Category Archives: Announcements

Statement on the decertification of Ross Prajzner

Late last year, it was reported on social media that Level 1 judge Ross Prajzner was convicted of a sex crime in 2015. After hearing about these reports on December 25th 2017, I immediately contacted the Judge Conduct Committee and …

Announcing: the 2018 Judge Conduct Committee

  It is time to announce the 2018 Judge Conduct Committee. The committee was selected by Johanna Virtanen (current JCC lead), Cristiana Dionisio (incoming JCC lead), Alfonso Bueno (PC representative), Casey Brefka (former JCC member) and Rob McKenzie (L3 volunteer). …

Announcing: 2018 Judge Conduct Committee lead

Earlier this year I informed the Program Coordinators that I did not intend to continue as a member of the Judge Conduct Committee. I have been on the committee since it was created, and I’ve been the lead for the …

Updated Judge Feedback Form

After almost three years, it is time to update the Magic Judge Feedback Form. You can find the new form here:https://goo.gl/forms/B51KQEPKfZSwUhmn1 What’s new? The new form has the same purpose as the old one, but we’ve added some things that …

Announcing: the 2017 Judge Conduct Committee

  We have finally closed the last case handled by the 2016 Judge Conduct Committee, so it is time to announce the 2017 committee. Last year we only brought in two new members; this time we have five. I’m sure they …

2016 Term Starts!

Well, that was fast. The first term of the Judge Conduct Committee is now complete! We’ve got several pieces to touch on in this update, and it’s been delayed a bit (but not too long). We have updates to the …

Happy New Year, Let’s Begin!

With the new year, we have our official start to the work of the Judge Conduct Committee! Your Committee members, whose selection was just recently announced in JudgeApps, can be seen here. The Magic Judge Code has also been updated …

Announcing: The Magic Judge Code

We’re all different, but one of the many things we share is that we have the trust of the Magic: the Gathering player community – locally, nationally, and even internationally. For a long time, we’ve had an unspoken list of …

Announcing: The Judge Conduct Committee

The Judge Conduct Committee exists to decide when a judge’s conduct is a problem and how that misconduct should be resolved from the Judge Program’s perspective. It is comprised of Level 3 and higher judges, selected by the Level 4 …

Announcing: Magic Judge Feedback Form

[Editor’s note – This article has been updated to reflect changes in the Judge Program’s structure.] The Judge Program has reached a scale where we need some additional tools to support our values and promote great play experiences. Among those …