[Sca-cooks] A&S ENTRIES

S CLEMENGER sclemenger at msn.com
Sun Nov 9 14:12:53 PST 2008

I beg to differ.  In my 20-odd years of judging (and entering, etc.), I've 
always thought it best to start from the middle and work up or down as 
circumstances warrant.
--Maire, sometimes snarky, but not when she's judging....

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Walddon" <david at vastrepast.com>
To: "Cooks within the SCA" <sca-cooks at lists.ansteorra.org>
Sent: Sunday, November 09, 2008 12:33 PM
Subject: Re: [Sca-cooks] A&S ENTRIES

> IMHO no judge (snarky or not) should be taking points OFF and no
> entrant should consider their entry so perfect that marks are being
> taken from them.
> A good judging rubric should build from zero not deduct from 100 (or
> whatever the top score could be).
> If you approach it this way perhaps the judges will seem less snarky.
> And in the end it is a necessary evil to differentiate between
> entries and find a "winner".
> Eduardo 

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