Competition Information

The National Native American Law Student Association (NNALSA), in partnership with the University of Arizona Law NALSA Chapter and the University of Arizona Law's Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy (IPLP) Program, are excited to host the 27th Annual NNALSA Moot Court Competition.

Competition Deadlines

Deadline for Team Registration: December 15, 2018

Each team must complete an online registration form, pay the registration fee of $250 per team, and upload letter(s) as stated in NNALSA Moot Court Rule 4.2 or 4.3. Competitors will receive their team number once they complete the registration process. Teams will also receive details about submitting briefs at this time.

Deadline for Team Brief Submission: January 14, 2019

Each team must submit its brief online in PDF format as set forth in NNALSA Moot Court Rule 13.6(c). A team may not revise its brief after submission to the competition. Competitors may submit briefs here. *Do not submit a brief until your team has been assigned a team number. To maintain confidentiality, do not include your name or school in your brief.

Deadline for Submission Verifying Payment of Membership Dues: January 14, 2019

In accordance with NNALSA Moot Court Rule 4.2, each competitor must submit documents that verify (1) the individual’s local chapter has submitted its dues, (2) the individual has submitted NNALSA Individual Membership dues, and (3) the individual has submitted local chapter individual membership dues. Competitors may submit all documentation to the NNALSA Vice President at Membership and local chapter dues can be paid here

Substantive Inquiry

Competitors may submit substantive inquiries regarding the rules and problem to the Rules Committee by emailing the inquiry to Please put “Substantive Inquiry” in the subject line. Responses to substantive inquiries will be posted with official responses on the NNALSA website and the moot court FAQ page. The deadline for substantive inquiry submissions is February 22, 2019.

Contact Information

Please contact the competition administrator with any questions:
Kayla Wrolson
NNALSA Vice President, Moot Court Administrator

Mail to:
Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program
C/O Kayla Wrolson
1145 N Mountain Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85721

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