Important Dates

2020 Competition Schedule

Jan 15 – Information Session

Jan 20-27 – Online Sign-Ups

Feb 3 – Mandatory Training

Feb 10, 12 – Preliminary Rounds (evening)

Feb 13 – Semifinal Round (evening)

Feb 20 – Final Round (lunchtime)

See below for more information…

Information Session and Sign-ups

Info session Jan 15; Online sign-ups Jan 20-27

Prior to sign-ups, the Competition Directors host an information session to discuss the competition, share some tips with interested competitors, and answer any questions. If you cannot attend the session for good reason, please e-mail the Competition Directors and sign-up online.

Mandatory Training

Feb 3  (location announced to competitors)

A training on basic negotiation skills — and how to apply them to the specific format of this competition — will be provided. Competitors will observe a mock negotiation, learn how to use the board efficiently, and learn strategies on debriefing. Lunch will be provided.

Preliminary Rounds

Feb 10 and 12, 6:00-9:00 PM (location announced to competitors)

Each team will negotiate on both days during preliminary rounds, which will be held in two “flights” beginning at 6:00 PM.

Semifinal Rounds

Feb 13, 6:00-9:00 PM (location announced to competitors)

The top four teams will advance to the semifinal rounds. 

Final Round

Feb 20, 12:45-2:00 PM (Room 170)

The two winning teams will compete in the final round. All competitors, as well as all their fellow law students, are encouraged to come watch the final round. A non-pizza lunch will be provided.