Announcing: Application for Legacy Program Coordinator

Hello Judges, By now you have had an opportunity to read the various announcements from last week where Judge Academy (JA) was announced as a new Magic Judge Certification body.  This company manage certifications, conferences as well as support community activities in areas that are supported by JA. However not all regions will be supported on Oct 1st, and the Legacy Program still needs to serve those regions until they are supported. The Legacy Judge Program will exist in countries not covered

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Recognizing Reviews

Hello Magic Judges, The Magic Judge program has a few core beliefs.  These foundations are what keep us together strong, united and in many ways unique in the gaming industry. One such tenet is the constant desire to improve; whether it be ourselves, the events we work, the general Magic Community, or our fellow Judges. One demonstrable way to show our interest in the improvement in another judge is through a review.  Reviews play a key role in that development. While a simple review can

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MCQ Staffing Recommendations

Hello Judges, Tournament Organizers and Players, Recently there was a post making its way around social media where a store was hosting a Mythic Championship Qualifier (MCQ) without a Certified Judge.  Later they amended the statement to say that a single Level 1 judge would be available in store if needed. As a result there were many questions asking “Is this allowed?” or “Can they do that?”  The answer is, unfortunately: Yes. Unlike Premier Competitive Rules Enforcement Level

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