The YMCA National Judicial Competition (NJC) is an annual competition for high school student participants in the model judicial components (Appellate and Mock Trial) of the YMCA Youth and Government program.
Each Youth and Government state program selects students from their state to compete in either the Appellate or Mock Trial competitions at NJC.
We’re excited to announce the host YMCA and dates for this year’s competition:
Note: For staff taking care of registration for their delegates, share our NJC Delegate Registration Data template with your students so they can send you the responses you’ll need to complete their registration.
If you have any questions about the competition or bringing a delegation from your state, please email NJC Director Orville Lindquist at email@example.com.
Below are the case materials and rules/procedures for Appellate teams:
Students selected as Chief Justice will NOT participate on your state’s Appellate team(s). They will lead their courtrooms and support the legal volunteers scoring the teams.
Below are the case materials and rules/procedures for Mock Trial teams:
Students selected as Chief Judge will NOT participate on your state’s Mock Trial team(s). They will lead their courtrooms and support the legal volunteers scoring the teams.