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April 2019 Schedule of Classes
Entries close at 7pm on Tuesday 30th April with judging
beginning at 7pm on Wednesday 1st May
Rosettes are awarded for 1st – 10th in EVERY class. Where a class exceeds 30 entries (31 +) then 15 places & rosettes will be awarded (Unless otherwise stated for the class in the description)
4 x Best in Show. 4 x Reserve Best in Show. 1 x Show Champion will be awarded.
Prizes – Please see individual classes for prize details.
Class Credit - All classes will have 1 winner (Via a video draw) from the top 10 (15 where entries exceed 31) who will receive £5 class credit to use in May’s show.
Paws Loyalty Points Scheme – Collect loyalty points on entries made to redeem against free entries – see notes section on the Facebook page for full details.
We welcome Rainbow Bridge pets in all classes –
we think it’s a wonderful way to honour their memory <3
Class Entry Fees:
Class 1 - 19 = £3
Class 20 = FREE with one paid entry any class (1 – 19)
Class 21 – Extra standalone class = £1
Membership Fee: - £3 per show. This is a one-off fee each month towards postage, packaging, handling, rosettes etc. If you do not win any rosettes in the show your membership fee will be refunded in full so you have nothing to lose! Membership must be paid at the same time as your class entry fees & before any photos are uploaded & entered into the show.
Paws Points (Individual) – Points will be awarded for every placing obtained in April’s show – full details on the website. The current award period is from February – May.
Paws Points (Pairs) – Points will be awarded for every placing obtained in April’s show – Full details on the website. The current award period is from January – April.
Lucky Bones – One person will be chosen at random from all of April’s winners will receive a Lucky Bone in with their rosettes. The bone is worth 5 free entries into May’s show
Edited Photos & Collages are not permitted in any class UNLESS specifically stated in the class description. Props are permitted in all classes as long as they are physically present at the time of the photo – full details are available in the notes section of the Paws for a Picture Facebook page – www.facebook.com/pawsforapicture **
Class 1 Newcomers Cutest Pet – Sponsored by Wild Walks
(The winner will receive a £10 Pets at Home voucher
Open to pets who have not won ANY FIRST place in the previous 6 months with Paws for a Picture. Perfect class for new exhibitors as well as those who feel they ‘never win anything’! No theme – just send in the cutest photo of your pet that you have.
Judged by: The Wild Walks Team
Sponsored by: Wild Walks
Class 2 Puppies V’s Kittens – Sponsored by Ruth’s Handmade with Love
(The winner will receive a handmade keyring)
Open to puppies & kittens only. The photo must have been taken when the pet was 12 months or under (regardless of age now) The judge will pick 5 of each in any order the choose. If the class goes over 31 entries then the remaining 5 places will be free choice for the judge. Please state approx. age when entering.
Judged by Ruth
Sponsored by: Ruth’s Handmade with Love
Class 3 Farmyard Friends – Sponsored by Rose Crafts, Gifts & Things
(The winner of this class will receive a voucher to be used with Rose Crafts, Gifts & Things)
Open top all animals that would be typically found on a farm. These need not be your own animals but may be taken whilst out for a walk. Cows, Sheep, Donkeys, Ducks, Chickens etc.
Judged by Sponsored by: Rose Crafts, Gifts & Things
Sponsored by Rose Crafts, Gifts & Things
Class 4 April Fool - Sponsored by TillyPops Toys
(The winner will receive a £10 voucher to spend in the range)
Open to all animals. A photo to show your animals being silly & acting the fool.
Judged by: Tillypopytoys
Sponsored by: Tillypopstoys
Class 5 Best Trick – Video Class - Sponsored by Tina Allen Equine Services
(Winner will receive a prize relevant to the animal that wins)
Open to all animals. To show your animal doing a trick.
Please send your videos by EMAIL ONLY (Facebook won’t allow videos to be saved from messenger) OR upload the video to your own YouTube account, make sure you set it to PUBLIC & then send me the link Please send your videos to firstname.lastname@example.org
Judged by: T Allen
Sponsored by: Tina Allen Equine Services
Best / Reserve in Show Ring One - This will be judged
from all 1st place winners from classes 1 – 5
Class 6 Best Action Shot – Sponsored by Flossy and Sass
(The winner will receive a wax melt sub box)
Open to all animals. Open to your own interpretation of the class title.
