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 […]More
I believe I’ve earned a rank advancement; when will it show on my record?
Make sure you actually meet the requirements for rank, including both exam score and experience points, and that these are actually on your online judge record. If you’ve checked both […]More
How soon do I get my BJCP ID number?
You are likely to get your BJCP number at the same time you receive your exam results, but you may receive the number before then. The timing varies based on […]More
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 to qualify for a higher rank. The BJCP uses a tiered […]More
What is a Provisional Judge, an Apprentice Judge, a Rank Pending judge, or an Affiliated Judge?
These terms represent different stages of progression. A Provisional Judge is a non-BJCP person who has passed an online Entrance Exam. They are not a member of the BJCP, but […]More