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Please review the judging criteria for the Joe B. Foster ’56 Student Paper Contest before using the application link below.

  • Approximate number of judges needed:
    • 30 at the junior level
    • 30 at the senior level
    • 10 at the master's level
    • 10 at the doctorate level
  • Judge requirements:
    • must hold at least an academic degree equal to the level they will be judging
    • may be from other engineering disciplines or a closely related field
    • do not have to be a former student from Texas A&M University
  • The January contest:
    • begins at 8 a.m. with a 40-minute orientation for judges and moderators
    • starts student presentations at 9 a.m. 
    • supplies breakfast items, a morning break, lunch, an afternoon break, and an awards dinner after the contest ends (approximately 5 p.m.)

If you are interested in judging the 2025 contest, please check back. The sign-up information for that contest should be posted in October 2024.

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