Tryouts for the 2017-2018 Season

Interested in joining the Illinois Trial Team? Here are a list of dates to keep in mind:

Info Meetings: Tuesday, August 29th at 7 PM and Wednesday, August 30th at 5 PM in the Law Building Room A (504 E. Pennsylvania Ave.)

Clinics: Thursday, August 31st from 4:30 – 7 PM in the Law Building, Room C. AND Monday, September 4th from 4:30 – 7 PM in the Law Building, Room K. Feel free to show up for only part of either (or both!) of these clinics.

Tryouts: The first round of tryout times will be made by appointment. They will be anytime 6:00-10:00 PM, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday (September 5th, 7th, & 8th), in the Law Building. September 5th tryouts will take place in Room K, September 7th & 8th in Room J.
The second round will be by invitation only on Sunday, September 10th at sometime between 6:00-10:00 PM, in the Law Building.  You are strongly encouraged to attend an Info Meeting to signup. If you can’t attend one, email

Those interested in joining the team and wanting to get a head start are encouraged to read our past tryout packet for general information. Click the link below to view it.

2017-2018 Tryout Packet

If you have never participated in mock trial and still want to try out, don’t worry. We will be holding clinics for prospective members where current members will be giving pointers and reviewing your material. You may also want to watch these helpful tutorial videos.

Contact our current VPE, Vanessa Aceves, to sign up for a time slot at if you are unable to attend an Info Meeting.

Tryouts and information sessions will take place at the Law Building, 504 East Pennsylvania Avenue Champaign, IL 61860