Judging Schools & Symposiums

Judging Schools & Symposiums

Registration Information for Scheduled Judge Training Opportunities

Novice and Re-accreditation Judge Class Schedule

If you have questions about becoming a judge, updating your accredation, or are interested in scheduling a juding class, please email with details to Lorie Huff.

Date:  Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Time:  8:00 AM
Location:  Burden Center, 4560 Essen Ln, Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Instructor:  Mr. Gerald Phares of the Baton Rouge Camellia Society
Registration By Phone:  Contact Gerald Phares at (225) 261-3123 or (225) 337-6773
  • Those interested in entering the Novice Program need to register and pay the required $10 processing fee to ACS through the website’s electronic form or bring $10 to the class and complete a Novice Application onsite.


 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

Judging Schools & Symposiums