Dates and Deadlines

The Problem is distributed on the first Friday in October. It is distributed by posting on the Moot web site. Registered teams that cannot access the web site are sent the problem and all subsequent correspondence by the fastest means of communication available. A memorandum supporting the position of the claimant is due in Vienna early in December. Each participating team is sent a copy of the memorandum for claimant of one of the other teams in the Moot. A memorandum for respondent is prepared in response to the memorandum received, and is due in Vienna in mid of January. The oral arguments take place in Vienna, beginning on the Saturday a week prior to Easter and closing on Thursday of Easter week. The general rounds of the oral arguments take place at the Law Faculty of the University of Vienna (Juridicum) on Saturday through Tuesday. Elimination rounds among the highest ranking teams take place on Wednesday and Thursday, culminating in the final argument. The Moot closes with an awards banquet following the final argument.

First Friday in October 2020 Distribution of the Problem
End of October 2020 Deadline for Requests for Clarification
End of November 2020 Closing date for Submission of Registration Form
First week of December 2020 Memorandum for Claimant due
First week of December 2020 Payment of Registration Fee due
End of January 2021 Memorandum for Respondent due
Thursday, 25 March 2021 Moot Alumni Association Welcoming Party (cancelled)
Friday, 26 March 2021 Official Welcome and Reception
Saturday - Tuesday, 27 – 30 March 2021 General Rounds of Argument
Wednesday – Thursday, 31 March - 1 April 2021 Elimination Rounds of Argument
Thursday, 1 April 2021 Awards Banquet