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September 2019 Schedule of Classes
Entries close at 7pm on Monday 30th September with judging
beginning at 7pm on Thursday 3rd October.
Luxury Rosettes are awarded for 1st – 10th in EVERY class.
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 - As you enter you will be assigned a number on my spreadsheet. Once all judging is complete each month I will put all the numbers into a random number generator and the first 10 numbers to be drawn will each receive £5 of class credit to use towards entries in the following months 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 - 21 = £3
Class 22 = FREE with one paid entry any class (1 – 21)
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 Accumulator Competition – Points will be awarded for every placing obtained in September’s show – full details on the website. The current award period is from June – September.
Lucky Bones – One person will be chosen at random from all of September’s winners will receive a Lucky Bone in with their rosettes. The bone is worth 5 free entries into October’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 Vix Wix With Sam
(The winner will receive a burner & melt)
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: S Hambly
Sponsored by: Vix Wix With Sam
Class 2 Harvest Celebration - Sponsored by Wild Walks
(The winner will receive a £10 Pets at Home voucher)
Open to all animals & your own interpretation of the class title. Anything that represents Harvest is welcome here – Animals, Scenery, Crops, Countryside etc.
Judged by: The Wild Walks Team
Sponsored by: Wild Walks
Class 3 Best Collage - Sponsored by Poppydog Tails
(The winner will receive a handmade gift from the range)
Open to all animals & your own interpretation of the class title. A collage is a collection of 2 or more photos – you must put these into a college yourself before you send them in. Any theme you like.
Judged by: Poppy-Dog Tails Team
Sponsored by: Poppy-Dog Tails
Class 4 Festival Frolics (Photo Edit Class) - Sponsored by Angel’s Accessories
(The winner will receive toys/treats suitable for the winning animal)
This is a photo edit class. Open to all animals & your own interpretation of the class title. Has your pet been to Glasto this year? Played on stage at Beautiful Days? Camped at Budstock? Have some fun – be creative!!
Judged by: Angel’s Accessories
Sponsored by: Angel’s Accessories
Class 5 Black V’s White - 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 & your own interpretation of the class title. The judge will choose 5 predominantly black animals & 5 predominantly white animals in any order they choose
Judged by: TBC
Sponsored by: Shanzi Dogs UK
Class 6 Calendar Shot for September - Sponsored by Ruth’s Handmade with Love
(The winner will receive a handmade keyring)
Open to all animals & your own interpretation of the class title. The photo should be suitable for use in a calendar to represent the month of September.
Judged by Ruth
Sponsored by: Ruth’s Handmade with Love
Best / Reserve in Show Ring One - This will be judged
from all 1st place winners from classes 1 – 6
Class 7 Matchy Matchy – 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. The judge is looking for anything colour coordinated in this class. So – you & your pet with matching colour coats? Your dog with a matching lead & collar? Your horse with matching numnah & bandages? You get the idea!
Judged by: Pets by Jess
Sponsored by: Pets by Jess
Insta – petsbyjess
Class 8 Best Scarecrow Photo) – Sponsored by Rose Crafts, Gifts & Things
(The winner of this class will receive a toy & treats)
Open to all animals. Dress up your pet like a Scarecrow! Or just have a scarecrow in photo. Props & dressing up themed class
Judged by Sponsored by: Rose Crafts, Gifts & Things
Sponsored by Rose Crafts, Gifts & Things
Class 9 Animal Antics- 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.
Judged by Char Button & Family
Sponsored by: Cut & Shut Crafts by Char Button
Class 10 Marine Animals – Sponsored by Tillypops Toys
(The winner will receive a prize from the Tillypops range)
Open to marine animals only. These can be captive or wild.
Sponsored by Tillypops Toys
Judged by C Roebuck
Class 11Teachers Pet / Back to School - Sponsored by Posh Pooches Couture
(The winner will receive a lead and matching bow and poo/treat holder set)
Open to all animals. Let’s see those back to school photos & your pet being nice to their teacher! Props & dressing up are encouraged here
Sponsored by: Posh Pooches Couture
Judged by: Posh Pooches Couture
Class 12 Cover Star - 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 all animals. The winning photo of this class will be used as our page cover photo for October.
Judged by: Cathy’s Creations
Sponsored by: Cathy’s Creations
Best / Reserve in Show Ring Two - This will be judged
from all 1st place winners from classes 7 – 12
Species Specific Rings – you can only enter each class with the animal specified in the class title.
The theme for all rings (13 – 17) is ACTION SHOT
Class 13 Action Shot – Dogs Only - Sponsored by Starfish Dog Collars
(The winner will receive a handmade collar)
Open to dogs only & your own interpretation of the class title.
Judged by: Starfish Dog Collars
Sponsored by: Starfish Dog Collars
Class 14 Action Shot – Cats Only - Sponsored by Jurola’s Handmade Gifts
(The winner will receive a Dessert Fork Set)
Open to cats only & your own interpretation of the class title.
Judged by: The Jurola’s Handmade Gifts Team
Sponsored by: Jurola’s Handmade Gifts
Class 15 Action Shot – Horses Only
Open to horses only & your own interpretation of the class title.
Judged by: TBC
Class 16 Action Shot –Small Furries Only - Sponsored by Parkers Pets
(The winner will receive a bespoke gift box of treats/toys/accessories to suit the winning pet)
Open to small furries only & your own interpretation of the class title.
Sponsored by: Parkers Pets
Judged by: Parkers Pets
Class 17 Action Shot – Any Other Animal not fitting into the above categories (i.e. birds, reptiles, amphibians, farm animals, wildlife etc.) - 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 animals that don’t fit into the above categories only & your own interpretation of the class title.
Judged by: TBC
Sponsored by: Bella & Duke
Best / Reserve in Show Ring Three - This will be judged
from all 1st place winners from classes 13 – 17
Class 18 On the Beach – Sponsored by The Crafty Ferret Business
(The winner will receive a personalised keyring)
Open to all animals but the photo must have been taken on a beach.
Judged by: The Crafty Ferret Business
Sponsored by: The Crafty Ferret Business
Class 19 Little & Large - Sponsored by Ultimutt Dog Training
(The winner will receive a suitable prize for the winning animal)
Open to all animals. The photo should show a good representation of something little & large. Open to your own interpretation of what that means to you.
Judged by: Ultimutt Dog Training
Sponsored by: Ultimutt Dog Training
Class 20 Tongues Out - Sponsored by Tina Allen Equine Services
(Winner will receive a prize relevant to the animal that wins)
Open to all animals & your own interpretation of the class title.
Judged by: T Allen
Sponsored by: Tina Allen Equine Services
Class 21 Charity Class - Best Side On Shot - Sponsored by CobbyDog
(The winner will receive a bag of CobbyDog Food)
Raising money for World Animal Friends - Please support the class with as many entries as you can.
Open to all animals. The photo should be a nice clear side on shot of your animal(s)
Judged by: TBC
Sponsored by: Cobby Dog
Class 22 Free Class – Judges Secret Choice - Sponsored by Paws Rosettes & Ribbons
All photos will be given a number & no names will be disclosed. The judge will pick their personal favourite of 15 photos. Open to all animals.
Rosettes are awarded from 1st – 15th in this class regardless of entry numbers.
You must make a minimum of 1 paid entry into any class from 1 – 21 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
Best / Reserve in Show Ring Four - This will be judged
from all 1st place winners from classes 18 – 22
Show Champion September 2019 will be judged from the 4 x Best in Show winners
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 31st August at 7pm
Judging will begin from 7pm on 3rd September 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