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.

Coushatta Camellia Society Re-accreditation Class
January 12, 2019 - 3:00 p.m.

Location: First Christian Church
Fellowship Hall (Gymnasium)
Address: 3500 N. Loop 336 W., Conroe, TX 77304
Instructor: Dudley Boudreaux (409) 722-4994
Register by email to
Include: (1) Name, (2) Phone number, (3) Club/Society, (4) email address, (5) ACS Member Number and Expiration Date.

ACS Judges’ Symposium & Novice Judge School
February 9, 2019 - 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
For Re-certification only – 12: 30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Location:  Quitman Brooks County Cultural Center & Museum
Address:  121 N. Culpepper Street, Quitman, GA  31643
Instructors:  Carol and Jerry Selph
Registration: Carol Selph at (229) 474-2801
Class Registration Fee:  $25 for Novices (includes ACS processing fee) &  $10 for Accredited Judges

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 attendant is either 1) a valid ACS Novice Judge, or 2) a valid ACS Accredited Judge. Please refer to the Active Judge Listing, which is updated weekly. 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 Re-accredited Judge

ACS Certified Judging Schools