DCI World Judging Symposium - On Demand Training

This is your chance to learn from DCI judges to understand how they determine scores and placements.

Are you curious about how marching bands, drum corps, and other pageantry organizations are assessed and evaluated? Do you aspire to become a judge in the marching arts activities? Are you a current judge seeking further insights into judging philosophy and process? Are you a future music educator interested in learning how healthy competition can enhance your program? Are you a high school student interested in how your band is evaluated? If you answered "Yes!" to any of these questions, this event is one you cannot miss.

On-Demand Course - Enroll Today!

For just $49 you have access to ten sessions and bonus content. Go backstage for an inside look at all aspects of judging. Need to register for a group or pay with a purchase order? Please email streaming@connselmer.com for further assistance.

What's Inside?

Expand the headings below to check out the amazing session titles included in this course!

  • 1

    Welcome

    • Course Overview

    • DCI Judge's Manual

    • Professional Development Certificate

    • Post-Event Survey

    • Conn Selmer Institute

  • 2

    Sessions - August 12

    • Welcome to the 2021 World Judging Symposium

    • The Art and Science of Judging - The System

    • That's Why There's More Than One Judge - Inside the System

    • What Are They Saying on Those Recordings?

    • Judging Percussion in the Marching Arts: The Rhythm is Gonna Get You!

    • You Be The Judge - Part 1

  • 3

    Sessions - August 13

    • Let's Go! Watch the Corps Rehearse Live

    • The Big Picture - Understanding Effect

    • A View from the Field

    • Is It Marching or Movement?

    • You Be The Judge - Part 2

  • 4

    Bonus Content

    • Meet the Judges & Video Break 1

    • Meet the Judges & Video Break 2

    • Meet the Judges & Video Break 3

    • Meet the Judges & Video Break 4

    • Meet the Judges & Video Break 5

    • Meet the Judges & Video Break 6

    • Meet the Judges & Video Break 7

    • Meet the Judges & Video Break 8

    • Meet the Judges & Video Break 9

    • Meet the Judges & Video Break 10

Learn More from the Organizers

Hear from DCI officials Dr. Nola Jones, John Phillips and Lee Carlson