How does this sound to you: Your enthusiasm convinced the jury to this decision. Is this grammatically correct?
Thank you very much! Obviously the word jury is also inappropriate. It should rather be something like: selection committee
Well, jury isn't exclusively used in criminal proceedings so it might not be entirely out of place in your sentence.
Those of us who avidly watch the Eurovision Song Contest every year will know that each country's votes are introduced with the immortal words:
"Good evening. Here are the votes of the German/Croatian/UK/French jury..."