If you're in a contest, you'd better hope the judges are impartial. That means that they aren't biased toward one competitor over another.

If you’re partial to the color green, you love green and wear it all the time. If you’re impartial to colors, you don’t care what color you wear. To be impartial is to be objective, so you don’t mind one way or another how something is going to turn out. It’s important for jurors to be impartial when reaching a verdict, rather than allowing biases and preconceptions affect their judgment.

Definitions of impartial
  1. adjective
    free from undue bias or preconceived opinions
    “the impartial eye of a scientist”
    synonyms: unprejudiced
    color-blind, colour-blind, nonracist
    unprejudiced about race
    open, receptive
    ready or willing to receive favorably
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    discriminatory, prejudiced
    being biased or having a belief or attitude formed beforehand
    prejudiced against homosexual people
    showing or affected by prejudice or envy or distaste
    (of statements or questions) charged with associative significance and often meant to mislead or influence
    anti-Semite, antiblack, racist
    discriminatory especially on the basis of race or religion
    discriminatory on the basis of sex (usually said of men's attitude toward women)
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  2. adjective
    showing lack of favoritism
    “the cold neutrality of an impartial judge”
    fair, just
    free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; conforming with established standards or rules
    unaffected by self-interest
    cold-eyed, dispassionate
    unaffected by strong emotion or prejudice
    indifferent, unbiased, unbiassed
    characterized by a lack of partiality
    marked by no especial liking or dislike or preference for one thing over another
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    showing favoritism
    unfair, unjust
    not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception
    biased, colored, coloured, one-sided, skewed, slanted
    favoring one person or side over another
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