Competition Consensus Judging Day

Landsat image of the Chesapeake Bay and Mid Atlantic states

Judges discuss their comments with their team members to determine the final ratings of each entry (Distinguished, Excellence, Merit, or no award). Lead Judges and Team Judges then choose the Best of Category for each of their categories.

Attendees: Judging Manager, Lead Judges, Team Judges, Entries Manager, Competition Manager.

Map and Directions: Directions to the Arlington Central Library

Parking: Parking is free on weekends and the library is walking distance from two Metro stations on the Orange line. Virginia Square station is 0.19 miles away and Ballston station is 0.25 miles away. Central Library has a 5-Minute Drop Off area in front of the Library on North Quincy St. Free 2-hour parking is available in the parking garage and surface lots near Central Library. Library patrons can request an extended parking pass from the Reference Desk. Parking passes are not necessary on the weekends.

Metrorail: Ballston-MU on the Orange and Silver lines
Virginia Square on the Orange and Silver lines

(For all Metro stations, see the Metrorail Stations page. For a map of the station and surrounding neighborhood, click on the PDF in the Entrances / Evacuation Maps box. For the full Metro system of lines, see the Metrorail map.

Carolyn Kelley Klinger, Judging Manager
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Cynthia Lockley, Competition Manager
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If you are unable to attend, please let Carolyn Kelley Klinger know as soon as possible.

Competition Committee Sorting Day

Landsat image of the Chesapeake Bay and Mid Atlantic states

Competition Committee Members gather to sort and prepare packages for the Entries Pick-Up and Judges’ Training Day.

Attendees: Judging Manager, Entries Manager, committee volunteers

Charlotte Glenn, Entries Manager
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Competition Entry Deadline Extended to 23 November


   ## Extended Competition Entry Deadline: Friday, 23 November 2015 ##


Chesapeake Bay and Mid-Atlantic StatesPhoto credit: NASA/USGS/Landsat
Chesapeake Bay and Mid-Atlantic States
Photo credit: NASA/USGS/Landsat

We've received several questions about how late an entry may be. Because some of you are still in the process of preparing your entries, we are extending our competition deadline by one week.

The new deadline is 23 November 2015. We want to give you every opportunity to earn the recognition you deserve.

We look forward to including you in this year's competition. We hope the extension will help if you haven’t yet completed your entries.

See the Competition website for

  • Call for Judges
  • Judge Application form
  • Schedule for Judges
  • Competition Categories

Judge Applications deadline is 2 December 2015.

Updated Announcement Flyer

Download the Summit Competition Announcement flyer (.pdf) to post at work or hand out to friends and co-workers to let everyone know about the extended deadline.