ACS Certified Judging Schools

ACS Certified Judging Schools

Registration Information for Scheduled ACS Certified Judging Schools

Class Schedule

Friday, September 20, 2019, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Judges' Reaccreditation Symposium

Instructors: Geary Serpas & Carol Selph
Location: Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort, Francis Marion Room
Address: US Route 17,14276 Ocean Highway, Litchfield Beach, SC 29585
Registration Instructions: Click here to send a registration email to Geary Serpas. Please review the requirements for becoming a reaccredited judge below.


Monday, October 7, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Judges' Reaccreditation School

Instructor: Jim Campbell
Location: The Event Center at The Homestead at Brookhaven Nurseries
Address: 946 US Highway 51 South NE, Brookhaven, MS 39601
Registration Instructions: Click here to send a registration email to Jim Campbell or call  (985) 630-9899. Please review the requirements for becoming a reaccredited judge below.

If you have questions about becoming a judge, updating your accredation, or are interested in scheduling an ACS Certified Judging School, please call Lorie Huff at  (877) 422-6355 or send an email with details to Lorie Huff.

Requirements for hosting and/or teaching an ACS Reacccredation Judging School

Instructors and/or hosts are responsible for verifying judge accredation candidates have met requirements by verifying that each attendee is an ACS member in good standing and a valid ACS Accredited Judge by refering to the Active Judge Listing, which is updated weekly. To schedule an ACS Certified Judging School, please send an email to ACS with the date, time, location, instructor name and registration instructions to ACS when a class is scheduled. Contact Lorie Huff with any questions at (877) 422-6355.

 Requirements for Becoming a Novice Judge

Requirements for Becoming an Accredited Judge

  • Applicant must be an American Camellia Society member in good standing to qualify for nomination as an accredited judge.  (Click Here to Join the American Camellia Society or Renew Your Membership)

  • Applicant must also have served as a Novice Judge in at least six (6) ACS Cooperative Shows over a two (2) to five (5) year period.

  • Applicant must attend an ACS Accredited Judging School and complete the written exam thereof.

  • List six shows in which you served as a Novice Judge and the name of one Accredited Judge on each judging team who judged with you in each show and who can certify to your competence as a judge.

  • Each Accredited Judge is required to attend an ACS Judging School/Judges’ Symposium every 5 years.

Requirements for Becoming a Reaccredited Judge

ACS Certified Judging Schools