AFGHAN HOUND CLUB OF WALES JUDGING LIST QUALIFICATIONS

as listed in the Constitution & Rules of the Afghan Hound Club of Wales

CURRENT JUDGING LIST 

The Afghan Hound Club of Wales shall compile Judging Lists which should be divided into 5 parts, namely A1, A2, A3, B & C and must be updated each year.  These shall be as follows:-

A1 LIST - For persons who have previously been approved by The Kennel Club to award CCs in the breed and have the support of the Afghan Hound Club of Wales.

A2 LIST - For persons who fulfill all the requirements for the A3 List and who have been assessed in accordance with Kennel Club requirements and accepted by The Kennel Club for inclusion on an A2 List and have the support of the Afghan Hound Club of Wales.

A3 LIST - For persons who are recommended by the Afghan Hound Club of Wales as being suitable to award CCs in the breed, but are not yet approved by The Kennel Club for inclusion on an A2 List.

B LIST - For all persons whom the Afghan Hound Club of Wales would support to judge the Breed at Shows without CCs or Open Shows.

C LIST - For aspirant judges who do not fall into any of the above categories.

Upon written application being made to the Secretary with full details of the following requirements, the applicants name will be placed before the committee at their January meeting each year, and provided the committee are satisfied that the qualifications have been met, he/she will be notified that his/her name will be added to the appropriate list for that year.

A LIST QUALIFICATIONS  - Breed Specialists

1 Must have a minimum of 7 years judging experience in this breed.
2

Must have judged at least 75 classes in the breed at Open or   

Championship Shows without CCs, which must include a minimum of 10 Classes at a Breed Club Open Show.

3

A minimum of 35 Afghan Hounds must have been present and judged

at one time at one Show.

4

Must have bred and/or owned a minimum of 3 dogs of this breed when

they obtained their first entry in the Kennel Club Stud Book.

5 Must have stewarded at 12 shows (not necessarily for Afghan Hounds)
6

Must have attended a seminar given by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer

and passed the Kennel Club ‘Requirement of a Dog Show Judge Examination.

7

Must have attended a ‘Conformation and Movement’ seminar given by

a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer.

8

Must have attended a ‘Points of the Dog’ Assessment conducted by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer and passed the assessment.

9

Must have attended a breed specific seminar run in accordance with the relevant Kennel Club Code of Best Practice and passed an examination for breed judges organised to Breed Council requirements by the Afghan Hound club of Wales or any other of our Breed Clubs.

A LIST QUALIFICATIONS  - Non Breed Specialists
1 Must have awarded CCs in at least one other breed.
2

Must have a minimum of 7 years judging experience in any one breed (to include 5 years in this breed).

3 Must have judged at least 100 exhibits of this breed at Open or Championship Shows.
B LIST QUALIFICATIONS -  Breed Specialists
1 Must have been owning and exhibiting in this breed for 5 years.
2

Must have stewarded at a minimum of 4 Shows (not necessarily for Afghan Hounds)

         a) one of which must be for a minimum of 10 classes and

         b) two of which must be for a minimum of 4 classes.

3

Must have attended a seminar given by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer and passed the Kennel Club ‘Requirement of a Dog Show Judge’ Examination.

4

Must have attended a ‘Conformation and Movement’ seminar given by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer.

5 Must have attended a ‘Points of the Dog’ Assessment conducted by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer and passed the assessment.
6

Must have attended at least one breed specific seminar run in accordance with the relevant Kennel Club Code of Best Practice and passed an examination for breed judges organised to Breed Council requirement by the Afghan Hound Club of Wales or any other of our Breed Clubs.

B LIST QUALIFICATIONS -  Non Breed Specialists
1 Must have awarded CCs in at least one other breed. 
2

Must have judged at least 30 classes in the breed at Open Shows or Championship Shows without CCs over a minimum period of 5 years.

3

Must have attended a seminar given by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer and passed the Kennel Club ‘Requirement of a Dog Show Judge’ Examination

4

Must have attended a ‘Conformation and Movement’ seminar given by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer.

5

Must have attended a ‘Points of the Dog’ Assessment conducted by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer  and passed the assessment.

6

Must have attended at least one breed specific judging seminar run in accordance with the relevant Kennel Club Code of Best Practice and passed an examination for breed judges organised to Breed Council requirements by the Afghan Hound Club of Wales or any other of our Breed Clubs.

C LIST QUALIFICATIONS
  For aspirant judges of the breed who have attended at least one Breed Club supported seminar on the breed, who have judged a minimum of 15 Afghan Hounds and who have the support of the Afghan Hound Club of Wales to judge a maximum of 3 classes at Open Shows.