Setting Great Expectations: Exemplar Pilot Wave 1 is Complete!

First and foremost, the Senior Judges of the Judge Program want to thank all of the Judges who participated in the first pilot wave of the Exemplar Program. We received almost 900 recognition messages in this first pilot wave! Messages came to and from Judges across the globe in a variety of languages, which recognize an incredible variety of amazing contributions we all make to the broader Magic community! We have shared this list of recognition messages with our friends at Wizards of the Coast. You

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First Wave Recognitions Due September 7th!

The deadline for the first wave of recognitions to be submitted under the Exemplar Program is Sunday, September 7. If you are a L3+ Judge, you can submit your recognitions using this form. As a reminder, you can read more about how to write an effective recognition message here. Note that you can return to the form after submitting it (to complete your unused slots, make edits to your messages, or change the judges you're recognizing) by using the special link provided for you on the "Thank

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Exemplar Program Pilot: Nuts & Bolts

The Exemplar Program will be run as a pilot program through the end of 2014, including two waves of recognition messages to be collected and distributed. We will communicate specific deadlines for submitting recognitions to the L3+ Judges as they are finalized. For a quick reference, recognitions can be submitted using this form here. But before you go too far in completing your form, please read on below to learn how this pilot will work. In addition, please refer to the "Recognition Writing

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