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Upcoming events

    • Fri, July 19, 2024
    • Sun, July 21, 2024
    • Houston, Texas

    Groom Texas is a grooming show that takes place within the Houston World Series of Dog Shows. This unique set-up promotes interaction and sharing of ideas between the grooming and dog show worlds. Groom Texas features educational seminars, breed standard competitions and a creative styling contest.

    • Sun, July 21, 2024
    • Mon, July 22, 2024
    • 2 sessions
    • All Pet Grooming, 3221 N Hwy 89, Bountiful, UT 84010
    Join us for a two day educational weekend with the talented Helen Schaefer and Kristie Reisenweaver.
    Sunday, July 21st at 9 am is a workshop hosted by UPPGA where 4 different breeds will be groomed for demonstration. It's a great opportunity to learn the breed standard and what to expect for certifications.
    Cost: $150, $100 for UPPGA members. Reach out to Jessica Glenn to sign up.
    Monday, July 22nd is the AKC/NDGAA testing day and lunch will be provided.
    Cost: $50 paid directly to the certifiers.
    • Sun, August 11, 2024
    • The Prancing Poodle, Farmington Utah

    "I'll be doing an awesome morning demo session and if you'd like you can signup for hands-on with any dog style for the afternoon."

    Send payment with your name in the notes to:
    venmo is @lethal-_-bananas
    paypal is

    [Independent event, not sponsored by UPPGA]

    • Wed, August 14, 2024
    • Fri, August 16, 2024
    • Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Utah
    Sniff out your next bestseller, watch the hottest trends come to life and make contact with industry leaders and peers at North America’s largest pet retail event.

    • Thu, August 15, 2024
    • Sun, August 18, 2024
    • Schaumburg, Illinois

    The world's longest running grooming show. There are programs for anyone interested in improving their knowledge, handling and care of pets. Also, great competitions to challenge you and help hone your skills. So, if you are serious about the pet care industry, you will want to be here.

    • Fri, August 23, 2024
    • Fri, August 30, 2024
    • Alaska

    The cruise by dog groomers, for dog groomers!

    Set sail on an opportunity to relax, rejuvenate and reconnect with your industry peers.

    • Thu, September 05, 2024
    • Sun, September 08, 2024
    • Hershey, Pennsylvania

    Groom Expo is the world’s largest grooming show, welcoming thousands of pet professionals to the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania, every September. Groom Expo hosts dozens of educational seminars, exciting grooming competitions, and a weekend packed with extra events to meet and mingle with fellow pet professionals.

    • Fri, September 06, 2024
    • Sun, September 08, 2024
    • Hurricane, Utah

    AKC conformation: All breed and group

    • Thu, September 12, 2024
    • Fri, September 13, 2024
    • Bastian Agricultural Center 2051 W 11400 S South Jordan, UT

    Beehive Toy Group of Utah Specialty

    Group IV Terrier Club of Salt Lake

    Intermountain West Working Group Club

    • Sat, September 14, 2024
    • Mon, September 16, 2024
    • Bastian Agricultural Center 2051 W 11400 S South Jordan, UT

    Conformation: All Breed

    • Thu, September 26, 2024
    • Sun, September 29, 2024
    • Springfield, MA

    Sponsored by the NEPGP. All pet professionals are welcome at this wonderful event. All you need is an interest in improving your knowledge, handling and care of pets. If that doesn't do it for you then there are great competitions to challenge you and help hone your skills. So, if you are serious about the pet care industry, you will want to be here.

    • Thu, October 10, 2024
    • Sun, October 13, 2024
    • Orlando, Florida

    Fun in the Sun Trade Show & Grooming competition is Florida’s largest grooming show, welcoming hundreds of pet professionals every October. With 60+ vendors, 4 days of education and an exciting grooming competition this is a weekend you won’t want to miss. Anyone involved in the pet care industry is invited to attend.

    • Fri, November 01, 2024
    • Mon, November 04, 2024
    • Las Colinas, Texas


    We are America's Leading Independently-Owned, Education-Focused Styling Conference

    More in 4 Days Than Any Industry Event!

    • Mon, November 04, 2024
    • Thu, November 07, 2024
    • Hershey, Pennsylvania

    An exciting national conference for professionals in the pet boarding and daycare industry. Featuring a two-day trade show showcasing the best products and companies in the industry, top industry speakers sharing their expertise, and an awesome line up of educational seminars.

    • Fri, November 15, 2024
    • Sun, November 17, 2024
    • Farmington, Utah

    Altered Conformation, Conformation, Junior Showmanship, Brace, Novice Puppy, Veteran

    • Sat, January 04, 2025
    • Fri, January 10, 2025
    • Western Caribbean

    The cruise by dog groomers, for dog groomers! Set sail on an opportunity to relax, rejuvenate and reconnect with your industry peers.

    • Thu, February 13, 2025
    • Sun, February 16, 2025
    • Pasadena, California

    Groom Expo West is the 2nd largest professional pet grooming conference & tradeshow in the world! If you’re looking for quality grooming tools and supplies, or maybe want to learn how a software system could improve your shop, GEW’s massive trade show is the place to be! With nearly 100 vendors, there’s plenty to see and do. Groom Expo West is leading the industry in education too! Barkleigh has assembled nearly 40 respected speakers from all corners of the pet care industry. Learn from the experts! Seminars will cover everything from latest grooming techniques, to everyday issues involved with running a pet care business.

