Judge Info - Terry Simmons

Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, June 30, 2011
Retirement Announced 3/31/2012

Shows a slight bias toward bitches over dogs. Not very political. Moderate level of breed bias. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.

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 Terry Simmons looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Justin Moyer
2 Pamelan Treadwell
3 Peren Troy
4 Dert Priebe
5 Bill Meyer
6 Antonio Hutchinson
7 Jamiel Leavens
8 Jennifer Oneil
9 Julie Patton
10 Deborie Mejorado
11 Nany Painter
12 Greg Alexander
13 Nathia Barks
14 Jony Bewely
15 Alles Vickers
16 Coby Rodriguez
17 Den Towler
18 Herb Bowe
19 Flozell Tucker
20 Joandy Classen
21 Caryn Brumit
22 Kimberly Carson
23 Ster Stockyard
24 Riely Whalen
25 Jene Moak

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
February 2020 Pharaoh Hound Nationals 2/22/2020
Halcyon Goodbye 7 2/21/2020 Fingerprint Show Me the Steps
KDH All Breed 151 2/18/2020 VB Mysterious Black Angel
Lisboa 163 1/20/2020
Regional Specialty 15 1/17/2020
January 2020 Greyhound Nationals 1/10/2020
High Protien 12/2/2019 BarStar The Pink Panther
Toy Poodle Parade 231 12/1/2019
TBTs Lest We Forget 11/11/2019
November 2019 Otterhound Nationals 11/8/2019


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.