All judges (new and returning) must be trained in the use of the MLFA Rules and Rubrics in order to judge at MLFA sanctioned tournaments.

Judge Training & Registration Materials 


Resources for Judges

  1. Judge Handbook – PRINT this! It will make your life much easier!
    • Handbook includes:
      • Instructions for every type of tournament
      • Etiquette Statement
      • Possible rubric comments
      • Category Rules & Rubrics
      • Impromptu & Group Improv Instructions
      • and more!
  2. Speechwire & E-Ballot Tutorial / Instructions (video below)
  3.  Virtual Impromptu Speaking & Group Improv Video Instructions (video below)

Concerns / Reporting

Below are links to the various reporting forms where the school coach may address an issue with the association leadership. Only head coaches should fill out these forms.

Judge Concerns Online Reporting Form 

Competition Concerns Online Reporting Form 

Category Rules and Infractions Online Reporting Form 

Other concerns? Email the executive board at mlfa@wisconsinmlfa.org!