Judging experience points are used as part of the rank calculation, which causes some people to seek increased points more than to seek improved judging ability. This is not the […]More
What are experience points?
Experience Points are a mechanism we use to model judging skill gained through experience. They are used in conjunction with exam scores to determine judge rank. There are two types […]More
How do I log into my BJCP account after passing the online entrance exam?
Congratulations on passing an online entrance exam; you are now a provisional judge. Provisional judge is a term used to describe someone who has passed one of the BJCP online […]More
How do I set up a BJCP-like organization in my country?
We sometimes get questions about how to create a BJCP-like organization within another country. While there are advantages to organizing on a country basis, we really think people in this […]More
How do we set up a BJCP presence in our country?
We sometimes refer to this as setting up a BJCP chapter, but we don’t really have that as a formal part of our organizational structure. A chapter is a local […]More
How long after I take a judging exam until I can log into the website?
You receive your initial credentials via email at some point between after you take the exam and when your exam results are ready. You may receive your credentials at the […]More
When will my exam results be posted?
Online Entrance Exam: You receive the pass/fail result of the online entrance exam immediately after submitting the exam. You will not receive a score for the online entrance exam, and […]More
Why did judges for a competition not receive an email notification that their points were recorded?
Email notifications are only provided to organizers who submit their competition through our online Organizer Reporting System. If organizers submit an XML file for direct import to our database, there […]More
Can I use the BJCP style guidelines on my website, in my app, for my publication, etc.?
Maybe–contact the Communication Director to request permission. We don’t allow the guidelines to be posted on other web sites; we want people to link to our version. If you want […]More
Can I use the BJCP logo?
You can use our logo under certain circumstances. See our policy for using our logos.More