Judged by: The Flossy & Sass Team
Sponsored by: Flossy and Sass
Class 7 Happy Easter – Sponsored by Cut & Shut Crafts by Char Button
(The winner will receive a £15 voucher towards anything in the range)
Open to all animals & your own interpretation of the class title. Easter Bunnies, Bonnets, Eggs, Lambs, Chicks – So much you can enter!
Judged by Char Button & Family
Sponsored by: Cut & Shut Crafts by Char Button
Class 8 Best Headshot (Cats & Dogs Only) - Sponsored by Cathy’s Creations
(The winner will receive a stunning fine art Giclee print of a drawing of the winner’s pet)
Open to cats & dogs only. A photo to show off your animal’s finest headshot.
Judged by: Cathy’s Creations
Sponsored by: Cathy’s Creations
Class 9 Happy St. George’s Day - Sponsored by Vix Wix With Sam
(The winner will receive a burner & melt)
St. George was the Patron saint of England & slayer of Dragons. Open to all animals. A photo to represent the class title. Dressing up & props encouraged. Think red, white & blue!
Judged by: S Hambly
Sponsored by: Vix Wix With Sam
Class 10 Most Enchanting Eyes - Sponsored by Loki & Friends
(The winner of the class will receive a personalised item (for a dog) or toys & treats for all other animals)
Open to all animals. A photo to show those beautiful windows to the soul
Judged by: Loki & Friends
Sponsored by: Loki & Friends
Best / Reserve in Show Ring Two - This will be judged
from all 1st place winners from classes 6 – 10
Class 11 Perfect Match – Charity Class. - Sponsored by CobbyDog
(The winner will receive a bag of CobbyDog Food)
Raising money for the RSPCA Herts East Branch. Open to all animals. Owners & pets. Pets as family group. Pets as pairs etc.
Judged by: RSPCA staff at the Herts East Branch
Sponsored by: Cobby Dog
Class 12 Best Headshot (All other animals) – Sponsored by Pets by Jess
(The winner will receive a digital pet portrait with A4 print or a custom log slice)
Open to all animals EXCEPT cats & dogs. A photo to show off your animal’s finest headshot.
Judged by: Pets by Jess
Sponsored by: Pets by Jess
Insta – petsbyjess
Class 13 Cover Star - Sponsored by Bella & Duke - Completely Natural Dog Food Delivered to your Door
(The winner will receive a £25 voucher towards the cost of a 4kg box of food)
*Please note that you can only win this voucher once. If you win the class & have already received a voucher from this show before you may donate it to a friend!
Open to all animals. The winning photo of this class will be used as our page cover photo for May.
Judged by: TBC
Sponsored by: Bella & Duke
Class 14 Fun & Frolics - Sponsored by Bespoke Designs
(The winner will receive a sandblasted wine glass)
Open to all animals. Open to your own interpretation of the class title.
Sponsored by: Bespoke Designs
Judged by: Bespoke Designs
Class 15 Strike a Pose – Sponsored by Piggy Painting Patch
The prize will be a digital portrait of the winner’s pet (actual image to be agreed between the winner & Piggy Panting Patch)
Open to all animals. Let’s see your animals posing for the camera!
Judged by: The Piggy Painting Patch Team
Sponsored by: Piggy Painting Patch
Best / Reserve in Show Ring Three - This will be judged
from all 1st place winners from classes 11 - 15
Class 16 Best Smile – Sponsored by Jurola’s Handmade Gifts
(The winner will receive TBC)
Open to all animals. Let’s see those cheeky & cheesy grins!
Judged by: The Jurola’s Handmade Gifts Team
Sponsored by: Jurola’s Handmade Gifts
Class 17 In the Garden - Sponsored by Poppydog Tails
(The winner will receive a handmade gift from the range)
Open to all animals. The photo is to be taken within a garden setting.
Judged by: Poppy-Dog Tails Team
Sponsored by: Poppy-Dog Tails
Class 18 Water Babies – Sponsored by Shanzi Dogs UK
(The winner will receive a packet of dog treats (UK only) or 2 free entries into the next PFAP show)
Open to all animals. The photo must be connected with water in some way – open to your own interpretation of the class title.
