2011-2012 Tryout Information
Tryouts will be Monday, August 29th
Plan on meeting in Building 3 Room 1371 at 6pm. This is where instructions will be given. Tryouts will begin at 6:30pm in the Student Government Courtroom on the 3rd floor of the East Student Union building. You may remain in room 1371 to practice with your attorney/witness prior to your tryout as long as you are on time.
Please prepare an opening statement of about 2 minutes in length for the defense. If possible, have this opening statement memorized. Please prepare a direct examination of Quinn Brown for the defense. Mr. Brown’s affidavit is in the case packet. At tryouts, you will be required to direct a witness.
Please review the affidavit Quinn Brown. Someone will be an attorney and will conduct a direct examination of your character for the defense. We are looking to see what you bring to the character. Witnesses in mock trial typically dress the part, use accents to give life to the character, and display the appropriate emotions depending on the witness.
If you are trying out for an attorney role, please come dressed in proper courtroom attire.
Men: Conservative Suit, Tie, and Dress Shoes
Women: Suit, Skirt, and Conservative Hairstyle
If you are trying out for a witness role, please come dressed in the character of the witness. If you are trying out for both, please dress in proper courtroom attire.
For more information, please email Josh Freedman atUnfmocktrial@gmail.com