Judge Regional Coordinators

Do you want more information about the judge program or in becoming a judge? Do you need to find judges to help at your events? Or are you a judge that wants to find out about judging opportunities? Do you need advice on best practices when running events or want to improve the events that you are already running? The judge program has Regional Coordinators covering the globe that are there to help with all areas of tournament Magic.

To contact the appropriate Regional Coordinator click the link by their name below. You will need your membership number and password to login for the redirect to the Judge Center.

North America

Canada

Regional Coordinator: Gavin Duggan
Countries: Canada

USA-NorthWest

Regional Coordinator: Riki Hayashi
States: Alaska, Colorado (effective Jan. 1, 2013), Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

USA-SouthWest

Regional Coordinator: David Zimet
States: Arizona, California, Nevada

USA-MidWest

Regional Coordinator: Steven Briggs
States: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Nebraska, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Wisconsin

USA-South

Regional Coordinator: Kevin Binswanger
States: Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas

USA-NorthEast

Regional Coordinator: Shawn Doherty
States: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont

USA-MidAtlantic

Regional Coordinator: Nicholas Sabin
States: District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia

USA-SouthEast

Regional Coordinator: Justin Turner
States: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina Countries: Barbados, Puerto Rico (shared with Damian Hiller)



Central and South America

Latin America-Spanish

Regional Coordinator: Adrian Estoup
Countries: All except Brazil

Brazil

Regional Coordinator: Thales Bittencourt
Countries: Brazil



Europe

BeNeLux

Regional Coordinator: Richard Drijvers
Countries: Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands

German speaking countries

Regional Coordinator: Michael Wiese
Countries: Austria, Germany, Switzerland

Europe-East

Regional Coordinator: George Trichopoulos
Countries: Albania, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Israel, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Turkey

Europe-Mid-East

Regional Coordinator: Sebastian Pekala
Countries: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovak Republic

Europe-North

Regional Coordinator: Johanna Virtanen
Countries: Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden

France

Regional Coordinator: Guillaume Beuzelin
Countries: France

Italy & Malta

Regional Coordinator: Cristiana Dionisio
Countries: Italy, Malta

Russia & Russian speaking countries

Regional Coordinator: Eugene Bazhenov
Countries: Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine

Spain & Portugal

Regional Coordinator: Alfonso Bueno
Countries: Portugal, Spain

United Kingdom & South Africa

Regional Coordinator: David Lyford-Smith
Countries: Great Britain, Ireland, South Africa



Asia

China & Korea

Regional Coordinator: Edwin Zhang
Countries & regions: China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea

Japan

Regional Coordinator: Makino Mitsunori
Countries: Japan

South East Asia

Regional Coordinator: Wearn Chong
Countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand



