Judge Foundry is a training and certification nonprofit for tabletop gaming officials.


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About Us

Our Mission

Judge Foundry forges high-quality tournament officials in the crucible of mentorship. We foster a member-driven community in the United States and Canada to create outstanding player experiences while providing judges the opportunities to develop and grow

Our Vision

Judge Foundry will provide a training and certification program that will:

  • Give judges a sense of pride, ownership and community that inspires them to invest in their peers and in their work.
  • Give tournament organizers the tools and expertise to staff their events with high-quality judges focused on creating a positive experience.
  • Give publishers confidence to create ambitious organized play environments for players at all levels.
  • Give players a fair and fun tournament experience at every event.

Catch up

Latest Articles

May 9, 2024

The Return of MOJO

Announcing the Magic Online Judge Open – play Magic with your fellow judges and win prizes from Daybreak Games and Judge Foundry!
May 9, 2024
April 17, 2024

Spring into our Board Meeting next Wednesday

Judge Foundry’s April Board of Directors meeting is coming up on Wednesday, April 24th. Find out what we’re talking about and how you can give feedback.
April 17, 2024

Transfer your Judge Level

Active judges joining from other programs can join Judge Foundry at their current level. And lapsed judges can regain their old level once they become active again.