ACTA National Trial Competition Tryouts

ACTA National Trial Competition Tryouts will take place on Thursday, November 13, 2008, from 4:00pm - 7:00pm in the Allen Courtroom.

If you are a 2L, 3L, or 4L and interested in developing your trial skills while simultaneously earning school credit and strengthening your resume, then this competition is for you.

The regional competition is February 20-22, 2009, at Michigan State University. The final competition is March 25-28, 2009, in San Antonio, Texas.

For tryouts, you will need to submit your resume and present a 10-15 minute opening statement or closing argument using a past competition problem - State of Lone Star v. Tony Grubb.  Students can access all of the materials for the case using the following link:

*In order to give students time to look over the problem before committing to tryout, sign-up sheets will not be posted until Wednesday, October 22, on the Moot Court Board room door.

Please direct any questions to Brian Fayman via email at