Belgian Sheepdog Club of America
Belgian Sheepdog Club of America
Belgian Sheepdog Club of America

National Specialty Guidelines – Section J Obedience

Section J Obedience Trial Chairperson

The Obedience Chairperson is responsible for the Obedience Trial. Activities include:

  • Preparing and submitting the AKC application for the Trial;
  • Recommends and secures obedience judges. Executes judges’ contracts;
  • Provide list of classes as well as ribbon, rosette and trophy requirements to the Trophy Chair;
  • Co-ordinates with the Trophy Chair the day of the Trial to ensure all trophies, ribbons & rosettes are present and accounted for;
  • Co-ordinates with the Superintendent for ring placement, set-up and tear-down. Also for ring equipment, signage, etc.;
  • Co-ordinates with the Chief Ring Steward to help acquire knowledgeable stewards;
  • Co-ordinates with the photographer on formal photograph area set-up as well as candid shots;