Judges Training Outlines

CONFORMATION JUDGES TRAINING SCHEME OUTLINE

TRAINEE: CONFORMATION JUDGE

Members who wish to join the Conformation Judges Training Scheme are advised that applications to join the scheme must be submitted no later than: JUNE 30th.

♦ Please download the Application Form HERE or contact the DogsNT office.

♦ Applicants will have been a member of DogsNT for a minimum period of eight (8) years during the ten (10) years prior to the date of the application.
♦ Persons transferring from another state/territory/country will be required to provide evidence of their experience over a period of eight (8) years as a member of the relevant Canine Controlling body to be considered for acceptance into the training scheme.

♦ Provide sufficient evidence of experience as a breeder, exhibitor and steward in canine activity, as outlined here-under:
The applicant must:
a) The Applicant must be at least 18 years of age.
b) Have bred at least three (3) litters under their own or shared prefix. (Dispensation may be granted on production of evidence from the applicant that they reside in an area that prohibits the breeding of dogs by State or Local Authority Law).
c) Have bred at least two (2) Champions under their own or shared prefix.
d) Supply evidence of practical experience as a steward
e) Have successfully completed the NACA Stewards course and have qualified as a Ring Steward.

♦ Applications must be made to the DogsNT on the prescribed forms (see below), accompanied by the designated fee.

JUDGES TRAINING SCHEME: FORMS

◊ JTS: Breed Lecture Attendance Form
JTS: Live Dog Critique Form – Single Breed
◊ JTS: Virtual Dog Critique Form – Single Breed
◊ JTS: Virtual Dog Critique Form – Mixed Group
◊ JTS: Virtual Dog – Record Sheet
◊ JTS: Live Dog – Record Sheet
◊ JTS: Practical Assessment Form
◊ JTS: Sweepstakes – Record Sheet
◊ JTS: Sweepstakes – Assessment Form

♦ Please refer to the DogsNT Rules pertaining to the Judges Training Scheme – which can be found: HERE
♦ Fees will be advised on application – the DogsNT Fees page can be found: HERE
♦ Full details of the ANKC Regulations can be found: HERE

RETRIEVING TRIAL JUDGES TRAINING JUDGES SCHEME OUTLINE

TRAINEE: RETRIEVING TRIAL JUDGE

(a) Eligibility:

Applicants must:

1. Have been a financial member of an ANKC Member Body for a minimum period of five (5) years prior to the date of application. The Member Body will consider an application from a person transferring from another State or Territory of Australia, or overseas, who can provide evidence that their canine experience extends over a minimum period of five (5) consecutive years as a member of the Controlling Body for the State, Territory or Country of prior residence.
2. Be a financial member of their State/Territory Member Body.
3. Have officiated as a Trial Manager, Judges Steward or Gun Steward at five (5) ANKC recognised Trials in the preceding three (3) years.
4. Have successfully trained and competed with a dog at the level for which he/she is applying.
5. Be the holder of an appropriate gun licence if required.

(b) Applications:

Applications must be made to the DogsNT on the prescribed form, accompanied by the designated fee.

♦ Please refer to the Rules pertaining to the Judges Training Scheme – which can be found HERE
♦ Fees will be advised on application – the DogsNT Fees page can be found HERE
♦ Full details of the ANKC Regulations can be found HERE

OBEDIENCE JUDGES TRAINING SCHEME OUTLINE

TRAINEE: OBEDIENCE TRIAL JUDGE

Members of Dogs NT who aspire to become obedience judges must, at the time of application, meet the following requirements:

1. Have been a member of either DogsNT (or another Controlling body) for at least five (5) years and be a current Dogs NT member.
2.  Be at least twenty one (21) years of age.
3. Be resident in the NT.

In addition, the following specific qualifications are required:

1. Has a comprehensive Knowledge of the rules and has actively participated in the organising of trials.
2. Novice – Aspirant to have personally trained and trialled a dog to its Novice or higher title;
3. Open – Aspirant to hold an ANKC Novice Judge’s licence and to have personally trained and trialled a dog to its OPEN or higher title;
4. Utility – Aspirant to hold and ANKC Open Judge’s licence and has personally trained a dog to UD level and to have personally trained & trialled a dog in the UD ring on at least three (3) occasions.
5. Utility Dog Excellent – Aspirant to hold and ANKC Open Judge’s licence and has personally trained a dog to UDX  level and to have personally trained & trialled a dog in the UDX ring on at least three (3) occasions.

Applications must be made to the Dogs NT on the prescribed form, accompanied by the designated fee.

♦ Please refer to the Rules pertaining to the Judges Training Scheme – which can be found HERE
♦ Fees will be advised on application – the DogsNT Fees page can be found HERE
♦ Full details of the ANKC Regulations can be found HERE

AGILITY, JUMPING & GAMES TRIAL JUDGES TRAINING SCHEME OUTLINE

TRAINEE: AGILITY, JUMPING & GAMES TRIAL JUDGE

Members of Dogs NT who aspire to become Agility Jumping and Games Trial judges must, at the time of application, meet the following requirements;

1. Have been a member of either Dogs NT or another controlling body for at least five (5) years and be a current Dogs NT member.
2. Be at least 21 years of age.
3. Be resident in the NT.
4. Have trained and titled a dog to a minimum standard of Agility Dog.
5. Have been an active instructor in the sport of Agility for a minimum period of two (2) years.
6. Recognition of equivalent experience and/or qualifications as approved by Council on recommendation of  the Agility Sub Committee.
7. Agility Judges licence is required before a Games licence is issued.

Re-validation of Agility/Jumping Judges Licences.

All Agility and Jumping Judges Licences are required to be re-validated each 5 years to coincide with the introduction of new rule books or the like.

Re-validation procedures will be determined by Council.

Applications must be made to the Dogs NT on the prescribed form, accompanied by the designated fee.

♦ Please refer to the Rules pertaining to the Judges Training Scheme – which can be found HERE
♦ Fees will be advised on application – the DogsNT Fees page can be found HERE
♦ Full details of the ANKC Regulations can be found HERE

RALLY O JUDGES TRAINING SCHEME OUTLINE

TRAINEE: RALLY O TRIAL JUDGE

Members of Dogs NT who aspire to become Rally O judges must, at the time of application, meet the following requirements:

1. Have been a member of either Dogs NT(or another Controlling body )for at least five (5) years and be a current Dogs NT member.
2. Be at least 21 years of age.
3. Be resident in the NT,

 In addition, the following specific qualifications are required:

1. Has a comprehensive Knowledge of the rules and has actively participated in the organising of trials
2. RN – RA- RE – RM  – Aspirant to have personally trained and trialled a dog to its RN or higher title

Applications must be made to the Dogs NT on the prescribed form, accompanied by the designated fee.

♦ Please refer to the Rules pertaining to the Judges Training Scheme – which can be found HERE
♦ Fees will be advised on application – the DogsNT Fees page can be found HERE
♦ Full details of the ANKC Regulations can be found HERE