Judge Info - Bruce Diaz

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, September 30, 2017
Retirement Announced 1/31/2018

Very political judge, likes to see certain handlers on dogs. Relatively high level of breed bias.

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 Bruce Diaz looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Kelly Glenn
2 Brian Coke
3 Elaine Stinson
4 Janis Lopez
5 Terrance Stuttsman
6 Hun Sargeant
7 Bremy Scheffer
8 Valera Ortiz
9 Lucinda Hunter
10 Veronica Sheidt
11 Mark Jetter
12 Bart Alderette
13 Carolyn Beerer
14 Aarry Schmit
15 Kath Hazlett
16 Judy Clarkson
17 Chry Krell
18 Adrian Campbell
19 Kristen Gowin
20 Chric Hoover
21 Bob Golub
22 Dianne Carter
23 Abby Stewart
24 Nata Deming
25 Evan Kown

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
K9 Kapers 35 10/23/2020 DenKees Grace Under Pressure
Indiana Specialty 32 10/9/2020
Norfolk Party 2 9/1/2020
Kerry Kollection 100 8/2/2020
July 2020 W.H.W.T. Nationals 7/21/2020
July 2020 Standard Poodle Nationals 7/12/2020
July 2020 Bull Terrier Nationals 7/9/2020
July 2020 Irish Wolfhound Nationals 7/7/2020
Collie Bollie 2 6/18/2020
Hounding the Pharaohs VI 6/12/2020


Did you know?
In the American Kennel Club, a dog needs 15 points to become a Champion, with each win gaining anywhere from zero to five points depending on the number of dogs competing and the area where the show is held.