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PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR ALL INFORMATION RELATING TO THE NEW JEP VIA THE KENNEL CLUB'S WEB-SITE

Due to ever increasing delays from the Kennel Club in relation to the new Judging Database please
download the following form, complete and return to our BEC so that your training record is kept up to date


No one can judge at any level if they have not met JEP Level 1 criteria as from 1 January 2021


Judges Education Program - Application Form

Level 1

Requirements to meet this level

* Minimum of five years proven interest in pedigree dogs
* Attend a requirements of a dog show judge seminar (but not mandatory to take and pass examination)
* Attend a conformation and movement seminar
* Complete a minimum of two full-day stewarding appointments

Eligibility to judge

Up to three classes (four if one is a puppy class) for any breed at limited or open shows.

 

Level 2

Requirements to meet this level

First breed

* Take and pass requirements of a dog show judge examination
* Pass points of a dog assessment
* Attend a breed appreciation day (BAD) and pass a multiple-choice examination (MCE) for the respective breed
* View ring stewarding seminar and take online quiz
* Complete critique writing seminar and take online quiz

Subsequent breeds

  • Attend a breed appreciation day (BAD) and pass a multiple-choice examination (MCE) for each breed. Note: Not mandatory for group judge for breeds in the group that they are not approved at level 4, but attendance strongly recommended

Eligibility to judge

* Unlimited number of classes for the respective breed at limited, open or championship shows (no CCs)
* Any variety classes, groups and best in show at limited shows

 

Level 3

Requirements to meet this level

* Undergo minimum of three mentoring sessions with a minimum of 12 months between first and third session
* Be observed judging a breed club show, breed supported entry show or championship show without CCs
* Complete remaining 10 full-day stewarding appointments (onetime qualification)
* Have owned/bred a minimum of three dogs when they obtained their first entry in The Kennel Club Stud Book – save for exceptional circumstances (one-time qualification for first breed in which a judge awards CCs)
* Have achieved the relevant hands-on experience in line with the stated requirements for the relevant stud book band:
Band A minus 1 - 15 dogs
Band A - 20 dogs
Band B - 35 dogs
Band C - 60 dogs
Band D - 90 dogs (Boxers)
Band E - 125 dogs

The following types of event may be used to claim hands-on experience numbers:
Breed classes at Championship shows without CCs
Breed classes at Open shows
Breed classes at Limited shows
Mock/training classes at breed club shows (practical judging days) – only one occasion can be claimed and a maximum of five dogs
Dogs judged at Kennel Club approved assessments, maximum of five dogs – only one occasion and a maximum of five dogs - cannot be used in addition to mock classes
Dogs judged at inter or intra-club single-breed matches
Special Award Classes at Breed Club shows
Special Event Classes at Breed Club shows (ensure noted under 'other judging experience’)
Supported entry shows
Dogs judged at single Breed Dog of the Year Competitions
Overseas appointments

Dogs judged at the following types of event may NOT be included in a judge’s hands-on experience:
AVNSC and variety classes
At fun days
Conjointly with other judges at events where the candidate judge is not required to give independent judgment on the dogs
Any JEP mentoring sessions

Eligibility to judge

* Unlimited number of classes for the respective breed at limited, open or championship shows (no CCs)
* Any variety classes groups and best in show at limited shows

 

Level 4 CC judge

Requirements to meet this level 

* Attend and passed a breed-specific assessment for the specific breed run by The Kennel Club

Eligibility to judge

* Award Challenge Certificates in the respective breed
* Any variety classes, groups and best in show at open and limited shows

 

Additional Information

A judge must have judged a minimum number of dogs to register at Level 3
(Boxers Stud Band D)

Current KC Criteria 160
Amended KC Criteria 180
Criteria for progressing under JEP to Level 3 90

Breed Specific Assessment

Similar to current assessments conducted at Breed Club level but is a final requirement and organised by the KC
5 dogs to be judged - may be stand-alone or at a show - this is a Level 3 requirement to progress to Level 4 (CC Judge)