Judge at NLC

Bring Your Expertise to Our Members!

Community professionals are needed to judge student projects and presentations at our BPA National Leadership Conference. Judging at the NLC is an exciting, rewarding opportunity and provides students with realistic expectations of the business world. The expertise and professionalism that community professionals bring to the competitive events of Business Professionals of America through services as a judge is highly valued by students and teachers.

Learn More About Judging at NLC

Business Professionals of America is pleased to announce its upcoming National Leadership Conference at the Gaylord National, National Harbor, Maryland, May 6-10, 2020.

Business Professionals of America (BPA) is a student organization whose purpose is to support middle level, high school, and college students interested in business careers. Each year, students compete at regional and state levels to demonstrate their skills in over sixty different business areas. The winners of the state contests are invited to the National Leadership Conference, where a number of the contest events are judged by local business leaders to impart a “real world” experience to the students.

Over 300 experienced professionals are needed to judge in the following business areas:

  • Finance
  • Business Administration
  • Management Information Systems
  • Digital Communication & Design
  • Management, Marketing and Communication

Judging opportunities are available on Thursday, May 7, Friday, May 8, and Saturday, May 9. Volunteers are needed for one or more five-hour time slots.

Morning events begin at 7:00 a.m. with a breakfast and orientation. Morning events are scheduled 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Afternoon events begin at 12:00 p.m. with a lunch and orientation. Afternoon events are scheduled 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Judging at NLC is an exciting, rewarding opportunity to mentor truly outstanding young people and to offer students a realistic expectation of the business world. Judging is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

Step: 1-Determine your availability and find an event which matches! A preview of Judged Event Opportunities is found below.

Step: 2-Learn more about your event. View our Competitive Event Descriptions online and Review the Judges’ Handbook.

Step: 3Register

Do you have questions about judging at NLC? Contact Amber McNew, Director of Education amcnew@bpa.org.

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