Judiciary of Guam | October 1, 2024 to January 14, 2025

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Welcome to the official webpage for the Guam High School Mock Trial Competition (GHSMTC), hosted by the Judiciary of Guam in partnership with the District Court of Guam and the Guam Bar Association.

On this webpage, you will find information that you need to register for GHSMTC events, as well as materials and the schedule of events.

Tentative Schedule of Events

Time Event
August 5, 2024, 8 am Registration opens
August 19, 2024, 5 pm Case released (regardless of registration status)
August 24, 2024, 8 am to 12 pm MOCK TRIAL BOOT CAMP, Judicial Education Center
September 13, 2024, 5pm Deadline to register
September 20, 2024, 5pm Deadline to submit full payment

Time Event
October 1, 2024, 5:30 to 8 pm ROUND 1 ‐ Superior Court
December 3, 2024, 5:30 to 8 pm ROUND 10** ‐ Superior Court
January 7, 2025, 5:30 to 8:30 pm SEMI FINAL ROUND ‐ District Court
January 14, 2025, 5:30 to 8:30 pm FINAL ROUND ‐ Supreme Court
May 8 ‐ 10, 2025 The 2025 National High School Mock Trial Championship, Phoenix, AZ

*The actual number of rounds/weeks/game nights is TBD and will depend on the number of participating teams.

Pre-Season High School Mock Trial Workshop

We invite you to an exclusive pre-season high school mock trial workshop, hosted by the Judiciary of Guam. This workshop is designed to equip students with essential skills and knowledge to excel in the upcoming mock trial season.

Our workshop will feature experienced legal professionals and educators providing hands-on training in mock trial procedures, legal strategy, and courtroom decorum. This is a unique opportunity for students to enhance their understanding of the mock trial competition and the legal system. Your participation will significantly contribute to the success of this event, and we look forward to your affirmative response.

Date: Saturday, July 13, 2024

Time: 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

Venue: Judicial Education Center

Register by: Thursday, July 11, 2024

Should you have any questions or require further information, feel free to contact Joleen Respicio (671) 475-3250 or Dawn Blas (671) 475-3191.

Register for Season Competition (Coming Soon)

(Opens August 5, 2024)

This season, registration will take place exclusively online. You MUST register to compete. The deadline for registration is September 13, 2024. Registration payment is due by September 20, 2024.