Theme Park Apprentice 6: The Search for the Next JudgeTPA 6 Judge
From Tim WHi all, it has been a while! You read right, Theme Park Apprentice will be back this summer with a 5th season, refreshed and better than ever. However, a new judge is needed in order to continue our competition. The past judging panel has consisted of Jim Koehl, Jeff Elliott, and myself. Due to time constraints, Jeff has withdrew his position as a judge during this season.
Posted May 6, 2013 at 8:01 AM
With that said, I am holding auditions for a new judge to join Jim and me. In order to apply, you must be a previous Theme Park Apprentice contestant and have an understanding of how the competition works. He/She must also be able to effectively message and email with the other judges on a weekly basis, be available to fulfill a judging position from May through August, and provide constructive criticism to a group of contestants.
If interested please message me with your name, reasoning behind wanting to judge, and why you think you are the best choice.
Who thinks they have what it takes to be the next Theme Park Apprentice Judge?
Comments in chronological order. Most recent at the bottom. Scroll down to respond.
From Chad HTempted.... But I was planning on winning this year....
Posted May 5, 2013 at 11:22 AM
From Dominick DTempting, but I think I'll just be a contestant again.
Posted May 5, 2013 at 12:12 PM
From Andy MilitoI'll happily apply! I'm willing to play if I don't get the role though!
Posted May 5, 2013 at 3:20 PM
Also, when will the judge be announced? Just so I know when to check in and see the results.
From Andrew DoughertyI would but i've never played before. Might try it this year.
Posted May 5, 2013 at 5:30 PM
From Karly TenneyTempting, but I think I'll just be a contestant again. Exactly Dom!
Posted May 5, 2013 at 7:09 PM
From AJ HummelI'd rather compete again, but if there's nobody else willing and suitable for the job I could definitely be a judge.
Posted May 5, 2013 at 9:59 PM
Wasn't last year's competition TPA 4? What happened to TPA 5?
From Matt BabiakWhat time is this starting? I leave for vacation the entire last week in June and again in early August. I'd love to play but my travel schedule is difficult at the least.
Posted May 6, 2013 at 4:00 AM
From Andy Milito^^ AJ, I guess you could technically count TPA: Tournament of Champions as TPA5
Posted May 6, 2013 at 4:11 AM
From Dominick DMatt, I'm assuming you can do the challenge early like last year.
Posted May 6, 2013 at 5:09 AM
From Tim WAJ, I apologize for the error in the season sequence. This season will be referred to as Theme Park Apprentice 5.
Posted May 6, 2013 at 8:01 AM
The judge selection phase will continue through May 18th. We have already received a few applications, and are certainly still open to other qualified applicants.
The audition phase will be held from May 19th-June 1st. The selected contestants and schedule of challenges will be announced during the following week.
June 9-15th will serve as prep for the first challenge. The first challenge posting period will be between June 16th and 22nd.
As always, we understand that people take vacations during the summer months. If needed, we will post on the contestant's behalf.
I would like to remind everyone that these dates are subject to change, and may be moved to an earlier date depending on response.
From Bryce McGibenyExciting! I cannot wait.
Posted May 6, 2013 at 11:50 AM
From Tyler Harrisi am not going to be a judge, but i will particapate this year! Is James.K a particapant this year?
Posted May 6, 2013 at 2:43 PM
From Alan HiscuttI'll be waiting with baited breath!
Posted May 6, 2013 at 2:59 PM
From Andrew DoughertyWhy not do a round for the judges to make something and the present judges choose a winner which becomes a judge. This would only be open to people meeting your criteria and want to be a judge.
Posted May 6, 2013 at 3:28 PM
From Dan BabbittWOW, I was beginning to think this event wasn't going to happen!
Posted May 6, 2013 at 9:43 PM
I believe this tournament has become something of a staple for this website and people wait anxiously for it every year!
At least I do! I started a notebook of ideas that I write down that I think could be used for proposals for the tournament!
From James KoehlTyler, if you mean me, I am planning on being a judge. Competing is great fun, but I also enjoyed being a judge and am looking forward to returning to TPA!
Posted May 7, 2013 at 1:44 PM
From Tim WJames and I are pleased to announce the new judge for Theme Park Apprentice 5, Andy Milito.
Posted May 8, 2013 at 6:16 PM
From Dominick DCongrats Andy! Now I await sign ups.....
Posted May 8, 2013 at 7:04 PM
From Andy MilitoOh wow! I really appreciate it, and I can't wait!
Posted May 9, 2013 at 4:15 AM
From Alan HiscuttGrats Andy! I was hoping to be able sit this one as judge in my beanbag but guess ill have to get the synapses firing again
Posted May 9, 2013 at 4:40 PM
From James KoehlAlan, you have no idea how much work being a judge is! It's lots of fun, but probably as much work as competing. Andy might wish we had picked someone else after this round!
Posted May 10, 2013 at 1:21 PM
From Alan HiscuttWell I cant argue with that but working nights and doing sometimes 11 nights in a row the idea of simply reading and judging rather than being creative was quite appealing, but hey, when life gives you lemons and all that. But your right, I probbably have no idea how much work you guys go through each year!
Posted May 10, 2013 at 3:05 PM
From Dan BabbittIf memory serves me right this will be the 7th TPA style event?
Posted May 10, 2013 at 3:16 PM
With 4 regular TPA's, Water Park Edition TPA, and Champions Edition TPA. Am I missing any?
From Dominick DThere was Christmas TPA, but that didn't turn out well.
Posted May 10, 2013 at 4:12 PM
From Sandra Sims
Posted May 15, 2013 at 3:15 PM
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