How do I advance as a grand master?

A grand master judge is a master judge who has 100 experience points (including 50 or more judging points) and service to the BJCP. The service includes grading at least […]

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How soon do I get my BJCP number?

Usually within two months of taking the judging exam. The local exam administrator must collect your personal information, then provide it to the appropriate exam director. The exam director validates […]

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How do I advance in rank?

Generally you have to gain experience by judging in competitions and possibly raise your exam score by retaking the exam. The requirements for each rank are listed in the membership […]

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What is a Provisional judge?

A person who passes the online exam but has not yet taken a tasting exam. We don’t create a judge record for someone until they take the judging exam. Yet, […]

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