About the Breed

GRCA Judges’ Education

The GRCA Judges’ Education Committee has been charged by GRCA with the task of building and maintaining educational materials for AKC conformation judges of Golden Retrievers.

GRCA’s Judge’s Education Program

  1. Committee Contacts
  2. The Presenter/Tutor Program
  3. Approved Presenters/Tutors
  4. Participants at past GRCA National Specialty Judges’ Education Events

Golden Retriever Breeder Judges

  1. Judge List

Upcoming Events

  1. Upcoming GRCA National and Regional Specialties 
  2. Upcoming Judges’ Education Seminars and Workshops

Study Materials

  1. The Golden Retriever: An Illustrated Study Guide
  2. Golden Retriever Quick Study Guide (suitable for double-sided printing)
  3. Articles, and Letters to Judges
    1. Letter to Judges regarding correct coat and grooming practice
    2. Size Disqualification in Golden Retrievers
    3. Prioritizing Faults
    4. Suggestions for Judging the Golden Retriever
    5. AKC Video on Measuring and Weighing
  4. The Golden Retriever – Structure, Movement and Use (Video)
    Part 1 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkbi7a5cTLY
    Part 2 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rlX8op7MW_k
    Part 3 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YhF24-6PcA8