Judge Info - Terry Simmons

Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, June 30, 2011
Retirement Announced 3/31/2012

Shows a slight bias toward bitches over dogs. Not very political. Moderate 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 Terry Simmons looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Justin Moyer
2 Pamelan Treadwell
3 Peren Troy
4 Dert Priebe
5 Bill Meyer
6 Antonio Hutchinson
7 Jamiel Leavens
8 Jennifer Oneil
9 Julie Patton
10 Deborie Mejorado
11 Nany Painter
12 Greg Alexander
13 Nathia Barks
14 Jony Bewely
15 Alles Vickers
16 Coby Rodriguez
17 Den Towler
18 Herb Bowe
19 Flozell Tucker
20 Joandy Classen
21 Caryn Brumit
22 Kimberly Carson
23 Ster Stockyard
24 Riely Whalen
25 Jene Moak

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
Toy Poodle Parade 104 9/19/2018
September 2018 Collie Nationals 9/7/2018
Auggie Doggie Daze 9/4/2018 FlapJacks Devil In The Details
Czardas 54 8/6/2018 FJ One Trick Pony
White Fluff 284 7/30/2018
SAB Show 3 7/4/2018
PointyHead 159 7/2/2018
PointyHead 156 6/28/2018
Smooth Operator 2 6/24/2018
SP Summer Special 6 6/15/2018


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.