Information and Forms for Teams Qualifying for State

Congratulations on your district competition success! We look forward to welcoming you to Nashville on March 20-21 for the 40th 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 Kati Sanford Goodner .

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 20, 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.

Grant Opportunities for Teams  The Young Lawyers Division has secured grant funding for mileage reimbursement and professional clothing for participating teams. For grant details, please review the applications. The Mock Trial Mileage Grant Application and Mock Trial Professional Clothing Grant Application are due to the Mock Trial Committee by March 2, 2020.



         Due by Mar 9. 

Due by Mar. 9 if team is planning on needing a boxed lunch.
          Due by Mar 17

       Due by Mar 2

Email or fax by Mar 17 or
Hand deliver by 2 p.m. March 20 to hotel team registration desk
  • Report Card
Due by end of competition
Copies will be provided in team packets
Email or fax by Mar 17 or
Hand deliver by 2 p.m. March 20 to hotel team registration desk

Email or fax by Mar 17 or hand deliver by 2 p.m. March 20 to hotel team registration desk


For use during trial rounds
Should not include school name



Hand deliver by 12:30 p.m. March 21 to courthouse competition desk  

• Directions to Hotel
• Map of Hotel Space
• Directions to Courthouse

  • Final Sportsmanship Nomination

Hand deliver by 12:30 p.m. March 21 to courthouse competition desk