Judge Info - Maria Hopkins
Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, December 23, 2016
Retirement Announced 3/31/2017
Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Moderate level of breed bias.
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 Maria Hopkins looks for.
|Top Neck and Back||High|
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. Maria Hopkins has been known to prefer the following handlers.
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 36||10/28/2020||Rough Edges Why Dream|
|October 2020 American Foxhound Nationals||10/23/2020|
|Jack Russell Terrier August 20th Specialty||8/20/2020|
|August 2020 English Setter Nationals||8/19/2020|
|July Is Almost Gone||7/21/2020||Rough Edges Five Beer Moon|
|June 2020 Portuguese Pointer Nationals||6/20/2020|
|June is for Shelties 2||6/3/2020|
|Mamba Lab Show||5/20/2020|
|Stafford Extravaganza 33||3/13/2020|