Judge Nomination

PCA Judges Eligibility Requirements

(From the PCA Standing Rules): Potential regular class judges for any Specialty show during a PCA National Specialty series may not be considered if they have judged regular classes at a specialty show during a PCA National Specialty series for 3 years prior to the year of the show being balloted. Potential sweepstakes class judges for any Specialty show during a PCA National Specialty series may not be considered if they have judged sweepstakes classes at a specialty show during a PCA National Specialty series for 2 years prior to the year of the show being balloted.

Regular class judges must agree to the fee set by the PCA Board. Judges contracted to judge all but the sweepstakes classes at PCA Specialties must agree not to judge Pekingese classes at all breed and specialty shows for six (6) months prior to their assignment for the Pekingese Club of America Specialty. This stipulation does not apply to Group and Best in Show judging.

Judges Selection Procedure

Standing Rule III. D. b
07/13/16 amended to 07/25/18 - On December 1 of each year, the Treasurer will send an email to the membership asking the members to reply to the email by December 31 with the name of their one nominee to judge regular classes and their one nominee to judge sweepstakes for the National Specialty in the year to be voted upon by the membership.

AKC Judging Approval Process

See page 11 in this PDF for information on the approval process including that of both Breed Experts and Foreign Pekingese Judges.

Pekingese Judges 11-30-2021