Judging Panel

Astrid Allen

Astrid Allen

Astrid Allen – From Guernsey. Cavy exhibitor for more than 30 yrs. Many notable wins in UK. Keeps mainly Self Blacks, English Crested, Agoutis, Abyssinians and Himalayan.s SCC panel judge for many years.

Email: zanadu@cwgsy.net or Mobile: 07781 13327

Penny Bell

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From Bognor Regis, I have successfully bred and shown cavies for 30+ years, including Selfs, Non-selfs and Rare Varieties, although I’m best known for my Tort & Whites. Also now developing the Blue Tricolour. Accredited SCC panel judge since 2001, also panel judge for NTWCC & TCC. Currently General Secretary for SCC.

Email: penny.pj@gmail.com

Ian Cinderby

Ian Cinderby

I’ve had cavies for 40 yrs, shown them for over 30 & judged them for around 25 – strange really, because I’m still only 28! I’d like to think I’ve improved Lilacs.

Email: iancinderby@hotmail.co.uk

Eileen Emmett

Eileen Emmett

Have been associated with the fancy since 1950s. Breeds kept mainly Agoutis, Abyssinians, Himalayans, Peruvian, Self Red & Sheltie. Have successfully shown for 40 years. Joined the National & Southern Cavy Club panels 1990.

Email: farsleyemmett@gmail.com

Brian Emmett

Brian Emmett

Was secretary/show director of the Bradford Champ Show for 15 yrs & have been closely involved in the fancy since 1950. NCC panel judge since 1950 & as such visited the South to judge more than any other Northern judge. Joined the SCC panel 1990. On most specialist cavy club panels. Have bred most varieties, those currently kept – Self Red, Peruvian, Sheltie & Himalayans.

Email: farsleyemmett@gmail.com

Rosemarie Freeman

North Somerset – I showed briefly in 1960s and returned to the fancy in 1980s. Kept most breeds – favourite breeds Dalmation / Roan. Winner of Roan Points (DRCC) 2010. I also breed Blacks, D.E. Golden, Fox & Tans. Committee member FTCC and involved with many local clubs. Passed SCC Judges Accreditation Programme.

Email: furballzrose@gmail.com

Julie Gallagher

Julie Gallagher

Breeder and Exhibitor of Cavies since 2002, initially as half of Carnival Cavies and now as Julie Carnival. I have kept most breeds over the years.  Currently I breed and exhibit all longhairs, Self Dark Eyed White and a few pets.  I have been a SCC Panel Judge since 2010.

Email: carnivaljulie@outlook.com

Peter Gammie

Peter Gammie

From Winchester. Cavy fancier continuously since 1970. Specialist breeder of Abys, Agoutis & Self Blacks for over 10yrs each, with diversions in Lilacs, Dutch, Himalayans & T&Ws. Former secretary Epsom & Agouti clubs. Panel judge since aged 18.

Email: peter.gammie@btinternet.com

Barbara Glue

Barbara Glue

From Chichester, West Sussex. Been in the fancy & club for many years, secretary & judge. Have had many successful wins with Self Chocolates & more recently with PE Goldens ans still have a small stud of PE Goldens. I am Secretary of Worthing & Eastergate CC and on the Southern Cavy Club Committee. I also show Miniature Wire haired dachshunds.

Email: barbara.murray@btopenword.com

Mr Graham Godfrey

Mr Graham Godfrey

First joined SCC in 1971, always had Dutch, bred most other breeds. Chairman & Life Judge of DCC, several BIS with Dutch. T&W CC judge, SCC judge. Have served on SCC committee in the past. Enthusiasm still undiminished.

Email: elaine.olafs@tiscali.co.uk

Gerry Harvey

Gerry Harvey

I have kept Cavies since the early 1980s and been a member ever since. I have had the honour of being elected to the Judging panel for the last 18 years. Over the years I have had success with both Selfs in P.E Golden, P.E White and Beige, Non-selfs in Teddies, Satins and Rex.

Email: gerrycavy@aol.com Tel: (023) 8079 0497

Sue Hearn

Sue Hearn

I am a dairy Farmer from Cornwall. I had the privilege to be on the last judges accreditation course run by the SCC with Fred Holmes. Over the years I have bred and shown a number of breeds including Abyssinians, Dalmations, several colours of Dutch, Tans, Longhairs and RVs of Satin and Slate. My main love has been English Selfs and have completed the ESCC training and now on the B panel of judges. I have kept and bred most breeds of Selfs and attained Champion D.E Golden breeder from 2008 till 2014. Over the years I have bred and shown a number of SCC and English Self Champions.

