Jessup 2020 Schedule Now Available!

The Jessup 2020 schedule is now available. Click here to download as pdf.

16 August 2019 RELEASE of Official Jessup Rules. (National Rules Supplements will be posted as they become available)
13 September 2019 ANTICIPATED RELEASE of the Jessup Problem
8 October 2019 ANTICIPATED RELEASE of First Batch of Basic Materials. The Basic Materials are a collection of research materials, designed to ensure that all teams, regardless of budget and access to information, start from the same position. All Basic Materials will be posted to the ILSA’s website.
15 October 2019 DEADLINE for Requests from Teams for Corrections and Clarifications to the Jessup Problem. Requests must be submitted through the online form found under your Team’s Home Page.
15 November 2019

DEADLINE for Eligibility Inquiries. This is the last day on which individuals may request the Executive Office’s special permission to compete under Official Rule 2.4.

DEADLINE for Reduced Registration Fee Applications. This is the last day on which teams with limited financial resources may apply for a discount of the registration fee. Please use the form found on the Jessup Competitors Page of ILSA’s website.

DEADLINE for Second Batch Basic Materials Suggestions. This is the last day to submit suggestions for documents to be included in the Second Batch of Basic Materials. All Basic Materials will be posted to the ILSA’s website.

18 November 2019 ANTICIPATED RELEASE DATE of Corrections and Clarifications to the Jessup Problem.
20 November 2019 ANTICIPATED RELEASE of Second Batch of Basic Materials. The Second Batch of Materials usually includes a variety of treaties, caselaw, and secondary sources.
22 November 2019 DEADLINE for Registration (Online Form and Payment) for all Teams.

DEADLINE for Submission of Team Roster. This is the last day on which teams may submit the names of their team members and advisors.

25 November 2019 ANTICIPATED RELEASE of U.S. Regional Assignments. All U.S. teams will be notified of the Region in which they will compete by email from the Executive Office.
13 January 2020 DEADLINE for Submission of Memorials. Memorials must be submitted to the Executive Office in accordance with the Official Rules. A National Supplement to the Official Rules may impose additional submission requirements and earlier deadlines. It is the responsibility of teams to understand the submission requirements of the Official Rules and of their National Rules Supplement, if any, which are posted on ILSA’s website.
24 January 2020 DISQUALIFICATION DEADLINE for Failure to Submit Memorials. If a Team fails to submit its Applicant and Respondent Memorials by this day, the Team will be disqualified from the Competition. Any Memorial submitted after the 13 January Submission Deadline but prior to the 24 January Disqualification Deadline will be subject to applicable late penalties.
January – March 2020 NATIONAL ROUNDS. Dates for National Competitions will be posted on ILSA’s website as they become available.