Judge Info - Charles Wilson

Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, December 31, 2009
Retirement Announced 6/30/2010

Very political judge, likes to see certain handlers on dogs. Moderate level of breed bias. Has a tendency to like dogs the more often they're seen. 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 Charles Wilson looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Kim Coleman
2 Clan Melby
3 George Anderson
4 Alejam Zapien
5 Kate Dalton
6 Kelly LaFoy
7 Annee Lino
8 Rusty Walter
9 Chrise Elleberee
10 Ellen Schroeder
11 Aarthom Rapier
12 Patrick Sayforth
13 Stephew Deering
14 All Mederos
15 George Cruce
16 Roby Hawks
17 John Urick
18 Doug Mavroulis
19 Logan Ray
20 Geor Board
21 Mike Schneider
22 Martha Woodson
23 Kristen Schindewolf
24 Emma Moss
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
November 2018 Neapolitan Mastiff Nationals 11/27/2018
The Brave and Resilient 25 10/25/2018
Golden 30 10/13/2018
Cane Corso Kingdom29 9/29/2018
September 2018 Shih Tzu Nationals 9/13/2018
PointyHead 181 8/23/2018
SColours 195 8/10/2018
Harsh Beauty 69 8/1/2018 Equity*s Dressed To Kill
Ozlok Harrier Bash 90 7/10/2018
speedy 79 6/26/2018


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.