Judges Lists

Judges List 2022

Please use the Judges Questionnaire to apply for inclusion on the Club’s Judges Lists.

The Club requires that all judges update their judging CV annually, even if it has not changed, so that our records are accurate and relevant. The Club reserves the right to remove those that do not update their CV annually from the lists on which they appear.

When you receive a judging invitation you may be asked to confirm on which one of the Club’s Judging Lists you are included so to ensure that you are able to give accurate information please provide us with an annual updated CV by completing the Judges Questionnaire. 

The Clumber Spaniel Club Judges Lists Criteria (Effective from 1st January 2022)

A1

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

A2

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

 

A3 Breed Specialists

To have judged Clumber Spaniels for a minimum of 7 years and have the support of the Clumber Spaniel Club. 

To have judged a minimum of 30 dogs in this breed at Open Shows, Championship Shows without CCs or Special Award classes with an adequate geographical spread and have the support of the Clumber Spaniel Club

To have attended at least one Breed Appreciation Day & Multiple Choice Examination run in accordance with the relevant Kennel Club Code of Best Practice and passed an examination and/or assessment where applicable. 

To have bred and/or owned a minimum of three dogs when they obtained their 1st entry in the Kennel Club Stud Book (save in exceptional circumstances). 

To have attended a seminar given by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer (Show), and passed the Kennel Club examination “Requirements of a Dog Show Judge”, (Sometimes known as the “Rules & Regulations” Seminar.)

To have attended a seminar given by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer (Show) on “Conformation and Movement”. 

To have passed a “Points of the Dog Assessment” conducted by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer (Show).

To have stewarded over a minimum of 12 days at shows. (Open or Championship Shows only) 

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

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

A3 Non Specialists

To have judged a minimum of 7 years including 5 years in this breed and have the support of the Clumber Spaniel Club. 

To have judged a minimum of 30 dogs in this breed at Open Shows, Championship Shows without CCs or Special Award classes with an adequate geographical spread and have the support of the Clumber Spaniel Club.

To have attended at least one Breed Appreciation Day & Multiple Choice Examination run in accordance with the relevant Kennel Club Code of Best Practice and passed an examination and/or assessment where applicable. 

To have awarded C.C.s in at least one other breed. 

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

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

B Specialist

To have 5 years experience owning and exhibiting this breed (must have bred or owned a minimum of two Clumber Spaniels) and have the support of the Clumber Spaniel Club. 

To have judged seven classes of this breed at Open Shows, Championship Shows without C.Cs or Special Awards classes.

To have judged 15 dogs of this breed. 

To have attended at least one Breed Appreciation Day & Multiple Choice Examination run in accordance with the relevant Kennel Club Code of Best Practice and passed an examination and/or assessment where applicable. 

To have attended a seminar given by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer (Show), and passed the Kennel Club examination “Requirements of a Dog Show Judge”, (Sometimes known as the “Rules & Regulations” Seminar.)

To have attended a seminar given by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer (Show) on “Conformation and Movement”. 

To have passed a “Points of the Dog Assessment” conducted by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer (Show).

To have stewarded over a minimum on 4 occasions 

To have attended a Gundog Working Test (GWT) or Working Assessment for the breed is a recommendation. 

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

B Non Specialist

To have a minimum of 5 years judging experience in any one breed and have the support of the Clumber Spaniel Club. 

To have judged seven classes of this breed at Open Shows, Championship Shows without C.Cs or Special Awards classes.

To have judged 15 dogs of this breed. 

To have attended at least one Breed Appreciation Day & Multiple Choice Examination run in accordance with the relevant Kennel Club Code of Best Practice and passed an examination and/or assessment where applicable. 

To have attended a seminar given by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer (Show), and passed the Kennel Club examination “Requirements of a Dog Show Judge”, (Sometimes known as the “Rules & Regulations” Seminar.)

To have attended a seminar given by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer (Show) on “Conformation and Movement”. 

To have passed a “Points of the Dog Assessment” conducted by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer (Show).

To have stewarded over a minimum on 4 occasions 

To have attended a Gundog Working Test (GWT) or Working Assessment for the breed is a recommendation. 

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

C Breed & Non Breed Specialists

For aspirant judges who have shown an interest in the breed and have the support of the Clumber Spaniel Club.