As Judge Conferences have shifted online, this module will focus on how to adapt many of the good practices to the digital world. George Gavrilita will share a method that is easy to implement both for expert presenters, and for judges that may have never presented at a physical conference. The goal is to make […]
Hello, and welcome to Organizing a Judge Academy Conference! During this module, we’ll cover what a judge conference is, 2021 conference policies and support, and then walk you through the steps of planning your own conference, including: Applying for support What you need to do to prep Things to remember day of And anything post-conference […]
Welcome! This module is a review of the 2020 and 2021 rules and policy changes. There’s a lot to cover, so rules topics in this module will be organized according to the set that introduced them, and policy changes will be covered at the end. These sets include Theros: Beyond Death, Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths, […]
This module contains practice exams for both the Rules and Policy sections of the actual Level 1 Final Exam. We hope that these are helpful for both certified judges and those preparing for the final exam. The Rules practice test contains 20 questions and the Policy section has 5. Good Luck!
The Magic Tournament Rules (or MTR), for tabletop play, sets the baseline for what’s expected from a tournament and how that tournament should function. The Digital MTR, unsurprisingly, does the same thing, but for events held using digital platforms, primarily MTG Arena. We’ll go through the Digital MTR section by section and highlight the points […]
Now that we’ve gone over the Digital MTR and set the baseline for digital events, we’re going to talk about what happens when violations occur. That’s where the Digital Infraction Procedure Guide, or Digital IPG comes in. Once again, we’ll go through section by section, but we’ll do so in a little bit more detail, […]
So, your local game store has asked you to run an event online, or maybe you want to expand the reach of a store you help run, or you want to provide an opportunity that organizers in your area aren’t providing your players. Maybe you want to get into the world of esports, and start […]
Hello, and welcome to this Judge academy Module on Spelltable! Spelltable is a remote gaming platform designed to make it possible to play Magic: the Gathering with your paper Magic cards over the internet. It’s not difficult to set up, and it’s even possible to use with a phone if you don’t have a webcam. […]