Frequently Asked QuestionsInformation is split into four main categories - click on a title to just show that category

Do I need to have previous judging experience?

No. Of course, we will aim to find the most qualified judges possible. Therefore make sure to send us all relevant information why you think you are the right person for the job. However, no prerequisites are required. You will attend a crash course on the morning of your judging day. In addition, prior to the event you even get the opportunity to sign up for a full day judging course which will automatically license you apply to judge at the World Food Championships.

Can I judge in more than one category?

Yes. As long as there is no conflict in the schedule you can chose between several categories. To see the schedules click here.

Do I have to pay to be a judge?

No, you will be given instructions on EAT Methodology at the beginning of your judging shift. If you choose to take the EAT Methodology course, you will pay $100 +GST for the one-day course which certifies you to the EAT scoring method of the World Food Championship. Taking this course allows you to judge at any World Food Championships or Qualifying event to the World Food Championships.

What happens after I submit my application?

Events Edmonton will contact you and send you a confirmation with the details.

Is there a minimum age to be able to judge?

You must be at least 18 years old to judge at the Canadian Food Championships and 21 to judge at the World Food Championships.