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Jenckes Sign Ups
September 13, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - September 22, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
2017 Jenckles Closing Argument Sign Ups
Preliminary Rounds: 5:15-9pm, Monday, October 2nd – Tuesday, October 3rd
Semi-Final Rounds: 5:15-9pm, Thursday, October 5th
Jenckles Cup: 5:15-9pm, Friday, November 3rd
Jenckles is a great way to develop your public speaking and critical evaluation skills. Additionally, you’ll also get feedback from judges, who are experiencing practicing local attorneys. If that’s not enough to entice you, those that do well can win money, awards, and a chance to represent Arizona State University against the University of Arizona for the coveted Jenckes Cup!
You and a teammate (you can register with a partner, or let the Moot Board match you up with another individual) will give a 15-minute closing argument based on a closed case file. No additional research is required.
More info and tips are available on our Internal Competitions page.
IF YOU SIGN UP, YOU ARE EXPECTED TO SHOW UP! If you don’t show or if you cancel without adequate notice, unless there’s an emergency, you will be banned from competing for 1 year.
Competition Max Limits: (First-Come, First-Served) The sign up will close when we have hit the max. This is strictly first-come, first-served. No preference will be given to any year. Max of 60 competitors (in 30 teams of two competitors each).
If you compete, you cannot volunteer as well. You must choose to either volunteer OR compete.
Volunteering to be a timer or client for this competition is a great way to observe others compete and hear the feedback they provide to competitors. You can see what competing in a Moot Court Competition is like with no risk!
Preliminary rounds will be held on Monday, October 2nd, and Tuesday, October 3rd, and the final round will be held on Thursday, October 5th. If you sign up, you are committing to the entire evening: 5:15pm-9pm. We will provide you with dinner, a short break, and our endless gratitude.
Competition Max Limits: (First-Come, First-Served) The sign up will close when we have hit the max of 7 timers. This is strictly first-come, first-served. No preference will be given to any year.
If you volunteer, you cannot compete as well. You must choose to either volunteer OR compete.