A very good read and a must for all who are involved in judging or thinking about judging or being judged, have judged, will judge
Part 1 - Judging Bonsai: Who decides what is good?
Part 2 - Why judge bonsai: All in the Eye of the Beholder
Part 3 - Judging Bonsai: The criteria
Well worth a read and then we open comments. is it necessary to judge? Why do we judge? (Since I have applied the "scoresheet" to my trees, I have seen a huge improvement, but I still will not let other people judge my trees - Caroll)