Announcing the Legacy Program Coordinator: Adrian Estoup

Dear judges,   The selection committee has chosen Adrian Estoup from Argentina as the Legacy Program Coordinator to take care of the regions that are not covered by Judge Academy, until they can join the organization. The committee was impressed by Adrian's proactive and positive attitude to the challenges the Legacy regions are facing. He is a recognized leader with many years of experience as Regional Coordinator in one of the largest Legacy areas. Over the next month, the Program

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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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Minutes of Program Coordinators Meeting in Atlanta

Hello judges! By chance, four of the five Program Coordinators were on staff for PT Atlanta last weekend and, of course we used this opportunity to sit together and discuss about some topics, and we would like to share with you the topics and decisions we made during that chat. The fifth Program Coordinator joined us by chat and Sara Mox (Judge Program community manager) also joined us for part of the meeting. Those are the topics we covered: Judge Code of Conduct Committee: this is the

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Program Coordinator Q&A August 2018

Welcome to the Answers part of the first Program Coordinator Q&A session! You can find the original questions thread here: https://apps.magicjudges.org/forum/topic/45253/.  From : After the not so recent changes numbers have shown that, in pretty much in every region, less recognitions are submitted through the Exemplar Program. What are the future plans for Exemplar? Did you expect that the participation would drop that much and are there plans to encourage judges to get numbers back

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