2020
Judging List

SOUTH EASTERN WELSH SPRINGER SPANIEL CLUB

Judges Lists Criteria

A1 LIST

For persons who have been previously approved by the Kennel Club to award CCs in the breed and have completed their first appointment, and have the support of the South Eastern Welsh Springer Spaniel Club.


NOTE: The South Eastern Welsh Springer Spaniel Club believes that all championship Show judges should adhere to their contract and provide a critique each time they judge the breed. It is therefore intended that if such a critique is not provided within 3 months of the show, without in the opinion of the Committee, a valid reason, then the Committee will reserve the right to remove that person from the Judging List.

A2 LIST

For persons 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 South Eastern Welsh Springer Spaniel Club.

A3 LIST; (BREED SPECIALIST)

1. To have owned or exhibited the breed for a minimum of 10 years and to have bred/owned a minimum of 3 dogs/bitches when they obtained their 1st entry in The Kennel Club Stud Book (save in exceptional circumstances) To have judged at a minimum of 10 Open Shows totalling at least 60 classes for the breed, the classes to have contained at least 120 dogs present.

2. Judging appointments should exhibit an even geographical spread and span a minimum 10 year period.

3. To have completed one and preferably two appointments at WSS Breed Club Shows, at two different Breed Clubs.

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

5. To agree to write show critiques as required by the Kennel Club.

6. To have attended a Seminar on the Requirements of a Dog Show Judge focusing on Kennel Club Regulations and Judging Procedures and pass an exam delivered by an approved Kennel Club Accredited Trainer for Regulations and Judging Procedures.

7. To have attended and passed the Points of a Dog assessment conducted by specially trained Conformation and Movement Accredited Trainer.

8. To have attended a seminar on Conformation and Movement & delivered by an approved Kennel Club Accredited Trainer for Conformation and Movement and passed the examination and/or assessment where applicable

9. To have attended at least one Breed Specific Seminar run in accordance with the relevant Kennel Club Code of Practice and passed an examination and/or assessment where applicable.

10. To have attended an Open Field Trial or an Open Gundog Test (GWT) for a Gundog Breed in the relevant sub-Group.

11. To have the support of the South Eastern Welsh Springer Spaniel Club.

A3 LIST (NON SPECIALIST)

It is not necessary for an applicant in this section to have owned/exhibited or achieved success in the show ring with Welsh Springer Spaniels, however, the same standard of success within their own breed(s) is necessary, that is to have owned and exhibited for a minimum of 10 years, and to have bred or exhibited 3 dogs/bitches of any breed when they obtained their 1st entry in The Kennel Club Stud Book (save in exceptional circumstances).

Also:

1. To have judged at a minimum of 10 Open Shows totalling at least 40 classes for WSS and to have contained a total of at least 120 dogs present.

2. To have at least 10 years experience of judging other breeds (to include 5 years in this breed).

3. To have completed one and preferably two appointments at WSS Breed Club Shows, at two different Breed Clubs.

4. To have awarded CCs in at least one other breed.

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

6. To agree to write show critiques as required by the Kennel Club.

7. To have attended and passed the Points of a Dog assessment conducted by specially trained Conformation and Movement Accredited Trainer.

8. To have attended a seminar on Conformation and Movement delivered by an approved Kennel Club Accredited Trainer for Conformation and Movement and passed the examination and/or assessment where applicable.

9. To have attended a Seminar on the Requirements of a Dog Show Judge focusing on Kennel Club Regulations and Judging Procedures and pass an exam delivered by an approved Kennel Club Accredited Trainer for Regulations and Judging Procedures.

10. To have attended at least one Welsh Springer Spaniel Breed Specific Seminar run in accordance with the relevant Kennel Club Code of Practice and passed an examination and/or assessment where applicable.

11. To have attended an Open Field Trial or an Open Gundog Test (GWT) for a Gundog Breed in the relevant sub-Group

12. To have the support of the South Eastern Welsh Springer Spaniel Club.

B LIST (BREED SPECIALIST)
Requirements include:

1. At least 3 years judging experience in this breed.

2. To have judged the breed at least 5 Open Shows or Championship Shows without CCs.

3. To have judged at least 20 classes in the breed containing at least 50 dogs present, with a good geographical spread.

4. To have owned/exhibited the breed for 5 years.

5. To have bred/exhibited at least one dog/bitch entered in the Stud Book.

6. To have attended at least one Breed Specific Seminar run in accordance with the relevant Kennel Club Code of Practice and passed an examination and/or assessment where applicable.

7. Preferably to have attended and passed the Points of a Dog assessment conducted by specially trained Conformation and Movement Accredited Trainer.

8. Preferably to have attended a seminar on Conformation and Movement delivered by an approved Kennel Club Accredited Trainer for Conformation and Movement and passed the examination and/or assessment where applicable.

9. Preferably to have attended a Seminar on the Requirements of a Dog Show Judge focusing on Kennel Club Regulations and Judging Procedures and pass an exam delivered by an approved Kennel Club Accredited Trainer for Regulations and Judging Procedures.

10. To have the support of the South Eastern Welsh Springer Spaniel Club.

B LIST (NON SPECIALIST)

Requirements include:

1. At least 3 years judging experience in this breed.

2. To have judged the breed at least 5 Open Shows or Championship Shows without CCs.

3. To have judged at least 20 classes in the breed (WSS) containing at least 50 dogs present, with a good geographical spread.

4. To have bred and/or exhibited one dog/bitch when entered in the Kennel Club Stud Book.

5. To have judged other Gundog breeds at at least 10 shows over a 7 year period.

6. To have attended at least one Welsh Springer Spaniel Breed Specific Seminar run in accordance with the relevant Kennel Club Code of Practice and passed an examination and/or assessment.

7. Preferably to have attended and passed the Points of a Dog assessment conducted by specially trained Conformation and Movement Accredited Trainer.

8. Preferably to have attended a seminar on Conformation and Movement delivered by an approved Kennel Club Accredited Trainer for Conformation and Movement and passed the examination and/or assessment where applicable.

9. Preferably to have attended a Seminar on the Requirements of a Dog Show Judge focusing on Kennel Club Regulations and Judging Procedures and pass an exam delivered by an approved Kennel Club Accredited Trainer for Regulations and Judging Procedures.

10. To have the support of the South Eastern Welsh Springer Spaniel Club

C LIST
For aspirant judges who have shown an interest in the breed and have the support of the South Eastern Welsh Springer Spaniel Club.