Judges List Criteria

 

In order that a person may be included in the London and Provincial Collie Club (the Club) Judges List, candidates must be elected by the Judges Subcommittee. The Subcommittee’s decision on each individual depends on their qualifications in accordance with the following criteria. The criteria are the same for all Rough and Smooth Collie lists, except where otherwise stated.

 

A1 Lists.

 

1.   Individual must have been previously approved by the Kennel Club (KC) to Award Challenge Certificates (CCs) in the breed and completed their first appointment to do so.

2.   To have the support of the Club.

 

A2 Lists.

 

1.   Individuals who fulfil all the requirements of the A3 List, have been assessed in accordance with the KC criteria and accepted by the KC for inclusion on the A2 List.

2.   To have the support of the Club.

 

A3 Breed Specialist Lists.

 

1.    Individuals to have had a minimum of seven years judging experience in the relevant breed.

2.    To have the support of the Club.

3.    To have judged at one breed club open show or three breed club supported entry shows or championship show without CCs.

4.    To have judged a minimum of 75 classes of Rough Collies / 25 classes of Smooth Collies with an adequate geographical spread.

5.    To have judged a minimum of 200 Rough Collies / 60 Smooth Collies.

6.    To have attended a seminar given by a KC Accredited Trainer and passed the relevant examination on KC Regulations and Judging Procedures.

7.    To have attended a seminar given by a KC Accredited Trainer on Conformation and Movement.

8.    To have attended at least one breed specific seminar run in accordance with the relevant KC Code of Best Practice and passed an examination and assessment where applicable.

9.    To have breed or owned a minimum of three dogs when they obtained their first entry in the KC Studbook (save in exceptional circumstances).

10. To have stewarded over a minimum period of three years and at twelve shows.

 

A3 Non Specialist Lists.

 

1.   Individuals to have a minimum of seven years judging experience in any one breed including five years in the relevant breed.

2.   To have the support of the Club.

3.   To have judged at one breed club open show or three breed club supported entry shows or one championship show without CCs.

4.   To have judged a minimum of 75 classes of Rough Collies / 25 classes of Smooth Collies with an adequate geographical spread.

5.   To have judged a minimum of 200 Rough Collies / 60 Smooth Collies.

6.   To have awarded CCs in at least one other breed.

7.   To have attended at least one specific judging seminar run in accordance with the relevant KC Code of Best Practice and passed an examination and assessment where applicable.

8.   To have bred or owned a minimum of three dogs of any breed when they obtained their first entry in the KC Studbook (save in exceptional circumstances).

 

B Breed Specialist Lists.

 

1.   Individual to have five years owning and exhibiting dogs of the relevant breed.

2.   To have the support of the Club.

3.   To have judged 25 classes of Rough Collies / 15 classes of Smooth Collies at open shows or championship shows without CCs.

 

B Non Specialist Lists.

 

1.   Individuals to have a minimum of five years judging experience in any one breed.

2.   To have the support of the Club.

3.   To have judged a minimum of 25 classes of Rough Collies / 15 classes of Smooth Collies at open shows or championship shows without CCs (save in exceptional circumstances).

 

C Lists.

 

Aspirant judges who have shown an interest in the relevant breed but do not yet qualify for the relevant B List.

1.   Individuals must have the support of the Club.

2.   To have judged a minimum of 10 classes of Rough Collies / 5 classes of Smooth Collies at open or limited shows.

 

 

 

 

Applications in writing must be sent to:

 

Miss D Collino

Hon. Secretary

Oaklands, Nickley Wood Road,

Shadoxhurst, Ashford, Kent

TN26 1LZ

Tel. 01233 733708


Email sec@londonprovincial.co.uk


 
   
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