The Competition Outline (available soon) explains the organisation, structure (including an indication of the timetable) and prizes for the competition.
Please ensure you have read and understood these rules Competition Rules (available soon).
Teams are encouraged to practise mooting before the competition begins, and to secure professional instruction in advocacy, protocol and legal argument.
If possible, teams are asked to secure coaching for any alumni or parents who are legally qualified.
USQ has a number of legal academics and practising lawyers who have volunteered to assist with coaching throughout the competition. Schools interested in securing coaches provided by USQ can indicate their interest when registering online.
Teachers can indicate the need for USQ to source a coach when registering teams online.
A coach may also serve as a moot judge in the competition; however a coach will not be permitted to judge any moot that includes a team from the school they have assisted.
There is no cost for competing or registering.
Once registrations are finalised all competing teams will receive the moot problem. You will also be given online access to a set of written materials outlining:
- competition rules
- competition timetables
- contact details
- cooting and courtroom protocol.
For the competition to proceed, at least 16 moot teams must enter the preliminary round.