Established 1988

The GTCCC holds judges training and refresher courses at different times and dates throughout the year. We require judges to go through a recertification every 5 years to keep their skills up to date on the current processes. If you wish to become a GTCCC judge contact a member of your executive for your club.

The next course is scheduled for Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 – See below for details.

Event: 2017 Fall GTCCC "New Judge Candidate & Experienced Judges Seminar" 
Date: Saturday, September 23, 2017
Time: Check-in: 7:30-7:55am.
Class Session: 8:00am-5:00pm
Location: Bond Lake Arena (Norm Taylor Room)
70 Old Colony Rd, Richmond Hill, ON L4E 3G4

Who can attend:

New Judge Candidates from GTCCC member clubs, current experienced GTCCC judges who need to complete the mandatory refresh and interested GTCCC member club members who are curious about how images are judged, which can assist them in making better competition images.

Description:

Whether you want to be a Photo Judge or just want the insight in the judging process to improve your photography, this course is for you. This full day seminar will go through all the various genres and categories that are used in the GTCCC clubs, methods for evaluating images, use of scoring models, proper commenting skills and a hands on Judging demonstration. If you are a Judge in Training, this seminar is a requirement on your progress to accreditation. If you are a photographer who just wants to improve your skills and/or optimize your images for competition, this course will detail what the judges look for in scoring those winning images.
This is a full day course. Refreshment and snacks for breaks are supplied. Lunch is not included, but you are free to bring your own or visit any of the local eateries nearby.Course handbook and Certificate of Attendance will be supplied.

This Seminar is also for existing accredited GTCCC Judges who have not had a refresher within the past 5 years. As you know, the GTCCC requires judges to stay current and this seminar will address changes in technology, changes in photography trends, use of scoring models, assessing images, commenting skills and online judging. We will have hands on demonstrations as well a chance to discuss among your fellow peers.

As we’ve had 3 refresher courses already, this will be the last one until 2020. If you need to be refreshed, it’s imperative that you attend this one to stay on the list.
This is a full day course. Refreshment and snacks for breaks are supplied. Lunch is not included, but you are free to bring your own or visit any of the local eateries nearby. Course handbook and Certificate of Attendance will be supplied.
Light refreshments will be supplied during the breaks. Lunch is not included but you are free to bring your own or step out to the numerous restaurants in the area.

Cost:

  • For New Judges, Judges in Training (JiTs) or any club member who want to learn the process: $110.
  • For Existing GTCCC Judges who need to be recertified : $65
  • Payments via Paypal or Credit Card.

Registration:

2017 GTCCC Fall Judges Course - Sept 23, 2017

Welcome to the next GTCCC Judges Course. This is open to all club members who want to get the insight into the GTCCC Photo Judging process, Member who are interested in becoming a judge, Judges in Training and also for current GTCCC judges who need to be recertified.

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  • There are two Options: First Option is for All non-judges and members who want to take the course for their own benefit and also for Judges in Training. The Second Option is for current GTCCC Judges who require recertification to maintain their accreditation.
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Please note: Your selections are not guaranteed until the form has been completed and payment has been received. If there is an option missing it is because it is full.