Judge Info - Pamela Banks

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, May 31, 2013
Retirement Announced 8/31/2013

Not very political. Relatively high 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 Pamela Banks looks for.

Trait Importance
Head High
Forequarter Very High
Hindquarter High
Gait Very High
Top Neck and Back Normal
Coat Very 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.  Pamela Banks has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Terry Galloway
2 Rogane Tuller
3 Stew Kellermen
4 Duane Rawley
5 Marisa Feagin
6 Robert Pouk
7 Aimeene Good
8 Marc Buchhelt
9 Kennis Greiner
10 Ster Coaxum
11 Jean Infante
12 Debbie Merrill
13 Emma Moss
14 Kristen Schindewolf
15 Bob Coke
16 Willie Cundiff
17 Jeff Wehlan
18 Logan Ray
19 Dan Adams
20 Norma Young
21 John Urick
22 Roby Hawks
23 George Cruce
24 All Mederos
25 Stephew Deering

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
May 2022 I.R.W.S. Nationals 5/18/2022
Evita’s Fox Terrier Extravaganza 4/13/2022
Jester Dogs 242nd All Breed Show 2/11/2022 Fingerprint Fred Astair
February 2022 Bulldog Nationals 2/2/2022
Mudi 1/22 Specialty 1/22/2022
January 2022 Puli Nationals 1/19/2022
Kyan TT Specialty 1 1/15/2022
September 2021 Pembroke Welsh Corgi Nationals 9/5/2021
August 2021 G.S.M.D. Nationals 8/16/2021
Labs 34 8/15/2021


Did you know?
The figure 8 exercise requires the team to heel in a figure 8 pattern either on or off leash. Generally two of the ring stewards will assist the judge with this exercise by acting as "posts", standing 8 feet apart, that the team walks around to form the loops of the figure 8.