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Judging The Dobermann

Breed Specialist

C - List Breed Specialist A3 - Non Breed Specialist B - List Non Breed Specialist C - List Non Breed Specialist B - List Overseas A3 - Breed Specialist B - List Breed Specialist

Overseas

Non Breed Specialist

Judging Criteria 

For the Scottish Dobermann Club [Efective 27th November 2014]

A1 List

Lists of Dobermann Judges

C - List Judges B - List Judges A1 - List Judges A3 - List Judges Downloadable Judging Criteria

DC- SDC-WDC -NECDS JUDGES CRITERIA ~ Effective from 27/11/2014

 

For persons whom the clubs would support and whom have previously been approved by The Kennel Club to award CC’s in the breed having completed their first appointment.

 

A1 LIST

For persons whom the clubs would support and whom have previously been approved by The Kennel Club to award CC’s in the breed having completed their first appointment.

A3 LIST

This list contains persons who, as yet, have not been approved by The Kennel Club and who are considered by the clubs to have sufficient knowledge of the Dobermann and experience of judging the breed to be recommended and supported to award CC’s. These persons will be assessed by The KC when judging their first appointment.

All applicants both breed and Non-breed Specialist, must have completed and fulfilled all the requirements for the B list and must be included on the B list, PLUS the following:

A3 - BREED SPECIALIST

1. To have been actively concerned with the exhibiting and/or breeding of Dobermanns (in line with the Clubs code of ethics) in their own right (as an individual or partnership or within the family firm) for at least 10 (ten) years.

2. To have judged the breed regularly for at least 7 (seven) years.

3. To have attended and passed a DBC/clubs Judging Competence Assessment hosted by one of the member clubs.

4. To have judged a minimum of 50 (fifty) classes of Dobermanns at Open or Championship Shows without CC’s.

5. To have judged the breed at a minimum of 10 (ten) Open or Championship Shows without CC’s with an adequate geographical spread.

6. To have judged a minimum of 160 (one hundred and sixty) dogs Hands On.

7. To have judged at least 1(one) Dobermann Breed Club Open Show or Championship Show without CC’s.

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

9. To have stewarded for a minimum of 12 (twelve) days.*

A3 – NON-BREED SPECIALIST

1. To have a minimum of 7 (seven) years judging experience in any breed.

2. To have judged Dobermanns for a period of 5 (five) years.

3. To have attended and passed a DBC/clubs Judging Competence Assessment hosted by one of the member clubs.

4. To have judged 100 (one hundred) classes in any one breed.

5. To have judged a minimum of 50 (fifty) classes of Dobermanns at Open Shows or Championship Shows without CC’s.

6. To have judged the breed at a minimum of 10 (ten) Open or Championship Shows without CC’s with an adequate geographical spread.

7. To have judged a minimum of 160 (one hundred and sixty) dogs Hands On.

8. To have judged at least 1 (one) Dobermann Breed Club Open Show or Championship Show without CC’s.

9. To have awarded CC’s in at least one other breed.

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

 

B LIST

This list contains the names of persons considered by the clubs to have sufficient knowledge & experience of the Dobermann to be supported by the clubs to judge the breed at Open or Championship Shows without CC’s to comply with KC guidelines. All applicants (except the non-breed specialist who is already approved to award CC’s in another breed) must have completed and fulfilled all the qualifications for the C list and must be included on the C list, PLUS the following:

B LIST – BREED SPECIALIST

1. To have been actively concerned with the exhibiting and/or breeding of Dobermanns (in line with the Club code of ethics) in their own right (as an individual or partnership or within the family firm) for at least 5 (five) years.

2. To have 2 (two) years judging experience in the breed.

3. To have attended a DBC/clubs Breed Specific Seminar and passed the Multi Choice questions.

4. To have judged a minimum of 20 (twenty) classes of Dobermanns at Open or Championship Shows without CC’s

5. To have judged the breed at a minimum of 8 (eight) Open or Championship Shows without CC’s with an adequate geographical spread.

6. To have judged a minimum of 60 (sixty) dogs in attendance.

7. To have stewarded for a minimum of 4 (four) days.*

B LIST – NON-BREED SPECIALIST

1. To have a minimum of 5 (five) years judging experience in any breed.

2. To have judged Dobermanns for a period of 2 (two) years and have the support of the clubs.

3. To have attended a DBC/clubs Breed Specific Seminar and passed the Multi Choice questions.

4. To have judged 50 (fifty) classes in any one breed.

5. To have judged a minimum of 20 (twenty) classes of Dobermanns at Open Shows or Championship Shows without CC’s.

6. To have judged the breed at a minimum of 8 (eight) Open or Championship Shows without CC’s with an adequate geographical spread.

7. To have judged a minimum of 60 (sixty dogs in attendance).

8. To have stewarded for a minimum of 4 (four) days. *

Except non-breed specialist judges already approved by The Kennel Club to award CC’s in another breed

B LIST – OVERSEAS JUDGES

To be approved to judge the breed concerned at Championship level in the country in which they are domiciled.

 

C LIST

Contains the names of persons considered by the clubs to have sufficient knowledge and experience of the Dobermann to be supported by the clubs to judge the breed at General Canine Societies, Limited and Open Shows. First time applicants for the C list:

C LIST – BREED SPECIALIST

1. To have been actively concerned with the exhibiting and/or breeding of Dobermanns (in line with the Clubs code of ethics) in their own right (as an individual or partnership or within the family firm) for at least 3 (three) years. Any dog judged during this period cannot be counted when applying to go onto this list.

2. To have attended a seminar given by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer on Conformation and Movement.*

3. To have attended a Points of the Dog Assessment (previously known as Conformation & Movement “Hands on Assessment”) conducted by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer and passed the assessment.*

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

5. To have stewarded for a minimum of 1 (one) Day. *

C LIST – NON-BREED SPECIALIST

1. To have attended a seminar given by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer on Conformation and Movement.*

2. To have attended a Points of the Dog Assessment (previously known as Conformation & Movement “Hands on Assessment”) conducted by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer and passed the assessment.*

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

4. To have judged 20 (twenty) classes in any one breed.

5. To have stewarded for a minimum of 1(one) day .*

INCLUSION ON A JUDGES LIST IN ONE YEAR DOES NOT AUTOMATICALLY ENSURE SUBSEQUENT INCLUSION. 

PLEASE SEE FULL JUDGES CRITERIA FOR DETAILS ON QUALIFICATION ONTO THE CLUBS JUDGES LISTS

 

Applications for the judging lists or progression to another list can only be made via anyone of the above Breed Clubs.

 

The applicant should send copies of the fully completed questionnaire and appropriate certificates to one of the Breed Club secretary’s for scrutiny.

 

Applications will be forwarded to the remaining club secretaries for consideration at their next available meeting.

 

At the working party meeting, voting on the application will take place and those achieving majority approval will be invited to join the relevant list.

 

Applications will only be accepted on the correct form and applications that do not meet the criteria will be returned.

 

Each page of the application form must be signed and dated by the applicant.

 

Judges must have been approved for appropriate lists before accepting any appointment.

 

* Indicate Kennel Club Standard Requirements

 

THE DC, SDC, WDC & NECDS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO REVIEW AND/OR AMEND THE LISTS AS DEEMED NECESSARY. JUDGES WILL BE NOTIFIED IN WRITING OF ANY CHANGES TO THEIR STATUS.

THE DC – SDC - WDC - NECDS MAINTAINS THE JUDGING LISTS A1, A3, B & C.