Judge Info - Carol Bateman

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Retirement Announced 6/30/2008

Not very political. Relatively high level of breed bias. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.

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 Carol Bateman looks for.

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

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.  Carol Bateman has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 George Anderson
2 Clan Melby
3 Kim Coleman
4 Alejam Zapien
5 Kate Dalton
6 Annee Lino
7 Chrise Elleberee
8 Aarthom Rapier
9 Stephew Deering
10 All Mederos
11 George Cruce
12 Roby Hawks
13 Kelly LaFoy
14 John Urick
15 Rusty Walter
16 Ellen Schroeder
17 Logan Ray
18 Patrick Sayforth
19 Kristen Schindewolf
20 Emma Moss
21 Doug Mavroulis
22 Geor Board
23 Mike Schneider
24 Martha Woodson
25 Angela Fletcher

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
GaylanStudio 2019-06-13 All Breed Show 6/13/2019 Whisper Pine Joyful Music
Inspiration First 5/23/2019
May 2019 Alaskan Malamute Nationals 5/1/2019
April 2019 Scottish Deerhound Nationals 4/16/2019
For The Love Of Pumis 19 3/7/2019
Kilhey 112 3/4/2019
February 2019 Boxer Nationals 2/26/2019
February 2019 Samoyed Nationals 2/20/2019
Ch Coffeehouse Latte Memorial 2/18/2019
Valentine For Tibbies 2/14/2019


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.