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A1 & A3 Judges List Criteria

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GENERAL

All judges who are included in the Society's List of Judges must agree to write a critique on their judging of the breed and to submit it within the time limit to the canine press.

The list is valid for a specific period and upon expiry the Society will publish an updated list. Inclusion in any part of the list does not guarantee automatic admission to future lists.

The Field Spaniel Society Committee alone shall decide which judge's names are to be included on the Society's annual list. Although proposed judges may fulfil the criteria required, this does not guarantee automatic inclusion on any of the Society's lists. Judges on these lists have the support of the Field Spaniel Society and, as such, acceptance on the Lists are regarded as an honour by the Society.

The Field Spaniel Society acknowledges the Kennel Club Judges Development Programme and the valuable input it gives to Judges, and as such, the Field Spaniel Society would be pleased to add any participant onto the Society's Judges Lists once the Society's Judges Criteria has been met. When calculating the number of Field Spaniels judged, only ones in breed classes count.

A1 LIST

For persons who have previously been approved by the Kennel Club to award CCs in the Breed, or have completed their first appointment to award CC's in the Breed, and achieved an acceptable level of competence, following the evaluation process by the Kennel Club.

A3 LIST

The persons on the A3 list are considered, and supported by, the Field Spaniel Society to be acceptable as judges of Field Spaniels at Championship show level, but have not yet been passed to award Challenge Certificates in the Breed.

Breed Specialists

The persons on the A3 list are considered, and supported by, the Field Spaniel Society to be acceptable as judges of Field Spaniels at Championship show level, but have not yet been passed to award Challenge Certificates in the Breed.

Breed Specialists

To have attended a Seminar given by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer on Kennel Club Regulations and Judging Procedures, and passed the relevant examination.

To have attended a Seminar given by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer on Conformation and Movement, and passed the relevant examination.

To have attended a Field Spaniel Breed Specific Seminar since January 2005 run by the Field Spaniel Society and passed the relevant examination

To have a minimum of 7 years judging experience in the breed.

To have judged a minimum of 20 breed classes with 40 exhibits hands-on at Open or Championship shows without Challenge Certificates or at a Gundog Club over a wide geographical spread.

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

To have stewarded over a minimum of twelve (12) Shows.

To have attended a Kennel Club Field Trial at Open Stakes or an Open Gundog Working Test and received a certificate of Attendance.

To have owned a Field Spaniel for five (5) years or have a Kennel Club Stud Book (Field Spaniel) entry

Non Specialists

Non Specialists

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 and passed the relevant examination.

To have attended a Field Spaniel Breed Specific Seminar since January 2005 run by the Field Spaniel Society and passed the relevant examination.

To have stewarded at a minimum of twelve (12) Shows.

To have attended a Kennel Club Field Trial at Open Stakes or an Open Gundog Working Test and received a Certificate of Attendance.

To have a minimum of 7 years judging experience, to include a minimum of 5 years in this breed.

To have judged a minimum of 20 breed classes with 45 exhibits hands-on at eight (8) Open or Championship shows without Challenge Certificates or at a Gundog Club over a wide geographical spread.

To have awarded CCs in at least one other breed.

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 (save in exceptional circumstances).

Criteria for Lists of Judges

Criteria updated Jan 2016

Judges Application Form

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