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Competition Dates

Regional Tournament

Johnson County Courthouse
Feb. 27, 2016

Sedgwick County Courthouse
Feb. 27, 2016 

State Tournament

Shawnee County Courthouse
March 25-26, 2016


National Tournament

May 12-14, 2016*
Boise, Idaho
Hosted by Idaho Law Foundation


the 2016 National Championship will take place one week later than the traditional Mother’s Day weekend schedule.

The Kansas team selected to participate in the national tournament will be provided additional information at a future date. Please note that the travel expenses for nationals is partially covered and the team attending will also be expected to pay some of the expenses.

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Welcome to the KBA YLS Mock Trial Competition!

Presented by Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP, the Kansas Bar Association (KBA) and the KBA Young Lawyers Section are excited that your school has chosen to participate in this fun and rewarding program. The KBA is dedicated to providing you with the information you need to make your team(s) successful!

2016 Mock Trial Problem

Case materials posted with permission solely for use in the KBA YLS High School Mock Trial competitions.

Scoring Sheets

Click here to view past score sheets.

2016 Tournament Update

(l-r) Vandita Garimella, Anna Cowden, Shaili Patel, Caitlyn Hager, Ayesha Vishnani, Susie Song and Arvind Shankar

Going to Nationals 

Congratulations to this year’s team traveling to the National High School Mock Trial Competition in Boise, Idaho. They are from Blue Valley Northwest High School and coached by Art Delgado.

Regionals Update

On February 27, six teams from the Regional Mock Trial Competitions advanced to State Competition on March 25-26. Congratulations!

KC Regional (in order of placing)

  1. Shawnee Mission East High School
  2. Blue Valley Northwest High School
  3. Olathe North High School
SME participants (L to R): Caleb Hanlon, Iman Jaroudi, Nate Paris, Spencer Mitchell, Jack Eddy, (Not Pictured Reami Boone)

Wichita Regional (in order of placing)

  1. Sunrise Christian Academy
  2. The Independent School
  3. Northeast Magnet High School
Sunrise participants (L to R): Sarah Myose, Cynthia Matson, Nathan Keck, Cameryn Rasmussen, Bethany Reeder (front); Emily Kelley (back); Gretchen Keck; Michael Goddard


If you have any questions, need additional information about the KBA YLS Mock Trial Competition, or have suggestions on how we can continue to improve the information contained on this website, please contact us here.

Mitch Biebighauser
Mock Trial Liaison
Phone: (913) 652-9800

Lisa Brown
Mock Trial Liaison
Phone: (785) 233-0593

Anne Woods
Staff Liaison
(785) 861-8838



Although changes to the case materials, dates, locations and rules are not anticipated, such changes or clarification may become necessary. To make sure all teams are provided with the most accurate and updated information, announcements will be posted under this section. Please refer to this website periodically for new information. Your team will NOT receive emails when new information is posted.

2016 Rules and Information for Coaches

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