1 Free Contest Entry at Groom Expo in Hershey, PA and a Trophy
3rd Place 1 Free Contest Entry at Groom Expo in Hershey, PA and a Trophy

Breed Classes

Level Place Prize
Open 1st Place $300
2nd Place $150
3rd Place $75
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 $1000 + invite to the Rescue Round-Up Invitaional at Groom Expo 2023
2nd Place $500 + invite to the Rescue Round-Up Invitaional at Groom Expo 2023
3rd Place $250 + invite to the Rescue Round-Up Invitaional at Groom Expo 2023

Creative Styling Contest

Place Prize
1st Place $1,000
2nd Place $500
3rd Place $250
People's Choice Award Trophy + Barkleigh Gift Certificate