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. 

Lynn Pinker Competition Bailiff Signup


The Bailiff Registration Form can be found below. It will begin accepting submissions for this tournament on 8:30 AM CST Tuesday, February 26th, 2019.

Registration Link

*Reminder, the competition will be held on Saturday, March 30th, 2019. Bailiffs will need to be available between 12:15 PM and 6:20 PM. 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 Briana Blackman (bblackman@smu.edu) and Charles Entsminger (centsminger@smu.edu).