Club arranges course for for all those aspiring to judge and those interested
in the running of clubs and events. The Society holds Breed specific training
courses from time to time, run in accordance with KC best practise.
Society maintains a Judging list and the latest criteria for judging is
included on the pdf file below. This will change in 2020 with the introduction
of the new JCF. If you wish to be included on the current list please download
and complete an application form.
Club is introducing a new Judges Training Scheme called the Judges Competency
Framework (JCF) and all judges will need to be licenced after 1st January 2020.
ECKCSS has appointed a Breed Education Coordinator (BEC) for our Society who
would be the the point of contact for all judges training questions from
Society members. There is also a National Breed Education Coordinator who
represents all 10 UK Cavalier Clubs and is the direct link with the KC on
judges education who can also try and answer your questions.
BEC is Andy Vella - firstname.lastname@example.org
BEC is Marian Mynott- email@example.com
Judging list criteria
judges training courses are:-
Conformation and Movement Seminars - This seminar is
aimed at all those who wish to develop knowledge, skills and confidence in
their understanding of key aspects of Conformation, Structure and Movement. It
complements the Points of the Dog assessment and is aimed at all those involved
in exhibiting and judging and in particular those who aspire to give Challenge
Certificates. A Kennel Club attendance certificate will be presented at the end
of the seminar.
Requirements of a Dog Show Judge Seminar (KC Rules and
Judging Procedures) - This seminar focuses on providing the essential
knowledge and understanding of Kennel Club Rules and Regulations and Ring
Procedure. It is for those who wish to develop knowledge, skills and confidence
in their understanding of key aspects of Kennel Club Rules and Regulations. It
is aimed at all those involved in exhibiting and judging and in particular
those who aspire to award Challenge Certificates. An examination paper on
Requirements of a Dog Show Judge follows this seminar for those wishing to
award CCs. Successful candidates will receive a certificate which is a
requirement for the first time CC questionnaire.
of the Dog assessments - conducted by specially trained Conformation and
Movement Accredited Trainer. The aim of this Assessment is to demonstrate that
aspiring judges are totally familiar with the Points of the Dog, Structure of
the Dog and Conventional measurements of the Dog.
specific judging seminar _- Organised by Breed Clubs and run in accordance
with the relevant Kennel Club Code of Best Practice. These seminars normally
consist of two parts, part one would conclude with a written multi choice
answer test in order to assess participants knowledge of the breed standard.
Part two would include examining and placing a group of Cavaliers in a typical
judging enviroment together with an examination and/or assessment based on the
KC competence assessment. This seminar will change after JCF is introduced and
split into two parts held at different stages of the judges