March 18-20, 2021
Idaho High school Mock Trial Competition
Idaho Law Foundation Wraps Up Virtual High School Mock Trial Competition
The Idaho Law Foundation’s Law Related Education Program hosted its annual High School Mock Trial State Championship from Thursday to Saturday, March 18 to 20. For 2021, the three-day tournament was held virtually. This year students explored a criminal mock trial case that centered on a charge of domestic terrorism involving the destruction of a dam in the fictional state of Monida.
All teams in the state competition participated in four rounds of competition in virtual Zoom Courtrooms on Thursday and Friday with the top two teams facing off for the state championship on Saturday morning.
The 2021 state competition involved 150 high school students on 15 teams. 125 teachers, judges, attorneys, and other community leaders donated their time to serve as coaches, advisors, judges, and competition staff.
The following teams placed in the top five for Idaho’s state tournament:
2021 State Champion: The Ambrose School, Meridian
State Runner Up: The Logos School, Moscow
Third Place: Mountain Home High School
Fourth Place: The Ambrose School, Meridian
Fifth Place: Victory Charter School, Nampa
January 30, 2020
Congratulations to the winners of this year's We the People Competition!
Competition First Place: Portneuf Valley
Competition Second Place: Meridian Medical Arts Charter High School – Blue
With it's win Portneuf Valley won the right to represent Idaho at the National Competition in Washington DC scheduled for April 25-27, 2020.
Good luck to Portneuf Valley!