Conference report – Mini-Conference in Moss!

Editor's note: The article was originally posted on the Nordic Region blog and shared with us by the author to reach a wider audience. Thanks Lars! When I read the announcement in august that the regional conference was to be held in Malmö October 13th this year, I was a bit sad. Not that Malmö has bad food or anything, but I was not able to attend that particular weekend. After thinking about it for a while I decided that: "If I can't go to the conference, let the conference come to [...]

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Updates to Conference Support (and something more…) – January 2019

Hello everyone and happy new year! (does that still work as we get close to February?) As we begin the year, we´re updating the content of packs we´re supporting our conferences with.  Join us at the next conference closest to you and you´ll receive: Now that I have your attention, I also wanted to remind you about a recent project recruitment announcement for the newest sphere project: "Pick-and-go Seminars". You can read more about this in the original announcement or in the project [...]

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Introducing: 2019 Level 2+ Conference – Vienna

Dear judges! We hope you all had a great year in judging and beyond, maybe you are already looking forward to another great year? If you enjoyed the 2018 level 2+ conference or where just curious when the one in 2019 is, the wait is over. We have a date and a location! May 25-26 2019 in the centre of Europe, the beautiful city of Vienna! 22 countries? 60 people? Pffft, that was last year. 2019 we're REALLY doing it! No (European) GPs. No holidays. A great city. And above all, [...]

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Iberian Judge Conferences 2017 Part 1: Spain Split – Overview

Editor´s note: This article is a joint effort by a lot of writers, editors, translators and reviewers. The full list can be found at the end of the article! Overview During the weekend from June 30th to July 2nd the Spain split of the Iberian Judge Conferences 2017 was held in Madrid. 53 judges gathered in the Colegio Mayor Universitario San Pablo, a college dorm that opened its doors for us and let us enjoy its facilities. Some numbers on attendees: Level 3: 5 Level 2: 23 Level [...]

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Updates to Conference Support – May 2018

Hello everyone! After some hiccups, we have finally transitioned into a new conferences pack. As with every transition time, there may be some packs from the previous wave that had already been shipped and some others which might have already received and distributed the new ones. We apologize for this confusion and, in case of doubt, contact your RC or Conference Organizer to confirm which cards have been delivered! See you at the next conference near you! [...]

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Rules Lawyer: Update and clarifications!

Hello everyone! A couple of months ago we announced a cool promo card available only for judges: Rules Lawyer! Many of you have already gotten yours and some others are still on the way. As we streamlined a bit how distribution of these will work, we encountered some regions which may have issues following the proposed plan or would have trouble with the after-June distribution, so we wanted to review and share what the general plans are. The first important thing to note is that [...]

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TX North Central Winter Miniconference 2018 – Report

Location: Brownwood, Texas Date: February 3, 2018 Attendance: 20 confirmed attendees, 1 walk-in Presentations: 5 Judge Tests Passed: 4 L1s certified Organizers: Brandon Cox, Joseph Dunlap Photography: Michael Arrowsmith, John White, Jonathan Dean   Brandon and I received our L1 certification at the USA-South Autumn Conference 2017 in Ardmore, Oklahoma, becoming the only certified judges in the Texas Heartland - otherwise known as the middle of nowhere. There were [...]

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Call to Prague!

Greetings, L2+ judges! A few times per year, we have a unique opportunity. Whether our common point is a city, a country, or a region, we all gather around a single campfire and share our stories. Stories of successes and failures, stories that inspire hope and awe, stories that teach and make us laugh. The old complain, and the young attempt to fix what isn’t broken. Join us this year, as we attempt to light the largest campfire we’ve ever had. The international L2+ Conference! Date May [...]

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