Announcing the Wave 15 Vanguard

Written by Lev Kotlyar Level 3, Moscow Russia End of the year festivities are almost here and and what better way to set the mood for the season than announcing the Wave 15 Vanguard: Alistair Crook! Alistair is a level 2 judge from UKISA region and if you are not following the Judge of the Week blog, you should, because there is an interview with our Vanguard there! And if you are reading this to learn what nomination was selected for the Vanguard, then here it is - a recognition

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Exemplar Community Survey #1

Written by Daniel Solé Garcia/Bryan Prillaman Hello everybody! Wave 15 closing on Tuesday.  (Originally Monday, but there were some inconsistent announcements, so we moved it in line with the latest published date.) In the Exemplar Program, we are constantly looking for new ways to engage the Judge Program.  Sometimes its articles on one of the qualities we look for in a nomination.  Sometimes its an article highlighting particular nominations.  With this blog we want

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Summer 2018 Exemplar Wave (Wave #14) Is Live

Written by Bryan Prillaman Level 3, United States, Florida The Summer 2018 Exemplar Wave (Wave #14) is live. The Wave 14 review is complete and the nominations are posted on Judgeapps! You can see nominations you gave and received here or use the search tool to see all the awesome things your fellow judges are doing; at home, at events, online, or in their community. If you received a nomination, you will receive an email with instructions for the next step within a week.

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Announcing the Wave 14 Vanguard

Written by Lev Kotlyar Level 3, Moscow Russia With the release of Exemplar Wave 14 fast approaching  you will all be able to read through all the kind words of gratitude and inspiration highlighting all the best judges of the world do to make our community and our game better. So, now it is a perfect time to show you the Vanguard of this wave. Selected through a not-so-complicated process described in this blog entry please meet Travis Lauro! Travis Lauro is a level 2 judge

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Wave 15 Opens

Written by Bryan Prillaman Level 3, United States, Florida Hello all, The Fall 2018 (Wave 15) Wave of Exemplar is now open and accepting your recognitions of the amazing things your fellow judges are doing.  This wave will remain open until 11:59 PM PST on Nov 20th.  If you missed the cut off or had an awesome interaction with another judge at Nationals, head on over to Judgeapps and enter a nomination now. Wave 15 will follow the same slot allocation we have been using for

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Spring 2018 Wave (#13) of Exemplar is Live

Written by Bryan Prillaman Level 3, United States, Florida The Spring 2018 Exemplar Wave (Wave #13) is live. The Wave 13 review is complete and the nominations are posted on Judgeapps! You can see nominations you gave and received here or use the search tool to see all the awesome things your fellow judges are doing; at home, at events, online, or in their community. If you received a nomination, you will receive an email with instructions for the next step within a week.

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Announcing Wave 13 Vanguard

Written by Lev Kotlyar Level 3, Moscow Russia Hello all, If you follow our blog, you have probably read about the mysterious Vanguard. Now, finally the time has come to talk a bit more about it. Announced in this blog post, the Vanguard is a judge that, to put it simply, is highlighted by the Exemplar Program during an Exemplar Wave. This judge is featured on the custom token that each judge receives as part of the Exemplar wave with a printout of their received nominations

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Wave 12 Token Image

Greetings all, You are here for one thing.  I'm wasting words here because I like words, when you want an image.  Image, come to my aid! The Wave 12 Token rk post did a great job on the art for this, and I was so excited when I got it back from the printer.  RCs have these in their hands, and should either have shipped them out with their Exemplar shipments, or will be doing so shortly. Note that we talked about judges being the Vangard - for the previous wave, we did not have any

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Exemplar Winter 2018 Wave #12 is Live

Written by Bryan Prillaman Level 3, United States, Florida The Winter 2018 Exemplar Wave (Wave #12) is live. The Wave 12 review is complete and the nominations are posted on Judgeapps! You can see nominations you gave and received here or use the search tool to see all the awesome things your fellow judges are doing; at home, at events, online, or in their community. If you received a nomination, you will receive an email with instructions for the next step within two

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Exemplar Nomination Criteria Highlight: Representation

Written by Bryan Prillaman Level 3, United States, Florida Hello all, Welcome to what will be the first in a 4 part Mega-Cycle where we look at each of the four categories the Exemplar Team uses to evaluate nominations. The goal of this series is spend some time highlighting each criteria separately and help people understand how we evaluate your nominations, so your nominations can be the best they possibly can be. This is doubly important as we are physically printing nominations

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