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
Korthals 103 3/19/2019
Kilhey 110 3/2/2019
IG Specialty T 2/17/2019
Whippet Snow Fun 9 1/30/2019
Toy Poodle Parade 134 1/21/2019
Above The Rim 12/30/2018 Foxies Basic Instinct
Kerry Kollection 57 Birthday Bash 12/9/2018
December 2018 American Water Spaniel Nationals 12/4/2018
Waggs Yorkie Show 12 11/8/2018
Shadowrun November 4th All Breed Show 11/4/2018 FJ Call The Colonel


Did you know?
The figure 8 exercise requires the team to heel in a figure 8 pattern either on or off leash. Generally two of the ring stewards will assist the judge with this exercise by acting as "posts", standing 8 feet apart, that the team walks around to form the loops of the figure 8.