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4th Annual Rags to Riches Photo Contest (2012)

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Produced and Sponsored by Double K Industries

The 4th Annual Rags To Riches  Ultimate Groomer ContestThe GroomerTALK™ Message Board is your best source for current information on active or upcoming Rags to Riches Contests or visit the Double K Industries website.

Thousands of dollars in cash and prizes are awarded each year. The contest welcomes groomers worldwide.

Enter the next contest!

Our Judges for 2012

Jodi Murphy Melissa Verplank Jay Scruggs

Jodi Murphy - Celebrity Judge

Website: www.jodimurphy.net
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Jodi Murphy is a two-time Master Pet Stylist, a NCMG (National Certified Master Groomer) through the National Dog Groomers Association of America as well as MPS Meritus (Master Pet Stylist Meritus) through the International Society of Canine Cosmetology. She is a multiple Best All Around and Best in Show competitor. These titles allow Jodi to certify groomers to their master pet stylist status throughout the USA. She was a GroomTeam USA team member for four years and ranked within the top four pet stylist of the United States. Jodi has become a leading publisher of instructional DVDs, a supplier of select grooming products and tools, and a fashionable line of professional groomer apparel. See web site links above.

Melissa Verplank - Celebrity Judge

Websites:
www.learn2groomdogs.com
www.paragonpetschool.com
www.melissaverplank.com
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Melissa Verplank is a Certified Master Stylist with over 30 years experience in the professional pet grooming industry. She operates three pet related companies, a luxury boarding facility called Whiskers Resort & Pet Spa and two companies that are involved with educating the professional pet groomer and stylist; The Paragon School of Pet Grooming, Inc. She publishes instructional grooming books and DVDs as well as a streaming instructional video website. She also sells select grooming supplies. See web site links above.

Jay Scruggs

Websites:
www.superstylingsessions.com 
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Jay Scruggs has won multiple best in show and best all around groomer awards in grooming competitions around the United States. In 2001 he was the number one ranked pet stylist in the USA. Jay was a part of the Gold Medal winning GroomTeam in Calgary, Canada. He was awarded Best in Show with his gold medal winning standard poodle. Jay was named American Groomer of the Year in 2001, and Best All Around American Groomer at Intergroom 2002. He was also the first groomer to receive the Groomer of the Year Award at Westminster Dog Show in 2002. In the World Championships in Barcelona, Spain 2003 Jay won an International Gold and Bronze medal in two different poodle classes that helped GroomTeam USA win the silver medal. He is now an internationally sought after speaker and judge, with his most prestigious assignment judging the World Championships in Milan, Italy. Jay was voted by the industry Grooming Judge of the year on two different occasions for his knowledge of breeds and the ability to judge them. Jay and his wife Michelle own Here Comes the Groom, a highly successful mobile grooming salon in Germantown, Tennessee.

UNITED STATES DIVISION
FIRST PLACE (below)
Entry 112

Groomer: Elisangela Arnold, New Jersey

Pet: Julie, Bichon Frise, Age 5

Double K Product(s) Used: Alpha White Shampoo

SECOND PLACE (below)
Entry 254

Groomer: Eugene Mamoshuk, Canada

Pet: Leska, English Cocker Spaniel, Age 5
 
Double K Product(s) Used: Ultimate Shampoo, The Solution Conditioner

THIRD PLACE (below)
Entry 191

Groomer: Heather Wood, California

Pet: Bentley, Shetland Sheepdog, Age 5

Double K Product(s) Used: Grimeinator, Challengair Dryer

INTERNATIONAL DIVISION
FIRST PLACE (below)
Entry 7

Groomer: Monika Urban, Hungary

Pet: Berli, Bichon Mix, Age 6

Double K Product(s) Used: Ultimate Shampoo, Challengair Dryer

Entries Start Here

Page 1 of US & Canada Entries 1 to 50

Page 2 Entries 51 to 100       Page 3 Entries 101 to 150     Page 4 Entries 151-200    Go to Entries 201-257 International Division
 

   


US & Canada Contest Entries 1 to 50

 

Entry

Pet

Groomer

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Groomer Names Shown When Judging is Over
1 Misty Gieczys, OH
"Holden"
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2 Misty Gieczys, OH
"Emma"
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3 Bucksport, ME
"Kayli"
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4 Mucksport, ME
"Bandit"
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5 Ingrid Woehr, CO
"Lil' Dude"
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6 Ingrid Woehr, CO
"Shar Baby"
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7 Jamie Watters, TX
"Rusty"
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8 Jamie Watters, TX
"Abbie"
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9 Shawna Rubin, MA
"Lakota"
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10 Rachel Peterson, NC
"Dude"
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11 Angela Gleize, IA
"Athena"
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12 Jessica Keto, MI
"Tia"
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13 Erica Robbins, MA
"Gilliagan"
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14 Erica Robbins, MA
"Levi"
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15 Jason Huffman, NC
"Harley"
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16 June Beckwith, SC
"Sophie"
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17 Shawna Rubin, MA
"Charlie"
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18 Ingrid Woehr, CO
"Prince Piper"
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19 Ingried Woehr, CO
"McLeod"
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20 Jessica Keto, MI
"Simon"
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21

Cyn Torres, TX
"Pepper"
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22 Virginia Martinez, TX
"Mike"
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23 Virginia Martinez, TX
"T-Lee"
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24 Rachel Peterson, NC
"Jett"
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25 Karen Cantner, IN
"Scotty"
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26 Karen Cantner, IN
"Piper"
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27 Amber Jarrett, WA
"Dylan"
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28 Stephanie Niemic, PA
"Keely"
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29 Stephanie Niemic, PA
"Bob"
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30 Michele Hanline, NY
"Sophie"
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31 Elsebeth LaForge, ME
"Harley"
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32 Angela Gleize, IA
"Chase"
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33 Rachel Pittner, SD
"Hershey"
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34 Jourdan Rutledge, IN
"Breezy"
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35 Jourdan Rutledge, IN
"Gator"
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36 Jennah Cantner, IN
"Lizzie"
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37 Guy Guillen, CA
"Peanut"
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38 Stephanie Niemic, PA
"Max"
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39 Stephanie Hahn, MN
"Farley"
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40 Therese Faulhaber, TX
"Georgie"
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41 Rachel Pittner, SD
"Banksy"
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42 Karen Stickel, NJ
"Lexi"
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43 Suzy Chew, PA
"Judah"
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44 Diana Norwood, NJ
"KJ"
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45 Rachel Alegre, PA
"Polar"
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46 Michele Hanline, NY
"Molly"
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47 Hollly Moody, OH
"Bubba"
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48 Amanda Cantrell, OH
"Pookie"
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49 Diana Norwood, NM
"Goliath"
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50 Karla Wiebe, ND
"Buddy"
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