Judge Info - Bruce Diaz

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, September 30, 2017
Retirement Announced 1/31/2018

Very political judge, likes to see certain handlers on dogs. Relatively high level of breed bias.

Traits

Each judge on ShowDog.Com gives a different amount of weight to each trait of the dogs that they judge in each show.  Below is a table of which traits Bruce Diaz looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Very High
Forequarter Low
Hindquarter Normal
Gait Normal
Top Neck and Back Low
Coat Normal
Size/Height Low
Feet Normal

Favorite Handlers

Each judge has a preference for certain handlers.  These preferences may be based on past experiences, showing style, or just plain old dirty politics.  This preference is completely separate from the quality of the exhibitor, which DOES come into play in the show ring.  Bruce Diaz has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Kelly Glenn
2 Brian Coke
3 Elaine Stinson
4 Janis Lopez
5 Terrance Stuttsman
6 Hun Sargeant
7 Bremy Scheffer
8 Valera Ortiz
9 Lucinda Hunter
10 Veronica Sheidt
11 Mark Jetter
12 Bart Alderette
13 Carolyn Beerer
14 Aarry Schmit
15 Kath Hazlett
16 Judy Clarkson
17 Chry Krell
18 Adrian Campbell
19 Kristen Gowin
20 Chric Hoover
21 Bob Golub
22 Dianne Carter
23 Abby Stewart
24 Nata Deming
25 Evan Kown

Only the top 25 are listed for the sake of brevity.

Recent Judged Shows

Below is a list of the shows recently judged by this judge. 

Show Date Best in Show
GermanPinscher Specialty 10.7 10/7/2018
Vallhunds Show 1 10/1/2018
Indiana Collie Specialty Weekend 9.21 9/21/2018
HS Showoff2 9/17/2018
August 2018 Pug Nationals 8/21/2018
MTT Joy 03 6/25/2018
White Birch Staffie Show 3 6/23/2018
Summerwind June 14th All Breed Show 6/14/2018 Lisboa Coated Suori
Jettkis Friday Spectacular 4/27/2018
PomAide 3 4/23/2018


Did you know?
Judges are generally certified to judge one or several breeds, usually in the same group, but a few "all-breed" judges have the training and experience to judge large numbers of breeds.