SIPAwards Judge Application

We greatly appreciate your interest in judging the SIPAwards. Please note confirmed judges will be asked to commit to the following expectations:

  1. Compliance with all review deadlines
  2. Complete, thoughtful and unbiased review of all nominations within the category (or categories) assigned

Each category is judged by multiple SIPA members on three or four major criteria based upon the category.

Responsibilities of Judges

  • Before signing up to be a judge, please make sure you understand the process so you know what to expect. Please take a moment to read our Terms & Conditions of Judge Participation before completing your application.
  • Judges can anticipate spending 6-8 hours reading and judging the entries in their category. Of course, participation in individual categories varies from year to year.
  • As a judge, will be expected to evaluate nominations in your categories of expertise. 
  • After you have reviewed the nomination, you will fill out your judge score sheet online. 

To start your judge application, please click the Register button at the top of this screen and create an account. If you have already registered for this year's competition, please sign in using your username and password.

Questions? Contact Ronn Levine at


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