Judge Info - Alexander Crossland

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, January 31, 2015
Retirement Announced 1/31/2017

Doesn't like using the same breeds that win every other show for BIS. Not very political. Moderate level of breed bias. Has a tendency to like dogs the more often they're seen.

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 Alexander Crossland looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Keven Dowdle
2 Cliff Irwin
3 Erik Mitchell
4 Hen Kilburn
5 Bradie DiNapoli
6 Aly Dimaggio
7 Chuck Donaldson
8 Stephanie Scott
9 Terri Farnum
10 Listy Cousar
11 Huntert Dawe
12 Jene Moak
13 Kimberly Carson
14 Joandy Classen
15 Ben Marro
16 Maret Gentile
17 Rachero Fergus
18 Bre Strayhorn
19 Tod Brubaker
20 Deborie Mejorado
21 Julie Patton
22 Jos Harter
23 Ron Boening
24 Antonio Hutchinson
25 Parker Hart

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
May 2020 Puli Nationals 5/19/2020
GaylanStudio1 2020-04-27 All Breed Show 4/27/2020 Sukai Kitsune kit
April 2020 Estrela Mountain Dog Nationals 4/14/2020
Agamede All Breed 3 4/13/2020 Picardy Sinnerman
Draig Winter Show 20 3/21/2020 Rio Hush Hush
KDH All Breed 162 3/12/2020 Tanami Billionaire in Boots
ALK 7 3/8/2020
March 2020 Pembroke Welsh Corgi Nationals 3/5/2020
March 2020 Cane Corso Nationals 3/2/2020
Mists of Avalon 12 2/21/2020 Tanami Billionaire in Boots


Did you know?
Additional points may be awarded to the Best of Winners, or a class dog that goes Best of Breed or Best of Opposite Sex, again depending on the number of dogs competing