Judged by: tbc
Sponsored by: Shanzi Dogs UK
Class 19 Best Photo Edit – Sponsored by Tillypops Boutique
(The winner will receive a £10 voucher for the range)
Open to all animals. How creative can you be with your editing? No particular theme here but the judge will be looking for original & artistic creations!
Judged by: The Tillypops Boutique Team
Sponsored by: Tillypops Boutique
Class 20 – Family - Free class – Sponsored by Paws Rosettes & Ribbons
Open to your own interpretation of the class title. Open to all animals.
Rosettes are awarded from 1st – 20th in this class regardless of entry numbers.
You must make a minimum of 1 paid entry into any class from 1 – 19 in order to be able to submit a photo into this class. Only one entry per person allowed. You cannot pay for extra entries into this class.
Judged by: Paws Rosettes & Ribbons
Sponsored by: Paws Rosettes & Ribbons
Extra Standalone Class – Class 21 - Birthday Wishes
Judged & Sponsored by Ellenor Lowther in celebration of Tilly’s 1st Birthday.
Raising money for Many Tears Animal Rescue.
Ellenor has funded the rosettes for this class (1st – 10th place) so all of the money raised will be donated to Many Tears.
Entry fee per photo is £1 (Membership fee for the month must still be paid even if this is the only class you are entering)
There will be NO Paws Points (Individual or Pairs) awarded in this class & the winner is NOT eligible for Best / Reserve Best in Show in any ring.
No Paws Loyalty Points will be awarded on entries into this class.
Best / Reserve in Show Ring Four - This will be judged
from all 1st place winners from classes 16 – 20
Show Champion April 2019 will be judged from the
Best in Show winners from each ring (1 – 4)
Refer a Friend
Refer a friend to our show and when your friend enters and pays for a photo you get 1 free entry (for every friend you refer!!) into any class(es) of your choice (excluding any charity classes)
i.e refer 3 friends and when they enter & pay you receive 3 free entries!
Your friend must pay for their entries BEFORE you will receive your free one.
One free entry per friend NOT per photo.
Refer a Sponsor
Do you know of an animal related business that would like to sponsor a class in the show? Send them our details and if they sign up you will get a free entry into any class of your choice (excluding any charity classes)
Terms & Conditions of Entry - By entering the competition you are acknowledging and agreeing to the following:
Entries will be accepted up to & including the 30th April at 7pm
Judging will begin from 7pm on 1st May 2019 (to allow for last minute entries to be uploaded and judges to familiarise themselves with their entries before judging begins)
NO photos will be uploaded and entered into the competition until full payment has been recieved.
Photos exceeding 3mb in size will be compressed in order to fit within each album.
You may enter the same photo in more than one class but each will be classed as a separate entry and must be paid for.
You may enter as many photos as you wish into each class (unless otherwise stated in the class description) but each photo will be classed as a separate entry and must be paid for.
By entering the photo you agree that you are the owner of the animal (or have the owners permission to enter the animal) and that the photo is not subject to any copyright conditions.
Images that you have found on the Internet that do not belong to you are not eligble for entry. Such images will be removed from the competition & there will be NO refund of any entry fees paid.
All classes cost £3 per photo unless otherwise stated.
The judges decision is final. Exhibitors are NOT ALLOWED to contact Sponsors/Judges directly unless claiming a prize. Any breach of this rule will result in that exhibitor being disqualified from the show & banned from future shows.
Once entries have been paid for & uploaded there will be no refund of any fees paid. In exceptional circumstances, and at the organisers discretion, a refund may be granted in cases such as a pet has passed away & the owner no longer wishes to participate in the show.
The cost of postage for rosettes is included in your membership fee each month (£3) for the UK only (Royal Mail 2nd Class Standard) - if you are entering from overseas please contact us after you have won a rosette/prize for postage costs.
Class winners will need to pay the class sponsors directly for their prizes to be sent by recorded delivery. This protects both the sponsor & exhibitor. Please do not embarras your class sponsor by asking for 'normal' postage as you will be refused.
Paws for a Picture / Education Animals cannot be held liable for loss or damage to rosettes / prizes in the post.
If you would like your rosettes sent by recorded delivery then please contact us ASAP after you have won so we can collect your payment for the extra costs that will be incured.
No replacement rosettes or prizes will be sent in the event of them beng lost in the post UNLESS you have paid for recorded delivery
Entry into any show will be deemed as acceptance of our terms & conditions.