This page will feature the information you need for successful participation in the 2022-2023 Mock Trial and Companion Program Series.
This page will feature:
- Information on teacher and coaches monthly round robins
- Case Materials (released early November 2022)
- Regional workshops (beginning February 11, 2023)
- Clinic Information
- 2023 Regional Series
- 2023 State Finals (likely March 18, 2023)
Also, you use this page to register for regionals and pay for registration. This will also be where you complete your team roster. Thank you for valuing civic and law-related education!
A note on public health:
As of right now, the regional events will likely contain one virtual competition and the others in person. The virtual regional will likely be early-mid February with the in person events to follow. This will be reviewed monthly and align with public health and accessibility. States, if in person, will likely be in Lansing at the Veteran’s Courthouse.
Case Update – Please see the updated case information – FAQ and Errata regarding this year’s fact pattern. Final update: February 2, 2020
2019-2020 Case Errata – Case Materials Final Update- February 2, 2020:
MCCE 2019-2020 Case Materials Quin Zion FAQ / Errata Final Feb with updated page 68 2020
Rules and Guidelines – Google Doc / PDF
The 2019-2020 Tournament and Showcase Schedule. Each Regional offers Courtroom Artist, Courtroom Journalism, plus the Legal Team events. Those dates are:
February 22, 2020 – Washtenaw County Regional, Ann Arbor
February 29, 2020 – Oakland County Regional, Pontiac
March 7, 2020 – Macomb County Regional, Mt. Clemens*
March 7, 2020 – NEW! Ingham County Regional, Lansing
March 14, 2020– Kent County Regional, Grand Rapids
March 20. 2020 – Reception for Mock Trial Community at the Kalamazoo Radisson
March 21. 2020 -High School State Finals in Kalamazoo**
March 21, 2020 – Middle School Mock Trial State Showcase in Kalamazoo**
Schools will be notified of Regional Assignments the week of January 13.
*Macomb County Regional will give priority to Macomb County schools in scheduling this tournament; however, out of county schools are welcome to apply. Please register early if Macomb is your preferred regional.
**For 2020, State Finals will be held at the Kalamazoo Radisson and the Kalamazoo County Courthouse. It is being held a test run for the Mock Trial National Championship in 2021. State Finals will return to Lansing in 2021.
NEW! Competition updates, registered teams, programs, volunteer updates and confirmed teams!
Please visit here for all updates regarding registered schools, regional notes, and regional programs.
MOCK TRIAL CLINIC MATERIALS:
Couldn’t join us at the clinic? Let us take the clinic slides to you. Thank you to Kathy Purnell (JD, PhD) of Justice for Our Neighbors who presented Asylum: Legal Foundations. Please review the slides here:
Sign Your Team Up Today in 3 Easy Steps
STEP 1: Download FREE Case Materials – This is the fact pattern for the 2019-2020 Season[contact-form-7 404 "Not Found"]
STEP 2: Fill In the 2019-2020 Registration Form below
(If submitting registration by paper and check, please complete this Paper Registration Packet instead. Note: This is a link to a google doc – please open and go to “File” then “Make a Copy” and you can complete. No google? No problem – here is the 2019 2020 MHSMTT Paper Team Registration)[contact-form-7 404 "Not Found"]
STEP 3: Pay For Team Registration Online
Please Add to Cart and complete the checkout process, unless you are paying by check!
Final Step: Complete Your Roster!
Also, enter participants for the courtroom artists and courtroom journalists competition using the roster form below! If you would prefer to complete on paper, please use this 2019 2020 MHSMTT Paper Roster Student Registration and email it to ezwarensteyn (@) miciviced.org.[contact-form-7 404 "Not Found"]
THANK YOU! WE LOOK FORWARD TO AN AMAZING SEASON.
MCCE has established a limited amount for scholarships for schools whose cost prohibits attendance. Please contact us asap if this is you.
Registrations will be accepted until January 10, 2020 at 3 p.m.
A 50% refund of Registration fees will be available for teams withdrawing before 3:00 p.m. on January 10, 2020. No amount of registration is returned for drops that occur after January 10, 2020 at 3 p.m.
For a listing of team registrations received, please follow this link. Thank you.