Hi, everyone! First, I want to point out that within the next week or two, the article series on the Qualities of Regional Judges will be complete! I think these are going to be an excellent permanent resource for judges attempting to get to L3. Thanks to all of the authors who wrote the articles, as well as Jason Lemahieu for suggesting the idea in the first place. The management of the L3 testing process is now in the capable hands of Daniel Kitachewsky, and I'm excited to see the fresh perspective Read more [...]
Hi, everyone. We're making a small change to the application requirements for L3. Your self-review is now valid for 12 months instead of 6. However, if, at the time you send your application to me and your RC, your self-review is more than 6 months old, then your application must include a brief update on the various Qualities of Regional Judges. For example: Assessment of Other Judges: After attending a seminar on reviews, I have learned some new techniques for giving specific and useful to other Read more [...]
J-Mo announces a new article series.
J-Mo gives a nod to the hardworking team that helps make L3s!
An important policy update for L3 applicants
A few days ago emailed me with a great suggestion for a blog post. He suggested that I ask all of the L4+ judges for a few sentences of advice for people thinking about going for L3. The result is this post--useful stuff! "If you're gunning for Level 3, the first thing you have to do is make sure you're on track to be a Rules and Policy expert. Not only will judges and players alike be going to you for rules questions, but on the floor of a Grand Prix, a Level 3 Team Lead essentially acts Read more [...]
Following up on Adam's great article, we now have part two, courtesy of Jurgen Baert! The New Road to Level 3: The Pre-Event Interview Jurgen talks about the newest part of the L3 process: the Pre-Event Interview that happens between submitting your checklist and testing at an event. Enjoy! -J-Mo Read more [...]
Hey all. I'd like to make sure you all know about a new article written by Adam Cetnerowski which talks about the new Level 3 process and gives some helpful tips on how to meet all of the requirements. Check it out: The New Road to Level 3: Qualities and Checklists Thanks Adam! And stay tuned for part two of this article series by Jurgen Baert! -J-Mo Read more [...]
Greetings, judges! Recent conversations with some potential L3 candidates suggest that some changes are necessary in the way we handle the L3 Assessment Exam. We have decided that we need more flexibility than is currently allowed by the Judge Center's 3-month cooldown period on that exam. Effective November 1st 2012, L2s will be required to ask any L3+ to create an L3 Assessment Exam for them. When you make such a request, you must include the dates and scores for all L3 Assessment Exams Read more [...]
Hi everyone! J-Mo here, welcoming you to my new blog! This blog is part of our ongoing efforts to keep judges informed of changes and updates within the judge program. If there is something new you need to know about the processes behind getting to L3, I’ll blog about it here. So, stay tuned. And may your road to L3 be smooth and educational! -J-Mo