Canons & Rules
Guidelines for our Judging Life!
Code of Professional Conduct, View
Standards to guide our professionalism, ethical, and personal behavior within our organization and in our public presence.
Creative Interpretations of the Rules:
- Region 1 – Rule 4 & Rule 6
- Region 2 – Rules 1, 3, & 8 , Rule 5 & Rule 7
- Region 3 – Rule 9 (multiple graphics)
- Rule 9a (single graphic)
- Region 4 – Rule 10
- Region 5 – Rule 11
- Region 6 – Rule 12 , Rule 13 , & Rule 14
- Region 7 – Rule 15
- Region 8 – Rule 16
- What NOT to Say for Judges, View
Never forget that Perception is Reality!
- Judging Rodeo – Professionalism Linda Thorberg, 2019, View
- Professionalism Jim Burton, 2001, View
- Message for Judges from Tim Rand Toni Rand, 2017, View
- You Know It’s Time NAWGJ Ad hoc Committee, View
- Judges Behaving Badly SoCal Judges Video, View
- Self-Reflective Tool Ideas SJD Roundtable, View
- Traits & Skills to be Modeled SJD Roundtable, View
- Table Manners 2 video Ann Heppner & Denise Green, View
- The Psychology of Judging Ann Hepper - PowerPoint Presentation, View
Gymnastic Judges Educational Development (GJED) Talks
The Art of Artistry
This GJED talk features Cookie Batsche and Evelyn Chandler, both Brevet Judges. Cookie is the current NAWGJ President and Evelyn is the immediate Past President. Both have extensive experience as judges and as clinicians. This presentation explains what the judges should be looking for when applying the Artistry deductions.
Dealing with Difficult People
This GJED talk features Denise Green, Brevet Judge and Region 2 Regional Judging Director. She has worked as a Speech Language Pathologist for years and is well versed in social, emotional, and behavioral situations as well as resolution of issues. Denise presents ideas for resolving conflict and provides an excellent forum for discussion. This talk was produced by Region 2 NAWGJ/RJD and is highly recommended.
Performance Science Theory
This GJED talk features Ann Heppner presenting Patty Hannan’s Performance Science Theory. Ann is a Brevet judge and the NAWGJ Vice-President. This is an excellent talk for beginning and advanced judges alike. You will learn about selective attention, categorizing deductions, the grandmother skill, skill proficiency, and inductive and deductive reasoning. Be sure to print off the handout for this presentation. This talk was produced by Region 2 NAWGJ/RJD.