ACS Certified Judging Schools

ACS Certified Judging Schools

Registration Information for Scheduled ACS Certified Judging Schools

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.

March 6, 2018     3:00 p.m.
Recertification Judges Symposium

Location:           7476 Skipper Lane
                         Tallahassee, Florida  32317
Instructors:       Carol Selph
Registration:     Howard Rhodes (850) 877-2685
The prime focus of the symposium is to update everyone on the modifications to the judging rules and how judges will encounter different opinions on flowers when judging. 

April 21, 2018      9:00 a.m. to Noon
ACS Camellia Judge Reaccreditation School

Location:        Garden Clubs of Greater Columbia Building
                       1605 Park Circle
                       Columbia, SC 29201 (click here to download map)
Instructors:     Geary Serpas and Patrick Andrews
Registration:   Contact Geary Serpas  (803) 854-3171

 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 Re-accredited Judge

ACS Certified Judging Schools