: Judges must hold all seven qualifications and have gained experience judging major shows as approved by the Poultry Club of Great Britain.
: Judges must hold at least four group qualifications.
: Specialist section judges as approved by the Poultry Club Council. Judges in Panel C holding at least four certificates may be automatically upgraded to Panel B on request.
: Single breed judges who have taken a test marked with * or members who have judged, or have been selected, and agreed to judge a Breed Club Show are eligible for inclusion on Panel D for that breed. The relevant breeds are printed in italics.