Competitors are awarded points from selected UK competitions that are open to everyone and who’s classes match the categories set by EGA. Points are also awarded from major EGA recognised competitions in Europe. British Grooming Championships has now been withdrawn as of the 2016 show. These competitions must take place over the two-year selection period and competitors must have competed with a Poodle, Spaniel or Setter, Purebreed Scissor or Hand Strip dog to breed standard techniques.
Points are awarded for 1st to 3rd places in the specific classes that competitors will go on to represent. Points are also awarded for Best in Show, Reserve Best in Show/All Round Groomer, competing show organisers and Judging appointments.
Points will be awarded separately for Champion and Open Classes as follows:
1st Place – 5 Points 1st Place – 3 Points
2nd Place -4 Points 2nd Place – 2 Points
3rd Place – 3 Points 3rd Place – 1 Point
Best In Show: 5 Points Reserve Best In Show/All Round Groomer: 3 Points
Judging Appointment: Competing Organisers:
EGA – 5 Points Champion – 3 Points
English – 3 Points Open – 1 Point
The Team will be selected from the highest scoring competitors over a 2 year period.
A minimum of 9 points from their total must be achieved in the UK.
Any Champions who have previously gained 2 or more Best In Show awards from different shows are exempt from this rule.
The top 3 places for each Champion class are as follows:
Poodle – Champion
Denise Westbrook – 37
Fiona Brook – 27
Carol Hutchins – 16
Hand Strip – Champion
Julie Lalou Simpson – 47
Amy Manser – 18
Sophie Fury – 14
Pure Breed Scissor – Champion
Cheryl Howard – 33
Becki Ensell – 21
Alison Rogers – 21
Spaniel & Setter – Champion
Amy Manser – 60
Lois Dalton – 19
Jo Silk-Smith – 11
Any results achieved from EGA competitions are the responsibility of the competitor to inform the Groom Team England committee.
Please click on the link below, print and then complete the form and either scan and email it to: firstname.lastname@example.org or post to: Groom Team England, 2 Henry Street, Keighley, BD21 3DR.
This form must be completed and returned within 30 days of being placed in an EGA competition.