Judge Info - Carol Bateman

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Retirement Announced 6/30/2008

Not very political. Relatively high level of breed bias. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.

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 Carol Bateman looks for.

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

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.  Carol Bateman has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 George Anderson
2 Clan Melby
3 Kim Coleman
4 Alejam Zapien
5 Kate Dalton
6 Annee Lino
7 Chrise Elleberee
8 Aarthom Rapier
9 Stephew Deering
10 All Mederos
11 George Cruce
12 Roby Hawks
13 Kelly LaFoy
14 John Urick
15 Rusty Walter
16 Ellen Schroeder
17 Logan Ray
18 Patrick Sayforth
19 Kristen Schindewolf
20 Emma Moss
21 Doug Mavroulis
22 Geor Board
23 Mike Schneider
24 Martha Woodson
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
1/30 Allbreed 1/30/2023 Czarina National Security
Caulfeilds January 24th All Breed Show 1/24/2023 Czarina National Security
FHC All Breed 23-01-21 1/21/2023 Czarina National Security
Pharaoh Hound Specialty 32-01-20 1/20/2023
December 2022 Polish Lowland Sheepdog Nationals 12/2/2022
November 2022 Pointer Nationals 11/17/2022
SBT 34 11/6/2022
September 2022 Havanese Nationals 9/9/2022
RENAISSANCE- act i 8/20/2022
Puli Palooza 1 7/30/2022


The Kennel Club (UK) system, which is also used by the Australian National Kennel Council[1] and in other countries, is considered the most difficult to earn a title under.