Oceania

Australia & New Zealand

Regional Coordinator: Nathan Brewer
Countries: Australia, New Zealand



Countries alphabetically

Country Region Coordinator
France France Alexis Rassel
Portugal Spain & Portugal Alfonso Bueno
Spain Spain & Portugal Alfonso Bueno
Italy Italy & Malta Cristiana Dionisio
Malta Italy & Malta Cristiana Dionisio
Argentina Latin America-Spanish Damian Hiller
Bolivia Latin America-Spanish Damian Hiller
Chile Latin America-Spanish Damian Hiller
Colombia Latin America-Spanish Damian Hiller
Costa Rica Latin America-Spanish Damian Hiller
Dominican Republic Latin America-Spanish Damian Hiller
Ecuador Latin America-Spanish Damian Hiller
El Salvador Latin America-Spanish Damian Hiller
Guatemala Latin America-Spanish Damian Hiller
Honduras Latin America-Spanish Damian Hiller
Mexico Latin America-Spanish Damian Hiller
Nicaragua Latin America-Spanish Damian Hiller
Panama Latin America-Spanish Damian Hiller
Peru Latin America-Spanish Damian Hiller
Uruguay Latin America-Spanish Damian Hiller
Venezuela Latin America-Spanish Damian Hiller
Puerto Rico Latin America-Spanish / USA-SouthEast Damian Hiller and Justin Turner
Ireland United Kingdom, Ireland, & South Africa David Lyford-Smith
South Africa United Kingdom, Ireland, & South Africa David Lyford-Smith
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Ireland, & South Africa David Lyford-Smith
China China Edwin Zhang
Hong Kong China Edwin Zhang
Taiwan China Edwin Zhang
Belarus USA-SouthEast Eugene Bazhenov
Kazakhstan Russia & Russian speaking countries Eugene Bazhenov
Russia Russia & Russian speaking countries Eugene Bazhenov
Ukraine Russia & Russian speaking countries Eugene Bazhenov
Canada Canada Gavin Duggan
Albania Europe-East George Trichopoulos
Bosnia Europe-East George Trichopoulos
Bulgaria Europe-East George Trichopoulos
Croatia Europe-East George Trichopoulos
Cyprus Europe-East George Trichopoulos
Greece Europe-East George Trichopoulos
Israel Europe-East George Trichopoulos
Macedonia Europe-East George Trichopoulos
Montenegro Europe-East George Trichopoulos
Romania Europe-East George Trichopoulos
Serbia Europe-East George Trichopoulos
Slovenia Europe-East George Trichopoulos
Turkey Europe-East George Trichopoulos
Denmark Europe-North Johanna Virtanen
Finland Europe-North Johanna Virtanen
Iceland Europe-North Johanna Virtanen
Latvia Europe-North Johanna Virtanen
Lithuania Europe-North Johanna Virtanen
Norway Europe-North Johanna Virtanen
Sweden Europe-North Johanna Virtanen
Estonia Europe-North Johanne Virtanen
Barbados Russia & Russian speaking countries Justin Turner
Austria German speaking countries Michael Wiese
Germany German speaking countries Michael Wiese
Switzerland German speaking countries Michael Wiese
Japan Japan & Korea Mitsunori Makino
Korea Japan & Korea Mitsunori Makino
Australia Australia & New Zealand Nathan Brewer
New Zealand Australia & New Zealand Nathan Brewer
Belgium BeNeLux Richard Drijvers
Luxembourg BeNeLux Richard Drijvers
Netherlands BeNeLux Richard Drijvers
Czech Republic Europe-Mid-East Sebastian Pekala
Hungary Europe-Mid-East Sebastian Pekala
Poland Europe-Mid-East Sebastian Pekala
Slovak Republic Europe-Mid-East Sebastian Pekala
Brazil Brazil Thales Bittencourt
Unites States see below various
Indonesia South East Asia Wearn Chong
Malaysia South East Asia Wearn Chong
Phillipines South East Asia Wearn Chong
Singapore South East Asia Wearn Chong
Thailand South East Asia Wearn Chong

US states

See also the map.

State/Territory Region Coordinator
Alabama SouthEast Justin Turner
Florida SouthEast Justin Turner
Georgia SouthEast Justin Turner
Mississippi SouthEast Justin Turner
South Carolina SouthEast Justin Turner
Arkansas South Kevin Binswanger
Kansas South Kevin Binswanger
Louisiana South Kevin Binswanger
New Mexico South Kevin Binswanger
Oklahoma South Kevin Binswanger
Texas South Kevin Binswanger
District of Columbia MidAtlantic Nicholas Sabin
Maryland MidAtlantic Nicholas Sabin
North Carolina SouthEast Nicholas Sabin
Tennessee MidAtlantic Nicholas Sabin
Virginia MidAtlantic Nicholas Sabin
West Virginia MidAtlantic Nicholas Sabin
Alaska NorthWest Riki Hayashi
Colorado South Riki Hayashi
Guam NorthWest Riki Hayashi
Hawaii NorthWest Riki Hayashi
Idaho NorthWest Riki Hayashi
Montana NorthWest Riki Hayashi
Oregon NorthWest Riki Hayashi
Utah SouthWest Riki Hayashi
Washington NorthWest Riki Hayashi
Wyoming South Riki Hayashi
Arizona SouthWest Sean Catanese
California SouthWest Sean Catanese
Nevada SouthWest Sean Catanese
Connecticut NorthEast Shawn Doherty
Delaware NorthEast Shawn Doherty
Maine NorthEast Shawn Doherty
Massachusetts NorthEast Shawn Doherty
New Hampshire NorthEast Shawn Doherty
New Jersey NorthEast Shawn Doherty
New York NorthEast Shawn Doherty
Rhode Island NorthEast Shawn Doherty
Vermont NorthEast Shawn Doherty
Illinois Central Steven Briggs
Indiana Central Steven Briggs
Iowa MidWest Steven Briggs
Kentucky MidAtlantic Steven Briggs
Michigan MidWest Steven Briggs
Minnesota MidWest Steven Briggs
Missouri South Steven Briggs
Nebraska MidWest Steven Briggs
North Dakota MidWest Steven Briggs
Ohio Central Steven Briggs
Pennsylvania MidAtlantic Steven Briggs
South Dakota MidWest Steven Briggs
Wisconsin MidWest Steven Briggs

If your country or region is not listed and you need assistance with judging matters, please contact WotC by using the "email us" tab at http://www.wizards.com/customerservice

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