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Salon Freestyle Rules 2024
WHAT TYPE OF GROOMER ARE YOU?OPEN: Open to all competitors. Recommended for groomers with advanced styling skills, previous successful competition experience and professional conformation show exhibitors and/or certifiers with expert styling skills. ONLY OPEN division class winners are eligible to earn GroomTeam USA points. INTERMEDIATE: Restricted to competitors who have not won two Best in Show or two Best All Around groomer titles, from intermediate division at any show. OR three group placements from any tiered show, OR three 1st placements from intermediate division at any show. Recommended for groomers with intermediate styling skills or conformation dog show exhibitors and/or certifiers and instructors with intermediate styling skills. ENTRY: Restricted to competitors who have not won a Best in Show or Best All Around title from any division at any show, OR three 1st placements from entry division at any show, OR one group placement from any tiered show. Recommended for groomers who have never competed and/or possess novice-grooming skills. Conformation dog show exhibitors, owners, breeders, handlers who have finished a champion, and/or certifiers and grooming instructors are not permitted to compete in the Entry Division.
CODE OF CONDUCThttps://groomteamusa.us/code-of-conduct-1/
CONFLICT OF INTERESThttps://groomteamusa.us/conflict-of-interest-policy/
Please note that Salon Freestyle is not a GroomTeam USA, Inc. sanctioned class, and winners will not receive GroomTeam USA, Inc. points.
For additional important information, please refer to the General Contest Rules and Procedures and Protocols.
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