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The Canaan Dog Club of the United Kingdom
Judges' List and Criteria for 2017


To download a copy of the 2017 Judges' List click here.

The Club draws up a new Judges List each year at its December committee meeting. It is down to each judge to contact the Club Secretary with any updates to their CV which meets the criteria for moving up the list prior to this meeting.

If you would like to apply for the Club's Judges' List, download an application form by clicking here.



CRITERIA
(All requirements in italics are Kennel Club policy and are mandatory at the time of writing.)


A3 List (Breed Specialists) Requirements:
  1. Must have a minimum of 7 years judging experience in the breed and have the support of The Canaan Dog Club of the United Kingdom.
  2. To have judged a minimum of 15 different Canaan Dogs.
  3. To have bred and/or owned a minimum of 3 Canaan Dogs.
  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 attended a seminar given by a Kennel Club accredited Trainer on Conformation and Movement.
  6. To have attended at least one breed specific seminar run in accordance with the relevant Kennel Club Code of Best Practice and passed an examination and/or assessment where applicable.
  7. To have stewarded over a minimum of 12 days at shows.

A3 List (Non Specialists) Requirements:
  1. To have a minimum of 7 years judging experience in any one breed (to include 5 years in this breed), and have the support of The Canaan Dog Club of the United Kingdom.
  2. To have judged a minimum of 15 different Canaan Dogs.
  3. To have awarded CC's in at least one other breed
  4. To have attended at least one breed specific seminar run in accordance with the relevant Kennel Club Code of Best Practice and passed an examination and/or assessment where applicable.
  5. To have attended a seminar given by a Kennel Club accredited Trainer on Conformation and Movement.
  6. To have stewarded for a minimum period of 3 years and at 12 shows.
  7. 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).

B List (Breed Specialists) Requirements:
  1. To have a minimum of 5 years experience owning and exhibiting in this breed and have the support of The Canaan Dog Club of the United Kingdom.
  2. To have attended at least one breed specific seminar run in accordance with the relevant Kennel Club Code of Best Practice and passed an examination.
  3. To have judged at open and/or champ shows, and submitted to The Canaan Dog Club of the United Kingdom's Secretary a list of these shows and breeds judged, along with their applications.
  4. To have judged a minimum of 8 different Canaan Dogs.

B List (Non-Specialists) Requirements:
  1. To have owned and exhibited any one breed for a minimum of 5 years and have the support of The Canaan Dog Club of the United Kingdom.
  2. o have attended at least one breed specific seminar run in accordance with the relevant Kennel Club Code of Best Practice and passed an examination administered by the Secretary of The Canaan Dog Club of the United Kingdom.
  3. To have judged at open and/or champ shows, and submitted to the Canaan Dog Club of the United Kingdom's Secretary a list of these shows and breeds judged, along with their applications.
  4. To have judged a minimum of 8 different Canaan Dogs.

C List

For aspirant judges who have shown an interest in the breed and have the support of The Canaan Dog Club of the United Kingdom.

Meeting the aforementioned criteria does not mean automatic acceptance onto The Canaan Dog Club of the United Kingdom's Judge's List. The applicant will still have to be voted on by the Committee and receive a majority vote in favour in order to be placed on the list.

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