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Judging Criteria

Provisos

The HWVCGB Judges Sub-Committee shall decide which names will be included in the lists and although proposed judges may fulfil the requirement criteria, this does not guarantee automatic inclusion in any of the club’s lists. The Judges’ Sub-Committee will meet periodically to consider applications to the list. Applications will only be considered upon submission of a completed HWVCGB Judging Application Form.


The lists will expire on 31st December each year. All applications for the following year should be received no later than 1st November of the preceding year.


A condition of an applicant’s inclusion in the club’s list of judges is that the applicant agrees to

write a critique on their judging of the breed and submits it to the canine press within the

required time limit. The applicant also agrees to send a copy of the said critique to the HWVCGB

within 28 days of the judging appointment.


A1 LIST

For persons who have previously been approved by the Kennel Club to award Challenge Certificates in the breed and have completed their first appointment, and have the support of the Club.


A2 LIST

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


A3 LIST


BREED SPECIALISTS

Judges recommended by the HWVCGB as being suitable to award Challenge Certificates in the breed, but who are as yet not approved by the Kennel Club


REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE:

(1) Minimum of seven years judging experience in the breed – with a minimum of fifty HWV, and have the support of the Club.

(2) To have stewarded at twelve shows.

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

(4) Attended a seminar given by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer and passed the examination on Kennel Club Regulations and Judging Procedures.

(5) Attended a seminar given by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer on conformation and movement.

(6) To have attended a Conformation and Movement ‘Hands on Assessment’ given by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer and passed the assessment.

(7) To have judged the breed at Open Shows or Championship Shows without Challenge Certificates, the shows having an adequate geographical spread.

(8) To have bred and/or owned a minimum of three dogs when they have obtained their first entry in the Kennel Club Stud book (save in exceptional circumstances)

(9) To have judged at a HWV club open show or a Championship Show where CC’s are not on offer.

(10) All judges awarding CC’s for the first time in any Gundog breeds, must have attended

a Kennel Club Field Trial at Open Stakes Level or an Open Gundog Working Test for the relevant Sub-Group, prior to their being considered to award CC’s.


NON BREED SPECIALISTS

Judges recommended by the HWVCGB as being suitable to award Challenge Certificates in the breed, but who are as yet not approved by the Kennel Club

(1) Minimum of seven years judging experience in any one breed (to include 5 years in this breed) – with a minimum of sixty HWV and twenty classes judged, and have the support of the Club.

(2) To award CC’s in at least one other Gundog breed.

(3) To have attended a Breed Specific Seminar run in accordance with the Kennel Club Code of Best Practice and passed an examination or assessment where applicable.

(4) To have judged the breed at Open Shows or Championship Shows without Challenge Certificates, the shows having an adequate geographical spread.

(5) To have bred and/or owned a minimum of three dogs when they have obtained their first entry in the Kennel Club Stud book (save in exceptional circumstances.)

(6) All judges awarding CC’s for the first time in any Gundog breeds, must have attended

a Kennel Club Field Trial at Open Stakes Level or an Open Gundog Working Test for the relevant Sub-Group, prior to their being considered to award CC’s.

(7) Attended a seminar given by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer and passed the examination on Kennel Club

Regulations and Judging Procedures.

(8) Attended a seminar given by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer on conformation and movement.

(6) To have attended a Conformation and Movement ‘Hands on Assessment’ given by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer and passed the assessment.


A3 Overseas Judges – Judges must be approved to award Challenge Certificates or their equivalent in the

Gundog Group in their native country, have demonstrated an involvement in the breed and have the

support of the Club.


B LIST


BREED SPECIALISTS

Judges recommended by the HWVCGB to judge the breed at Open Show or Championship Shows without Challenge Certificates.


REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE:

(1) Minimum of three years judging experience of HPR breeds, with a

minimum of twenty HWV and nine classes judged and have the support of the Club.

(2) A minimum of six years experience within the breed.

(3) To have stewarded at six shows.

(4) To have attended at least on Breed Specific Seminar run in accordance with the Kennel Club Code of Best Practice and passed an examination or assessment where applicable.



NON BREED SPECIALISTS

(1) Minimum of three years experience of judging HPR breeds – with a

minimum of nine Classes and twenty five HWV judged and have the support of the Club

(2) To have stewarded at six shows.

(3) To have attended a Breed Specific Seminar run in accordance with the Kennel Club Code of Best Practice and passed an examination or assessment where applicable

(4) To have owned and exhibited their own breed for a minimum of six years.

B List Overseas Judges - Judges must be approved to award Challenge Certificates or their equivalent in

the Gundog Group in their native country, have demonstrated an involvement in the breed and have

the support of the Club.


C LIST

Those who have shown an interest in the breed and to have the support of the HWVCGB. The HWVCGB

would encourage any C list judge to have attended a HWVCGB Breed Specific Seminar within 12 months of inclusion on the list


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