Program Coordinators AMA – December 2018

Hello and welcome to the second installment of the Program Coordinators Ask Me Anything Answers! Thank you to everyone that participated by asking questions. Our next AMA will happen in the first quarter of next year, but if you have anything to ask between now and then feel free to email us anytime at mail-the-pcs@googlegroups.com Before answering the questions you asked on the forum thread, we would like to share with you our thoughts about the recent Organized Play announcements on Esports and Mythic

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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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Update on Judge Conduct Committee in 2019

In our last update, we announced some upcoming changes in the Status of the Judge Program Article. We would like to take the opportunity to expound on some of those changes as we all prepare to enter an exciting 2019. First, starting with Judge Conduct Committee cases opened in 2019, the Program Coordinators will be working with the Judge Conduct Committee Lead in a new modified appeal process. Once the JCC has concluded its investigation and communicated the result to the affected judge, that Judge

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Statement on Pro Tour qualifying system changes

  Wizards of the Coast has announced some major changes to Organized Play (or should we say E-Sports and Competitive Gaming?). These changes of course affect the Judge Program as well.   The major change is that Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifiers are going away next year. As these events are what Level 2 is currently built to support, many judges are probably asking what this means for their own judging activities, as well as the Program’s level structure in general. The short

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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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