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Competition Deadlines & Tentative Schedule of Events

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Friday, June 16, 2014

Deadline: Registration form & fee due from teams
Registration must be postmarked no later than Friday, June 16, 2014.


Friday, August 15, 2014

Deadline: Requests for interpretation of rules & problem
Requests must be emailed by 11:59 p.m. CST. Please see §1090 of the Rules for details.


Monday, September 22, 2014

Deadline: Filing of briefs
Printed copies must be postmarked no later than Monday, September 22, 2014. Electronic version must be emailed by 11:59 p.m. CST. Please see §1040 of the Rules for details.


Wednesday, October 22, 2014

5 - 7 p.m. – Opening reception at The John Marshall Law School | Room 3East
All competition participants, advisors, judges, and John Marshall staff are welcome to attend.


Thursday, October 23, 2014

8:30 - 11 a.m. – Continental Breakfast | Room 3East

9 a.m. - Noon – Team Check-In | Room 3East
Team pairings will be provided at team check-in

11 a.m. - 9 p.m. – Hospitality Table | Room 3East
The hospitality table will be available throughout the day

1 - 2:30 p.m. – Preliminary Round 1 | 5th Floor Classrooms

3 - 4:30 p.m. – Preliminary Round 2 | 5th Floor Classrooms

All competitors and judges must be inside the Courthouse by 6 p.m.
All teams will compete at 6:30 p.m. (Round 3 will be held separately if number of competing teams exceed 26.)

6:30 - 7:45 p.m. – Preliminary Round 3 | Dirksen Federal Courthouse

8 - 10:30 p.m. – Competitors' Party | Room 3East
All competition participants and advisors, as well as John Marshall faculty and staff, are welcome.

Advancing teams will be announced.


Friday, October 24, 2014

8:30 - 11 a.m. – Continental Breakfast | Room 3East

9:30 - 11 a.m. – Octofinal Round I | 5th Floor Classrooms

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. – Octofinal Round II | 5th Floor Classrooms

Advancing teams will be announced in Room 3East. Sides shall be determined by a coin toss.

2 - 3:30 p.m. – Quarterfinal Round I | 5th Floor Classrooms

3:30 - 5 p.m. – Quarterfinal Round II | 5th Floor Classrooms

Advancing teams will be announced in Room 3East. Sides shall be determined by a coin toss.


Saturday, October 25, 2014

9:30 - 11:30 a.m. – Judges Breakfast | Room 3East

10:30 a.m. - Noon – Semifinal Round I | Baim Courtroom

10:30 a.m. - Noon – Semifinal Round II | Goldberg Courtroom

Advancing teams will be announced in Room 3East. Sides shall be determined by a coin toss.

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. – Judges Lunch | 4th Floor Faculty Lounge

2 - 3:30 p.m. – Ambassador Round | Baim Courtroom

2 - 3:30 p.m. – Final Round | Goldberg Courtroom

5:30 - 9:30 p.m. – Awards Banquet | Petterino's Restaurant
All competition participants, advisors, judges, and JMLS staff & faculty are urged to attend!

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