gillianIn order to become a judge you have to have experience in breeding and exhibiting dogs and familiarity with the Standard for the breed issued by the Bulldog Club of America. You must then follow the AKC application process and pass a period of provisional acceptance to judge before you gain regular judging status. What you need to do to qualify is explained in greater detail in these sections.

Click here to go to the AKC page that outlines the requirements to become a conformation judge. Other rules apply to becoming a judge for Obedience, Agility and other performance events.

Recommended resources for judge's education include talking about the breed with BCA Mentors and Member Judges as well as attending BCA Educational Seminars for prospective judges.

You should also have read the following: