- Plan for a gusher: open bottle away from your laptop/keyboard/phone
- Do practice scoresheets: use Competition PIN of 'beer', 'mead', or 'cidr'
- On video? Show other judge the bottle label BEFORE opening
- Courtesy to other judges: 7-10 minutes per entry (no more than 15)
- Virtual Judging? Head judge is responsible for scheduling sessions and arranging audio/video call
- Refrigerate bottles overnight then transfer to cooler while judging
- Communicate your status with other judge(s) to keep things moving
- Use the Update Status button to refresh next entry status