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|
|When Irish Eyes Are Smiling 138||10/20/2021||TLC Peppermint Ice|
|October 2021 Australian Terrier Nationals||10/11/2021|
|Block Party 4||7/27/2021||Phantasms Highway To Hell|
|Racs All Breed 30||6/2/2021||Phantasms Highway To Hell|
|Scottish Terrier Expo||5/23/2021|
|When Irish Eyes Are Smiling 91||3/26/2021||Beercan A Tipple With Lawrence|
|March 2021 Border Collie Nationals||3/20/2021|
|Borzoi 3/18 Specialty||3/18/2021|