StarCityGames.com Open Weekend: Dallas

Organizer: Jared Sylva
Judge manager: Star City Games
Event type: Star City Games Tour
REL: Competitive
Format: Mixed Formats
Event date(s): Jan. 20, 2018-Jan. 21, 2018
Location: Dallas, Texas, United States of America
Venue: FORT WORTH CONVENTION CENTER
1201 Houston St
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Applications accepted through: Dec. 18, 2017

Event Information

Welcome!
Thank you for your interest in joining us at StarCityGames.com Open Weekend: Dallas. Below, you will find all the information you'll need 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

Team Open Head Judge: Nate Hurley - Level 3 - Houston, Texas
Legacy Classic Head Judge: Elliot Raff - Level 2 - Boston, Massachusetts
Modern Classic Head Judge: Jarrod Feight - Level 2 - Dallas, Texas
Standard Classic Head Judge: Joe Klopchic - Level 2 - Seattle, Washington
Rules Enforcement Level: Competitive
 
Note: For 2018, all applications for Open and Classic Head Judge positions will be part of the StarCityGames.com Tour Keystone Program.
 
EXPECTATIONS
Judges at StarCityGames.com Open Weekend events are expected to prepare for each event by reviewing the Comprehensive Rules, Magic Tournament Rules, Infraction Procedure Guide, and Judging at Regular REL documents. These documents can be found at the Magic Judges Document Center. As certified representatives of the Magic Judge Program, judges are expected to behave in a professional manner at all times. Judges are expected to arrive on time and in appropriate attire to begin judging at the start of their assigned shifts.
 
Judges are expected to arrive no later than 9:00 am on Saturday, and 8:30 am on Sunday and are expected to stay until the conclusion of the Swiss rounds. If you anticipate being unable to arrive on time or needing to leave before 7:00 pm please include that information in your application.
 
Judges at the StarCityGames.com Open Weekend will be provided a StarCityGames.com judge shirt, which is expected to be returned at the conclusion of the event. The Judge should arrive with black pants, black belt, and black, comfortable shoes. During breaks, or any other time that a judge is off duty, judges should remove or cover their judge shirt.

COMPENSATION

All judges will be required to sign an agreement for their work at a StarCityGames.com Open Weekend. Compensation will be in the form of a check, which will be provided at the end of your final shift of the weekend or mailed out after the event. International judges will receive their compensation in the form of a PayPal payment after the event. Judges will be required to fill out a valid W-9 (domestic) or W-8 BEN (international) US tax form in order to receive their compensation.
  • Level 1 Judges will receive $125/day staffed.
  • Level 2 Judges will receive $175/day staffed.
  • Level 3 Judges will receive $225/day staffed.
 
Judges receive an SCG Tour playmat matching the Open event format.
 
Judges can also apply for a Keystone position for this event, which includes the roles of Open Head Judge, Classic Head Judges, Saturday Side Events Lead, and L3 and L2 Floor Judges. For more information on Keystone, please read here.

HOW TO APPLY

In addition to submitting an application ("Apply Now!" at the top of the page), we ask that all applicants complete a GoogleForm with additional questions. Applications without either of a completed GoogleForm response or a Judgeapps application will not be considered.
If your judge level is not currently correct on JudgeApps when you apply please mention this in your application and ask the person who tested you to update this before the application window closes.
The application window for this event will close at 11:59 PM Eastern time on Monday, December 18th, 2017. Judges wishing to apply for this event after the application window has closed will need to contact us at Judge@starcitygames.com.  
Please note that late applications will be considered at a lower priority than those received during the official application window.
 
Due to staff needs, judges may be accepted for one or two days. There are questions in the GoogleForm to indicate your preference, and requirements to attend, in your application.
 
StarCityGames.com Open Weekend: Dallas staff will be announced on, or before, Friday, December 22nd, 2017.
 
Information on room blocks and local hotels will be located in the Event Fact Sheet as it becomes available.

 

Staff Members

Name Level Region Role
Riki Hayashi
Level 3 USA - Midatlantic Staff
Nate Hurley
Level 3 USA - South Head Judge
Joe Klopchic
Level 3 USA - Northwest Head Judge
Patrick Vorbroker
Level 3 USA - Midatlantic Staff
Johnpaul Adams
Level 2 USA - Midatlantic Staff
Amanda Coots
Level 2 USA - South Team Lead
Jason Daniels
Level 2 USA - South Floor Judge
Mikey Elwell
Level 2 USA - South Floor Judge
Jarrod Feight
Level 2 USA - South Head Judge
Tim Hardick
Level 2 USA - South Floor Judge
Erin Leonard
Level 2 USA - South Floor Judge
Brian Leonard
Level 2 USA - South Floor Judge
Josh McCurley
Level 2 USA - South Floor Judge
Ian Murillo
Level 2 USA - South Floor Judge
Mitchell Nitz
Level 2 USA - South Floor Judge
Travis Perusich
Level 2 USA - South Floor Judge
Elliot Raff
Level 2 USA - Northeast Head Judge
Jim Shuman
Level 2 USA - South Floor Judge
JD Smith
Level 2 USA - South Floor Judge
Ward Warren
Level 2 USA - Midatlantic Staff
John White
Level 2 USA - South Floor Judge
Sara Anderson
Level 1 USA - South Floor Judge
Brandon Cox
Level 1 USA - South Floor Judge
Steve Peterman
Level 1 USA - Midatlantic Staff
Ryan Russell
Level 1 USA - South Floor Judge
Richard Spicer
Level 1 USA - South Floor Judge
Richard Tomblinson
Level 1 USA - South Floor Judge
Sydney Townley
Level 1 USA - South Floor Judge
Tad Treft
Level 1 USA - South Floor Judge
Brandon Abbott
Uncertified USA - South Floor Judge
Star City Games
Uncertified USA - Midatlantic Tournament Organizer
Ayrea Hurley
Uncertified USA - South Scorekeeper
April Miller
Uncertified USA - Midatlantic Floor Judge