All reservations must be made directly with the hotel.
Located 6 blocks from the courthouse and across the street from Campbell Law School, the Holiday Inn is within easy walking distance of many restaurants and all tournament events. The hotel is located at 320 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27603.
Room rates are $109/night, which includes free parking and free internet. It does not include applicable state and local taxes. For more information, visit http://www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/us/en/raleigh/rdusc/hoteldetail.
Call 919-832-0501 and identify yourself as part of the "National High School Mock Trial" group. All reservations must be guaranteed and accompanied by a first night room and tax deposit with a major credit card. Deadline is 5:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, April 17 or until the block is full.
Sheraton Raleigh Hotel
Located only one block from the courthouse, the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel is one of our two headquarters for the Championship. Team Registrations and the main tournament Information Desk will be in the Sheraton lobby. Most team scrimmage rooms are in the Sheraton, which is also the site of the Thursday Pin Exchange. The hotel is located at 421 South Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27601.
Room rates are $129/night for singles & quads; $169 for Club; $400 and up for suites. Free internet is provided; rates do not include parking fees or applicable state and local taxes. Visit http://www.sheratonraleigh.com/ for more information.
Call 800-325-3535 or 919-834-9900 and identify yourself as part of the "National High School Mock Trial Championship" group, or visit this link to make a reservation online: http://tinyurl.com/pgmo45m. All reservations must be guaranteed and accompanied by a first night room and tax deposit with a major credit card. Update 4/3: The group block is completely full; call hotel directly if you wish to reserve a room at the regular rate.
Raleigh Marriott City Center
Located beside the Sheraton and only two blocks from the courthouse, the Marriott is also a headquarters for the event. Several team scrimmage rooms are here, and the Thursday pre-event meetings for coaches, timekeepers, and State Coordinators will be held here. The hotel is located at 500 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, NC 27601.
Room rates are $145/night for singles & quads. Free internet is provided; rates do not include parking fees or applicable taxes. Visit http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/rdumc-raleigh-marriott-city-center/ for more information.
Call 800-228-9290 or 919-833-1120 and identify yourself as part of the "National High School Mock Trial" group, or visit this link to make a reservation online: http://tinyurl.com/qxmfjs8. All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed by a major credit card. Update 4/3: The group block is completely full; call hotel directly if you wish to reserve a room at the regular rate.
All teams and attendees are responsible for making their own transportation arrangements to attend the event. Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) is located 15 miles from downtown Raleigh. Visit the airport website at http://rdu.com/.
Neither of the tournament hotels provides free shuttle service to the airport.
We have made arrangements with McLaurin Parking to provide transportation to and/or from the hotels at a cost of $10/person (an excellent rate!). You must confirm your registration online prior to arriving. To make a reservation for an individual or a group, go to https://mail.mclaurinparking.com:8184/RIMS_Web/www/NHSMT.a5w. This user-friendly form will ask for the names of each traveler, airline and arrival/departure times, and credit card.
When you arrive, an ambassador from McLaurin will be in the baggage claim area at RDU, displaying a lollipop sign with the Mock Trial logo and words to indicate whom they are meeting. Once the students have their luggage and are ready to depart, the ambassador will call for the transport, as the buses will be waiting ~ 2 miles away. If you have questions, contact Meredith McLaurin at 919-743-9588 or email@example.com.
Taxi cab companies and rental cars are also available at RDU. Estimated fees: Super Shuttle ($40 one-way; reservations required); taxi fare ($45 one way).
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