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Sharpening certification allows the sharpener and the client to have alcear unbiased assessment of a sharpeners ability. Certification in shear sharpening and clipper blade sharpening are conducted at the guild convention and other official sharpening venues under the eyes of the judges and other observers. Judging is double blind and top scores are announced at the convention. Watch the videos below to learn more about the certification process.
Guild Membership and Certificatiion Levels
All who attempt certify, whether they pass or not will receive a year membership in the Guild win an ID card and listing on the website as long as they are a member of the Guild. The card will designate their certification level.
The top 3 Master level scores will also receive a NBTSG medallion and the top shear and blade sharpeners will have their names engraved on the perpetual trophy.