Sunday, March 10, 2024 1:30 pm–3:30 pm Hall B Grooming Stage

1:30 pm: Check-in and Prop Set-Up in the Contest Ring
2:00 pm: Pre-Judging Begins
2:30 pm: Presentations Start
3:15 pm: Awards


Entry: anyone who has not placed 1st in any live Creative Contest.
Open:  open to all competitors

This is a Pre-Groomed contest.

The Creative Styling Contest is an exhibition of colorfully staged, uniquely presented, and exquisitely groomed dogs and cats using props and music for the presentation.

Any purebred or mixed breed dog or cat can be used.

Electrical will not be available in the contest ring. Electric will be available in the spa/bathing area.

The spa will open starting Thursday, March 7 at 5:00 pm and there will be sign-up sheets available for tub times. The spa will be reserved for the exclusive use for all Creative Styling competitors on Sunday, March 10 from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm.

Competitors are permitted a designated 5’x5’ space for prop set up. Exhibits exceeding 5’x5’ will be disqualified.

The contest ring will open on Sunday, March 10 at 1:30 pm for prop set-up. All entries in this class must be completely groomed and finished by 1:30 pm.

All products used must be safe and non-toxic to the pet and stylist; Glue must be water-soluble.

Placement of large and/or heavy objects on the pet is prohibited.

Competitors must title their designs.

If desired, music may be used during the presentation. Music used for presentation is the sole responsibility of the competitor.

DVD presentations are not permitted.

A maximum of 2 minutes is permitted per presentation.

Winners will be determined by:

Originality and creativity of the design and theme

Quality of styling techniques

Sharpness and precision of clipper lines

Sharpness and/or blending of color

Quality of scissor finish

Quality and harmony of props and decorations in the final presentation


Prize Money:


1st Place

2nd Place

3rd Place










Lori Craig

Doggie Styles

Adriane Pope

Owner Adriane's Groom & Go Mobile Grooming