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2024 Judging Panel Volunteer Form

PA Statewide Mock Trial Competition

Experience Pre-Requisite

The Mock Trial Executive Committee prefers that all scoring judges (jurors) have at least one (1) year of previous experience serving on a judging panel in a high school mock trial tournament or at least 1 season of previous experience coaching or advising a high school mock trial team. However, it is not required to serve and all jurors will be provided with a short YouTube video to review prior to final rounds.

If you do not have prior experience with High School mock trials, and would like to volunteer, please contact Maria Engles, [email protected].


Please provide all of the information requested on the following page. The Judging Panel Coordinator will make the final decisions regarding placement.

On-Site Competition Orientation

All participating presiding judges, jurors, and bailiff are required to attend the on-site orientation in the Dauphin County Courthouse’s Lawyer’s Lounge before their scheduled round(s). All judging panel members who volunteer in more than one round must attend the orientation session before each scheduled round. This is necessary for check-in, courtroom assignments, and to address issues that may arise from prior rounds.

Hotel Accommodations

PBA will provide overnight accommodations if your participation is required for both days OR you are traveling from outside the area more than 90 miles (one way).

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