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
Monday,
10 September 2018
Competition Entrants Opening of the WDCB 2018-2019 Technical Communication Competition.

 
From
10 September to
10 November 2018
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.

 
Saturday,
10 November 2018
Competition Entrants Deadline for entries Entries must be received by 7:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (U.S.).

 
Monday,
26 November 2018.
Judge Applicants Deadline for Judge Applications Applicatiions must be received by 7:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (U.S.).

 
Saturday,
1 December 2018
Judging Manager, Lead Judges, Team Judges, Entries Manager, Competition Manager Entries Pick-Up and Judges' Training meeting: The first Judges Meeting is held to hand over the entries and judging materials. All judges meet and discuss the guidelines for judging. Lead Judges distribute entries and judging materials to their Team Judges. All entries are judged by the individual judges during the time between this meeting and the consensus meeting.

 

Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
A light lunch will be provided.

 

Location:

Arlington Central Library
Large Auditorium
1015 N Quincy St
Arlington VA 22201
Voice: 703-228-5990
URL: https://library.arlingtonva.us/locations/central-library/?doing_wp_cron=1386138572.6000089645385742187500
Map and Directions: Directions to the Arlington Central Library.
Parking: Parking is free on weekends and the library is walking distance from two Metro stations on the Orange line. Virginia Square station is 0.19 miles away and Ballston station is 0.25 miles away. Central Library has a 5-Minute Drop Off area in front of the Library on North Quincy St. Free 2-hour parking is available in the parking garage and surface lots near Central Library. Library patrons can request an extended parking pass from the Reference Desk. Parking passes are not necessary on the weekends.
Metrorail: Balston-MU on the Orange and Silver lines
Virginia Square on the Orange and Silver lines
(For all Metro stations, see the Metrorail Stations page. For a map of the station and surrounding neighborhood, click on the PDF in the Entrances / Evacuation Maps box. For the full Metro system of lines, see the Metrorail map.)
 

 

Remote judges can attend the training using our JoinMe account. Note: .JoinMe only works in Firefox or Google Chrome. It works best in Google Chrome. Enter the following into the URL box in your browser: join.me/stcwdcbchapter (Don't add a protocol such as http or https—it will take you to a Page Not Found page.)

JoinMe also works on iPhone®, iPad®, and Android devices. Download from the Apple App Store, Amazon.com, or get it on Google Play.

 

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

 

Ann Ray, Judging Manager
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Tavia Record, Competition Manager
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Saturday,
12 January 2019
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: 11 a.m. — 3:00 p.m.
A light lunch will be provided.

 

Location:

Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza
Colesville Room, Second Floor
One Veterans Place
Silver Spring, MD 20910.
Note: The address to use in your Maps app or GPS device is
8525 Fenton Street
Silver Spring, MD 20910.

Free parking on weekends is available at Town Square Garage (801 Ellsworth Dr) and Wayne-Ellsworth Garage (921 Wayne Ave). See https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/CUPF/Resources/Files/SSCB-Parking.pdf for a parking map.

 
 

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

 

Ann Ray, Judging Manager
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Saturday,
12 January 2019
Best of Show Judges Best of Show: Best of Show Judges determine the Best of Show for the entire competition.

 

Time: 1:30 pm — 3:00 pm

 
(date to be announced) 2019 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.

 

Location:

address to be provided
 
 

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 email hidden; JavaScript is required

Last modified: November 20, 2018
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