Level 5 Judges have judged at the highest level and are capable of handling any size of show.
Carl PhoenixEast-Central District
Carl along with his wife Kera and three children – Clara, Carson and Weston operate Phoenixholm Holsteins. Phoenixholm is a 240 acre farm that currently milks approximately 45 purebred Holsteins with several All Canadian and All American Nominations. Prior to establishing Phoenixholm, Carl was in partnership with Phoenix Bros. where they had the honor of receiving their Master Breeder Shield. Throughout his judging career, Carl has had the opportunity to judge at some of the most prestigious shows in the world. In the past, he has had the pleasure to judge the Irish National Show, and be the Official Red and White Judge and the Associate Jersey Judge at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. He has judged the British Columbia, Calgary and Atlantic Spring shows, as well as the Ontario Jersey Spring show, Ontario Summer Jersey and Holstein shows. Other shows include the Western Canadian Classic conformation show, Wisconsin Championship Show, New York Spring Carousel, California State Show and the Brazil Spring Show. Carl also enjoys judging showmanship and has had the opportunity to officiate youth at the TD Canadian Dairy Classic Show and the World Dairy Expo. Furthermore, Carl is excited and honoured to be the Associate Judge for the World Dairy Expo Holstein Black and White show in 2017. Carl is past President of the Ontario County Holstein Club and is also a former committee member of the Ontario Dairy Youth Trust Fund. Carl is currently a 4-H leader in Durham West Region. Additionally, he is a very accomplished auctioneer.