“I have been judging for years. I already know how to judge. So why should I go to Judge Orientation?”
Attending a Stoa judge orientation EVERY competitive year is very important. Why?
Rules change from year to year.
We all forget things over time; everyone needs an annual refresher.
There are regional differences, and Judge Orientation helps to keep unity among us.
Judging at an online tournament? You will most certainly want to attend Judge Orientation before the start of the tournament. You will learn how you will receive ballots and how to submit those ballots.
Judge Orientation… It’s kind of a big deal!