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Become a CDSP Judge
Additional Documents   Trial Official and Event Guidelines, V4.0 Trial Official Qualification Requirements, V2.0
Anyone interested in becoming a CDSP Judge must meet the required qualifications as outlined in the Judge’s Qualifications (see Additional Documents on left side). As a judge you must demonstrate solid knowledge of CDSP Competition Obedience, judge all exhibitors fairly, consistently and impartially, and possess and demonstrate sound judging procedure and ring control. Judges must be unfailingly ethical and strive to avoid situations that might raise ethical questions. Judges are expected to be friendly, courteous and professional to exhibitors, spectators, and the host organization. Judges should always maintain a professional and positive appearance. To become a judge, a person must submit a completed CDSP Obedience Judge’s Application with the appropriate fee. CDSP Judge Application Form, V1.0 NOTE: Complete the easy-to-use PDF form then print and submit with payment to CDSP. Upon acceptance of the application, the CDSP Coordinator will send the Obedience Judge’s Test to the applicant. The applicant must complete the test and send it back to the CDSP Coordinator. Upon satisfactory competion of the test (85% or better) and, if required, attendance at a CDSP Obedience Seminar, the applicant will receive a Provisional Obedience Judging License. Upon receiving a satisfactory (or higher) evaluation for judging six (6) classes. the Provisional judge will receive a Regular Judging License. Approved judges must be current in their knowledge of CDSP Competition Obedience. Judges must complete at least two (2) of the Continuing Education requirements (refer to Judge’s Guidelines) on a yearly basis to maintain full judging status. Judges who do not complete at least two (2) requirements on a yearly basis will be removed from the CDSP list of approved judges and must re-apply to become a judge. Anyone interested in becoming a CDSP Representative must meet the required qualifications as outlined in the Representative’s Qualifications (see Additional Documents on left side). As a representative you must demonstrate solid knowledge of CDSP Competition Obedience, act competent and impartial, and possess and demonstrate sound trial procedure. Representatives must be unfailingly ethical and strive to avoid situations that might raise ethical questions. Representatives are expected to be friendly, courteous and professional to exhibitors, spectators, and the host organization. Representatives must ensure trials are run according to CDSP guidelines and procedures and also resolve disputes and conflicts in a fair and non- confrontational manner. To become a representative, a person must submit a completed CDSP Representative Application with the appropriate fee. CDSP Representative Application Form, V1.0 NOTE: Complete the easy-to-use PDF form then print and submit with payment to CDSP. Upon acceptance of the application, the CDSP Coordinator will send the Representative’s Test to the applicant. The applicant must complete the test and send it back to the CDSP Coordinator. Upon satisfactory competion of the test (85% or better), the applicant will receive Representative identification approval. Representatives must be current in their knowledge of CDSP Competition Obedience. Representatives must complete at least two (2) of the Continuing Education requirements (refer to Representative’s Guidelines) on a yearly basis to maintain full approval status. Representatives who do not complete at least two (2) requirements on a yearly basis will be removed from the CDSP list of approved representatives and must re-apply to become a representative.
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