Eligibility to Attend a Masters Level Judge’s Clinic:
In addition to the general eligibility criteria outlined above, attendance at a Masters level Judge’s Clinic requires that the candidate must:
• Have completed an approved AAC Starter/Advanced level Judge’s Clinic, and received satisfactory scores in all sections of the examination.
• Have successfully completed the provisional judging requirements for Starters/Advanced judges, and be released from supervision.
• Hold a valid Advanced judging permit, with no current suspensions, and no disciplinary actions related to judging on their record.
• Have been judging at the Advanced level for a minimum of 12 months, starting from the time of the candidate’s Practical Examination.
• Have judged at least FIVE different assignments, for at least TWO different clubs. These assignments must have been completed with no substantiated complaints from the trial host, and must include the following courses:
a minimum of 100 dogs and a minimum of Ten ADVANCED Standard courses.
a minimum of 40 dogs and a minimum of Four ADVANCED Gamblers courses.
a minimum of 40 dogs and a minimum of Four ADVANCED Snooker courses
a minimum of 100 additional dogs and a minimum of Ten additional courses, at least six of which
must be at the ADVANCED level.
There is no minimum number of dogs required in any one class. The number of dogs judged is cumulative over classes and trials until the minimum number of dogs to be judged in each class is met. (181207)