National Judicial Competition

What is NJC:

The National Judicial Competition (NJC) bring together Youth & Government participants from around the country to face off in mock trial and appellate competitions.  Held in downtown Chicago at the Y-USA National Headquarters and the Chicago Bar Association.

Team Requirements: 

Appellate teams must be 2-4 students

Mock Trial teams must be 5-8 students

2-3 attorneys for defendant
2-3 attorneys for plaintiff
3 witnesses for defendant
3 witnesses for plaintiff
1 court bailiff – each team is required to have an advisor or student available to serve as bailiff

Qualification of Participants: 

Participants must be currently enrolled in grades 9-12

Sign Up today! 



YMCA Michigan Youth in Government
2175 Association Drive, Suite 200
Okemos, Michigan 48864
Phone: (517) 639-4480 - Contact Us
Fax: (517) 639-3525