Schedule

Oct. 15, 2017

Deadline for submission of Intent-to-Compete forms and payment of $500 entry fee.

NOTE: If you are sending a check issued by your university’s accounting department, please allow enough time for the check request to be processed through your system.

Deadline for optional statement of interest and competitors’ resumes.

Nov. 12, 2017 Teams are notified regarding competition status.  Reserving the right to distribute the following earlier, on November 12, 2017, the teams will be provided with the following via e-mail: (1) Problem and a copy of the Competition Rules; (2) a randomly selected team number; (3) the party that they will represent for the written brief. The side designations are randomly assigned and are not subject to alteration. The Competition Rules also are available online at the competition web site.
Jan. 23, 2018

The Vice Chancellors of the Moot Court Board will accept written questions regarding the Problem or Competition Rules until January 23, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. EST.

[Logistical questions concerning the Competition will be taken until March 10, 2018, at 8:00 p.m. EST.]

Jan. 31, 2018 Briefs due:  A PDF version of the brief must be emailed to sutherlandmootcourtcompetition@gmail.com by 5:00 p.m. EST on January 31, 2018.  You will receive a confirmation of the filing of your brief within 48 hours.  If you do not receive a confirmation, please contact us.
Feb. 15, 2018 Competitors’ briefs will be posted on the competition web site.
Feb. 20, 2018 Last day to receive the special rate at the Holiday Inn Washington – Capitol.
March 23-24, 2018 2018 Seigenthaler-Sutherland Cup National First Amendment Moot Court Competition in Washington, D.C.