SCGJA Judges Course


7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Vanguard University - Heath Building Room #109
55 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA, 92626, 1

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Course Basics:

When: Saturday, October 29

Where: Vanguard University in Costa Mesa

Time: 730am-530pm (Sat)

Cost: $70 (waived for new judge recruits)

Travel: Closest airport is SNA (John Wayne/Orange County/Santa Ana).

Overnight option: Travelodge by Wyndham Orange County Airport/ Costa Mesa | Costa Mesa, CA Hotels (

Food: Snacks and coffee will be provided as well as lunch at the cafeteria each day.

Parking: parking passes will be provided onsite.

Reminder: Please start renewing your various memberships and certifications now. All course attendees must have approved Professional Memberships (that in turn require passing SafeSport and Safety Certifications).

  • a. USAG Professional Membership:
  • b. Background Check:
  • c. SafeSport:
  • d. Safety Certification (U101):
  • e. NGJA Membership renewal will start later in August.

Exam: A practical exam will be given @330pm.  This test will not count as part of your official pass/fail designation but will be used as guidance when making assignments this year.

Preliminary Schedule:

730am-830am Setup/Checkin
830am-10am Introduction/Basics of judging
10am-11:30am Compulsory review
11:30am-1pm Lunch
1pm-130pm Symboling
130pm-330pm Optional review
330-5 Practical Exam


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