External Moot Court Competitions

The following is a partial list of external moot court competitions in which UCI Law students can participate. This is merely a list of suggestions; students are encouraged to seek out other competition opportunities as well.

Students interested in participating in an external competition must contact the Moot Court Board at lawmootcourt@lawnet.uci.edu and fill out this application.

Each competition’s website provides information on the particular competition, including dates, fees, and schedules. If you are interested in a particular competition, check the page frequently, as information may change or new information may become available. Competitions on this list qualify for funding applications.

General Appellate Advocacy

American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition

New York City Bar Association: National Moot Court

Moot Court National Championship

Frederick Douglass Moot Court

Spong Tournament

Hispanic Bar Association Moot Court

Federal Bar Association Moot Court

Thomas Tang International Moot Court Competition

Chicago Bar Association Moot Court

Appellate Lawyers Moot Court Competition

Admiralty Law

John K. Brown Admiralty Moot Court


American Bar Association Arbitration Competition

American Bar Association Negotiation Competition

American Bar Association Law Student National Representation in Mediation Competition

California Environmental Bar Negotiation Competition

Foreign Direct Investment International Arbitration Moot

Merhige Environmental Negotiation Competition

Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot

ABA Client Counseling Competition

Animal Law

National Animal Law Competitions


Duberstein Moot Court Competition

California Appellate Advocacy

Roger J. Traynor California Appellate Moot Court Competition

Civil Rights

Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Court Competition

William B. Bryant-Luke C. Moore Invitational Moot Court Competition

Williams Institute Moot Court

McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court

Touro Law Center National Moot Court Competition in Law & Religion

Constitutional Law

Billings, Exum & Frye National Moot Court Competition

Evan A. Evans Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition

Craven Moot Court Competition

Leroy R. Hassel, Sr. National Constitutional Moot Court Competition

Sutherland Moot Court

American Constitution Society Constance Baker Motley Moot Court Competition

Corporate & Securities

Irving R. Kaufman Memorial Moot Court Competition

Ruby R. Vale Corporate Moot Court Competition

Criminal Law and Procedure

Gibbons National Criminal Procedure Moot Court Competition

Herbert J. Weschler National Criminal Moot Court

USD National Criminal Procedure Moot Court

White Collar Crime Moot Court

Cultural Heritage

National Cultural Heritage Law Moot Court Competition

Cyber Law

UCLA Cyber Law Moot Court Competition

First Amendment

American Bar Association Moot Court

Burton D. Weschler First Amendment Moot Court Competition

National First Amendment Moot Court Competition


American Bar Association Moot Court

Entertainment and Sports Law

Cardozo/BMI Moot Court Competition

Pepperdine Law National Law Entertainment Moot Court

Environmental Law

Merhige Environmental Negotiation Competition

California Environmental Bar Negotiation Competition

Pace Law National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition

International Environmental Moot Court

National Energy and Sustainability Moot Court Competition


Jerome Price Memorial Evidence Competition

Family Law

National Moot Court Competition in Child Welfare & Adoption Law

Gabrielli Family Law Moot Court Competition

National Juvenile Law Moot Court

Health Law

National Health Law Moot Court Competition

Immigration Law

NYU Immigration Law Moot Court Competition

Asylum & Refugee Law Moot Court

International Law

Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot

Foreign Direct Investment International Arbitration Moot

Pace International Criminal Court Moot Court Competition

Inter-American Human Rights Moot Court Competition

Susan J. Ferrell Intercultural Human Rights Moot Court Competition

Clara Barton International Humanitarian Law Competition


AIPLA Sutherland Moot Court Competition

Saul Lefkowitz Trademark Moot Court Competition

IT and Privacy Law

International Moot Court Competition in Information Technology & Privacy Law

Labor and Employment Law

Robert F. Wagner National Labor & Employment Law Moot Court Competition

Media Law

Price Media Law Moot Court

Mock Trial

Stetson Law Pretrial Competition

Academy of Trial Lawyers Mock Trial Competition

Student Trial Advocacy Competition

Capitol City Challenge Mock Trial

National Ethics Trial Competition

National Trial Competition

National Security

GW National Security Law Moot Court

Products Liability

August A. Rendigs, Jr. National Products Liability Moot Court Competition

Space Law

International Air and Space Law Association Moot Court

Manfred Lachs Moot Court

Tax Law

Albert R. Mugel National Moot Court Competition

Telecommunications Law

National Telecommunications Law Moot Court

Veterans Law

National Veterans Law Moot Court Competition