Judges

‘A1’ LIST

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

‘A2’ LIST

For persons who fulfil all the requirements for 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 SPECIALIST) 

To have judged a minimum of 40 breed classes at Open Shows or Championship Shows without CCs with an adequate geographical spread, with a minimum of 140 Dalmatians present in those classes over a minimum period of seven years and who have the support of the Club. It is preferable to have judged at a Breed Club Show.

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

To have stewarded at a minimum of 12 shows.

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.

To have attended a Conformation and Movement ‘Hands On’ Assessment conducted by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer and passed the assessment.

To have attended at least one Dalmatian specific seminar run in accordance with the relevant Kennel Club code of best practice and passed an examination and assessment

OVERSEAS JUDGES

Must be passed by the relevant governing body for dogs within their Country to award the equivalent of CCs in Dalmatians. This must be supported by their own country’s Breed Club in writing. Must have stewarded under their country’s rules at Championship Show level.

‘A3’ LIST (NON-SPECIALIST)

For persons who must have awarded CCs in at least one other breed and who have judged a minimum of 40 Dalmatian classes at Open or Championship Shows where Challenge Certificates were not on offer for Dalmatians, with at least 140 Dalmatians present in those classes, over a minimum period of five years, and have judged dogs of any breed for a minimum of seven years and have the support of the Club.

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

To have attended at least one Dalmatian specific seminar run in accordance with the relevant Kennel Club code of best practice and passed an examination and assessment.

‘B’ LIST (BREED SPECIALIST & NON BREED SPECIALISTS)

For persons who have judged a minimum of 15 classes with at least 60 Dalmatians present in those Classes at Open Shows level or below over a minimum period of three years and who have the support of the Club.

Or

For those persons who have judges a minimum of 8 Dalmatian Classes at Open Show level or below with at least 30 Dalmatians present in those classes over a period of 3 years and who have attended at least one seminar specific to the Dalmatian, run in accordance with the KC code of best practice and passed an examination and/or assessment and who have the support of the Club.

‘C’ LIST (BREED SPECIALIST AND NON-SPECIALIST)

For persons aspiring to become judges in the breed and who have either owned a Dalmatian for a minimum period of three years or who are on a “B” list, or above of any breed club, irrespective of the breed concerned.