1. I will treat table captains, other judges, contest official, contestants, KCBS officials and the general public with respect, and will by my conduct, bring honor to KCBS and the office of Certified Judge.
2. I will not consume alcohol or other mind-altering substances prior to or during judging.
3. I will judge each entry on its own merits in keeping with the KCS standards.
4. I will remain silent and maintain a neutral body language while I and other at my table are judging. Only after all judging ballots are completed and given to the table captain will I discuss the entries just judged if I or other choose to do so.
5. I will be true to my own taste and will not attempt to impose my personal taste preferences on other judges.
6. I have read and understand KCBS’s Policy on Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment, and I promise to fully comply with the Policy, as well as any other rules and regulations promulgated by KCBS.