2018-2019 San Diego County High School Mock Trial Competition 

Welcome to the San Diego County High School Mock Trial Program and Competition.  Please check the Mock Trial website often for important updates and new information. 

Mandatory Teacher Orientation Meetings

All interested teachers must attend one of the two orientation meetings which will be held:
  • Thursday, September 20, 2018; 4 p.m.; San Diego County Office of Education; Annex C;

  • Tuesday, September 25, 2018; 4 p.m.; San Diego County Office of Education; Annex B. 
The San Diego County Office of Education is located at 6401 Linda Vista Road, San Diego, CA 92111.  Due to significant changes in the competition this year, a teacher representative from each school must attend.  Case materials and passwords will be distributed at these meetings.  

2018-2019 Attorney Coach Orientation

Attorneys interested in coaching or learning about coaching a high school mock trial team for the 2018-2019 San Diego County High School Mock Trial Competition are invited to attend the Attorney Coaches Orientation Meeting.  
  •  October 3, 2018: Attorney Coach Orientation Meeting
    • 12:00 - 1:15 p.m.
    • Bay View Conference Room, 16th Floor
    • United States District Court
    • 333 West Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101 
Attendance is mandatory for any attorney wishing to coach in the 2018-2019 competition season.  Deadline to RSVP for the Attorney Coach Meeting is October 2, 2018.  If you cannot attend in person, you may request to participate by phone when you RSVP.

Volunteer to be an Attorney Coach 

Thank you for taking the time out of your very busy schedule to coach a high school mock trial team.  Your time and expertise will help make this valuable educational opportunity possible for motivated San Diego County high school teens.   All new and returning coaches must complete the Attorney Coach Volunteer Form in order to sign up to volunteer as an attorney coach.

2018-2019 High School Registration Form 

All San Diego County High Schools that wish to participate in 2018-2019 San Diego County High School Mock Trial Competition must register by submitting the Registration Form by October 12, 2018.

2018-2019 Mock Trial Competition

The San Diego County High School Mock Trial Committee is pleased to announce the 2019 Competition dates!  They are:  February 6, 2019 (Round 1); February 13, 2019 (Round 2), February 20 (Round 3) and February 23, 2019 (Round 4, Awards ceremony and Final Round).  Please note that the competition time frame has expanded to a three week period.  The Committee believes this change will afford a greater learning opportunity for participating students and encourage expanded volunteerism by attorneys, monitors and judges.

Teacher/sponsor orientation meetings will  be held at the San Diego County Office of Education, 6401 Linda Vista Road, San Diego on two dates, both at 4 p.m.:  September 20, 2018 (Annex C) and September 25, 2018 (Room 301).  As in other years, attendance at one of these meetings is mandatory for any participating school.

All information regarding the competition, teacher/sponsor orientation and coach orientation meetings will be available on our website at sdmocktrial.org.  The date for the coaches orientation has not yet been set.  Registration, release of case materials, a schedule of important dates, as well as other details will be posted on the website as it becomes available throughout the month of August, so please check the website frequently.

Questions may be directed to sdmocktrial@gmail.com.  We hope all the educators, coaches, and students contemplating participation in the 2019 competition have had a wonderful summer!


San Diego County High School
Mock Trial Program and Competition
E-Mail: SDMockTrial@gmail.com
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