Over the weekend, 9 Moot Court teams at UCF competed at three regionals across the United States. A round of applause to each team for getting it this far! You represented UCF in an excellent manner.
Partners Jan & Ariana, along with partners Russell & Natalie competed at the Windy City Moot Court Regional, which took place on November 12-13. The regional tournaments consisted of 24 teams, with both our teams placing in the top 10.
Congrats to Jan & Ariana for ending the competition in 6th seed, with Ariana earning Best Orator at the tournament and Jan earning 10th! A congrats to Russell & Natalie for ending the competition in 5th seed and securing a spot at the AMCA National Championship! Russ was 14th Best Orator and Natalie was 17th.
Partners Caitlin & Sebastian competed at the South Central Moot Court Regional, which also took place on November 12-13. The regional tournaments consisted of 32 teams, with our team ending in top 16. A special congratulations to Caitlin who earned 14th Best Orator at the tournament!
The weekend ended with 6 UCF teams competing at the South Atlantic Moot Court Regional, which took place on November 13-14. Out of the 36 teams that competed, UCF teams represented a quarter of the teams that advanced to the Sweet 16 round. The tournament ended with teams Rebecca & Scott, along with Abbigail & Amritvaani making it to the Semifinals round. Both teams secured a spot at the AMCA National Championship! Congrats to Bec, who earned 5th Best Orator and Abbi, who earned 14th Best Orator.
We look forward to seeing these teams succeed at the AMCA National Championship in January 2022! Until then, we still have the AMCA Brief Writing competition as an opportunity for UCF to earn some recognition. Let's get to work team!