Dear STC Alliance friends,

We’re proud to announce that we’re kicking off 2024 with a new season of the STC Alliance Competition! STC Chicago chapter joins our alliance this year, adding a seventh community to our team of STC Atlanta, New England, New York, Rochester, South-Central Texas, and Washington, DC-Baltimore. It’s now time for you to join us either as a judge or entrant or even to support us in other ways. Read on for how and when to get involved.

How to Submit an Entry

Online Entry Form

Click to submit an entry or for more information

Schedule

  • 1/10/2024: Judging Training: Team leaders’ and returning judges training
  • 1/16/2024: Judging Training: Refresher for all
  • 1/18/2024: Judging Training: Accessibility assessment training
  • 1/19/2024: Deadline for entries
  • 1/22/2024: Sorting and distribution of entries to judging groups
  • 1/23/2024: Judging phase begins for judging teams.
  • 4/6/2024: Team Consensus meeting – Discuss all entries and decide on award assignments. Collaborate to write summaries of each entry. Any entries that earn a Distinguished award are candidates for Best of Show. If you have a Distinguished award entry, collaborate on a presentation to all judges, which will be delivered at the Best of Show judging meeting.
  • 4/8/2024: Team leader ensures that all final assessments and Consensus Summary sheets are uploaded to their team’s Google Drive folder.
  • 4/13/2024: Best of Show judging meeting and vote
  • 4/22/2024: Entrants start receiving judging comments and notification of awards.

It is not too late to volunteer. Help us improve our communications, forms, and processes. If you’re interested in helping with social media, marketing, awards, and updating the website, please reply to this message and we will contact you. Volunteer for other stuff.

Thanks and we look forward to working with you again this competition season!

STC Alliance Competition Council

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