Wow so much drama. Quit crying. Volunteer to judge our steward if you think you'll enjoy it and want to help out the competition. If you don't then don't. Simple as that. These long posts crying about ranks are totally unnecessary.
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...That's one way to interpret that rule... I would read that rule as you can only enter 1 beer per subcategory where you are the primary brewer. If someone else enters a beer in that same subcategory with you as the secondary brewer it's ok. I don't interpret it saying anything about entering the same beer in multiple subcategories...QuoteEntrants may only submit one entry per subcategory. For categories that have no subcategories (Categories 20 and 23), you may only submit one entry. An entrant may be an Additional Brewer for a different entry in a subcategory they have already entered as the main brewer (e.g. John Doe enters an American Pale Ale, Category 10A, and is also the Additional Brewer on an American Pale Ale submitted by Jane Smith).
That's from the rules. It seems that if you want to submit the same pale ale to both American Pale Ale and American Amber Ale - it's good, and there is a lot of overlap in the style guide.
As for the team thing - I would give them the benefit of doubt and hope that they just made a mistake. Janis caught it in her audit of the results and did the right thing. It is a shame it wasn't caught by the site director so that one of the entries didn't advance to BoS.