The Newfoundland Club

Encouraging the development and progression of show judges

Effective from March 2014

Show Judges List Criteria

A1 LIST
For persons who have previously been approved by the KC to award CC’s in the breed and have completed their first appointment. To have the support of The Club.

A2 LIST
For persons who fulfil the requirements for the A3 list and who have been assessed in accordance with the KC requirements and accepted by the KC for inclusion on an A2 list and have the support of The Club.

A3 LIST (Breed Specialists)
  • Minimum of SEVEN years judging experience in the breed and have the support of The Club
  • To have judged the breed at EIGHTEEN Open Shows or Championship Shows without CC’s with an adequate geographical spread.
  • To have judged a minimum of FIFTY classes
  • To have judged a minimum of ONE HUNDRED AND TEN dogs.
  • To have attended a seminar given by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer, and passed the relevant examination on Kennel Club Regulations and Judging Procedures.
  • To have attended a seminar given by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer on Conformation and Movement.
  • To have attended a Conformation and Movement "Hands-On Assessment" conducted by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer and passed the assessment.
  • To have attended at least ONE judging seminar run in accordance with the relevant Kennel Club Code of Best Practice and passed an examination and/or assessment where applicable.
  • To have bred and/or owned a minimum of 3 dogs when they obtained their first entry in The Kennel Club Stud Book (Save in exceptional circumstances)
  • To have stewarded at TWELVE shows.
A3 LIST (Non-breed Specialists)
  • Minimum of SEVEN years judging experience in any one breed (to include FIVE years in this breed) and have the support of The Club.
  • To have judged the breed at EIGHTEEN Open Shows or Championship Shows without CC’s with an adequate geographical spread.
  • To have judged a minimum of FIFTY classes in this breed
  • To have judged ONE HUNDRED AND TEN dogs in this breed.
  • To have awarded CC's in at least one other breed.
  • To have attended at least ONE breed judging seminar run in accordance with the relevant Kennel Club Code of Best Practice and passed an examination and/or assessment where applicable.
  • To have bred and/or owned a minimum of 3 dogs of any breed when they obtained their first entry in The Kennel Club Stud Book. (Save in exceptional circumstances)
  • To have stewarded at TWELVE shows
B LIST (Breed Specialists)
  • To have FIVE years experience owning and exhibiting in this breed and have the support of The Club.
  • To have judged FIFTEEN classes of this breed at Open or Championship shows without CC’s.
  • To have judged THIRTY dogs of this breed.
  • To have attended ONE breed judging Seminar
B LIST (Non-breed Specialists)
  • To have a minimum of FIVE years judging experience in any one breed and have the support of The Club
  • Must also meet the same criteria as B list breed specialists (except owning and exhibiting).
C LIST (Breed Specialists)
For aspirant judges who have shown an interest in the breed and have the support of The Club.
  • Must have owned the breed for a minimum of THREE years.

C LIST (Non-breed Specialists)
For aspirant judges who have shown an interest in the breed and have the support of The Club.

NOTE: Judges seeking approval for 'A3', 'B' & 'C' Lists must receive a two-thirds majority vote by the Committee in office at the time and present at the meeting where the nomination(s) were considered.

If you would like to be considered for inclusion in the Newfoundland Club Judging List, please download and complete the questionnaire which can be found here. The completed questionnaire should be sent to:

Hon. Secretary
Mrs. A. Hobbs
309, Pound Lane
Bowers Gifford
Basildon
Essex
SS13 2NA