CCA Stark State Tournament
An adequate judge pool is
essential to a successful tournament. We need parents to faithfully be
available to judge when needed and to recruit and show appreciation to our our
We will need many guest judges
from the community for our Stark State tournament, so we ask that families recruit
as many guest judges as possible. We would especially welcome alumni judges!
for Each Family:
1 judge per debate team (maximum 2 per family)*
1 judge per speech competitor (maximum 2 per family)*
*Hosting clubs - CPR,
CSDC, STA & Theophilus - have additional judge recruiting requirements.
CPR, CSDC, STA
& Theophilus members: Please recruit guest judges from the North Canton and
NEW: To aid with
recruiting, here is a flyer to share with
those whom you invite to judge. It contains the volunteer times and events
available. (This replaces the former “Save the Date” flyer.)
attending parents must register on the Tournament Student Registration
“Judges” tab (not the Guest Judges section).
Parents, you should register even if you are in a tournament staff position
and even if you intend to recruit other judges. This enables us to have name
tags for all parents in attendance.
are expected to be available to judge for the entire tournament. If
this is not possible, then Guest Judges must be recruited to cover this need.
fulfill your family’s judge requirements, first register both parents as judges and then recruit guest judges. Alumni
and older siblings should not be registered as Parent Judges, but as Guest
parent judge registration must be completed before the student registrations
close on April
28, 2022, at 7:00PM.
(However, Guest Judge registration is open until May 16th.)
Judges are anyone other than a parent of a competing student. Older
siblings and alumni should register as Guest Judges.
Judges register using the “Guest Judge Registration” tab on the website (different from
the Parent Judge registration tab).
Instructions for Alumni:
Please include the following in the “Notes” section of your registration:
1) the club with which you competed, 2) your last year of competition
(e.g., 2020), and 3) any relatives currently competing (especially if last
names are different).
Judge Registrations will open on Tuesday, April 19, 2022,
and remain open through Monday, May 16, 2022 at 5:00pm.
you have any Guest Judge Registration questions, contact the Judge
Coordinator, Carl Cyrus, at email@example.com .
all Judge registrations, complete information must be submitted, including:
Full Name [without
suffixes or prefixes; if a compound name, please leave no space between words;
e.g. Van Wort should be listed as VanWort]
[valid email addresses only]
[your own club and children are automatically assumed as restrictions, so list
only those other than your own club and children whom you feel
you cannot impartially judge]
information [Profession/Experience/Background - used for the Debate Judge Bios that
are displayed at the tournament]
For Guest Judges—the
name of the CCA family who recruited should be listed in the "Recruited by"
field to permit us to track met judge requirements.
If you are having trouble
fulfilling your requirements, please contact the Judge Coordinator for assistance.
Judge Coordinator: Carl Cyrus
updated: 4/27/2022 3:31