SLC Judges

Your Invitation to Judge

You are invited to join us for our 46th Annual Business Professionals of America State Leadership Conference to be held at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on March 15-16, 2019. The winners of each Workplace Skills Assessment Program event at this conference will be eligible to compete at our National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, California in May!

If you are interested in obtaining specific details about serving as a judge, download a volunteer judge packet by clicking the link under the SLC Judge Resources on this page.

If you received a personal invitation as a past judge via e-mail OR you have read the Judge Volunteer Packet (see link under Judge Resources on this page), please complete the form below to sign up as a judge for the conference. Alternatively, you may fill out the form included in the Judge Volunteer Packet (PDF), save it, and email it to

NOTE: Past BPA members may not serve as a volunteer judge for any of the judged events until they have been out of high school for three or more years. There are other volunteer opportunities for such alumni. Please contact Alumni Coordinator Maria Myers at


Click here to complete the judge event selection form (reply to judge invitation) 


SLC Judge Resources

Judge Volunteer Packet (PDF)

Judged Event Descriptions

Hotel Accommodations

If you need hotel accommodations, you may be our guest at the JW Marriott Hotel by clicking the link below. A limited number of rooms are available. Make your reservation early.

NOTE: This hotel is connected to the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel via skywalk.

Click here to make your hotel reservations for volunteer judges only