TTAO New Adjudicator Training

New Adjudicator Training Session Spring 2024

DATES/LOCATION:    Monday, May 13, 2024 (9:00 am – 11:59 pm)/Tuesday, May 14, 2024 (8:00 am – 12:00 pm) (Training schedules are dependent on the contest schedule which may vary.)
1A State OAP Contest
Austin ISD PAC
1500 Barbara Jordan Blvd
Austin, TX 78723

DEADLINE TO APPLY:  TTAO will accept applications until Friday, April 26, 2024. Applicants are encouraged to apply early during the application period. Applicants will be notified by Monday, April 29, 2024, if they have been selected. Application:

NOTE:  Please read eligibility requirements carefully.  All potential judges are encouraged to secure hotel accommodations as soon as possible.  Hotels do fill up quickly.

WORKING SCHEDULE: Participants should plan to arrive on site by scheduled times listed above for both days and remain throughout the duration of the contest and critiques the next morning.

Eligible judges MAY NOT be involved in the direction of an official UIL One-Act play entry during the academic year in which they serve as a judge. This applies at ANY level (high school or middle school).  All potential judges must submit an application to be approved for participation.  Potential judges should possess the following:
Undergraduate degree in theatre* AND at least one of the following:
•    5 or more years of post-degree professional theatre experience
•    5 or more years of post-degree educational theatre experience
•    and/or advanced degree in theatre
*Potential adjudicators who do not possess a degree in theatre but who have VERY significant educational theatre experience will also be considered on a case-by-case basis.

There is no fee for the workshop, however, following the workshop, new Adjudicators will be required to pay a TTAO $50 membership fee online to be added to the list of judges. New Adjudicators must also complete an online bio to finalize their eligibility.  Questions may be directed to R. Scott Allen at