This badge indicates that the judge has experience at larger competitive events and has demonstrated the ability to lead smaller teams of two or three judges, on events with roughly one to two hundred players or can Head Judge a competitive event with under a hundred players. It is reasonable to pursue this badge after […]
Course Category: Magic: the Gathering
MTG: Level 3: Phase 2 Application
Once you’ve earned your Medium Event Lead and Policy Expert Badges, have completed your self-reviews, and have worked with level three judges to earn your recommendations, you are ready to move on to phase two. In this application, please confirm that you have your MEL and PE badges, your score on your L3 Preliminary Exam, […]
MTG: DMU Update Quiz – Hard
This module contains the Hard version of the Dominaria United Update Quiz. It is intended to prepare judges for new rules mechanics and changes with the new set.
MTG: DMU Update Quiz – Easy
This module contains the Easy version of the Dominaria United Update Quiz. It is intended to prepare judges for new rules mechanics and changes with the new set.
MTG: Level 3 Preliminary Exam
This course contains the two sections of the Level 3 Preliminary Exam. The Rules portion is 20 questions and has a time limit of 90 minutes. The Policy portion is 10 questions and has a time limit of 45 minutes. This exam has a six-month cooldown. Before you begin, make sure you have a stable […]
MTG: Studying Magic Strategy
This lesson covers some fundamentals of Magic strategy. Understanding the game allows judges to more quickly and accurately investigate various scenarios, including both those that may involve cheating and those that do not. While this lesson does not have any explicit prerequisites, it is intended for judges who frequently see complex situations or are taking […]
MTG: 2021 New Mechanics
This module introduces and explores all new mechanics added to Magic in 2021.
MTG: Teaching Tournament Best Practices
Welcome to Teaching Tournament Best Practices! We learn so much about best practices and small optimizations over time and at events that it can be difficult to remember that some people just haven’t had the opportunity to have the same quantity or quality of experience that taught us so much. There are many things that […]
MTG: Access for All
This module talks about how to make events you judge accessible to people with disabilities. It covers a wide range of physical disabilities, and what accessibility looks like at events, conferences, judge dinners, and related events.
MTG: How to Run a Prerelease
This module covers every aspect of running a prerelease, from making plans with the Tournament Organizer to the event itself.