Judge Profile

Judge Name : Mr Ken Campbell (VIC)

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Licensed ANKC Group(s)

OP - Open Show Status     CH - Championship Show Status     JH - Junior Handler

Best in
Show
Group 1
Toys
Group 2
Terriers
Group 3
Gundogs
Group 4
Hounds
Group 5
Working
Group 6
Utility
Group 7
Non-Sporting
Junior
Handlers
OPCHCHOPOP
Licensed Breeds : Schnauzer (All Varieties), Poodles (All Varieties) (OP)

First started judging in 1992.

Ken holds Championship show licenses for Terriers and Gundogs (Sporting Group) and in FCI countries Groups 3, 7 and 8. Under his prefix Belltirna, Ken successfully owned, bred and handled Airedale Terrier Champions for nearly 40 years. Over the past 2 decades he has been showing and breeding Smooth Fox Terriers with his wife Janice Campbell under their Optimo prefix.

Ken and Jan have exported dogs to Europe, Finland, Hungary and the USA. Jan sent Aust Am Ch Mansevale Madeira My Dear to the United States where she was the foundation bitch for the renowned Sunrise Kennel of Claire Hoffman. Jan was co-breeder of Am Eng Pol Ch Sunrise Rascal Fair (Angus), #1 terrier in the UK 2005. Ken also owned and handled the leading Irish Terrier in Victoria in the early 90’s, and has handled several other breeds including handling at the European and World Dog Shows.

Ken was the Victorian correspondent for Ringleader National Dog newspaper for several years. Ken is Past President of the Smooth Fox Terrier Club of Victoria, Secretary of the Fox Terrier Club of Victoria, formerly served on two sub-committees of our controlling body, Dogs Victoria, committee member on several All Breeds Kennel Clubs. Former Secretary of the Airedale Terrier Club of Victoria and Show Secretary of the Canberra and District Sporting Terrier Club.

Ken has judged specialty shows for the Airedale Terrier Club of Victoria, Fox Terrier Club of Queensland; Inaugural Championship Show of the American Staffordshire Club of NSW; Sporting Terrier Club of Canberra; Sporting Terrier Club of Tasmania; Western Australia Terrier Club, Smooth Fox Terrier Club of NSW , Scotttish Terrier Club of NSW and the Inaugural Championship show of the Thai Bangkeaw in Thailand.

Ken has judged in all States of Australia and the ACT, Europe, United States, Thailand, South Africa, New Zealand, Norway, Ireland, Philippines and at judged at the World Dog Show in Hungary and regularly attends many world famous dog shows. In 2019 Ken and his wife Jan are judging in Belgium in September among their appointments.


Judging Appointments (Australia and NZ Only)

Appointments are based on shows entered in our system since 2012. Please inform us of any errors.

5-Oct-19 Burnie & District Kennel Club (AM SHOW) (TAS) Group 3
5-Oct-19 Burnie & District Kennel Club (PM SHOW) (TAS) Group 2
25-Nov-18 Sovereign City Kennel Club Inc (VIC) Group 2
21-Oct-18 Romsey Kennel Club Inc (SHOW 1) (VIC) Group 3
17-Jun-17 Dogs NSW Public Relations Committee (Dogs On Show) (NSW) Group 3
1-May-17 Cairns City Kennel Club (QLD) Group 2
29-Apr-17 Cairns City Kennel Club (QLD) Group 3
16-Jul-16 Metropolitan Canine Association Inc (VIC) Group 2
15-May-16 Sunshine Coast Kennel Club (QLD) Group 3
13-May-16 Sunshine Coast Kennel Club (QLD) Group 2
1-Nov-15 Pug Club of SA Inc Amenities Show (SA) Group 3
31-Oct-15 Pug Club of SA Inc Amenities Show (SA) Group 2
24-Oct-15 Euroa Agricultural Society Inc (VIC) Group 2, 3
2-May-15 Colac Kennel Club Inc (AM SHOW) (VIC) Group 3
15-Nov-14 Children's Cancer Charity Dog Club (BLUE SHOW) (NSW) Group 3
14-Nov-14 Children's Cancer Charity Dog Club (NSW) Group 2
5-Jul-14 Penrith Kennel & Obedience Club Inc (Red Show) (NSW) Group 2
29-Mar-14 Bunyip Agricultural Society Inc (VIC) Group 2
2-Mar-14 Yarra Glen Kennel Club Inc (Show 1) (VIC) Group 3
2-Oct-13 The Gundog Society (NZ) Group 3 & General Specials
1-Oct-13 Central Terrier Club (NZ) Group 2 & General Specials
11-Aug-13 Fremantle Dog Club & Canine Stewards Association of WA (WA) Group 3
10-Aug-13 Fremantle Dog Club & Canine Stewards Association of WA (WA) Group 2
28-Apr-13 Western Tiers Kennel Club (TAS) Group 2
27-Apr-13 Western Tiers Kennel Club (TAS) Group 3
4-Nov-12 Albury & Border Kennel Club Inc (NSW) Group 3
3-Nov-12 Albury Show Society Inc (NSW) Group 2
12-Aug-12 ACT Ladies Kennel Club Inc (ACT) Group 2
11-Aug-12 ACT Ladies Kennel Club Inc (ACT) Group 3
15-Apr-12 Heathcote Kennel Club Inc (VIC) Group 2
7-Jan-12 Kyneton & District Kennel Club Inc (VIC) Group 3