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The OBA/OJEN Competitive Mock Trials for High School Students

The OBA/OJEN Competitive Mock Trials (OOCMT) is a partnership between the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) and the Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN).  Most competitive mock trial tournaments in the province are part of OOCMT, which means they use the official OOCMT case and rules, and their winners may participate in upper-level competitions organized by the OBA and OJEN.

On this site, you will find information about the tournament in your local area, the official materials for this year’s program, archived cases from previous years, and resources to help you prepare to participate in a tournament.

Key Information for the 2018-19 School Year

OOCMT tournament dates are all confirmed for this year. See below and check your local page for details.

Registration is largely closed for this year (see below for tournaments where it is still open).

The 2019 Case is R v Delaney. Find it under the “Tournament Materials & Resources” tab in the grey bar above, or go straight to the page

Quick List of Upcoming Tournament Dates

Click “Local Tournaments by Region” in the grey top bar for details

Central Southwestern Ontario Mock Trial Tournament (London and area): May 6th

City of Toronto Mock Trial Competition: April 16th & 23rd (preliminary rounds – two divisions), finals TBD

Douglas Cup (Wellington & Dufferin Counties): April 26th (preliminaries), April 29th (finals)

Halton Mock Trial Tournaments: Public Board – April 5th; Catholic Board – April 16th (Senior), April 17th (Junior); Halton Championship – May 10th

Haldimand, Brant & Norfolk Mock Trial Tournament: May 3rd

Hennessy Cup (Sudbury & Manitoulin Districts): May 10th

Judges’ Cup (York Region): April 29th, 30th (preliminaries), May 6th (finals)

Kelly Cup (Durham Region): April 29th (preliminaries), May 6th (finals)

Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington Mock Trial Tournament: May 10th. Registration still open

Margaret Janzen Memorial Cup (Waterloo Region): May 7th (preliminaries), May 14th (finals, tentative – subject to confirmation)

Niagara Mock Trial Tournament: May 8th (preliminaries), May 10th (finals)

Ottawa Mock Trial Tournament: May 8th (French), May 9th (English, preliminaries), May 10th (English, finals)

Tri-County Judges’ Cup (Peterborough, Northumberland, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton & Muskoka): May 14 (preliminaries), finals TBD. Registration still open

Windsor-Essex Mock Trial Tournament: April 15th (preliminaries), April 17th (finals)

Completed Tournaments

Davis Cup (Peel Mock Trial Tournament). Champions: Mayfield Secondary School

Milanetti Cup (Hamilton Mock Trial Competition). Champions: Bishop Tonnos Catholic Secondary School




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