8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.  Judges Check-in at Rauch Fieldhouse

  • Rauch Fieldhouse, 123 Goodman Drive, Bethlehem PA 18015
  • Parking available in lot between to Rauch Fieldhouse and Stabler Arena
  • Light breakfast will be provided, muffins, bagels, coffee, tea, water

9:00 a.m.  Judges Meeting

  • Review Judging Guidelines
    • Copies will be provided at check-in

9:15 a.m.  Display Board Review

  • Judges tour the fieldhouse to review assigned projects
    • Take notes, jot down questions for participants

11:15 a.m.  Lunch

  • Judges return to Judge’s area for buffet lunch
    • This is a good time to touch base with your judging group
    • Discuss projects and potential questions for participants

12:15 p.m.  Interviews and Caucus

  • Judges return to the fair floor to interview participants
  • Once all interviews are complete, return to the Judge’s area
  • Caucus with your judges team to determine winners of each grade/category
  • Refer to Judging Guidelines document 
    • Copies of this document will be provided at check-in

Judge Dismissal/End of Day

  • Judges may leave the fieldhouse after their assigned categories and grades are judged and results are submitted
  • Submit your results sheet to Jill or other Lehigh University Staff at the head table