Judge Info - Ronald Brooks

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Retirement Announced 10/31/2015

Not very political. Moderate level of breed bias. Thinks dogs should be compared to how good they are vs the rest of their breed rather than overall quality vs all dogs.

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 Ronald Brooks looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Normal
Forequarter Low
Hindquarter High
Gait High
Top Neck and Back Low
Coat High
Size/Height Very High
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.  Ronald Brooks has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 All Mederos
2 George Cruce
3 Roby Hawks
4 Stephew Deering
5 John Urick
6 Aarthom Rapier
7 Chrise Elleberee
8 Annee Lino
9 Logan Ray
10 Kate Dalton
11 Alejam Zapien
12 Kristen Schindewolf
13 Emma Moss
14 George Anderson
15 Clan Melby
16 Kim Coleman
17 Marisa Feagin
18 Duane Rawley
19 Stew Kellermen
20 Terry Galloway
21 Rogane Tuller
22 Kelly LaFoy
23 Rusty Walter
24 Ellen Schroeder
25 Robert Pouk

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
Sand Prairie FCR Specialty 1 7/9/2019
Malta Special 7/6/2019
June 2019 Toy Fox Terrier Nationals 6/15/2019
Seasar All Breed 42 6/5/2019 KDH Coal
Bombyx Bash 103 5/25/2019
Corgo 15 5/23/2019
Golden 115 5/9/2019
Paquin West 10 3/30/2019 Flapjacks Drive Me Crazy
March 2019 Keeshond Nationals 3/17/2019
Lisboa 109 3/16/2019


Did you know?
In the American Kennel Club, a dog needs 15 points to become a Champion, with each win gaining anywhere from zero to five points depending on the number of dogs competing and the area where the show is held.