*For information regarding show and judge rules during the COVID-19 pandempic, visit the COVID-19 Updates page.
Becoming an APHA-approved judge is a stringent process, designed to award judging cards to only the most qualified applicants. We strive to develop high-quality judges who are able to precisely evaluate and rank entries in a variety of classes, in keeping with rules set forth by the association. Visit the Becoming an APHA Approved Judge for more information about the application process.
Resources for Current Judges & Show Management
Access the on-line directory of APHA-approved judges. Organized by state, each listing includes contact information, details about the judge’s experience and status and a photo if available. Planning a show? Download a sample judge’s contract.
For more information, contact APHA Senior Director of Judges, Shows & Education, David Dellin by phone at (817) 718-4223 or by e-mail at email@example.com.