FRC Judge Nomination
St. Louis Regional Judges Nomination Form
The St. Louis FIRST Regional Judge Selection Committee is beginning the process of judge targeting, selection, invitation and confirmation for our 2013 regional event to be held 14-Mar - 16-Mar-2013. We invite open nominations as it will help us formulate another terrific judge panel. The time commitment for judges includes a judge's dinner on Thursday, prior to the event (6:00-9:00 PM) and two full days (8:00 AM-5:00 PM) at the Chafitz Arena on Friday and Saturday. If you know of a candidate or would like to nominate yourself, please complete this form.
It is not necessary or recommended that you talk to your judge candidate at this time.
This is your opportunity to nominate one or more judge candidates for consideration by the Judge Selection Committee to be placed on the list of targeted candidates to be invited. We were very pleased with the caliber of judges for last year's regional, our goal is to extend the quality and influence level of the participating judges to involve more corporations and educational institutions which will further the mission of FIRST.
Judges candidates will be accepted until mid December of each year. Please submit the information below for each judge candidate. The judge selection committee will decide which candidates to target and invite after all judge candidates are submitted. The Judge Recruitment process is -
November 1 - 15
|Candidates reviewed by Judge Selection Committee Consideration|
|Targeted list approved by Judge Selection Committee|
November 21 - 30
|Invitations extended to judges targeted.|
|Judges invitation/acceptance deadline|
|Judges biographies submitted|
Criteria for judge selection include -
A. Preferably not affiliated with a team - this is to avoid a conflict of interest.
B. 50% Veteran Judges and 50% Rookie Judges are needed.
C. Luminary, mentor, role model (from the students perspective)
D. Influential, corporate upper management with financial authority or University Dean or Professor, School Superintendent
F. Diversity (age, race, ethnicity, gender)
F. Engineering, science or technical background helpful but not essential.
G. Interest in FIRST is the key qualification
Judge Candidate Information