Team Selection

Point Awarding Shows

Competitors are awarded points currently from the following shows:

The Grooming Show, Master Groom, Strictly Come Grooming, Premier Groom, UK Groom Off, British Groomers Association Championships, Cymru Groom


All European EGA shows are awarded points.

To be accepted as point awarding these shows must:

Have a minimum of 50 combined Open and Champion entries

Run classes of 4 skills levels i.e. Beginners, Intermediate, Open and Champion

Run 4 breed classes; Poodle, Spaniel and Setter, Pure breed Scissor and Hand Strip to breed standard. 

If any of these criteria are not met in any year then points will NOT be awarded from that show.

Organisers are requested to publish the results and also forward results to the Groom Team Committee. 

Points Allocation

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.

Points are awarded for 1st to 3rd places in the specified breed classes. Points are also awarded for Best in Show, competing show organisers and judging appointments.

Points will be awarded  from Open & Champion  Classes only:

1st Place – 5 Points              
2nd Place -4 Points          
3rd Place – 3 Points         

**** Where there are 2 separate classes  for Poodle sizes the judges will be asked for their overall top 3 and only one set of points will be awarded*****    

Best In Show: 5 Points        

Judging Appointment:       

EGA show –      3 Points               

Non EGA Show –  1 Point   

 Competing Organisers:  - 1 Point

Any results achieved from EGA competitions are the responsibility of the competitor to inform the Groom Team committee.
Please click on the link below, print and then complete the form and either scan and email it to: or post to: Groom Team Wales, C/O welsh grooming academy, milland road, Neath, SA11 1NJ

Click below for ‘Points Achieved’ Form

This form must be completed and returned within 30 days of being placed in an EGA competition.