Judge Info - Kevin Evans

Showdog.com Judge Since Sunday, January 31, 2010
Retirement Announced 2/28/2015

Not very political. Low level of breed bias.


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 Kevin Evans looks for.

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

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.  Kevin Evans has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Joandy Classen
2 Kimberly Carson
3 Jene Moak
4 Stephanie Scott
5 Chuck Donaldson
6 Aly Dimaggio
7 Deborie Mejorado
8 Julie Patton
9 Antonio Hutchinson
10 Dert Priebe
11 Pamelan Treadwell
12 Justin Moyer
13 Keven Dowdle
14 Cliff Irwin
15 Erik Mitchell
16 Hen Kilburn
17 Bradie DiNapoli
18 Terri Farnum
19 Listy Cousar
20 Huntert Dawe
21 Peren Troy
22 Bill Meyer
23 Jamiel Leavens
24 Ben Marro
25 Jennifer Oneil

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
March 2015 Dogue de Bordeaux Nationals 3/26/2015
HWK Malamute Specialty 4 3/24/2015
Kianya Malamute Party 3/20/2015
March 2015 Alaskan Klee Kai Nationals 3/19/2015
March 2015 Italian Greyhound Nationals 3/14/2015
March 2015 Leonberger Nationals 3/11/2015
March 2015 Sealyham Terrier Nationals 3/7/2015
Rising Sun Royalty All Breed 2 3/6/2015 Brynfox Magic Sword
Elan X Show 25 3/4/2015 Brynfox Magic Sword
Vallhund Show 2 3/3/2015

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.