    • Fri, March 07, 2025
    • Sun, March 09, 2025
    • Atlanta, Georgia

    We’ll cut to the chase: If you’re a professional groomer or kennel operator involved in the grooming space, you’ve come to the right place. GROOM’D is the ultimate one-stop-shop for pet care professionals at every stage of the game to discover new trends and tools, the latest in pet wellness, business insights and outstanding competitive artistry.

    Whether it’s your first time here or you’re returning for more, GROOM’D is your gateway to a successful year ahead. Join your community March 7-9, 2025, at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta, to brush up on your technique, showcase your talent and follow your passion to profitability!

    • Thu, March 20, 2025
    • Sun, March 23, 2025
    • Secaucus, New Jersey

    Intergroom is an international grooming conference held each year in New Jersey. In addition to grooming competitions, the conference features an extensive continuing education seminar series with topics of timely interest to groomers and salon managers. Attendees also have an opportunity to view grooming and industry related products and equipment from over 100 booths at the Trade Show.

    • Thu, April 24, 2025
    • Sun, April 27, 2025
    • Tacoma, Washington

    Bringing grooming education and competition to the Seattle area for over eleven years, the Northwest Grooming Show is an event that has grown almost exponentially. Featuring a big tradeshow, seminars by industry pros, and grooming competitions.

Past events

Sat, June 29, 2024 World Groom
Fri, June 28, 2024 Canyonlands Canine Association
Thu, June 20, 2024 PetQuest
Fri, June 07, 2024 Utah Groomer Paint Night!
Fri, October 06, 2023 U.S. Pet Pro Classic
Thu, September 28, 2023 New England Grooming Show
Wed, September 06, 2023 Groom Expo
Wed, August 23, 2023 Superzoo
Thu, August 10, 2023 All American Grooming Show
Sun, August 06, 2023 Uppga BBQ
Sat, July 22, 2023 Groom Texas
Fri, July 07, 2023 Rocky Mountain Groom Expo
Thu, June 22, 2023 PetQuest
Fri, June 16, 2023 West Coast Groom Fest
Sat, June 10, 2023 NDGAA- Certification
Thu, May 18, 2023 Teton Grooming Expo
Sun, April 23, 2023 Pet Tech CPR and First Aid with Kristy Hahn
Sat, April 15, 2023 Nadia Bongelli
Thu, March 30, 2023 Intergroom
Thu, March 16, 2023 Northwest Grooming Show
Thu, March 09, 2023 Groom'd: Atlanta Pet Fair
Sun, February 19, 2023 Pet Tech CPR and First Aid with Kristy Hahn
Thu, February 16, 2023 Groom Expo West
Fri, October 21, 2022 NDGAA Fun in the Sun
Thu, October 06, 2022 New England Grooming Show
Fri, September 30, 2022 US Pet Pro Classic
Thu, September 15, 2022 Groom Expo
Tue, August 23, 2022 Superzoo
Thu, August 04, 2022 All American Grooming Show
Thu, August 04, 2022 All American Grooming Show
Fri, July 29, 2022 Teton Grooming Show
Fri, July 22, 2022 Groom Texas
Thu, June 23, 2022 Pet Quest
Sat, June 11, 2022 NDGAA Workshop and Test Site
Sun, May 01, 2022 Scissor Class with Suzanne!
Thu, March 31, 2022 Intergroom
Thu, March 24, 2022 Northwest Grooming Show
Fri, January 07, 2022 Safari's Palmetto Groom
Mon, November 08, 2021 Pet Boarding and Daycare
Fri, November 05, 2021 NDGAA Fun in the Sun
Thu, October 21, 2021 U.S. Pet Pro Classic
Thu, October 21, 2021 Intergroom
Wed, October 06, 2021 New England Grooming Show
Thu, September 09, 2021 Groom Expo
Tue, August 17, 2021 Super Zoo
Thu, August 12, 2021 All American Grooming Show
Thu, July 22, 2021 Groom Expo West
Thu, July 08, 2021 Northwest Grooming Show
Thu, June 24, 2021 Atlanta Pet Fair
Thu, June 17, 2021 Pet Quest
Sat, May 22, 2021 World Dog Expo
Mon, May 03, 2021 Pet Boarding and Daycare Expo
Thu, April 15, 2021 Intergroom
Mon, April 12, 2021 Certified Canine Esthetician Virtual Course
Fri, January 22, 2021 Maryland Virtual Grooming Competition
Sun, September 13, 2020 Mackensie Murphy Seminar in Heber
Sat, September 12, 2020 Bonneville Basin Kennel Association Dog Show
Sun, June 28, 2020 NDGAA Utah
Thu, June 11, 2020 Pet Quest
Sat, May 30, 2020 World Dog Expo
Thu, May 28, 2020 Intergroom
Thu, May 14, 2020 North West Grooming Show
Fri, April 24, 2020 America's Family Pet Expo
Sat, April 04, 2020 NDGAA Colorado
Thu, March 12, 2020 Atlanta Pet Fair and Conference

Utah Professional Pet Groomers Association is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. UTAH

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