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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS-  All Contestants must meet the following eligibility requirements to compete for either title in the International Puppy and Trainer Contest:

  1. Contestants should be a current or former titleholder in the Puppy and Trainer community who has not had an opportunity to compete at IPTC.  (exceptions on a case-by-case basis).

  2. Contestants must be at least 21 years of age at the time of the contest.

  3. Contestants must prepare and bring with them an auction basket to contribute to the winner's title fund.

  4. Contestants must be present March 31-April 2, 2023 in Chicago, IL, USA.

  5. Contestants must participate in all portions of the contest.

  6. Contestants may only have one backstage assistant/contestant handler at a time, unless there is an accessibility need, due to limited space backstage.

2023 International Puppy & Trainer Contest Application
International Title Competing for
Do you have a passport?
Do you require a translator/ASL interperter

* All Contestants must have a telegram messenger account - These can be created for free, for information go to

Are you, for any reason, restricted from travelling internationally
Are you competing with a Partner? if So who
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