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The National Native American Law Student Association (NNALSA) has established a long-running, respected national moot court competition. This year the 27th Annual NNALSA Moot Court is hosted by the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law NALSA Chapter and will take place on March 1-2, 2019 in Tucson, Arizona.

Championship Round Judge Panel


Deadline for Team Registration is December 15, 2018

Each team must complete an online registration form, pay the registration fee of $250, and upload letter(s) as stated in NNALSA Moot Court Rule 4.2 or 4.3. Competitors will receive their team number once the registration process has completed. Teams will also receive details about submitting briefs at this time. Registration for the 27th Annual NNALSA Moot Court Competition is now closed.

Deadline for Team Brief submission is January 14, 2019

Each team must submit its brief online in PDF format as set forth in NNALSA Moot Court Rule 13.6(c). A team may not revise its brief after submission to the competition. Competitors may submit briefs here. *Do not submit a brief until your team has been assigned a team number. To maintain confidentiality, do not include your name or school in your brief.

Deadline for Submission Verifying Payment of Membership Dues: January 14, 2019

In accordance with NNALSA Moot Court Rule 4.2, each competitor must submit documents that verify (1) the individual’s local chapter has submitted its dues, (2) the individual has submitted NNALSA Individual Membership dues, and (3) the individual has submitted local chapter individual membership dues. Competitors may submit all documentation to the NNALSA Vice President at nnalsa.vicepresident@gmail.com. Membership and local chapter dues can be paid here

Substantive Inquiry

Competitors may submit substantive inquiries regarding the rules and problem to the Rules Committee by emailing the inquiry to nnalsa.vicepresident@gmail.com. Please put “Substantive Inquiry” in the subject line. Responses to substantive inquiries will be posted with official responses on the NNALSA website and the moot court FAQ page. The deadline for substantive inquiry submissions is February 22, 2019.

Volunteer to be a Judge or Bailiff

Volunteer judges and bailiffs are vital to our competition. Visit the volunteer registration page to sign-up. Brief Judges are needed after the student competitors submit their appellate briefs. Brief Judges can score one to five briefs from home. Oral Argument Judges sit on a panel of three and individually score the oral arguments throughout the moot court competition on March 1-2, 2019.

For More Information

University of Arizona James. E. Rogers College of Law Moot Court Site 


Kayla Wrolson

NNALSA Vice President &

Moot Court Administrator