The Kennel Club is responsible for the approval of Championship
Show Judges, of which there are in excess of 10,000 approved in the
The Judges Sub-Committee (JSC) processes some 300 appointments
for judges every six weeks to award Challenge Certificates (CCs) at
championship Shows. The Kennel Club holds a database of
judges who have been previously approved for the breed(s) listed.
Each and every appointment for a judge to award Challenge
Certificates is subject to Kennel Club approval therefore, each
judging appointment is for one occasion only.