Competition Rules and Guidelines
- Mediation Competition Rules & Host Guide (coming soon)
Competition Scoring Criteria
Competition Judges are provided detailed scoring criteria to use when evaluating the teams’ performances.
- View the 2023-2024 Scoring Criteria (coming soon)
The competition is open to all full-time and part-time law students enrolled in ABA approved (or Canadian LSAC-member) law schools during the semester the competition is held. Students enrolled in joint degree programs (JD/MA, JD/MBA, etc.) who have not graduated from law school and are enrolled in the joint program for the semester are eligible. LLM, MJ, or other non-JD students are eligible for the competition, provided their initial law degree graduation date was no longer than twelve months before the competition registration deadline.
All student competitors must be ABA Law Student Division Premium members to be eligible to compete. Premium membership is $25. Join Now.
To be eligible to register teams in the competition, the law school must have hosted within the last five (5) years or have formally agreed with the ABA in writing to host within the next two (2) years.