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SCG CON Baltimore - Floor Judge Applications

Organizer: Star City Games
Judge manager: Jared Sylva
Event type: Convention
REL: Casual
Format: Mixed Formats
Event date(s): Aug. 19, 2022-Aug. 21, 2022
Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Venue: Baltimore Convention Center
1 W Pratt St
Baltimore, MD 21201
Applications accepted through: July 11, 2022 (Anywhere on Earth)
Applications closed 4 months ago

Event Information

Welcome!
 
Thank you for your interest in joining us at SCG CON Baltimore. Below, you will find all the information you'll need to apply to be a judge at our event. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at judge@starcitygames.com. We look forward to working with you!
 
EVENT INFORMATION
SCG CON Baltimore will take place on August 19-21, 2022 at the Baltimore Convention Center
  • Flesh and Blood Lead: Joe Kavanagh
 
HOW TO APPLY
To Apply, we ask that all applicants complete this Application Form. Please complete all questions to the best of your ability.
 
The application window for this event will close at 11:59 PM Pacific time on Monday, July 11th, 2022.
 
SCG JUDGE DISCORD
We will be utilizing the SCG Judge Discord for event information and updates as well providing more direct access to our staff before, during, and after events. If you are interested in applying for this event, or any future Star City Games events, we invite you to join the Discord server here.
 
AVAILABLE SHIFTS AND COMPENSATION:
 
Full Shifts:
Full shifts last approximately ten hours with a 1-hour lunch break. Judges on Full shifts make up the back bone of the event staff and have more certainty on the end time of their shift.
Approximate shift times:
  • Friday - 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
  • AM Saturday - 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
  • PM Saturday - 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Sunday - 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Judges will receive $225 for each Full Shift.
 
Partial Shifts:
Partial shifts last about six hours with a 1/2 hour lunch break. Judges on Partial shifts provide a burst of energy and support throughout the heart of the schedule. Some judges start, or end a weekend with a partial shift to accommodate travel plans.
Approximate times:
  • Friday - 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Saturday - No Partial Shift
  • Sunday - 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Judges will receive $125 for each Partial Shift.
 
Judges may apply for any mix of shifts over the weekend, simply mark the shifts that you are applying for in the Application Form. If you anticipate being unable to arrive on time or are requesting special accommodation for the beginning or end of your shifts, please contact us at judge@starcitygames.com.
 
Due to staff needs, judges may be accepted for one, two, or three days. There are questions in the Application Form to indicate your preference, and requirements to attend.
 
EXPECTATIONS
Judges at Star City Games events are expected to positively contribute to the atmosphere of the event. They should behave in a professional manner at all times and constructively engage with players and other staff to create a welcoming and supportive environment for all attendees. Judges are expected to arrive on time and in appropriate attire to begin judging at the start of their assigned shifts.
 
Flesh and Blood focused Judges at Star City Games events are expected to prepare for each event by reviewing the Tournament Rules and Policy, Comprehensive Rules, and Penalty Guidelines. These documents can be found at the Flesh and Blood Rules and Policy Center.
 
Judges at Star City Games events will be provided a blue judge shirt for each day on staff, which is expected to be returned at the conclusion of their shift. The Judge should arrive with black professional attire and black, comfortable shoes. During breaks, or any other time that a judge is off duty, judges should remove or cover their judge shirt.
 
CONTRACT AND TAX INFORMATION
Judges are independent contractors and will be required to sign an event contract for their work at a SCG CON Baltimore. Compensation for judges from the United States will be provided in the form of a check at the conclusion of your final shift of the weekend or mailed to your address following the event. International judges may elect to receive their compensation in the form of a PayPal payment after the event instead.
 
All Judges are required to submit a valid US tax form (W-9 or W-8 BEN) to Star City Games, in order to receive compensation.
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
As per the Wizards Play Network (WPN) policy posted in the Magic Rules and Documents, Star City Games is required to perform background checks on all public facing staff, including judges, contracted to work at our events. All judges may be asked to provide necessary information and consent required for Star City Games to engage a third-party organization to conduct a background check. Please note that these forms must be completed and returned by their respective deadline(s) if you wish to be considered for a contracted judge position at a Star City Games event.
 
Judges wishing to apply for this event after the application window has closed should email judge@starcitygames.com. Please note that late applications will be considered at a lower priority than those received during the official application window.
 
Applications for SCG CON Baltimore will close at 11:59 PM (Pacific) on Monday, July 11th, 2022.
 
Floor Judge offers and decline notices for SCG CON Baltimore will be sent on or before Friday, July 15th, 2022.

Staff Members

Name Level Region Role
Timothy Grant
Level 2 USA - Northeast Floor Judge
Joe Kavanagh
Level 2 USA - West Head Judge
Niccolo Paqueo
Level 2 USA - South Floor Judge
Ward Warren
Level 2 USA - South Staff
Bree Yard
Level 2 USA - Midwest Floor Judge
Isaac Anderson
Level 1 USA - South Floor Judge
Terrence Blackwell
Level 1 USA - South Floor Judge
Jim Fullilove
Level 1 USA - South Floor Judge
Illia Stadnyk
Level 1 USA - South Floor Judge
Jared Sylva
Level 1 USA - South Staff