StarCityGames.com Open Weekend: Philadelphia

Organizer: Jared Sylva
Judge manager: Star City Games
Event type: Star City Games Tour
REL: Competitive
Format: Mixed Formats
Event date(s): Jan. 27, 2018-Jan. 28, 2018
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Venue: VALLEY FORGE CASINO & RESORT
1160 1st Ave
Event Center
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Applications accepted through: Dec. 25, 2017

Event Information

Welcome!
Thank you for your interest in joining us at StarCityGames.com Open Weekend: Philadelphia. 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 Constructed Open Head Judge: W. Matt Williams - Level 3 - Tampa, Florida
Legacy Classic Head Judge: Adam Eidelsafy - Level 2 - Brooklyn, New York
Modern Classic Head Judge: Abraham Corson - Level 3 - Alexandria, Virginia
Standard Classic Head Judge: Megan Linscott - Level 2 - Lewiston, Maine
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 25th, 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: Philadelphia staff will be announced on, or before, Friday, December 29th, 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
Dan Collins
Level 3 USA - Northeast Floor Judge
Abraham Corson
Level 3 USA - Midatlantic Head Judge
Jonah Kellman
Level 3 USA - Northeast Floor Judge
Eric Smith
Level 3 USA - Northeast Floor Judge
Patrick Vorbroker
Level 3 USA - Midatlantic Staff
W. Matt Williams
Level 3 USA - Southeast Head Judge
Johnpaul Adams
Level 2 USA - Midatlantic Staff
Autumn Cook
Level 2 USA - Midatlantic Floor Judge
Chase Culpon
Level 2 USA - Northeast Floor Judge
Alfred Dziewit
Level 2 USA - Northeast Floor Judge
Adam Eidelsafy
Level 2 USA - Northeast Head Judge
Jeffrey Emery
Level 2 USA - Northeast Team Lead
Charles Featherer
Level 2 USA - Northeast Floor Judge
Samuel Hammond
Level 2 USA - Northeast Floor Judge
Samantha Harr
Level 2 USA - Southeast Floor Judge
Tony Houst
Level 2 USA - Northeast Floor Judge
Joshua Hudson
Level 2 USA - Northeast Floor Judge
Abby Kraycar
Level 2 USA - Midatlantic Floor Judge
Jacob Kriner
Level 2 USA - Northeast Floor Judge
Joshua Kryder
Level 2 USA - Northeast Floor Judge
Tuvia Lerea
Level 2 USA - Northeast Floor Judge
Megan Linscott
Level 2 USA - Northeast Head Judge
Martha Lufkin
Level 2 USA - Midatlantic Floor Judge
Alex Martin
Level 2 USA - Northeast Floor Judge
Eddie Mountney
Level 2 USA - Northeast Floor Judge
Tate Prodigalidad
Level 2 USA - Midatlantic Floor Judge
Justin Purcell
Level 2 USA - Northeast Floor Judge
Elliot Raff
Level 2 USA - Northeast Floor Judge
Meg Rickman
Level 2 USA - Midatlantic Floor Judge
Vona Rustay
Level 2 USA - Northeast Floor Judge
Jacen Simon
Level 2 USA - Northeast Floor Judge
Joseph Steet
Level 2 USA - Northeast Floor Judge
Ward Warren
Level 2 USA - Midatlantic Staff
BJ Bettez
Level 1 USA - Northeast Floor Judge
Daniel Homer
Level 1 USA - Northeast Floor Judge
James Montero
Level 1 USA - Northeast Floor Judge
Jenn O'Keefe
Level 1 USA - Northeast Floor Judge
Steve Peterman
Level 1 USA - Midatlantic Staff
Joseph Previti
Level 1 USA - Northeast Floor Judge
Kali Anderson
Uncertified USA - Midatlantic Staff
Star City Games
Uncertified USA - Midatlantic Tournament Organizer
Io Hughto
Uncertified USA - Northeast Scorekeeper
Rusty Potter
Uncertified USA - Northeast Floor Judge