Once you win any presentation award in the novice division you become a journeyman. It takes 3 presentation awards to advance to the next level. Any presentation award counts as 1 win, whereas a best in show counts as 2. I believe winning an award at a major world con automatically bumps you up one level, but the majority of cons that happen in Canada and the US are only regional.
Hope that helps!!
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