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
Australis All Breed 21 5/26/2020 GS A Day Into A Century
SunDow Specialty 2 5/23/2020
More Terriers the Merriers 5/4/2020
April 2020 Bichon Frise Nationals 4/24/2020
April 2020 Gordon Setter Nationals 4/21/2020
April 2020 Rat Terrier Nationals 4/3/2020
FAREWELL TO KONA 4/1/2020
March 2020 Bullmastiff Nationals 3/3/2020
CWC 2/23/2020
Halcyon Toy 2/6/2020


Did you know?
Since its centenary year in 1991, Crufts has officially been recognised as the world's largest and most prestigious dog show by the Guinness Book of Records, with a total of 22,973 dogs being exhibited that year.