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Mardi Gras Moot Court Invitational

The Annual Tulane Moot Court Mardi Gras Invitational will be held over a 4 day period from February 21-February 24.

About the Competition

Mardi Gras Invitational is the only annual moot court appellate competition that focuses on contemporary legal problems confronting the sports industry. The competition draws the best law schools and moot court programs in the country and takes place during one of the most exciting times in New Orleans, Mardi Gras.

The registration fee for the competition is $950.

Registration

In the past, judges have included Don Fehr, Executive Director of the NHL Players Association, Richard Berthelson, General Counsel of the NFL Players Association, Stan Kasten, Former President of the Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta Thrashers, Atlanta Braves, and Washington Nationals, Andrew Brandt, ESPN Business Analysis and Lecturer at Wharton Sports Business Initiative, and many others.

The competition will be held at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

2022 Competition Timeline

The registration schedule for the 26th Annual Tulane Mardi Gras Invitational Competition is below. Note: Each team’s specific competition schedule will be circulated in late January 2022.

October 4, 2021

MGI Competition Registration Opens

October 25, 2021

Team Registration and Payment Deadline

November 15, 2021

Packet Released

November 30, 2021

Notification of in-person or virtual status

 

December 6, 2021

Deadline to request interpretation of problem

 

January 10, 2022

Briefs Due

 

February 7, 2022

Release of full schedule including Round 1 and 2 pairings

February 22, 2022

Rounds 1 and Rounds 2

February 23, 2022      

Round 3, Quarterfinals, Award Ceremony

 

February 24, 2022

Semi-finals and Finals

 

If you have any questions or concerns please email mardigrasinvitational@gmail.com.