2024 National Judicial Competition Information


What is NJC?

The National Judicial Competition (NJC) bring together Youth and Government participants from around the country to face off in mock trial and appellate competitions. This year it will be held July 28 - August 1, 2024 in Minneapolis, MN. Participants must be currently enrolled in grades 10-12 and have participated in MYIG for at least one year. Appellate teams must be 2-4 students. Mock Trial teams must be 5-8 students. 


Important Documents

  • Check out this NJC Planning Guide for an overview of the conference.
  • Packing List
  • Orientation Slides
  • Orientation Recording
  • Trip Itinerary
  • Full Trip Payment Link (if you want to pay the $1,000 in full)
    • Fee includes: flight, conference registration fees, transportation during the conference, 2 dinners, hotel, state t-shirt



Important Dates

  • May 17th - June 7th - Register here!
  • June 4th - Case materials released and begin team meetings with coaches
  • June 7th$75 nonrefundable deposit due
  • June 11th @ 5:00 pm - Orientation Zoom Meeting (mandatory)
  • June 14th - $450 Payment Due
  • June 19th @ 5:00 pm - Zoom Practice (optional)
  • July 1st - Code of Conduct and Health Form Due
  • July 8th - $475 Final Payment Due
  • July 9th @ 5:00 pm - Zoom Practice (optional)
  • July 16th @ 6:00 pm - Parent Zoom Meeting and pre-trip meeting (mandatory)
  • July 28th - Depart for Minneapolis
  • July 29th - August 1st - Conference & Competition
  • Aug. 1st - Return to Michigan


Case Materials (released June 4th)

  • Mock Trial Case Packet (Civil Case)
  • Appellate Case Packet


Practice Resources


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