Mock Trial

Volunteer as a Judge or Court Officer

Each year, the Michigan Center for Civic Education seeks volunteers to judge the competitors and to help out as court officers for the competition.  Without the help of our dedicated volunteers, we would not be able to run the competition. 

The 2016-2017 Tournament Schedule:

  • February 25, 2017, Kent County Regional, Grand Rapids (at the Kent County Circuit Courthouse);
  • March 4, 2017, Macomb County Regional, Mt. Clemens (at the Macomb County Circuit Courthouse);
  • March 11, 2017, Oakland County Regional, Pontiac (at the Oakland County Circuit Courthouse);
  • March 18, 2017, Washtenaw County Regional, Ann Arbor (at the Washtenaw County Trial Courthouse);
  • March 25, 2017, State Finals, Lansing (at the Veteran's Memorial Courthouse). 

2017 Mock Trial Volunteer Registration

We thank everyone who has volunteered for the Macomb Tournament. At this time that tournament has sufficient volunteers. We ask that you consider volunteering for any of the other regional tournaments including Kent County, Oakland County and Washtenaw County.

Please DO NOT use this form to request more information on volunteering as a judge or court officer for the competition. By completing this form, you are committing to volunteer at the dates and times that you selected. We will contact you with more details as the tournament approaches, we ask that you please put this event in your calendar today.
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