Scottish Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club


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Judging Criteria

Scottish Cavalier Club – Judging Criteria 2014


A1 List

  • For persons who have previously been approved by the Kennel Club Ltd. to award Challenge certificates in the breed and have completed their first appointment. These persons must 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 Kennel Club Ltd.  requirements and accepted by the Kennel Club Ltd for inclusion on an A2 list and have the support of the Club.

A3 List (Breed Specialist)

  • Minimum of 7 years judging experience in the breed and have the support of the Club (KC Ltd Policy)
  • To have judged both sexes at a UK Breed Club Show.
  • To have judged the breed at 25 shows (breed show, supported entry show, CH show without CC ) or 125 classes with an adequate geographic spread.
  • To have judged a minimum of 300 dogs (hands on).
  • To have bred and or owned a minimum of 3 dogs when they obtained their first entry in the KC Ltd Stud Book (save in exceptional circumstances) (KC    Ltd Policy).
  • To have attended a seminar given by a KC Ltd Accredited Trainer and passed the relevant examination on KC Ltd Rules and Regulations and judging procedure (KC Ltd Policy).
  • To have attended a seminar given by a KC Ltd Accredited Trainer on Conformation and Movement (KC Ltd Policy).
  • To have attended a Conformation and Movement (Hands on Assessment) given by a KC Ltd Accredited Trainer and passed the Assessment (KC Ltd Policy),now known as Points of the Dog.
  • To have attended at least one Breed Specific Seminar run in accordance with the relevant KC Ltd Code of Best Practice and passed an examination and /or an assessment where applicable (KC Ltd Policy).
  • To have stewarded at 12 shows (KC Ltd  Policy).

A3 List (Non Breed Specialist)

  • Minimum of 7 years judging experience in any one breed (to include 5 years in the breed) and have the support of the Club (KC Ltd Policy).
  • To have judged both sexes at a Breed Club Show.
  • To have judged the breed at 25 shows ( breed show, supported entry show, CH show without CC) or 125 classes with an adequate geographic spread.
  • To have judged a minimum of 300 dogs (hands on). To have awarded Challenge Certificates in at least one other breed (KC Ltd Policy).
  • To have bred and or owned a minimum of 3 dogs when they obtained their first entry in the KC Ltd Stud Book (save in exceptional circumstances).
  • To have attended at least one Breed Specific Seminar run in accordance with the relevant KC Ltd Code of Best Practice and passed an examination and/or an assessment where applicable.
  • To have stewarded at 12 shows.

B List (Breed Specialist)

Names marked with an * should have priority for Breed club shows, Supported entry shows and CH Shows without CCs .

  • To have 7 years experience owning and exhibiting in the breed and have the support of the Club.
  • To have judged 5 shows with a minimum of 25 classes, and 60 dogs in this breed at Open shows, Breed Supported shows and CH shows without CC's and 5yrs experience in the breed
  • To have attended at least one Breed Specific Seminar run in accordance with the relevant KC Ltd Code of Best Practice and passed an examination and /or assessment where applicable.
  • To have attended a seminar given by a KC Ltd Accredited Trainer and passed the relevant examination on KC Ltd Rules and Regulations and judging procedure (KC Ltd Policy).
  • To have attended a seminar given by a KC Ltd Accredited Trainer on Conformation and Movement (KC Ltd Policy).
  • To have attended a Points of the Dog Hands on Assessment (formerly Conformation and Movement) given by a KC Ltd Accredited Trainer and passed the Assessment (KC Ltd Policy 12/ 02 /2013)

B List (Non Breed Specialists) 

  • To have a minimum of 7 years experience in any one breed ( to include 5 years in the breed) and have the support of the Club.
  • To have judged 5 shows with a minimum of 25 classes, judged 60 dogs in the breed at Open shows, Breed Supported shows and CH shows without CC (save in exceptional circumstances)
  • To have attended at least one Breed Specific Seminar run in accordance with the relevant KC Ltd Code of Best Practice and passed an examination and /or assessment where applicable.
  • To have attended a seminar given by a KC Ltd Accredited Trainer and passed the relevant examination on KC Ltd Rules and Regulations and judging procedure (KC Ltd Policy).
  • To have attended a seminar given by a KC Ltd Accredited Trainer on Conformation and Movement (KC Ltd Policy).
  • To have attended a Points of the Dog Hands on Assessment (formerly Conformation and Movement) given by a KC Ltd Accredited Trainer and passed the Assessment (KC Ltd Policy 12/ 02/ 2013)

C List

  • For those persons who the Committee feel worthy of encouragement,  who have owned, exhibited or shown a true interest in the breed and have the support of the Club