Judging Criteria 2017

A3 List ( Non Breed Specialists)

  • To have a minimum of 7 years judging experience in any one breed (to include 5 years in this breed) and have the support of the LA

  • To have judged the breed at 5 Open Shows or Championship Shows without CCs with an adequate geographical spread.

  • To have judged a minimum of 30 classes in this breed.

  • To have judged a minimum of 70 dogs in this breed.

  • To have awarded CCs in at least 1 breed.

  • To have attended a Breed specific seminar run in accordance with the relevant KC code of best practice and passed an assessment.

  • To have bred and / or owned at least 3 dogs of any breed when they obtained their first entry in the KC Stud book. (save in exceptional circumstances)

B List ( Non Breed Specialists)

  • To have a minimum of 3 years judging experience in any one breed and have the support of the LA

  • To have judged 15 classes of this breed at Open or Championship shows without CC’s

  • To have judged 25 dogs in this breed at Open or Championship shows without CC’s.

  • To have attended a Seminar given by a KC accredited trainer on KC regulations & judging procedure and passed the relevant exam.

  • To have attended a seminar given by a KC accredited trainer on Conformation and Movement.

  • To have attended a seminar given by a KC accredited trainer and passed the Hands On Assessment

  • To have attended at least 1 Breed specific seminar run in accordance with the relevant KC code of best practice  and passed an assessment.

  • To have carried out a minimum of 6 stewarding engagements in any breed at Open or Championship Shows