Become a Judge

You must first register as an apprentice with the Committee on Accreditation of National Exhibitions and Judges (CANEJ), complete a series of four judging apprenticeships with an above average rating, attend appropriate judging seminars sanctioned by CANEJ, and have prepared an exhibit that was awarded at least a vermeil medal at a WSP show within the past two years. See the judging guides below for full details. Below are some documents that can help you:

Philatelic Judges-

Literature Judges-

Chief Judges-


Find an Accredited Judge

Search for Judges who have been accredited as philatelic, literature, or chief judges by the Committee on Accreditation of National Exhibitions and Judges (CANEJ) or have registered as an apprentice judge.


Darrell Ertzberger
CANEJ, Chairman
PO Box 1843
Corrales NM 87048-1843
Phone: 703-548-3366
E-mail: [email protected]

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