We’re missing Bryan this episode, so take the opportunity to go over one of our oldest ideas for a show topic: Head Judge announcements!
We cover what you should think about saying in your announcements, how you should prepare, and how you should actually present the announcements.
Here is CJ’s outline for the last event he was HJ of (An SCG Legacy Classic), and you can get a feel for how he outlines his announcements and how brief he’s trying to be:
What did the cannibal get when he was late for dinner?
A cold shoulder
Judges – Chris, Taylor, Nicholas, Yuval
(Name, table number, minute for deck list checks.)
***Take up deck lists***
50 minute rounds
0/10 Tardiness policy
Calling a Judge
# of Players ____
# of Rounds ____
Also CJ wrote an article on this topic quite a while ago: http://blogs.magicjudges.org/articles/2014/06/24/head-judge-o-pun-ing-announcements/