4-H Judges Certification Committee Overview
A committee of the Minnesota State 4-H Dog Project
|Purpose/Areas of Aurthority:
||The purpose of the Judges Certification Committee is
Certify Judges - Establish requirements and carry out procedures
Train - Present to all potential and provisional judges training
Maintain Judges List - Create and maintain a list of all
Agility, Obedience, and Showmanship
Provisional, Certified, Senior, and Master
|| The Judges Certification Committee Membership -
those with voting privileges - is made up of the following individuals:
From the above listed membership, a Chair (or Co-Chairs),
Vice Chair, and Secretary will be selected. The committee must have
one representative from the Minnesota State 4-H Dog Project Committee (PDC).
The committee must represent each region of Minnesota with a minimum of
one person from each the Northern, Central, and Southern Regional Show
areas. The committee must represent all current aspects of the dog
project with a minimum of one judge representing agility, one judge representing
obedience, and one judge representing showmanship.
three judges certified at any level
three Senior (and/or Master) Judges
three volunteers who are not certified judges (they
do not have to be a member of the State Dog PDC)·
||The members of the Judges Certification Committee will
be appointed by the Minnesota State 4-H Dog Project Development Committee.
Staggered terms will be for three years. Volunteers will submit an
application to the Minnesota State 4-H Dog Project Development Committee.
||The Judges Certification Committee will meet at least
once per year - more if needed. Meetings date(s) will be announced
at the Minnesota State 4-H Dog Project Development Committee meeting prior
to the date of the committee meeting. Agenda items for the meeting
may be submitted to the committee 30 days in advance. Additional
meetings as needed and can be via teleconferencing, e-mail, or in person.
If in person anyone would be allowed to attend the meetings as a 'silent
observer' and at the end of the meeting ask questions.
||The responsibilities of the Judges Certification Committee
presenting certification process details and changes to the
Minnesota State 4-H Dog Project Development Committee (PDC) for approval.
organizing and conducting judges training workshops.
organizing and conducting judges certification workshops.
To apply to be a member of the Minnesota State 4-H Dog Project
Development Committee (PDC) you must complete an application. The
application is two pages and requires the signature of your county Extension
Educator if you are a 4-H volunteer or two references if you are not a
view and print the application.
If you are unable to print an application, send an e-mail
to the Center for 4-H Youth Development to request an application.