2019-20 Mock Trial Season Schedule
Online team registration is open! Go to Online Registration form to fill out the form online. See below for additional important information regarding the new season.
Case Release Date: Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. The competition case will be uploaded to our website at https://www.ncmocktrial.org/competitions/case-materials.
Early Registration: Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. Teams registering by the Early Registration deadline will have the best chance of securing a top choice of Regional Site Assignment. Teams can register by downloading and mailing a hard-copy registration form OR by submitting your information online at Online Registration Form. The 2019-20 team registration fee is $275 and is due on or before Friday, December 13, 2019.
Final Registration Deadline and Registration Fee Due Date: Friday, December 13, 2019. No exceptions!! Registration fee is $275 per team. To pay online, go to Online Payment. If paying by check, please make checks out to “North Carolina Mock Trial Program.” Note: The signed “Deadlines to Withdraw” reminder form is also due by December 13; please submit it with your registration fee.
Team Member List, Code of Ethics, Release Form Due: Tuesday, January 7, 2020. All forms are available on our website at https://www.ncmocktrial.org/competitions/important-forms.
Last Day to Withdraw Without Penalty: Tuesday, January 7, 2020. See Rule 1.8 for details re penalties for withdrawal after this date. **please note this rule has been updated from years past**
Regional Site Assignments Released: Tuesday, January 14, 2020 or sooner.
Regional Competitions: Saturday, February 1, 2020. Regionals will be held in county courthouses at ten locations across North Carolina: Fayetteville, Gastonia, Greenville, Hendersonville, High Point, Hillsborough, Hickory, Raleigh, Salisbury, and Wilmington. Final Team Rosters must be submitted on-site at Regionals’ registration.
Widenhouse Award Nomination Materials due: Weds., Feb. 19, 2020. The Nomination Form is available on the website at at https://www.ncmocktrial.org/competitions/important-forms.
State Finals Competition: Friday and Saturday, March 13-14, 2020. We are honored that Campbell University School of Law in Raleigh will again host our State Finals competition!
National High School Mock Trial Championship: May 6 – 9, 2020, in Evansville, Indiana. Our state champion will earn the honor of representing North Carolina at Nationals!