The University of San Diego School of Law is proud to announce the Sixth Annual Michael Thorsnes International Arbitration Competition.
The Michael Thorsnes International Arbitration Competition is a pre-moot competition open to all teams seeking to participate in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot competitions in Vienna and Hong Kong. We offer participants a chance to hone their skills against teams from all over the globe. All teams will argue at least three rounds, with the top team's continuing on to the finals.
In addition to the competitions, teams will be able to attend a number of social events and have a chance to explore sunny
Schedule of Events:
Friday, February 15th
Participant Mixer at a Local Law Firm
Saturday, February 16th
Judges Briefing and Breakfast
General Rounds (Lunch will be provided)
Social Event - TBA
Sunday, February 17th
Semi-Final and Final Rounds
Awards Ceremony and Reception
Registrations before Dec 1: 25.00 Dollars US per participant
Registrations on or after Dec 1: 35.00 Dollars US per participant
Team registration will occur on a first-come-first serve basis. Due to growing popularity of the Pre-Moot, and the number of rounds guaranteed for each team, spaces may be limited.
Each year VICAM attracts over one hundred businessmen, professors, and lawyers from San Diego and abroad to judge the Pre-moot. We invite you to join us for this unique networking opportunity.
Judges can register here