The English Shetland Sheepdog Club

 

Judges List Criteria

‘C’ List

Breed Specialists 

To have at least three years showing experience in the Breed (from first Open or Championship Show) and to have judged the Breed at a Limit or Open Show or at a KC Licensed Match, normally arranged by Branches.

To have attended a Lecture & Hands-on Instruction Day organised by the Club, to be confirmed by the Training of Judges Scheme Co-ordinator.

To have the support of the ESSC.

Non-Breed Specialists 

To have at least three years showing experience (from first Open or Championship Show) and to have judged the Breed at a Limit or Open Show or at a KC Licensed Match, normally arranged by Branches.

To have attended a Lecture & Hands-on Instruction Day organised by the Club, to be confirmed by the Training of Judges Scheme Co-ordinator.

To have the support of the ESSC.

‘B’ List 

Breed Specialists 

To have at least six years active exhibiting experience in the Breed (to have owned or handled a dog that has been exhibited) in the Breed and have the support of the ESSC.

To have judged the Breed at a minimum of 24 Open show classes with a minimum of 100 dogs present.

To have stewarded in at least 12 Open or Championship show classes.

Non-Breed Specialists 

To have at least six years active exhibiting experience and have the support of the ESSC.

To have judged the Breed at a minimum of 24 Open show classes with a minimum of 100 dogs present.

To have judged a further 150 classes of any breed (or varieties).

To have stewarded in at least 12 Open or Championship show classes.

‘A3’ List 

Breed Specialists 

To have at least twelve years active exhibiting experience in the Breed, (to have owned or handled a dog that has been exhibited) in the Breed.

To have ten years judging experience in the Breed and have the support of the ESSC.

To have judged the Breed at a minimum of 100 Open Show classes with a minimum of 300 dogs present.

For judges on the B-List prior to 15 September 2015 - To have judged a Shetland Sheepdog Club Open Show of not less than 10 classes and be evaluated (at their request) and receive a successful report.

For judges joining the B-List after 15 September 2015 - To have judged a Shetland Sheepdog Club Open Show of not less than 10 classes. To have taken and passed a full assessment.

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

To have attended a Confirmation and Movement “Hands-on Assessment” conducted by a KC Accredited Trainer and passed the assessment. *

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

To have bred and/or owned a minimum of 3 dogs in the Breed when they obtained their 1st entry in The Kennel Club Stud Book. *

To have stewarded over a minimum of 12 days at shows. *

* - KC Requirement

Non-Breed Specialists  

To have at least twelve years active exhibiting experience.

To have ten years judging experience in the Breed and have the support of the ESSC.

For judges on the B-List prior to 15 September 2015 - To have judged a Shetland Sheepdog Club Open Show of not less than 10 classes and be evaluated (at their request) and receive a successful report.

For judges joining the B-List after 15 September 2015 - To have judged a Shetland Sheepdog Club Open Show of not less than 10 classes. To have taken and passed a full assessment.

To have judged a further 150 classes of any breed (or varieties).

To be giving CCs in two other unrelated breeds in the Pastoral Group.

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

To have attended a Confirmation and Movement “Hands-on Assessment” conducted by a KC Accredited Trainer and passed the assessment. *

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

To have bred and/or owned a minimum of 3 dogs of any breed when they obtained their 1st entry in The Kennel Club Stud Book. *

To have stewarded over a minimum of 12 days at shows. *

* - KC Requirement

‘A2’ List 

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

‘A1’ List

For persons who fulfil all the requirements for the A3 list and who are approved by the Kennel Club to award CCs in the breed.

To apply for inclusion on the Club's Judging List, please apply to the Training of Judges Scheme Coordinator

Mrs Linda Whittington, Greenhayes, Netheme Lane, Merstham, Surrey, RH1 3AJ.
t: 01737 559978            e: lindawhittington@yahoo.co.uk

 

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