Bushiroad Judge Program
Frequently Asked Question
Q. I attempted the previous online test or interview but did not pass, am I able to try again this time?
A. Yes, you may try again this time.
Q. I have passed the online test but was not able to attend any interview in the previous test, what should I do?
A. Please participate in the current test.
Q. What should I do if I cannot attend an interview at any upcoming Regional Championship location?
A. Please kindly contact us to arrange for a timing convenient for all parties.
Q. Will there be another online test later on?
A. We are planning to run the Judge Test for every major tournament circuit. Please stay tuned for more information.
Q. I passed the test previously, do I need to retake the test?
A. If you are already an existing judge, it is not necessary to retake the test but you may choose to do so.
Q. If I am an existing Provisional Judge, will I be able to upgrade to a Level 1 Judge if I take the current Judge Test?
Yes, if you meet the criteria for this test, you will have to go through the interview process and will be upgraded to a Level 1 Judge if you pass.
Q. If I am an existing Judge, what happens if I fail the current Judge test?
A. Your judge status will still remain as is for 2 years from the last judge test that you have passed. However, you may be asked to do a refresher course if applicable.
Q. If I am an existing Judge and passed this test, will my Judge License be extended?
A. Your judge license will be valid for 2 years from the last judge test that you have passed.
i.e. If you pass the current Judge Test, your judge license will be valid until March 2024.