AKJA Candidate Judges

Candidate Judges have passed a entrance exam and met all the necessary criteria to become a Candidate judge. This training program takes a minimum of three (3) years to complete plus demonstrating their knowledge and teaching abilities while judging a minimum of five (5) koi shows with a certified AKJA judge. They must also attend at least three (3) AKJA judging seminars plus publish articles and give presentations on koi appreciation while demonstrating the proper demeanor and professionalism.