Judging Categories 1-12
The final judgement in the categories 1 - 12 will be made by specially appointed juries; the members of which shall be chosen by The Ivors Academy:
(a) The Ivors Academy aims to have five judges on each panel.
(b) Any juror with a conflict of interest or perceived conflict of interest will not be allowed to serve on a jury.
(c) An Independent Adjudicator will be present at each jury session, in a non-voting capacity.
(d) All judges will be required to sign a confidentiality agreement.
(e) In all cases, the final decision rests with The Ivors Academy and correspondence will not be entered into with respect to such decisions.