Entries Pick-Up and Judges’ Training Day

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The first Judges Meeting is held to hand over the entries and judging materials. All judges meet and discuss the guidelines for judging. Lead Judges distribute entries and judging materials to Team Judges. All entries are judged by the individual judges during the time between this meeting and the consensus meeting.

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  Updated

(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.  Updated)

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.

Reminder: Competition Deadline for Entries is 30 November

Get your hard work reviewed by your peers. Send your entries to our 2013-2014 Summit Technical Communication Competition by 7 p.m. 30 November 2013. See https://competition.stcwdc.org/ for details and entry forms.

Schedule for Entrants

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Chesapeake Bay and Mid-Atlantic States
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2012 STC International Summit Award Winners from Our Chapter

We previously posted the winners of our chapter’s 2011-2012 Summit Competition.

Some of those winners went on to earn recognition from the 2012 STC International Summit Awards!

The following entries won Awards of Excellence in last year’s International Summit Awards.

  • Pictures of the Future
  • Remote Tank Level Monitoring System Executive Summary
  • Returning Your HughesNet HN9000 or HN9200 Leased Equipment
  • Securing Tomorrow’s Grid
  • Teknos: The Journal of Science, Mathematics, and Technology

An entry that wins an award of Excellence consistently meets high standards in all areas. The entry might contain a single major flaw or a few minor flaws. The entry demonstrates an exceptional understanding of technical communication

The following entries won Awards of Merit in this year’s International Summit Awards.

  • COSIG Lessons Learned Series
  • Grand Challenges for Biological and Environmental Research

An entry that wins a Merit award consistently meets high standards in most areas. The entry might contain a small number of major or minor flaws, but it still applies technical communication principles in a highly proficient manner.

See the STC site for the historical list of STC International Summit Award winners.