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***Registered Owners of the Dogs Participating in this Class need not be the same.***
CKC Conformation show Rules and Regulations
12.6 Non-Regular Classes
12.6.1 The non-regular classes allowed at a CKC conformation show shall be as described in this section. If offered, these classes must be included in the premium list. A dog entered in the Brace or Team class that is spayed/neutered must be entered in an Altered Class or in Exhibition Only.
(a) Brace Class
At an all-breed or specialty show a club may, but is not required to, offer a Brace Class. This class shall be for 2 dogs of the same breed (not necessarily of the same sex) If offered, the class shall be judged after Best of Breed- after judging of the group and before Best in Show. A Brace should be judged as an identical pair- same colour, size, gait, and same stride. When viewed from the side they should appear as one dog and its shadow. A brace must be handled by 1 person on 1 lead.
Our Judging Panel 2016
Paul's kennel name is Grandriver and breeds Labrador Retrievers. He has been judging since 2015. He is on Permit for the following breeds. Barbet, Braque Francais, Griffon (Wirehaired Pointing), Pointer, Pointer (GLH, GSH, GWH), Pudelpointer, Retriever (Chesapeake Bay, Curly Coated, Flat Coated, Labrador, Nova Scotia Duck Tolling), Setter (English, Gordon, Irish, Irish Red & White)
Geraldine has been showing and breeding since 1963. The breeds she has bred and exhibited are Labrador Retrievers, Maltese and Welsh Terrier. She is an all breed judge and has been judging since 1980. In addition to Canada, she has judged in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Indonesia, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Sweden, Taiwan, Uruguay, USA, Venezuela.
Dawne has been breeding for 21 years under the Tsarshadow kennel name and exhibiting for 25 years. She has bred Karelian Bear Dog, Norwegian Buhund, Iceland Sheepdog, Wire Fox Terrier. She has also owned and exhibited American Staffordshire Terrier, Australian Shepherd, Drever, Norbottenspets, Norwegian Elkhound, Pointer, Swedish Vallhund, P.B.
Dawne started judging in 2016 and is on permit for the following breeds in Group 4, Airedale Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, Australian Terrier, Border Terrier, Bull Terrier, Bull Terrier (Miniature), Cairn Terrier, Fox Terrier (Smooth), Fox Terrier (Wire), Glen of Imaal Terrier, Irish Terrier, Kerry Blue Terrier, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Welsh Terrier.
Sylvia's kennel name is Rolona and she has been showing and breeding since 1976. The Staffordshire Bull Terrier and Toy Poodle are the breeds she has bred and exhibited. Sylvia has been judging since 2004 and is licenced for four Groups. In addition to Canada, she has also has judged in Australia and judged Specialties for Havanese, Staffordshire Bull Terriers.
Wendy's kennel name is Butterblac Retrievers and has been exhibiting since 1990 and breeding since 1999. Breeds that she has bred include Golden Retrievers, Flat-Coated Retrievers, Barbet and Schipperke. Also including the above breeds she has exhibited the Belgian Shepherd and Rough Collie. Wendy has been judging since 2009 and is licenced for 5 Groups and is on permit for the Non-Sporting Group. In addition to Canada, she has judged in Colombia, Costa Rica, Japan, Mexico and U.S.A.
Alan has bred Afghan Hounds, Saluki and West Highland Terriers under the Afking Perm. Reg. prefix since 1970. Judging since 1986 he is licensed for All Breeds.
In addition to Canada Alan has judged in the United States, Australia, China, Finland and Norway.
Karen began showing and breeding in 1984 and has the kennel name of Diavolino. She has bred Italian Greyhound and Shetland Sheepdogs. In addition she has exhibited Whippets. Karen began judging in 2012 and has 2 Groups and is on permit for half of Group 6.
Wendy Anderson from St. John's Newfoundland has been showing since 1991 and breeding Shih Tzu since 2000. She has bred several National BISS winners, multi B|IS and BISS winners, the 2010 World Champion and the Top Shih Tzu in two countries as well as the Top Dog All Breeds in South Africa.
Ms. Anderson starting judging in 2012.
In addition to Canada she has judged in Mexico, Argentina, Philippines, Sweden and U.S.A.
Mrs. Steeves from Belnan, Nova Scotia has been showing and breeding since 1979 and began Judging in 2006.
She has bred Airedale, Welsh Terrier, Norwich Terrier and Australian Terrier. In addition to the above breeds she has owned and exhibited Mini Schnauzer, Great Dane, Bull Terrier, Staffordshire Bull Terrier and Beagle. Lee has judged in Canada, Sweden and the United States.