Washington

Regional Coordinator: Karen Pavletich

Judges

CMS - Competition Management System

The CMS system is used for recording all the scores. All judges will be required to create an account on the CMS system. This can be done by registering here. There are three different types of judges; Essay, Model/Presentation, and City. There is a YouTube video tutorial that explains how to setup your account and to get scores entered. 

City Essay Judges

 City Essay Judges are needed to score the city essay. This can be done from the comfort of your own computer. Once you have created your account in the CMS system and signed up as a "City Essay" judge you will have essays assigned to you to download and grade. The essays are typically assigned on the first week of January. The judges are expected to evaluate the essays and enter the scores back into the CMS system. Please contact Sarah Davis for questions.

  • Description: Read and review 8-10 City Descriptions, and score them using the rubric provided.
  • Time Commitment: Several hours (between end of Dec. and late January). PRIOR to Competition Day completed ONLINE
  • Location: Flexible (you can sign up to judge these no matter where you live)
  • Judges Needed: 20+

City Model Judges

City model judges are needed to score the physical 3-D city models. They will evaluate innovation, creativity, aesthetics, workmanship and the use of recycled materials. City Model judging will take place virtually - days to TBD.

  • Description: Judge City Models submitted virtually by our Future City teams. 
  • Time Commitment: Several hours  - time TBD (mid to late January 2021) PRIOR to Competition Day completed ONLINE
  • Location:  Virtual
  • Judges Needed: 50+

If you are interested in participating in the Future City Competition as a Model/Presentation Judge, please contact our Judging Coordinator, Sarah Davis.

City Presentation Judges

City presentation judges are needed to evaluate the Future City Team's City Presentations. Presentation judges will score the team's verbal presentations based on their delivery of the presentation, the knowledge that the students are able to demonstrate, and how well the students work as a team. City Presentation judging will take place virtually - days to TBD.

  • Description: Judge presentations put on by the Future City teams on competition day. 
  • Time Commitment: Several hours - time TBD (mid to late January 2021) PRIOR to Competition Day completed ONLINE
  • Location: Virtual
  • Judges Needed: 50+

If you are interested in participating in the Future City Competition as a Model/Presentation Judge, please contact our Judging Coordinator, Sarah Davis.

City QA Judges

City QA between judges and Future City Teams will take place in live virtual meeting space. and how well the students work as a team. City QA judges will score the team's QA based on their delivery of the presentation, the knowledge that the students are able to demonstrate, and how well the students work as a team. City Presentation judging will take place virtually - days to TBD.

  • Description: Judge question and answer session with Future City teams. 
  • Time Commitment: Several hours  - time TBD (mid to late January 2021) PRIOR to Competition Day completed ONLINE
  • Location: Shoreline Community College
  • Judges Needed: 50+

If you are interested in participating in the Future City Competition as a Model/Presentation Judge, please contact our Judging Coordinator, Sarah Davis.

Judge's Manual

 A Judge's Manual is available as a pdf file with judging criteria and scoring rubrics. A hard copy of the Judge's Manual will not be available this year.

Judge's Orientation

 There will be no "on-site" judges orientation this year. Virtual Orientation - date TBD. Please refer to the national website for judging resources. Nationals has created this YouTube video to help answer some of the commonly asked questions.