I tell cooks every chance I get to get in there and judge. I judged for 3 years before I started a team to experience the other side of BBQ, and honestly it was like cheating. I had insider knowledge the non-judging cooks will never know.
Best $90 (CBJ class) or so you'll ever spend.
Designer of a custom drum smoker
Customized Aussie gas passer
Extremely seasoned hand hammered Wok
Pit Boss-HART BURN Competition BBQ Team
KCBS certified judge
And Your not the boss of me either!!