Blackworks Elite Showstopper Ambassador 2022

Congratulations to the Top 10 Groomers that will be moving to the next round of the Blackworks Elite Showstopper Ambassador Contest! Each of these groomers showed a unique combination of traits that made them stand out to us as potential candidates for our first Brand Ambassador.

Erinn Loren @erinns_doggos

Jocelyn Glenn @Thedogbarllc

Kenneth Leakan @house_of_wolves_dog_grooming

Perry Quigley @thepawwash

Mikaela Campbell @kae9_stylist

Ashley Tilson @Ashthespookygroomer

Emily Maas @Lapetitepaw

Megan Dearth

Liz Hampton @lizsizzers

Tristian Ranson @AGroomerNamedTristian

These groomers will be asked to submit the following items:

• A 20-minute unedited grooming video on a dog of their choice
• A demo video showing how to use the Blackworks Detangler & Brush & Comb (these items will be mailed)
• A 750 – 1000 word blog post (groomer's choice of topic)
• An Instagram Reel (groomer's choice of topic)
• A Letter of Recommendation from a peer or mentor in the industry

Each groomer will receive an email with a link to upload their items.

Our top 10 groomers will be scored in the following categories:

• Education & Knowledge
• Business Acumen
• Social Media Presence
• Speaking Presence
• Grooming Score
• A certain “Je ne sais quoi”

Our Ambassador Judges will be announced soon!

The deadline to submit these items is February 1st.

Please DM the Blackworks Instagram account (@blackworkspet) with any questions.

Meet the Judges:

These wonderful top-tier showstopper groomers will help us choose the next Blackworks Ambassador!

Victor Rosado is a valued part of the industry as being one of the top groomers, active speakers, coaches, and presenters that we have worldwide. He has done numerous judging assignments in most continents for more than 10 years in both Dog Championship Dog Shows and Grooming Competitions with a record of judging at main expos showing a combination of experience and constant formation.

Barbara Prueckel is an International Educator and coach of passionate groomers worldwide. Barbara began competing in 1996 and has won multiple Best in Show and Best All-Around Groomer awards on three continents. She began her judging career in 2003 with the European Grooming Association and has had the pleasure of speaking and judging in Canada, Brazil, Taiwan, USA, Japan, India, France, England, Spain, Australia, Columbia, Italy, Belgium, and Germany.

Jennifer Lee started competing in 2005. Since then she has won over 70 grooming competition awards, multiple Best In Show and Best All-Around Groomer awards. Jennifer is also the founder of iGROOM that was launched in 2018.

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