The BIGA Conference & Competition 2016

  • 27 Nov 2016
  • 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • College of Animal Welfare, Headland House, Chord Business Park, London Road, Godmanchester, PE29 2BQ
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  • The Dog Swap Challenge means you show up with a dog that another competitor grooms. And you groom the dog that somebody else showed up with. Be a part of the fun and excitement in this first-ever event (that we know of). This Class is for Champions.
    Competitor Entry Fee £35. Limited spaces.
  • The Dog Swap Challenge. You bring a dog but groom somebody else's dog. You will be judged on the dog you bring and the dog you groom. More details coming soon!
    Spaces limited to 12 entries for the class.
  • Reduced entry for BIGA members (Spectators only - if you are competing you need to complete the Competitors entry form). INCLUDES BUFFET LUNCH.
  • Not a member of BIGA? Not a problem. You are still welcome to attend the BIGA Conference. Just £20 per ticket. INCLUDES BUFFET LUNCH.

BIGA's first event. A grooming competition (The Dog Swap Challenge) and our inaugural members' conference.
Open to members and non-members. Seminars, Workshops, Guest Lectures and Demonstrations. £15 per ticket (members) or £20 (non-members) INCLUDES BUFFET LUNCH. We promise mince pies!
Headline Guest: Crufts 2016 Best In Show. Devon the West Highland White Terrier and owner Marie Burns.

Christmas Market - grooming suppliers and BIGA partners featuring discounts.

EVENT SPONSORS: a BIGA Thank You to The College of Animal Welfare AND Simpsons!

Taking place at the College of Animal Welfare (Huntingdon), Headland House, Chord Business Park, London Road, Godmanchester, PE29 2BQ


EVENT PROGRAMME - click here: BIGA Conference and Dog Swap Challenge 2016-1 FINAL.jpg

The British Isles Grooming Association (BIGA)

A Not-for-Profit Trade Association and Community Support Network

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