Competition Schedule for Judges

Information for Judges

Judge's Schedule of Events

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The first column shows the date and the second column describes the event details.

Date Who Participates Event
12 September 2017
Competition Entrants Opening of the WDCB 2017-2018 Technical Communication Competition.
12 September to
27 December 2017
Entries Manager The Entries Manager verifies that all entries have followed the guidelines and have the correct payment attached. The Entries Manager adds each entry into the entries database.
27 December 2017
Competition Entrants Deadline for entries Entries must be received by 7:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (U.S.).
to be announced
to be announced
Judging Manager, Lead Judges, Team Judges, Entries Manager, Competition Manager Entries Pick-Up and Judges' Training meeting: to be announced if needed—yet to be determined

to be announced
to be announced
Lead Judges and Team Judges Consensus Meeting: Judges discuss their comments with their team members to determine the final ratings of each entry (Distinguished, Excellence, Merit, or no award). Lead Judges and Team Judges then choose the Best of Category for each of their categories.


Time: to be announced
A light lunch will be provided.



to be announced

If you are unable to attend, please let the Judging Manager know as soon as possible.

Ann Ray, Judging Manager
E-mail: judging manager

to be announced
to be announced
Best of Show Judges Best of Show: Best of Show Judges determine the Best of Show for the entire competition.


Time: to be announced

(date to be announced) 2018
6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
All judges, competition committee, winners, and guests Awards Celebration for all judges, competition committee, winners, and guests. Awards Celebration event details will be posted on the WDCB Events & News website


Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.



Positano Ristorante
4948 Fairmont Ave
Bethesda MD  20814
Phone: 301-654-1717
(Map and directions)


If you'd like to participate in judging the competition, complete the Judging Application form, or contact the Judging Manager, with a message describing your experience in using or producing technical publications, judging or participating in other technical communication competitions, and your available computer resources.

E-mail: Judging Manager, Ann Ray, at judging manager

Last modified: November 28, 2017
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