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Below are some frequently asked questions about Kentucky High School Mock Trial:

The Kentucky High School Mock Trial Association, Inc.. (KHSMTA) welcomes you to the 2019-2020 season.  

Q. Where will my team compete in 2020?

A. The regional assignments will be posted in early November. Below are last year’s regional assignments:

Lexington Regional

Boyle County High School

Elkorn Crossing School (Scott County)

George Rodgers Clark

Henry Clay High School

Highlands High SchoolA

Highlands High School B

Jessamine Career and Technology Center

Madison Central A

Madison Central B

Madison Southern A

Madison Southern B

Model High School A

Model High School B

Montgomery County A

Montgomery County B

Paul Blazer A

Paul Blazer B

Sheldon Clark High School

Simon Kenton High School

Taylor County High School

West Carter 

Louisville Regional

Central High School

Covington Catholic A

Covington Catholic B

Dixie Heights High School A

Dixie Heights High School B

DuPont Manual High School

Eastern High School

Greenwood High School

Henderson County High School

Kentucky Country Day A

Kentucky Country Day B

Louisville Collegiate High School

Mercy High School

Newport Central Catholic A

Newport Central Catholic B

Notre Dame Academy A

Notre Dame Academy B

Paducah Tilghman High School

Seneca High School A

Seneca High School B

Q. Will there be any pre-season tournaments this year?

A. Yes. The University of Kentucky undergraduate mock trial program typically hosts a tournament in early January. Here is a link to LAST YEAR’s registration page. http://ukmocktrial.weebly.com/high-school-wildcat-invitational.html

Bellarmine University has expressed interest in hosting an early season (before December) tournament. Stay tuned for more details.

Q.  When will the case be released this year?

A.  We anticipate a case release in October. There is a chance it will be released in September due to the possibility of a preseason tournament at Bellermine University.

Q.  When and where will the regional and championship tournaments be held this year?

A.   TBD. We are currently discussing making the regional tournaments in Louisville and Covington with the championship tournament in Lexington. Stay tuned.   TENTATIVE SCHEDULE for regional tournaments February 8 and 9, 2020.  TENTATIVE SCHEDULE February 28, 29 and March 1, 2019.

Q. What is the cost to enter a team?

A.  $350.00 per team.  ($0.00 for first year teams) A short need-based application will need to be completed.   We received a grant from Kentucky Bar Foundation which is allowing us to offer entry fee waivers for new teams.   

Q. Will there be any new teams this year?

A. Yes.  We anticipate more new teams this year.  KHSMTA has been and will continue to recruit new schools to form a team and compete.  If you are affiliated with a high school that is considering forming a team please review the "starting a new team?" page on this website and contact us so we can help.  


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