Exemplar Community Survey #1: Results

Written by Daniel Sole Garcia Level 3, Barcelona, Spain Hello fellow judges! Almost 300 judges from all around the world answered the survey the Exemplar Team presented some weeks ago. Thank you very much! Today we want to present you the results from this survey, and analyse them from the Exemplar guidelines. Before we start doing it, let’s remember the purpose of this survey. This activity had two major goals: Let you (all judges) evaluate nominations as we (the

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Wave 15 Exemplar Vanguard Token Creation Video

Three weeks ago, we announced that Alistair Crook would be the Vanguard for Wave 15.  For this wave, Alistair selected a Goblin as his creature of choice.  The token art was created by Ken Meyer Jr. Ken has drawn several Magic Cards including the OG Kird Ape. For this waves tokens we have an unexpected treat.  Ken live streamed the process of painting the token.  If you have ever wondered how artists take brush to canvas and create something that didn't exist before,

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Exemplar Wave 15 (Fall 2018) is live!

Written by Bryan Prillaman Level 3, United States, Florida The Fall 2018 Exemplar Wave (Wave #15) is live. The Wave 15 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 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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