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The NEW Judges Competency Framework will be coming into effect as of January 2020. To find out more click here

Requirements of a Breed Show Judge

First time Challenge Certificate Judges-

The Kennel Club requires the following mandatory requirements to have been achieved prior to a person being nominated to award with Challenge Certificates for the very first time.  These aspiring judges are required to:

To find out dates for future Kennel Club seminars please refer to the seminar diary here.

Breed clubs, societies and councils will also have their own criteria they expect judges to achieve if they are to be recommended to judge by that club or council, please contact them for more information.