2018 Jessup Competition Schedule

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1 September 2017 RELEASE of Official Jessup Rules. (National Rules Supplements will be posted as they become available)
15 September 2017 ANTICIPATED RELEASE of the Jessup Problem
3 October 2017 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.
16 October 2017 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.
10 November 2017 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 Submission of Waiver Applications. This is the last day on which teams with limited financial resources may apply for a waiver/discount of the registration fee.
17 November 2017 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.
21 November 2017 ANTICIPATED RELEASE DATE of Corrections and Clarifications to the Jessup Problem.
24 November 2017 DEADLINE for Second Batch Basic Materials Suggestions. This is the last day on which teams may suggest documents to be included in the Second Batch of Basic Materials.
28 November 2017 ANTICIPATED RELEASE of U.S. Regional Assignments. All U.S. teams will be notified of the Region in which they will compete through their Team Homepage.
13 December 2017 ANTICIPATED RELEASE of Second Batch of Basic Materials. The Second Batch of Materials is based upon requests from teams and usually includes a variety of treaties, caselaw, and secondary sources.
12 January 2018 DEADLINE for Submission of Memorials. Memorials must be submitted to the ILSA 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 their National Rules Supplement, if any, which are posted on ILSA’s website.
26 January 2018 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 12 January Submission Deadline but prior to the 26 January Disqualification Deadline will be subject to applicable late penalties.
January – March 2018 QUALIFYING ROUNDS. Dates for Qualifying Competitions will be posted on the Jessup Website as they become available.

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