ILR Show Division
JUDGES' COMMITTEE Minutes
Called to order
Adrienne Hochee, Phil Feiner, Ken Austin, Beth Myers, Kathi
proposal for Youth judging.
The judges committee is
impressed with the amount of work that went into the
Since there were some
questions raised about the proposal it was decided to return
the proposal to the youth committee for clarification.
We want to stress that the
judges prefer no one be in the ring with the judge at a show
unless it is a steward or apprentice.
If an adult wants to enter a
judging competition, the logical place for that would be the
Time alloted for this youth
judging/mentoring program must be a consideration.
has applied to be a teaching judge.
She has one final ILR show in
April, to complete to meet all requirements to be approved
as a teaching judge.
Beth moved to approve Debbie,
pending the completion of the April ILR show, as a Teaching
Seconded by Ken 5 ayes.
Discussion was held
regarding adding a Fleece Judge to the Committee.
It was decided that since
Tami is currently a Fleece Judge and Phil is an Apprentice,
that an additional member
would not be needed.
The Judges Annual
Guidelines Refresher Test for Halter, Performance, and
Youth, will be completed and sent out to all judges and clinic
participants at Mark Smith's clinic next week.
It was suggested that the
judges be given 30 days to complete and return test to the
judges committee chair. The participants at
Mark's clinic shall return the test to the judges committee
chair on their return home. The annual refresher test will
be sent by email to all. It can be completed and returned in
the same fashion. If the test is not received by the end
of February please contact the Chair of the committee.Due
date of Refresher test will be stated on the Test.
The chair of the
judges committee will contact the fleece committee chair about
the production of the Annual Fleece Judges Refresher Test.
The test is to be sent to
judges committee for distribution to fleece judges. The
completed tests are to be returned to the chair of judges
Beth proposed a schedule,
from the organizer of the event, needs to forwarded to the
judges committee for approval. This to provide a protocol
for continuity for all future judges'clinics. tabled for