Marie was approved as an FCI show judge in 2005. Has judged in Australia, Austria, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, South Africa and of course Sweden.

Lydia is an authorized ring steward. She also enjoys judging junior handling. In August 2019 she had her first judging assignment at an all breed open show in Hässleholm, Sweden, where she judged breeds in group 3, 4, 6, 8 and 10, both puppy finals and the junior handling.



Panel of judges and the supreme BIS at Sighthound festival Donaueschingen 2012.

Judge of breeds in group 3, 4, 5, 6, 10 and a single breed in group 9.

Link to my official page at the FCI Judges Directory.

Assignments 2019

February 16-17 Bø, Norway, all breed NORDIC show.
March 30-31
Malmö, Sweden, CACIB show.
April 14
Sydney, Australia, Hound club.
April 19
Sydney, Australia, Dachshund club.
April 20 Sydney, Australia, American staffordshire terrier club.
April 21 Sydney, Australia, Jack russell terrier club.
May 25-26 ’s Hertogenbosch, Netherlands, CACIB show.
July 12-13 Tvååker, Sweden, all breed NORDIC+CAC show.
July 27 Strömsholm, Sweden, Deerhound club annual specialty.
July 28 Strömsholm, Sweden, sighthound club specialty.
Aug 17-18 Clonmel, Ireland, terriers & hounds.
Aug 25 Stockholm, Sweden, all breed CAC show.
Oct 6 Athens, Greece, sighthound specialty.
Oct 26-27 Seinäjoki, Finland, CACIB show.
Nov 9 Stockholm, Sweden, terrier specialty.

Assignments 2020

March 28 Boden, Sweden, sighthound specialty.
April 4-5
Billund, Denmark, terrier specialties.
April 18-19 Maribor, Slovenia, CACIB shows.
April 26 Broby, Sweden, beagle specialty.
May 2-3
Lidköping, Sweden, all breed NORDIC show.
May 23 Hässleholm, Sweden, all breed NORDIC show.
May 30-31
Piteå, Sweden, all breed CAC show.
July 18-19 Västerås, Sweden, all breed NORDIC show.
August 15-16 Bornholm, Denmark, CACIB shows.
August 29-30 Riihimäki, Finland, CACIB show.
September 12-13 Gimo, Sweden, all breed CAC show.

Assignments 2021

April 24 Ronneby, Sweden, bloodhound club annual breed specialty
May 8-9
Ålesund, Norway, all breed NORDIC+CACIB shows
May 23
Hässleholm, Sweden, dachshund specialty.
Nov 5 Växjö, Sweden, CACIB show.
Dec 11-12
Stockholm, Sweden, NORDIC show.

August 2019 Lydia judged the Golden Go junior handling final in Hässleholm, Sweden.

BIS baby
BIS puppy 4–6 months at the open show in Hässleholm.

BIS puppy
BIS puppy 6–9 months at the open show in Hässleholm.






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