"I am enjoying this discussion because each one of you gentlemen are making such valid arguments, I really don't know how to get us close to coming up with a winner based on the criteria of the competition. This is why I think assigning…"
"I would say it is becoming more and more difficult to judge the big bands panorama competition in T&T especially the finals. The this past year (2017) the arrangers were stratospheric with their musical ideas and all the bands played extremely…"
"I do think we are asking the judges to do too much and we should try a different model. I would like to offer my thoughts here. I think having small panels focusing on specific tasks is a good idea. I don't agree however, with the…"
"Don't you think that there are judges who have their favorites? Well there are.,So what can be done about that.Many of you have been calling for foreign judges but if pantrinbago treat them like they treat the local judges it would certainly be…"
"Mr. Clarke: I have the utmost respect for you as a PAN AUTHORITY. So I defer to your opinions. However, when RENGADES come on the stage wearing SUCH UGLY PAJAMAS -- ah instantly lost my interest in listening to them. And dey wondering why they…"
"Claude: someone mentioned theater having an influence on the judges,that's why I asked if a band should hire any of these two people to organize the theater and decor if it will cause the judges to award points,causing them to win. Tonight in…"
"Mr. Clarke: CROWD RESPONSE will always be a factor in CALYPSO and STEEBAND competitions although there are NO POINTS awarded in that category. I so well remember how many CROWNS The Mighty Sparrow won JUST BECAUSE a THOUSAND GRENADIANS came down…"
"There should be no marks/points in panorama for theater if judges are swayed by this. It's not on the score sheet in the listed criteria and judges should not be swayed by this. Well then a band bringing Minshall or Mc Farlane to do their…"
"A panel of judges for panorama consist of six people, five and an alternate. You have four panels, single pan, small, medium and large so in all it 24 divided and they must judge the same category from prelims to final. Merrytonestothebone,…"