Judge Info - Charles Wilson

Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, December 31, 2009
Retirement Announced 6/30/2010

Very political judge, likes to see certain handlers on dogs. Moderate level of breed bias. Has a tendency to like dogs the more often they're seen. Thinks dogs should be compared to how good they are vs the rest of their breed rather than overall quality vs all dogs.

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 Charles Wilson looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Kim Coleman
2 Clan Melby
3 George Anderson
4 Alejam Zapien
5 Kate Dalton
6 Kelly LaFoy
7 Annee Lino
8 Rusty Walter
9 Chrise Elleberee
10 Ellen Schroeder
11 Aarthom Rapier
12 Patrick Sayforth
13 Stephew Deering
14 All Mederos
15 George Cruce
16 Roby Hawks
17 John Urick
18 Doug Mavroulis
19 Logan Ray
20 Geor Board
21 Mike Schneider
22 Martha Woodson
23 Kristen Schindewolf
24 Emma Moss
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
German Spitz Show Off 5 3/25/2020
March 2020 Harrier Nationals 3/24/2020
CollieShow8 3/13/2020
All Breed March 12 3/12/2020 OP A Match Made In Heaven
Afghan Express 3 2/9/2020
Halcyon PBGV 2/6/2020
January 2020 RAT TERRIER Specialty VII 1/21/2020
January 2020 Chihuahua Nationals 1/10/2020
KDH All Breed 125 12/12/2019 GLXYs Brute Force
Jack Pot All Breed 1 11/7/2019 Picardy Kent


Did you know?
The sit for exam is a modified version of the Stand for Exam. It is generally used in novice level classes and requires the handler to order the dog to sit and then to move away from the dog the length of the leash. The judge will then approach the dog and pet the dog's head.