THIS PROGRAM WAS REVISED IN JANUARY, 2009
TO CONFORM TO THE LATEST CHANGES IN AHS JUDGING CATEGORIES.
This is a computer program developed by Dr.
Robert O. Stanton, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science at St. John's
University, and an AHS Senior Exhibition Judge. It may to be used to tabulate
and determine the Best in Show at AHS accredited shows. The program is intended
to eliminate the tedious, time consuming and error prone process of doing this tabulation by
hand. If judges' scores are entered into the program as they are received, the
Best in Show should be determined within seconds of the entry of the final set
The program has been tested extensively and
thoroughly for accuracy. The print out of the tabulation report from this
program will be accepted by the AHS Show Chairman as a part of the official
The program is developed for computers using
Microsoft Windows software. It will work "as is" on many computers with this
operating system. However,
some versions of Windows may require additional files for the program to work.
If one gets a message indicating that a required file is missing, visit the
Microsoft site: www.support.microsoft.com. Click on Downloads and Updates, then Microsoft
Download Center. In the Product/Technology box, find Visual Basic and click Go.
Click on the Visual Basic Service Pack 5. In the next window, click Download and
follow the instructions. Once the service pack is installed, the AHS Best in
Show software should work. Feel free to contact Dr. Stanton if you have any
questions. Note that it is essential to check the program beforehand and not
wait until the day of the show.
DOWNLOAD THE SOFTWARE
When the software is downloaded, select the Save
to file option. To run the software after it is on your computer, hit the start
button and select Run. Click Browse to locate the program on your computer. Once
its name, AHSBestInShowVersion2_30.exe is in the Open box, click OK to run the program. For
additional help, Contact Dr.
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