Yale Invitational

Yale Invitational


The Yale Mock Trial Association hosted the 24th Anual Yale Invitational on December 7th and 8th, 2019. The annual collegiate tournament takes place on the campus of Yale University in New Haven, CT, and we are proud to host one of the strongest fields on the American Mock Trial Association Invitational Circuit. 

The Yale Invitational consists of four rounds, with each team competing in two rounds per day. About fifty teams from some of the nation’s top Mock Trial programs attend the tournament each year.

Teams from the following schools competed at the 2018 Yale Invitational:

American University, University of Arizona, Baylor University, Boston College, Boston University, Brown University, University of Chicago, Columbia University, University of Denver, Emory University, Fordham University Lincoln Center, Fordham University Rose Hill, Harvard University, Hillsdale College, University of Illinois, University of Kentuky, La Salle University, University of Maryland College Park, University of Maryland Baltimore County, University of Michigan, New York University, Northwestern University, Northwood University, University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, University of Rochester, Rutgers University, Seton Hall University, Tufts University, Vanderbilt University, University of Virginia, Wellesley College, Wesleyan University, Yale University. 

If you have any questions regarding the tournament, please contact Christina Robertson at christina.robertson@yale.edu

The tab summaries from previous Yale Invitationals can be viewed below: 

2019    2018     2017     2016     2015      2014      2013      2012

The manual for the Weighted Partial Ballots system used at the 2012-2015 tournaments can be viewed here.


If you are interested in judging at the Yale Invitational, please contact Sean Rogers at sean.rogers@yale.edu to receive a judge registration form.

Click here to access the Rules of Evidence for college Mock Trial.