Tel: 01872 560528

Lexey Hollingdrake

Lexey Hollingdrake

Originally from Yorkshire, in Cornwall 35 years, showing cavies for 33. On SCC panel 29 years also judge for WAF. Bred champions in Black, Alpaca, Texel, Rex and Abys. Currently concentrating on Teddys.

President of Devon and St Austell  Cavy Clubs

Tel: 01726 852434

Mr Fred Holmes

Email: fredholmesharrold@googlemail.com

Ros Lockwood

Ros Lockwood

I went to my first show 42 years ago and have been in the fancy continually ever since! I have been judging for over 30 years for the SCC as well as being on many other panels. I have kept most breeds of cavies but I am best known for showing and breeding Agoutis, especially Silvers.

Email: blackbosn@virginmedia.com

Helen McCormick

Helen McCormick

From Southampton. Bred & shown cavies for over 17 years. ‘Graduated’ from first batch SCC judges training programme 1996, been on the panel since then. Been breeding & showing Self Blacks, Black Dalmations & Teddies successfully for some time. Also on D&R CC, NCC panels.

Tel: 02380 890567

Jim McCormick

Jim McCormick

Nebraska born, now from Southampton. Bred & shown cavies for over 17 years. Attended first batch of  SCC judges training programme & ‘graduated’ 1996 & been on the panel since. Bred & shown DE Whites & Tort & Whites with some success during this time. Also on D&R CC & NCC panels

Tel: 02380 890567

Liz Miles

Liz Miles

From Exmouth, in the fancy since a juvenile. SCC SW Area secretary for 4 years & accredited SCC panel  judge. Was Secretary/Treasurer for Wessex CC for many years. Breeds kept include Selfs, Satins, Crested, Agouti, Longhair & Dalmations. Willing to travel anywhere & judge any section. A very friendly & fair judge.

Email: lizmiles33@hotmail.com

Diane Nunn

Diane Nunn

Since aged 11, I have kept cavies. I have been a SCC member for over 50 yrs & a judge since the 1980’s. I have bred Self Beige for 40 yrs, plus most other breeds. Numerous wins and B.I.S in the past and B.I.S at London C.S with a Self Black.

Tel: 07582 895901

Sue Pearce

Sue Pearce

From Brighton I have been showing Breeding cavies since 1970 .Passed southern accreditation 1999 and the Nene Valley judging course .Founder member of the Rex club which is my main breed since 1980 .Over the years I have breed and shown various breeds: Selfs, various Nonselfs and Rare varieties also bred American Teddies. Also on the judging panels R.V.C.C and R.C.C.

Ian Reynolds

Ian Reynolds

In cavy fancy 28 years, am very friendly and outgoing. Successfully bred and shown Rex. Now showing and breeding Teddies, a challenging breed, also Alpacas. Chairman of Rex CC, President of Southern Cavy Club – I enjoy this position to help promote the fancy. Panel judge for SCC, NCC & Coronet and Sheltie CC. Enjoy judging and travelling to all areas of UK and abroad to expand my experience in all fields of the fancy.

Email: reynpeggy@aol.com

Caroline Smith

Caroline Smith

I have kept cavies since 1978 and currently show Swiss and DE Whites. I have held secretary positions for the Bradford Championship Show and RVCC. Today I am the RVCC BCC Representative and Chairman, Rex CC judge, Nat. Fox and Tan Judge, SCC Treasurer and Judge and NCC judge. I completed the Judges Accreditation Course in 2006

Email: carolines.smith@virgin.net

Andrew Sparkes

Andrew Sparkes

From Surrey, have been in the fancy over 30 years. Have kept several breeds but specialised in Abyssinians, with notable successes. Until recently was Treasurer for SCC for almost 20 years, also on SCC committee and judging panel during past 25 years. Secretary/Treasurer of Abyssinian CC since the late 1980s.

Email: andrew_sparkes@yahoo.co.uk

Graham Thorpe

Graham Thorpe

Email: margaret.thorpe@talktalk.net Tel: 01676 541407

Mr  Allan  Trigg

Allan Trigg

Email: allan.trigg@intamail.com

Emma Whitcombe

Emma Whitcombe

I have been in the fancy for approximately 12 years and am better known as half of Di-L-Emma Stud. I am a NACC panel judge and committee member and have also judged pets both here and abroad. I am honoured to be a SCC panel judge.

Email: bedensfield@yahoo.co.uk

Bernard Wiles

Bernard Wiles

SCC member for 32 yrs & a club judge for 26 yrs.  Also a panel judge for NCC & ESCC. Throughout my years in the fancy I have specialised in the PE Self Golden but from time to time have also bred Creams, Blacks, Red Dutch & Tort and Whites. I live in the village of Over, 10 miles west of Cambridge.

Email: bernard.wiles@hotmail.com