Mock Trial Registration – Case Materials, Registration, Payment, and Roster

Welcome! Please use this page to download (for free) this year’s case materials. Also, 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!

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. 

 

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

Welcome and let the preparation begin! Please complete the brief form below to receive this year's materials for free. You will be redirected to a download page after the form is submitted. All fields are required. As always, reach out to us if you have questions or clarification. Enjoy learning!

Case Update – Please see the updated case information – FAQ and Errata regarding this year’s fact pattern. Last updated date: November 26, 2019

2019-2020 Case Errata – November 26, 2019: Google Doc / PDF 

Rules and Guidelines – Google Doc / PDF


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)

Mock Trial Registration Form

Fields marked with a * are required. Please fill out this form as completely as you can.






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Section 2 Team and Regional Preferences




*Schools will be notified of Regional Assignments the week of January 13, 2020.
**Macomb County Regional will give priority to Macomb County schools in scheduling this tournament; however, out of county schools are welcome to apply.

Section 3 Permissions

Release

By registering I acknowledge the Michigan Center for Civic Education (MCCE) may use the likeness, images, video, and names of students and adults affiliated with my school’s participation. I understand the above may be used for press releases, social media, school communications, video promotions, and other related communications. Should a student, school, or member choose to withdraw from this agreement, the school or participant has an affirmative obligation to submit written notification to MCCE staff who will sign the document prior to the beginning of an event and an obligation to remove one’s self from posed pictures.


Volunteer/Adult Code of Conduct

By registering, I acknowledge full compliance with the Adult Code of Conduct for myself, coaches, and adults I bring into the event space. A full copy of the a Code can be reviewed here.

By registering I also agree to uphold the Code of Conduct for students and adults per the Mock Trial Handbook.


The above information is accurate to the best of my knowledge.
Should changes occur, I also agree to communicate any changes to MCCE as soon as they are known.



Section 4 Payment

Payment Information:
Registration per team is $265 (Paying online is $275). The slight increase partially covers additional fees for courtroom use and program costs.

Deadlines and Drops:
Registrations will be accepted until January 10, 2020 at 3:00 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 3:00 p.m.

NEW! MCCE has established a limited amount for scholarships for schools whose cost prohibits attendance. Please Contact Us ASAP if this is you

How to Pay? There are two ways to pay to register.

If paying by check, please make payable to "The Michigan Center for Civic Education."

Return to:
Michigan Center for Civic Education
Attn: Mock Trial
306 Townsend Street
Lansing, MI 48933

To pay/register online, continue to STEP 3 after submitting this form!


STEP 3: Pay For Team Registration Online

Please Add to Cart and complete the checkout process, unless you are paying by check!


Notes:

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.

 


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.

 

Team Information

Add between 6 and 10 students per team. Using the boxes below, please type the student’s name as it should appear on a program. Use the "Notes" field to enter a grade level and indicate who is your designated time keeper - please write “TIME KEEPER”. If there are any accessibility or other concerns, please let us know in the notes field as well.


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Calling All Courtroom Artists and Journalists!

Any school may enter up to 6 individuals in the Courtroom Artist and Journalist Competition and Showcase. In the space below, please enter the school name. In the first box, please write the full name of the student. In the second box, please enter either “Artist” for the illustration showcase and competition or “Journalist” for the journalism showcase and competition. Updates on the rules and guidelines can be found here:
Courtroom Artist Rules and Guidelines: http://bit.ly/MICourtroomArtist
Courtroom Journalism Rules and Guidelines: http://bit.ly/MICourtroomJournalism


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Community Coaches

Celebrate community! Please list below your community coaches who have assisted with the teams listed above. In the first box, please write their name, including any honorifics, as it should be acknowledged in print. In the second box, please write their title and organization.


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Volunteer/Adult Code of Conduct Reminder and Photography Reminder

By submitting the roster, I acknowledge full compliance with the Adult Code of Conduct for myself, coaches, and adults I bring into the event space as well as the photo and likeness release police. A full copy of the Code can be reviewed here:
http://bit.ly/MCCEVolunteer
By registering I also agree to uphold the Code of Conduct for students and adults per the Mock Trial Handbook.

Thank you. We look forward to learning together!

THANK YOU! WE LOOK FORWARD TO AN AMAZING SEASON.

 

For a listing of team registrations received, please follow this link.  Thank you.

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