Volunteer to Judge in the STC ISA Competition

screen-shot-2016-10-03-at-7-51-53-amTo judge in the International Summit Awards (ISA) portion of STC competitions, judges must submit an application to judge by December 31, 2016.

To be considered to judge in the ISA, you do not have to be a member of STC, however,  judges must meet at least two of the following qualifications:

  • STC Senior Member
  • 5+ years experience in technical communication or related field
  • Teaching experience in technical communication or related field
  • Master’s degree or higher in technical communication or related field
  • CPTC or other certifcation by a related professional association, such as Project Management Profession (PMP) or Certified Performance Technologist (CPT)
  • Winning an STC or other communication competition award
  • 3+ years of experience in the competition category in which you would like to judge

To qualify for an ISA award, you first submit your entry to the local competitions and win an Excellence or Distinguished award. Distinguished local entries are automatically sent on to the ISA. Excellence awards may be submitted at the local competition manager’s discretion. In 2016, these chapter hosted local competitions.

  • Carolina
  • Chicago
  • New York-Philadelphia-Atlanta-Rochester
  • Washington DC-Baltimore
  • West Michigan Shores
  • Touchstone (Multiple California chapters)

For detailed information about STC competitions and how to get the form you need to judge see