JUDGES

This is the Governing Body for Judges and is accredited to SACC. Judges must choose to belong to one of the five recognized SACC Judge Panels which make up the Judges Council. Each panel, on a 3 yearly rotational basis, is responsible for all administration aspects of Judges Council as well as being required to  organize a General Meeting, Symposium and Workshop at the end of its tenure.

Click here for the Judges Council Constitution.

 

 

SACC’S JUDGE PANELS 

Each of the five Panels is autonomous and determines its own method of administration, trainee acceptance and training.

1. Cape Panel of Cat Judges Operational base is in the Western Cape.
2. Cat Judges Inc. Panel Operational base is in Gauteng.

3. Gauteng Panel of Judges Operational base is in Gauteng. 

4. Independent Judges Network Operational base is  provincially cyber networked.
5. Kwa-Zulu Natal Panel of Judges Operational base is in KwaZulu Natal.

SACC has 'rules' for Judges, Judges Panels, Show Managers and Show Managers Forum.  These Rules may be viewed by following the links below:

JUDGE EDUCATION

After extensive training a SACC trainee judge is examined on theoretical knowledge of the breed/s being studied, followed by practical assessment of the breed/s. Thereafter a period of probation judging, determined by their training panel, will be undertaken; upon satisfactory culmination of this probation period, the trainee will be qualified to judge at SACC Championship Shows.

JUDGING CATEGORIES

SACC has 4 Pedigree Judging Categories plus the Household Pet Category.

 

Persian/Exotic (P/E)

Refer to Standard of Points for colours and patterns accepted. Also in this category is the Chinchilla Longhair, a breed unique to SACC

Medium Hair Breeds (MH)

Refer to the Standard of Points for Breeds.

 

Siamese/Oriental (S/O)

Refer to the Standard of Points for colours and patterns accepted. Also in this category are the Balinese and Oriental Medium Hair.

 

Foreign Breeds (FOR)

Refer to the Standard of Points for Breeds.

 

JUDGING INQUIRIES

Please contact  judgescouncilofsacc@gmail.com

All Breeds Judges

Independent Judges Network                                    

Gauteng Panel of Judges

De Wet, Ingrid

Gauteng Panel of Judges

East Coast KwaZulu Natal Panel of Judges

Independent Judges Network                                    

Independent Judges Network                                    

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East Coast KwaZulu Natal Panel of Judges

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Cat Judges Incorporated

East Coast KwaZulu Natal Panel of Judges

Nel, Gail

Gauteng Panel of Judges

East Coast KwaZulu Natal Panel of Judges

Independent Judges Network                                    

Wiseman, Rita

All BreedJudges on Sabbatical

Cape Panel of Judges - on Sabbatical

Cape Panel of Judges - on Sabbatical

Cape Panel of Judges

Prime, Paul

Partially Qualified Judges

East Coast KwaZulu Natal Panel of Judges

Cape Panel of Judges

East Coast KwaZulu Natal Panel of Judges

Cat Judges Incorporated

Pietersen, Yvonne
Van Wyk, Rene

Gauteng Panel of Judges

Cape Panel of Judges

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