After the original announcement (which you can find here), we have included the Judge Tournament Qualifiers to our conferences documentation to include the broad changes that JTQs impost to general conferences. Make sure you check out the updated guidelines here! But that's not all: given that JTQs have their own set of rules and requirements, as well as procedures to follow, we have posted the JTQ Handbook as a new section on this very blog. Make sure you check it out! [...]
Hello everyone! Continuing with our efforts to keep judge conferences support fresh and continously rotating along with keeping you all up to date with what's being awarded at these events, we've got a new update for all of you! Starting with the next couple of conferences, we'll say our farewells to Zur and Defense of the heart, to make space for our new cards: Avacyn and Homeward Path. Here's what our new pack will look like: As [...]
Edwin Zhang introduces a new type of judge conference: Judge Tournament Qualifiers!
Minor update to conferences support: Wasteland as Organizer and Presenter card!
May update brings us a new card rotation on the attendants packs announced, along with some clarification on ocassional changes to announced support!
March brings us new cards into conferences packs!
Update to our support policies and best practices, updated to Jan 2017!
Hello once again! With the next wave of Exemplar soon to be released, it's time for a new set of cards entering into Conferences packs and some old friends leaving us for the time being. Starting with some conferences taking place this same weekend, here's what you can get if you're attending a supported conference!: Look forward another update around Exemplar Wave 8 announcements! [...]
Conferences are all about learning and in order to learn better how to do conferences and presentations, the loop must be closed by letting people know how they did during the conference so we can improve even more for next time! For a presenter or organizer your feedback is most valuable in order to keep getting better each time. For that purpose, we're happy to introduce you our newest suggested feedback forms. Based on George Gavrilita's article, "Seminar Feedback", these new forms [...]
Hello Magic Judges, October was quiet as far as seminar submissions go. November had a few conferences and we received a great group of seminars from Madrid and BeNeLux. We added seminars from the Grand Prix Madrid '14 - Judge Conference to our Conference Content blog page. You can expect seminars from 4th Annual BeNeLux Judge Conference soon. The newest topics include: Getting Things Done, Modern Format, The Exemplar Program, Everyday I'm Shuffling, Soft Skills, Judging, Not Just Running [...]