The Dog Groomers Association of Western Australia, Inc. is pleased to announce the details for our upcoming Swan View Show Grooming Competition in October 2017. Below you’ll find all the details for competitors and spectators, as well as the competition rules and entry form. This competition will be held at the Swan View Show, organised by the Swan View and Districts Agricultural and Arts Society. Please check back here regularly for event updates.

Date: Saturday 7th October 2017

Location: Swan View Show, Brown Park, Swan View WA 6056

Show details:

This competition is open to all (members and non-members of DGAWA), beginners through to advanced groomers.

Competition categories: Poodles and Salon Freestyle. Competitors may enter one or both categories, classes will be assigned based on your competition experience and history.

Judges: Steve Warry (All Breeds Conformation Judge) & Melissa Vanhoe (Poodle Specialist)

Entry fee for current DGAWA members: $50 for one category, $80 for both

Entry fee for non-members: $70 for one category, $120 for both – to become a member, click here

Rules: A full list of competition rules is available on the DGAWA website. Poodles may have face and feet done prior to competition. For Salon Freestyle, entrants must look different to breed standard. Competitors will need to supply their own cordless clippers as there will be no power points available for use.

All entries must be completed, paid and processed online through the DGAWA website. Entries close 5pm AWST Friday 22nd September 2017.