The Weekend Judge Monitor System
The Judges Rules Committee and Executive Board have been committed to the weekend monitoring system which is designed to help, educate and support our weekend judges. This system went into effect the 2005 show season which officially started December 28, 2004.
Each Judge is assigned a Weekend Monitor. All judges have received a letter from their Monitor along with details of their duties and responsibilities.
It is important that Show Management and judges understand and appreciate the educational value of this system and use it to their advantage. This system gives all judges the opportunity to receive the same education that the Limited Age judges have been receiving for years. This is their chance to improve their judging skills by working with their Field Monitor.
The judge is required to get a copy of the video of the classes that he or she judged and a copy of the
Judges may review key areas of the video at their discretion. Each judge is required to contact his or her assigned Monitor prior to mailing the tapes and a copy of the judge sheets to the assigned Weekend Monitor. They must be postmarked by the Wednesday following the last day of the show.
Show Management should make sure that their Video Contractors are aware of and are complying with the new requirements PRIOR to the show. Please make sure that the video recorders are set on the
NCHA has committed the financial resources to improve our judging. "All Judges need to strive to improve their judging skills and be held more accountable." Extra effort and cooperation from the Judges and Show Management can make a positive difference in judging and to the entire NCHA judging program.