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 accreditation, 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.



Saturday, October 15, 2022, Time:  Starts Approximately at 1:00 p.m. Eastern DST (After Show Judging and Lunch are finished)
Judges' Re-certification Symposium
Instructors:  Jerry and Carol Selph
Location:  Miller Murphy Howard Building - Room adjacent to camellia show area
Address:  Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, 401 Larry Walker Parkway, Perry, GA 31069

Registration Instructions: Send an email to the course instructor, Carol Selph, with the title “ACS Judges’ Re-accreditation School-Fairgrounds 2022”.
You must list: (1) Name, (2) Phone number, (3) your local camellia club/society and (4) a valid email address.
Carol' Selph's Email :

Requirements for hosting and/or teaching an ACS Re-accreditation Judging School

Instructors and/or hosts are responsible for verifying judge accreditation candidates have met requirements by verifying that each attendee is an ACS member in good standing and a valid ACS Accredited Judge by referring 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.  (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