ACS Certified Judging Schools

ACS Certified Judging Schools

Registration Information for Scheduled ACS Certified Judging Schools

Class Schedule

Saturday, November 16, 2019, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Novice Judge Class
Instructor:  Dudley Boudreaux
Location:   First Christian Church Fellowship Hall
Address:  3500 N. Loop 336 W., Conroe, TX  77304
Registration Instructions:  Click here to send a registration email of Call Dudley Boudreaux at (409) 722-4994 or Randy McDaniel at (936) 271-1955.

  • Blooms will be brought to the class for live examination of the different types and forms.
    Bring $10 Novice Processing Fee to class. 
  • Lunch is included. 
  • MUST REGISTER BY OCTOBER 31, 2019. 

Please review the requirements for becoming a novice judge below.

(Part I) Monday, November 18, 2019, 5:30 p.m.-7:45 p.m.
(Part II) Monday, November 25, 2019, 5:30 p.m.-7:45 p.m.
Novice Class and Judge Re-accreditation Symposium – MUST ATTEND BOTH CLASSES
Instructors:  Col. Dick Hooten, Judge Roger Vinson and Mr. Lawrence “Skip” Vogelsang
Location:   West Florida Regional Library
Address:  239 N. Spring Street, Pensacola, FL  32502
Registration Instructions:  Click here to send a registration email or call Judge Vinson at (850) 572-6981. Please provide your ACS member ID number when registering for this class. 

  • Bring $10 Novice Processing Fee to class.
  • Light snacks will be available. 
  • MUST REGISTER BY NOVEMBER 8, 2019. 

Please review the requirements for novice judge and for accreditation and recertification in the ACS judge program below.

Saturday, February1, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Judge's Symposium and Northern California Camellia Council Mini Show
Instructor:  Don Bergamini
Location:   Sacramento Elks Lodge #6
Address: 6446 Riverside Blvd, Sacramento, CA 9583
Registration Instructions:  Call Don Bergamini 925-229-0775, Julie Viera 916-371-2174, Don Lesmeister 916-967-8420

  • Blooms will be brought to the class for live examination of the different types and forms and for Mini Show
    Bring $10 Novice Processing Fee to class and $5.00 for all participants 


Please review the requirements for novice judge and for accreditation and recertification in the ACS judge program 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