DESIGNER BREED REGISTRY
CRITERIA FOR JUDGES LICENSE
Requirements  in order to be eligible to become an DBR Obedience, Rally,Agility Judge:

Application fee per level

If I apply for a breed and am denied and I reapply for the same obedience level later, do I have to pay the $25.00
application fee again?
Yes, the fee is a $25.00 application processing fee per breed(s)
or Obedience level. The application is processed
regardless of whether a breed is granted or denied with each submission, and therefore the fee is relative to each individual
breed for each application.
5. Passing the interview is a requirement for the applied OB level, thus failure will result in that level being pulled from
consideration.
6. Once an application has been reviewed by the Judges Review Committee and any OB levels have been approved, one
may  accept assignments immediately.
Following the review by the Judges Review Committee, a letter will be mailed/emailed to the applicant. Upon receipt of
this letter the applicant may now accept assignments on a Permit basis.  
You may apply for additional OB levels soon as you have been granted approved status on all of your permit breeds.

1.A minimum of 5 years experience training and or competing in obedience.
2. Must pass an oral interview with administrator or senior representative with the /DBR
3. Able to design an event course for agility or rally

Provisional Status:
•Once all requirements are met to become a DBR Obedience Rally Agility,  Judge, approval for Novice Standard,
Novice Jumpers with Weaves, Open Standard, Open Jumpers with Weaves, Novice FAST, Open FAST and
Time 2 Beat  
Obedience, Novice, Open Utility  will be issued  

Full approval to judge all levels requires:
•A minimum of one successful supervision by an DBR Agility Field Representative at the Excellent class level.
•Demonstrate the ability to design Excellent level courses and submit them on time.
A fee of

To Retain Fully Approved status:
•Judges are required to complete a judge’s continuing education  and be evaluated by the administration of the
DBR.
•Must not have two unsatisfactory reviews by DBR Agility Field Representatives.  If this occurs they are moved
back to Provisional status and need to go back through that process.


Criteria For Conformation Judge

Application fee $25.00 per breed
1.After an application has been submitted, verified by the Judging Operation Department that it meets the criteria to be
submitted, the is then reviewed by the Judges Review Committee.
2.After approval if the individual wishes to add a new breed/s applicants are advised to complete whichever application is
appropriate for the respective breed in which they are applying based upon their experience in that breed required. The
applicant will still be required to be interviewed on the respective breed(s) applied for by a DBR Representative. This
interview will be scheduled by the DBR Judging Operations Department after the application has been processed.
3.From submission of an application to becoming permit for the breeds applied for can take as little as three to four
months.
4.Familiarity with the breeds to be assigned will be determined at time of interview, with exception being the designer
breeds  which will be judged with an open eye unless a standard for that breed has been written. Guidelines will come
from existing standards from which the designer breed was created.
If I apply for a breed and am denied and I reapply for the same breed later, do I have to pay the $25.00 application fee
again?
Yes, the fee is a $25.00 application processing fee per breed(s). The application is processed regardless of whether a
breed is granted or denied with each submission, and therefore the fee is relative to each individual breed for each
application.
5. Passing the interview is a requirement for the applied breed, thus failure will result in that breed being pulled from
consideration.
6. Once an application has been reviewed by the Judges Review Committee and any breeds have been approved, one may  
accept assignments immediately.
Following the review by the Judges Review Committee, a letter will be mailed/emailed to the applicant. Upon receipt of
this letter the applicant may now accept assignments on a Permit basis.  
You may apply for additional breeds as soon as you have been granted approved status on all of your permit breeds.