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THE ILLUSTRATED MCOA MASTIFF STANDARD (PDF)

MCOA APPROVED MENTOR LIST
JUDGE'S EDUCATION MISSION STATEMENT

The Constitution of the Mastiff Club of America lists Continuing Education as one of the objectives of the club (Section 2.e.).   The MCOA Judges Education Program is one aspect of the club’s efforts to fulfill this objective.

It is the Mission of the MCOA Judges Education Program to provide prospective judges of Mastiffs a comprehensive training program which focuses on the positive qualities of the breed and the proper evaluation of the Mastiff in accordance with the breed standard.

This program includes presentations on the History and Standard of the Mastiff, as well as a Standard Booklet and other related material.   At our National Specialty Workshop, the MCOA Judges Education Group provides to prospective judges of the Mastiff the following AKC recognized Judges Education components:

1.    History of the Mastiff Breed   This Workshop, and other MCOA Judges Education presentations, are conducted by MCOA approved Presenters and Mentors who have been trained and meet the JE requirements of the club. 

Many of the MCOA approved Presenters and Mentors are also Mastiff breeder judges.

 

2.    Mastiff Standard Presentation
3.  Hands –on session with 8-10 of the top winning dogs in the current year, plus specialty class winners
4.   Three days of Ring Side Mentoring with approved MCOA Mentors
5.  Question and Answer sessions at each component level of the Workshop.