Absolutely. We welcome you to watch the presentation!
All our competitors are required to be in business attire. If you are judging a live event, we do ask that you be in business attire as well in an effort to facilitate the typical “in-person” competition experience.
Just yourself! All materials will be provided to you at the time of your judging.
If you like, you can look over any information for your event before by logging into Blue Panda and clicking on your assigned event to access all the information for your event! Looking at the information beforehand is not a requirement.
This year we are using a different judging program, Blue Panda. Their platform offers a more user-friendly judging experience with easy to access events and event-specific information.
There are two types of judging this year: pre-submitted and live. Pre-submitted: You will have a one-week period to review submitted documents or a pre-recorded presentation using the judging platform to score your competitors. Live We will provide a Zoom meeting for you to interact with the competitors while using the judging platform to
After you register, you will receive a confirmation of your registration. As orientations draw near, the Awards and Recognition Coordinator will be sending out information about attending an orientation. You will be notified in advance of any competition date you indicate availability for of your assigned event!
You will be assigned an event for any event session you indicate a willingness to judge, unless we have more judges registered than are needed.
You can judge one event per listed judging session. If you are available to do more during the Pre-submitted events, you can let the Awards and Recognition Coordinator know after you receive an assignment for one of those events.
Yes! In the Judges Registration Form, you will indicate your top two preferred events for any event session you are able to make.