The Northern Bullmastiff Club

Judging Criteria

A1 Judging List (Breed Specialist)

Persons who have previously been approved by the Kennel Club to award C.C’s and who have the support of The Northern Bullmastiff Club.

A1 Judging List (Non Breed Specialist)

Persons who have previously been approved by the Kennel Club to award C.C’s and who have the support of The Northern Bullmastiff Club.

A3 Judging List (Breed Specialist)

Requirements for inclusion are:
1. Minimum of 7 years judging experience in the breed and have the support of The Northern Bullmastiff Club.
2. To have judged at one breed club show.
3. To have judged the breed at 6 open shows or championship shows where C.C.s are not on offer where these have an adequate geographical spread.
4. To have judged a minimum of 40 classes.
5. To have judged a minimum of 100 dogs present.
6. To have attended a seminar given by a Kennel Club accredited trainer and passed the relevant examination on Kennel Club regulations and judging procedures.
7. To have attended a seminar by a Kennel Club accredited trainer on confirmation and movement. a) To have attended a Conformation & Movement "Hands-on- ssessment"conducted by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer and passed the assessment.
8. To have attended at least 1 breed specific judging seminar run in accordance with the relevant Kennel Club code of best practise and passed an examination and/or assessment where applicable.
9. To have bred and/or owned a minimum of 3 dogs when they obtained their 1st entry in The Kennel Club Stud Book (save in exceptional circumstances).
10. To have stewarded at 12 shows.

A3 Judging List (Non Breed Specialist)

Requirements for inclusion are:
1. Minimum of 7 years experience in any ONE breed (to include 5 years in this breed) and have the support of The Northern Bullmastiff Club.
2. To have judged at one club show.
3. To have judged the breed at 6 open shows or championship shows where C.C’s were not on offer where these have an adequate geographical spread.
4. To have judged a minimum of 40 classes in this breed.
5. To have judged a minimum of 100 dogs in this breed.
6. To have awarded C.C’s in at least one other breed.
7. To have attended at least 1 breed seminar and passed any applicable assessments.
8. To have stewarded at 12 shows.
9. To have bred and/or owned a minimum of 3 dogs of any breed when they obtained their 1st entry in the Kennel Club Stud Book (save in exceptional circumstances).

B Judging List (Breed Specialist)

Requirements for inclusion are:
1. To have 5 years experience owning and exhibiting in this breed and have the support of The Northern Bullmastiff Club.
2. To have judged 6 classes at open show or at championship shows where C.C’s were not on offer.
3. To have judged 15 dogs present of this breed.
4. To have attended 1 breed judging seminar and passed an assessment where applicable.
5. To have attended a seminar given by a KC accredited trainer and passed the relevant examination on KC rules and regulations and judging procedures.
6. To have attended a seminar given by a KC accredited trainer on conformation and movement.

B Judging List (Non Breed Specialist)

Requirements for inclusion are:
1. Minimum of 5 years judging experience in this breed and have the support of The Northern Bullmastiff Club.
2. To have judged 3 classes of this breed at open shows or championship shows where C.C’s were not on offer.
3. To have judged 10 dogs present in this breed.
4. To have attended 1 breed club seminar and passed any assessment applicable.

C Judging List

Requirements for inclusion are:
For aspirant judges who have shown an interest in the breed and have the support of The Northern Bullmastiff Club.

How to join our Judges list

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