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
Cane Corso Celebration 3 7/17/2019
Lisboa 127 7/8/2019
Maltese 6-9 6/27/2019
Caulfeilds Celebrate The Sourcie All Breed Show 6/17/2019 Kilhey Concluding Thought
Halcyon Cavalier 50 6/16/2019
Harsh Beauty 105 6/6/2019 Kilhey Chess Minnie
May 2019 Kuvasz Nationals 5/22/2019
May 2019 Rottweiler Nationals 5/14/2019
Happy Hour 18 5/14/2019
Nifty Norfolks 51 4/24/2019


Did you know?
The second obedience title is a CDX, or "Companion Dog Excellent", which is earned through competition in the Open obedience class.