2018 State Mock Trial Competition: Team Resources

Information and Forms for Teams Qualifying for State

Congratulations on your district competition success! We look forward to welcoming you to Nashville on March 23-24 for the 38th Annual Tennessee State High School Mock Trial Competition. Below you will find general information as well as the forms required to register for the competition.

Please direct any questions about the forms to TBA staff member Stephanie Vonnahme at (615) 383-7421 or email. Questions about competition rules or the case should be directed to Mock Trial Chair Rob Sands or Vice Chair Kati Sanford Goodner (contact information provided on the right).

HOTEL INFORMATION
Mock trial participants will stay overnight at the Doubletree Hotel, located at 315 Fourth Ave. N. in downtown Nashville. Each team will be provided four hotel rooms for Friday night, March 23, at no charge. The TBA will make the reservations and pay the hotel directly for these four rooms. Teams will note who should stay in these rooms on the form Team Registration Part 1.

For friends and family of competitors, the "Mock Trial Friends & Family" room block is available for Friday night, at the team's own expense. To make reservations, please contact the Doubletree Downtown and request the TBA Mock Trial Friends and Family block.

COMPETITION INFORMATION

STATE CASE MATERIALGENERAL INFORMATIONREQUIRED FORMSREQUIRED FORMS
Problem (2018)
 

Team Memo & Deadlines
 

Team Registration Part 1 
Due by Mar 5. 
Lunch Order
Due by Mar. 5 if team is planning on needing a boxed lunch.

Exhibits (2018)
 

• Final Weekend Schedule
 

Team Registration Part 2
Due by Mar 20
T-Shirt Order
Due by Mar 5
Rules (2018)
 

• Final List of Qualifying Teams

National Pledge
Email or fax by Mar 20 or
Hand deliver by 2 p.m. March 23 to hotel team registration desk
• Report Card
Due by end of competiton
Copies will be provided in team packets

Scoresheet
 

Explanation of Power
Matching Process

 

• Courthouse Use Rules & Form
Email or fax by Mar 20 or
Hand deliver by 2 p.m. March 23 to hotel team registration desk

Photography Release Form
Email or fax by Mar 20 or hand deliver by 2 p.m. March 23 to hotel team registration desk

 

Explanation of Individual
Award Determinations

 

Team Roster
For use during trial rounds
Should not include school name

 


 

Explanation of Sportsmanship Award
 

Team MVP Form
Hand deliver by 12:30 p.m. March 24 to courthouse competition desk
 
 

Directions:
• Directions to Hotel
• Map of Hotel Space
• Directions to Courthouse
• Downtown Nashville Map

• Final Sportsmanship Nomination
Hand deliver by 12:30 p.m. March 24 to courthouse competition desk

 

 

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Attached files

Mock Trial Committee Leadership


Rob Sands, Chair
Dix & Associates, PLLC
805 S. Church Street, Suite 18
Murfreesboro, TN 37130-4942
Work Phone: (615)494-4941
rob@dixandassociates.net

Kati Sanford Goodner, Vice Chair
Lewis, Thomason, King, Krieg & Waldrop, PC
P.O. Box 2425
Knoxville, TN 37901
Work Phone: (865)546-4646
 
Stephanie Vonnahme
Young Lawyers Division &
Public Education Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
221 Fourth Avenue, North
Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219
(615) 383-7421
FAX: (615) 297-8058

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