Bailiff and Witness Information

How to Sign-up to Compete or Bailiff


Determine which competitions you want to compete in and as a date approaches for a competition, keep an eye out for announcements on when to register to compete.

Please use the form below to sign up for the competition you wish to volunteer for.

Please note: To help first year law students stay focused on grades, 1Ls may only compete in the fall Negotiation Competition, Spring 1L Closing Argument Competition, or bailiff and witness competitions. 

Negotiations Competition Bailiff Signup


Registration Link

*Reminder, the competition will be held on September 15, 2018. Bailiffs can register for as many rounds as they would like. Please be sure to arrive around 10 minutes before the round starts to ensure the tournament runs smoothly.

If you have any questions, please contact Charles Entsminger (centsminger@smu.edu); Nelson Wu (nhwu@smu.edu); Elizabeth Tillman (etillman@smu.edu).

Fall Mock Trial Competition Bailiff Signup


Registration Link

*Reminder, the competition will be held on Saturday, September 29th, 2018 and Sunday, September 30th, 2018. Bailiffs can register for as many rounds as they would like. Please be sure to arrive around 10 minutes before the round starts to ensure the tournament runs smoothly.

If you have any questions, please contact Charles Entsminger (centsminger@smu.edu); Michael Creme (mcreme@smu.edu); Michael Pipkin (mtpipkin@smu.edu).

2L/3L Moot Court Competition Bailiff Signup


The Bailiff Registration Form can be found below. It will begin accepting submissions for this tournament on 12:00 PM CST Friday, September 28, 2018.

Registration Link

*Reminder, the competition will be held on Saturday, October 6th, 2018. Bailiffs can register for as many rounds as they would like. Please be sure to arrive around 10 minutes before the round starts to ensure the tournament runs smoothly.

If you have any questions, please contact Charles Entsminger (centsminger@smu.edu) or Kaylee Vanstory (kvanstory@smu.edu).