Competition Schedule for Judges

Information for Judges

Judge's Schedule of Events

Table contents

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

Date Who Participates Event
Monday,
12 September 2017
Competition Entrants Opening of the WDCB 2017-2018 Technical Communication Competition.
From
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.
Wednesday,
27 December 2017
Competition Entrants Deadline for entries Entries must be received by 7:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (U.S.).
Saturday,
6 January 2018
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
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 Team Judges. All entries are judged by the individual judges during the time between this meeting and the consensus meeting.

 

Time: 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

 

Location:

Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library
7584 Leesburg Pike
Room 2
Falls Church, VA 22043-2099
Voice: 703-790-8088
TTY: 711
URL: https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library/branches/ty/
Map and Directions: Directions to the Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library
Parking: Outdoor lot parking is available free of charge.

By Metro:
This is no Metrorail access to this location. If you are not able to get to this event by car, please let the judging manager know you are interested in carpooling—and specify that you will need a ride to the event from your home, business, or a Metro station near the location.
(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.)

Public Transportation: Metrobus Routes 28 A & B travel between the West Falls Church Metro Station and Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library. For more information, visit the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Virginia Bus Schedules.

There are no Fairfax Connector Routes that serve the Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library. For more information, visit the Fairfax Connector Home Page.

 

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

 

Tavia Record, Competition Manager
E-mail: competition manager

 

If you are unable to attend, please let Ann Ray know as soon as possible.

Saturday,
10 February 2018
2:30 pm — 5:00 pm
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: 2:30 pm — 5:00 pm
A light lunch will be provided.

 

Location:

Arlington Central Library
Auditorium
1015 N Quincy St
Arlington VA 22201
Voice: 703-228-5990
URL: http://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.)

 

Contacts:
If you are unable to attend, please let the Judging Manager know as soon as possible.
Ann Ray, Judging Manager
E-mail: judging manager

Saturday,
10 February 2018
3:45 pm — 5:00 pm
Best of Show Judges Best of Show: Best of Show Judges determine the Best of Show for the entire competition.

 

Time: 3:45 pm — 5:00 pm

 
Wednesday, 18 April 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.

 

Location:

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: January 5, 2018
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