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applicant will contact the SCCA President to arrange for testing at the annual
show. The applicant shall have a
background of experience breeding and exhibiting Staffords for three years.
applicant shall be a SCCA member in good standing. The president will open a
file for the applicant and record all pertinent information gathered during the
applicant must complete a written test and these two hands-on tasks at the
direction of an accredited Stafford panel judge.
classify six birds using the accepted Stafford classifications.
judge and place at least three crested and three non-crested birds using the
Stafford Standard and explain your reasons for placement.
president will arrange for the test to be given and the tasks supervised and
scored following the regular portion of the SCCA annual show.
examiner will make a written report of the written test, the classification
exercise and the sample comparison judging results.
report will be sent to the president for the file. The report should note
the score on the written test, the accuracy of the classification exercise,
and whether the judge agreed with the placement on each of the birds
may be that the judge will recommend that part or all of these items be
repeated at a later date. Those
items satisfactorily done by the applicant should be noted.
president will notify the applicant and the current panel of Stafford judges
of the outcome of the testing and advise the next step to be completed.
the written test and the two hands-on tasks have been successfully completed
the applicant will then apprentice judge at least twice (at a show with 30
or more Staffords exhibits) under at least two different panel judges.
judges will submit a written report to the president as to their assessment
of the know-ledge level of the applicant.
judge is to indicate whether further develop-mental work is required for the
applicant to be certified as a Stafford judge; or, whether the applicant
appears to be fully qualified to be certified as a Stafford judge.
president will notify the applicant and judge panel of the outcome.
add a new judge or remove an existing judge from the official list of
Stafford judges the president is required to bring the matter before the
president should present to this group the information in the file of the
individual judge and an opinion as to whether the judge should be added or
removed from the official list.
vote of the Executive Board shall decide the matter.
The president is to notify the judge and the panel of the decision.
certified, a Stafford judge is expected to maintain membership in SCCA,
maintain active involvement with the breed thru breeding, exhibiting and/or
the direction of the president, judges
will be encouraged to participate in programs designed to further education
and judging expertise.
a judge does not maintain membership and an active interest in the breed he
may be removed from the judge list at the discretion of the Executive Board.