Judge

As a leading competition in Canada, JDC West is more than just cases or debate topics. At JDC West, the people who support it are the one who really breathes life into it. Our Judges play a fundamental role in the learning that students undergo during the weekend.

Thank you for your interest and we hope to hear from you soon.

  • Academics

    As an Academic Judge, the feedback that you provides helps develop the business leaders of tomorrow. JDC West is looking for individuals with more than 10 years of relevant business experiences to support the largest business competition in Western Canada.

    In your email, please specify which academic event(s) you are interested in judging and the VP Academics will be in contact to set-up a time for a chat.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    Understand the provided business case and ask challenging questions to competing teams
    Fairly assess and score 12 teams based on their presentation
    Provide feedback to teams with other fellow judges

    Commitment

    2-hour training before the competition (Dec/Jan)
    A few hours before the competition to review the case and go through judging material
    Full day on either Sat, Jan 12th or Sun, Jan 13th dependent on the event being judged

    CONTACT

  • Debate

    Being a judge for Debate is a perfect opportunity to see the quick thinking of tomorrow’s leaders. All judges need to have some experience in evaluating the persuasiveness of arguments. The individual should have at least one year of experience in debate or should be in a field of work where developing and communicating arguments is a required area of expertise. Example of desired professions includes Lawyers and Politicians.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    Understand the debate topic and fairly evaluate and score a debate
    Grade teams based on their ability to communicate their arguments

    Commitment

    2-hour training before the competition (Dec/Jan)
    A few hours before the competition to review the case and go through judging material
    Full day on either Sat, Jan 12th or Sun, Jan 13th dependent on the event being judged

    CONTACT