Judge Info - Keven Ta

Showdog.com Judge Since Monday, December 31, 2007
Retirement Announced 7/31/2009

Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Moderate 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 Keven Ta looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Martha Woodson
2 Mike Schneider
3 Geor Board
4 Angela Fletcher
5 Sam Tacker
6 Marry Anne Bryant
7 Doug Mavroulis
8 Reberol Pattison
9 David Scott
10 Patrick Sayforth
11 Joey Allen
12 Sylvia Tejeda
13 Ellen Schroeder
14 Rusty Walter
15 Kelly LaFoy
16 Bruce Creel
17 Shael Parramore
18 Jana Mezies
19 Chri Faison
20 Roxanne Leatherwood
21 Joe Kensing
22 Mandy Parcus
23 Billip Soltero
24 Kim Coleman
25 Clan Melby

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
June 2021 Chow Chow Nationals 6/10/2021
RaVin’s Staffordshire Expo 6/5/2021
Slipp`s Australian Shepherd Special 3 6/2/2021
Stafford Big Show24 5/25/2021
April 2021 G.B.G.V. Nationals 4/21/2021
Candlelitt All Breed 2 4/4/2021 CoDetroit Svedka
Crowned Fox All Breed 3 3/21/2021 IchaIcha Akino
Out Of The Blue 1/19/2021
January 2021 Beauceron Nationals 1/18/2021
Jester Dogs 210th All Breed Show 12/30/2020 GLXYs Love Hurts


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