BREED COUNCIL JUDGES LIST CRITERIA 2014

1. ‘A1’ LIST

For people who have previously been approved by The Kennel Club to award CC’s in the Breed and have completed their first appointment and have the support of the Great Dane Breed Council. (KC Policy)

2. ‘A2’ LIST

For people who fulfil all the requirements for the A3 list and who have been assessed in accordance with Kennel Club requirements and accepted by The Kennel Club for inclusion on an A2 list and have the support of the Great Dane Breed Council. (KC Policy)

3. A3’ LIST (Breed Specialist)

Requirements include:-

(1) Minimum of 7(seven)years judging experience in the breed and have the support of The Great Dane Breed Council. (KC Policy)

(2)  To have judged for 2 Breed Clubs at Open Show/ Limited Show level (excluding Stakes/Special Awards Classes) one of which must have been an Open Show

(3)  To have judged a minimum of 60 classes in this breed

(4)  To have judged a minimum of 200 dogs in this breed. (KC Policy – number optional)

(5)  To have attended a seminar given by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer and passed the relevant examination on Kennel Club Regulations and Judging Procedures.  (KC Policy as of 1.7.2001)

(6)  To have attended a seminar given by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer on Conformation and Movement. (KC Policy as of 1.7.2001)

(7)  To have attended a ‘Points of the Dog Assessment’  conducted by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer and passed the assessment. (KC Policy as of 1.7.2005)

(8)  To have attended at least one Breed Specific seminar run in accordance with the relevant Kennel Club Code of Best Practice and passed an examination and/or assessment where applicable  (KC Policy as of 1.7.2001)

(9)  To have bred and/or owned a minimum of 3 (three) dogs when they obtained their 1st (first) entry in the Kennel Club Stud Book (save in exceptional circumstances). (KC Policy)

(10)  To have stewarded at 12 shows. (KC Policy)

3a. A3’ LIST (Non-Breed Specialist)

Requirements include:-

(1)  Minimum of 7 (seven) years judging experience in any one breed (to include 5 (five)years in this breed) and have the support of The Great Dane Breed Council.  (KC Policy)

(2)  To have judged for 2 Breed Clubs at Open Show/Limited Showlevel (excluding Stakes/Special Award Classes).

(3)  To have judged a minimum of 60 (sixty)classes in this breed

(4)  To have judged a minimum of 200 dogs in this breed.  (KC Policy – Number optional by Club)

(5)  To have awarded CC’s in at least one other breed.  (KC Policy)

(6)  To have attended at least one Breed Specific judging seminar run in accordance with the relevant Kennel Club code of Best Practice and passed an examination and all other requirements of The Kennel Club.

(7)  To have bred and/or owned a minimum of 3 (three)dogs of any breed when they obtained their 1st entry in The Kennel Club Stud Book (save in exceptional circumstances)

4. B List (Breed Specialists)

(1)  To have 7 years experience owning and exhibiting in this breed and to have the support of The Great Dane Breed Council.

(2)  To have judged 20 classes in this breed at Open Shows or Championship Shows without CC’s.

(3)  To have judged 60 dogs of this breed.

(4)  To have attended at least one appropriate Breed Specific Seminar run in accordance with the relevant Kennel Club code of Best Practice and passed an examination and/or assessment.

4a.  B List (Non – Breed Specialists)

(1)  Minimum of 7 years judging experience in any one breed and have the support of The Great Dane Breed Council.

(2)  To have judged 20 classes of this breed at Open Shows or Championship Shows without CC’s (save in exceptional circumstances).

(3)  To have judged 60 dogs of this breed.

(4)  To have attended at least one appropriate Breed Specific Seminar run in accordance with the relevant Kennel Club Code of Best Practice and passed an examination and/or assessment

5. C List (Breed Specialist)

For aspiring judges who have been active in the breed for a minimum of 5 (five) years and have the support of The Great Dane Breed Council.

5a. C List (Non –  Breed Specialist)

For aspiring judges who have shown an interest in the breed and have the support of The Great Dane Breed Council..

N.B. Inclusion on the Breed councils Judges list is subject to the following:-

a) Provision of proof of attendance and passing examinations/assessments of the required Seminars. This applies to the A2,A3 and B Lists for both Breed Specialists and Non-specialists

B) Approval of the Breed Council Committee

Updated  2014