National High School Mock Trial Championship

Ages:High School

Types:Exam, Tournament

Categories:Law, Speech & Debate

Scope:National

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The national mock trial championship was initiated in 1984 in Des Moines, Iowa, with teams from Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and Wisconsin participating. After the success of the tournament in Iowa, more states became interested in participating and the tournament became billed as an "All-State" Tournament. Student teams are invited to the national championship from regional or state tournaments.

Students participate on Mock Trial teams where they argue cases either for the defense or prosecution.

See tournament website for details on the evaluation criteria.
This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: http://www.nationalmocktrial.org/

Managing Organization: National High School Mock Trial Championship, Inc.

Contact:

jwheeler@iowabar.org
(910) 339-6603

Entry Fee: $500

Eligibility:
Teams competing in the NHSMTC are to be comprised of students who participated on the current state championship team, if that student participated at any level of the state’s competition for that team. Should the state championship team be unable to participate, the state coordinator has the sole discretion to either designate an alternative team from that state’s competition or allow substitution of team members under paragraph (b) of this rule. If a state coordinator picks an alternative team, substitution of team members of the alternative team may be made under paragraph (b) of this rule. States may not enter an “all-star” team. The Board shall determine what is an “all-star” team. The Board’s determination will be final.

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Overview

The national mock trial championship was initiated in 1984 in Des Moines, Iowa, with teams from Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and Wisconsin participating. After the success of the tournament in Iowa, more states became interested in participating and the tournament became billed as an "All-State" Tournament. Student teams are invited to the national championship from regional or state tournaments.

Process

Students participate on Mock Trial teams where they argue cases either for the defense or prosecution.

Criteria

See tournament website for details on the evaluation criteria.

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: http://www.nationalmocktrial.org/

Managing Organization: National High School Mock Trial Championship, Inc.

Contact:

jwheeler@iowabar.org
(910) 339-6603

Entry Fee: $500

Eligibility:
Teams competing in the NHSMTC are to be comprised of students who participated on the current state championship team, if that student participated at any level of the state’s competition for that team. Should the state championship team be unable to participate, the state coordinator has the sole discretion to either designate an alternative team from that state’s competition or allow substitution of team members under paragraph (b) of this rule. If a state coordinator picks an alternative team, substitution of team members of the alternative team may be made under paragraph (b) of this rule. States may not enter an “all-star” team. The Board shall determine what is an “all-star” team. The Board’s determination will be final.

Deadlines

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.