Instructions were sent Friday to approximately 200 judges registered in this year’s California Journalism Awards.

Deadline for completing the judging assignments is Monday, March 4.

Thanks to everyone who volunteered to judge the 3,036 entries in the print, digital and campus contests; some judges have already completed their assignments.

Winners will be honored at the first-ever California Journalism Awards Gala on Saturday, May 4 at the Westin Long Beach. More details and registration for the event will be announced in the coming weeks.

Contest questions? Contact Simon Birch, 916-288-6010.