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Dorper Course & Judge's Certification 2023 - Vacaville, CA

 Hosted by American Dorper Sheep Breeders' Society

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Junior Course - Friday, April 21-Sunday, April 23, 2023 - Early Bird Discount - $200/ Regular - $350

Senior Course - Friday, April 21 - Monday, April 24, 2023 - Early Bird Discount - $300/ Regular - $450

Judge's Certification - Tuesday, April 25, 2023 - Participants that pass the Senior Course with at least 70% will be invited to attend the Judge's Certification course for FREE!

Registration Deadlines:  Early Bird Discount: Postmarked by Friday, March 24, 2023. On-Site Registration will be available. Current ADSBS Membership Required to register.

Instructors
Ashley Phillips & Le Roux Van Wyk, Certified South African Inspectors

Location
Vacaville, California (Closest airport: Sacramento International Airport (SMF) )

Schedule
Thursday, April 20, 2023

6:00 PM - Welcome Event (optional)

Friday, April 21, 2023

8 AM: Classroom Instruction

12-1 PM: Lunch

1-2 PM: Q&A Session

2-6 PM: Typing System

Saturday, April 22, 2023

8 AM-6 PM*: Typing and Hands-on Evaluation - location will alternate between two ranches
*Break 1 hour for lunch when schedule allows

Sunday, April 23, 2023 - Split into Junior and Senior Groups

Junior Course

8 AM-1 PM: Practical Typing and Pointing

1-2 PM: Lunch

2:30 PM: Theory Test

3 PM: Practical Test. The course is concluded upon completion

       Senior Course

8 AM-4 PM*: Practical Typing and Pointing

4:30 PM: Theory Test
*Break 1 hour for lunch when schedule allows

Monday, April 24, 2023

9 AM: Senior Practical Test (Typing and Placing) followed Senior Oral Exam. The course is concluded upon completion

Tuesday, April 25, 2023

8:00 am - Judge's Course followed by Certification Exams

Disclaimer: Transportation between ranches will not be provided. The schedule may be subject to change. Any changes will be communicated to students through email and during the course.