The Kennel Club have published their Judges’ Competency Framework here  https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/1159841/jcf-cobp-for-observation.pdf 

 

THE NORTHERN KING CHARLES SPANIEL CLUB

JUDGING CRITERIA

A1 LIST

Judges who the Club would support and have previously been approved to award C.C.’s in the Breed and have carried out the appointment.

A2 LIST

For Judges who fulfil all the requirements of the A3 List and who have been assessed in accordance with Kennel Club requirements and accepted by the Kennel Club for inclusion on the A2 List and who the Club would support to award C.C.’s if invited to judge by a society to award C.C.’s in the Breed for that occasion.

A3 LIST

Specialist

Judges who the Club would recommend to award C.C.’s in the breed but are not yet approved by the Kennel Club for inclusion on the A2 List and have the support of the Club and have passed all relevant mandatory requirements of the Kennel Club.   Must have a minimum of seven years judging experience in the Breed and as a specialist must have been a breeder or exhibitor or closely associated with the breed for at least seven years and have judged  a minimum or one hundred and ten King Charles Spaniels, or at the discretion of the Committee.   As a specialist must 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)

Non-Specialist

Judges who the Club would recommend to award C.C.’s in the breed but are not yet approved by The Kennel Club for inclusion on the A2 List and have the support of the Club and have passed all relevant mandatory requirements of the Kennel Club.   Must have a minimum of seven years judging experience in the breed and as a non-specialist, must have judged a minimum of one hundred and ten King Charles Spaniels, or at the discretion of the Committee.    As a non-specialist must 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)

B LIST

Specialist

Judges who have a minimum of two years’ experience of judging King Charles Spaniels at shows without C.C.’s or open shows.   As a specialist, should have been a breeder or exhibitor for a minimum of four years and to have judged twenty-two dogs of the breed at Open Shows or Championship Shows without C.C.’s. and attended and passed a breed specific seminar

Non-Specialist

Judges who have been approved by the Club to judge King Charles Spaniels at shows without C.C.’s or open shows.   As a non-specialist must have shown an interest in the breed and toy dogs in general for a minimum of seven years.   As a non-specialist must have judged twenty-two dogs of the breed at Open Shows or Championship Shows without C.C.’s (save in exceptional circumstances) and attended and passed a breed specific seminar

C LIST

For aspirant judges who have shown an interest in the breed and have the support of the Club but who do not fall into any of the above categories either as a specialist or non-specialist.

HONORARY LIST

Judges who are no long active.

When a person is proposed for inclusion on the Judging List, it will be the responsibility of the Committee to check whether the person possesses the necessary qualifications for inclusion on that List.

 

 

Acceptance or rejection will be decided by a two thirds majority of Committee Members.

 

 

MARCH 2015