Grooming Coordinators:  Mary Osbun and Tony Vasquez

COST: Space is free – $55 for an electrical outlet – covers Sunday – thru Saturday – Three shows

The Grooming Area will be available for set up Sunday, after 3 PM. All equipment must be removed by 9 AM Sunday, November 7. Your reservation covers both local specialties and the National.

Event Center Layout
  • Crating and Grooming space for Conformation will be in the Event Hall, around the Conformation ring
  • Crating for Obedience and Rally will be in a designated area in the Event Hall adjacent to the door leading to the Ballroom where the Obedience rings will be located. There is no crating allowed in the Ballrooms. Reservations for the Obedience crating are required so we can allocate adequate space.
  • Bathing tubs will be set up outside the Event Center.
  • NO grooming or bathing will be allowed in the host hotel rooms
  • There are 90 20 amp Electrical outlets available on a first come basis for $55 each for the entire week.
  • No splitters or power strips are allowed due to Fire Safety concerns.
  • Free Grooming/crating space, without an electrical outlet, is available, but still requires a reservation
  • Please assess grooming table legs to make sure they won’t damage facility floors.
  • No electric appliances, i.e. refrigerators, coffee makers, coolers, etc., are allowed in the show building. No such appliances are to be plugged in to any outlets in the show building.  Violations are to be reported to the ESSFTA National Bench Show Committee.  The Show Committee will ask those who bring such items into the show building to remove said items immediately. If said items are not removed or said exhibitor refuses to do so, said exhibitor will be asked to leave the show grounds and will not be allowed to return