Meeting to be held on Saturday 2nd November 2019
The Fieldhead Hotel, Markfield Lane, Markfield LE67 9PS
At 11.00am – coffee from 10.30 (01539 245454)
1. Apologies for absence.
2. Minutes of the meeting held on Saturday 30th March 2019 & matters arising.
3. Correspondence & matters arising.
4.1. Chairman’s Report.
4.2. Secretary’s Report.
4.3. Public Relation Officer’s Report. – none
4.4. Kennel Club Breed Liaison Officer’s Report.
5. Health Issues & Lead Health Coordinators Report.
6. Judges Competency Framework
East Anglia have put two proposals forward in the hope that one will be supported in relation to the Breed Specific Film
That the Breed Specific film for SBTs that the Kennel Club are intending to make should have input from ALL of the Breed Clubs whether they are constituent members of the Breed Council or not. Each Breed Club should be offered the opportunity by Breed Council to put forward a representative to take part in the venture
That the Breed Specific film for SBTs that the
Kennel Club are intending to make should have input from Breed Council
constituent Clubs. Each constituent Club should be offered the
opportunity by Breed Council to put forward a representative to take part in
7.3 EA Propose
Following the replies from the Kennel Club in 2018
with regard to highlighting breed health issues on the Kennel Club website and
literature, it would appear none of this has been implemented to date. It
is proposed that the Breed Council Secretary ascertain assurances from the
Kennel Club that this will be rectified as soon as possible
7.4 NWSBTC propose
Reference the A3 List (Breed Specialists) Requirements - item b.
Proposed to replace the existing clause -
"b. To have judged both sexes at 1 Breed Club Show(s) and 3 Breed Club Supported Entry Shows (Or additional Breed Club Shows)"
Replace with - “To have judged both sexes, at a minimum of either two Breed Club shows or one Breed Club show and three Breed Club Supported Entry shows”.
7.5 SBTC propose
The criteria for inclusion on the Breed Council A3 NON SPECIALIST list to be amended to:
A3 (Non Specialist)
1. To have a minimum of 7 years judging experience in any one breed (to include 5 years in this breed) and have the support of the Breed Council/Club. (KC Policy)
2 To have judged a minimum of one Staffordshire Bull Terrier breed club show and with each sex having been judged at breed club show level.
3 To have judged SBT’s with evidence of an adequate geographical spread of appointments
4 To have judged a minimum of 60 classes of Staffordshire Bull Terriers with exhibits actually present in each of those classes.
5 To have judged a minimum of 160 Staffordshire Bull Terriers actual.
6 To have awarded C.C’s in at least one other breed. (KC Policy)
7 To have attended at least one breed specific judging seminar run in accordance with the relevant KC Code of Best Practice and passed an exam and/or assessment where applicable.
8 To have bred or owned a minimum of three dogs of any breed when they obtained their first entry in the Kennel Club Stud Book. (KC Policy).
7.6 SBTC Propose
The criteria for inclusion on the Breed Council B LIST SPECIALIST AND NON SPECIALIST:
B LIST (Breed Specialist AND Non Specialist) )
1 To have a minimum of 4 years judging experience of the Breed and have the support of the Breed Council/Club.
2 To have judged a minimum of fifteen (15) classes of Staffordshire Bull Terriers with dogs actually present and at a minimum of four (4) recognised KC Shows.
3 To have judged a minimum of 40 dogs in this breed actual.
4 To have attended at least one Staffordshire Bull Terrier breed specific judging seminar and passed an assessment where applicable, .
5 All future named inclusions to have attended a Conformation and Movement “Hands On Assessment” conducted by a Kennel Club Accredited Trainer and passed the assessment.
8. CC Allocation Rotation of CC's between the SBT clubs past 2022, the final year of the current Rotation, taking note of the latest KC pronouncement that current CC arrangements are to be reviewed for 2024 onward meaning that we have 14 sets of CC's 2023 only.
9. Matters brought forward by delegates for discussion.
10. Free discussion period on the Staffordshire Bull Terrier.
13. Date of Meetings in 2020 to be discussed