Show dates for this year 2022
22 May 2022
Bearley Village Hall
near Stratford on Avon
LANCASHIRE HEELER ASSOCIATION
BREED APPRECIATION DAY/MULTIPLE CHOICE EXAM WITH LIMITED HANDS ON ASSESSMENTS
BEARLEY VILLAGE HALL
SNITTERFIELD ROAD, BEARLEY, STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, CV37 0SR
SUNDAY 22ND MAY 2022
THIS WILL BE HELD ALONGSIDE THE LANCASHIRE HEELER ASSOCIATION OPEN SHOW WHICH WILL COMMENCE JUDGING AT 12.00.
The Lancashire Heeler Association are pleased to announce that we will be holding a Breed Appreciation Day with Multiple Choice Exam held in line with the Judges Education Programme.
This will comprise of a breed talk aiming to provide or reinforce the basic knowledge to establish a Candidate's/Level 1 Judge’s understanding and appreciation of the breed, in order to take a subsequent Multiple Choice Breed Standard Exam (dependent on eligibility – see below*). Attending the Breed Appreciation Day and passing the Multiple Choice Breed Standard Exam Forms part of the criteria that will enable the candidate to attain Level 2 Status. Subjects covered will include a brief history of the breed, function of the breed and it’s correlation to its conformation and movement and elaboration on breed specifics. All elements of the standard will be covered, and there will be live exhibits to show movement and finer points of the Breed with dogs available to go over. The presentation of the Breed Standard (BAD) is open to all.
*For those wishing to sit the Multiple Choice Exam (MCE) the following must be completed prior to the day:
Candidates must either be already approved to award CC’s in a breed or will have to have fulfilled the entry level criteria (JEP Level 1) which includes the following:
1) Have a proven interest of a minimum of 5 years in one or more aspects of the breeding and exhibiting of pedigree dogs (including show administration/stewarding)
2) Undertaken 2 full days of Stewarding appointments
3) Attended a KC Requirements of a Dog Show Judge (RDSJ) Seminar
4) Attended a Kennel Club Conformation and Movement Seminar
There will also be a Hands On session which will consist of a judging assessment for a strictly limited number of candidates, who will be required to be on a B List for Lancashire Heelers. The Assessment is for those aiming for the current A2/A3 List or Grandfather Rights before completion of the transition period within the current system (31/12/25). Candidates will go over 5 dogs, watch them move, place the dogs and make notes. Candidates may be required to discuss their placings with the Assessment panel if it is felt further clarification is needed. Certificates will be given out on the day.
The Breed Appreciation Day will commence at 9.30 am sharp, followed by the Multiple Choice Exam for those eligible. The Hands On Assessments will take place after the MCE. Light refreshments will be provided. This will be held alongside the Lancashire Heeler Association Open Show, which will commence judging at 12.00. If you wish to book a place please complete the form and return as soon as possible.
16 July 2022
Malvern, in conjunction with
NWPB Champ Show
30 October 2022
More details for October including schedules etc, will be posted in due course