University of Iowa Mock Trial Program has hosted a tournament called the
Cornshucker Challenge every year for the past 14 years. To run this tournament,
the organizers rely on local volunteers to
help judge the rounds.
year, the tournament will be held on the University of Iowa campus Dec. 6-7.
The event is coming up soon, yet the group is still in need of judges. Each day
of the competition there will be two rounds, one beginning at 9:30 a.m. and the
other at 2:30 p.m. with a judges’ meeting a half an hour before each round to
explain judging expectations.
University of Iowa was one of the founding institutions for the American Mock
Trial Association (AMTA). It participated in the first ever National
Championship Competition in Des Moines in 1985. The University of Iowa Mock
Trial Club was founded in 1991, six years after the Hawkeyes began competing in
more information about the program, visit the University of Iowa Mock Trial
website at www.uimocktrial.com. For
questions or to sign up to be a judge, contact Kimberly DePalma, president of
the University of Iowa Mock Trial Program at firstname.lastname@example.org.