A new system has been developed by the Kennel Club for the education, approval and listing of every level of judge, from those who aspire to judge, right through to open show judges and those who go on to award Challenge Certificates and judge championship show groups, and Best in Show. The system has been designed taking into account the feedback received from exhibitors, show societies and judges. Contact details of our Education Coordinator are on the Contact Page.
Reviewed 'Grandfather Rights’ Announced For Established Judges
The Kennel Club has announced that the Kennel Club Board has agreed changes to the ‘grandfather rights’ during the transition phase of the JCF. The details of the grandfather rights for established judges who meet certain criteria are similar to those first announced in early 2019. The commencement date of 1 January 2021 has been retained. However, it will now be available for five years (the length of the new transition period) subject to a review of the concept after three years.[read more]..