Judge Info - Shelley Roberts

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, October 31, 2009
Retirement Announced 3/31/2010

Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Low level of breed bias. Has a tendency to like dogs the more often they're seen.

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 Shelley Roberts looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Kim Coleman
2 Clan Melby
3 Kelly LaFoy
4 George Anderson
5 Rusty Walter
6 Ellen Schroeder
7 Patrick Sayforth
8 Alejam Zapien
9 Kate Dalton
10 Annee Lino
11 Doug Mavroulis
12 Chrise Elleberee
13 Aarthom Rapier
14 Stephew Deering
15 All Mederos
16 George Cruce
17 Roby Hawks
18 Geor Board
19 Mike Schneider
20 Martha Woodson
21 John Urick
22 Angela Fletcher
23 Sam Tacker
24 Logan Ray
25 Marry Anne Bryant

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
January 2020 Scottish Terrier Nationals 1/11/2020
Frenchie Specialty 5 12/22/2019
BRK 11 10/18/2019
Keeshonds Down Under 46 10/15/2019
Do it for the Brits 132 10/10/2019
October 2019 Irish Terrier Nationals 10/1/2019
YOU MAD I KNOW IT YOU MAD I KNOW 9/12/2019
September 2019 Afghan Hound Nationals 9/4/2019
KDH All Breed 76 8/18/2019 BarStar GivemSumthinHeCanFeel
SilknT 159 7/1/2019


Did you know?
A specialty show may be regional or national. A "Best in Show" win at a national specialty show is tremendously prestigious, indicating that the winning dog or bitch triumphed at a contest which attracted entries from the most serious fanciers of that breed in the country or continent. Some specialty shows attract international entries.