BCSA is calling for applications to undergo a trainee judge’s course. Entry requirements are set out in detail on the bcsa website but briefly are as follows:
Been a member of the BCSA for at least five years
Are an Open exhibitor
Sit an introductory theory exam from the ANBC Standard
Receive over an 18 month period monthly mini tests covering all varieties, Penalty and Disqualification Clauses, and judging protocols
Accompany a Major Award Judge at club shows and Logan Shield State Show over a minimum 18 month period
Finally, undertake a theory and practical exam to be admitted as a Judge.
Deadline for expressing interest June 30.
Latest issue of Feathered World. Contains two articles of interest, one on E.coli which is topical given a the recent disease outbreak over east, and another on the evolutionary history of the budgerigar.