The 11th Billings, Exum & Frye National Moot Court Competition – October 22-24, 2020 
Date Deadline/Event
August 24 Rules Released
August 24-31 Problem Released (emailed and posted)
September 2 Registration Deadline (Capacity Reached and Registration Closed, Aug. 11, 2020)
September 14 Deadline for Submission of Requests for Problem Clarifications/Questions
September 28 Electronic Brief Submission Deadline – 5:00 pm., Eastern Time
October 22-24 Billings, Exum & Frye National Moot Court Competition Thursday, October 22 through Saturday, October 24
October 22 Team Meeting; Potential Preliminary Rounds (Times TBA)
October 23 Team Meeting (Time TBA)
October 23 Preliminary Rounds (Times TBA)
October 24 Elimination Rounds (Times TBA)
October 24 Awards Ceremony, 5:30 p.m. (anticipated)
Detailed Schedule for October 21-24

Note: All times are Eastern. The schedule below is subject to adjustment. More specific information about each team’s preliminary round times and pairings are expected to be released by Monday, October 19, 2020.

Date Event
October 21 Team Meeting – 7:00 p.m.
October 22 Preliminary Round 1A – 6:00 p.m.
Preliminary Round 1B – 8:00 p.m.
October 23 Bye Round – 11:00 a.m. (if an uneven number of teams; if not, later rounds may move up)
Preliminary Round 2A – 1:00 p.m.
Preliminary Round 2B – 3:00 p.m.
Octofinalists Announcement – 5:30 p.m. (approximately)
Octofinal Round – 7:00 p.m.
Quarterfinalists Announcement – 9:00 p.m. (approximately)
October 24 Quarterfinal Round – 11:00 a.m.
Semifinalists Announcement – 1:00 p.m. (approximately)
Semifinal Round – 1:30 p.m.
Finalists Announcement – 3:00 p.m. (approximately)
Final Round – 3:30 p.m.
Awards Ceremony – 5:30 p.m.