SAN JOSE, CA – On Tuesday, January 23, the Santa Clara County Mock Trial competition officially begins.
Student teams from throughout Santa Clara County will compete in a bracket-like competition until a county winner is selected. The winning team will proceed to represent Santa Clara County at the State Finals March 16-18 in Orange County, California, and state winners will advance to the national competition May 10-12 in Reno, Nevada.
This year, student teams hail from: Andrew P. Hill High School, Ann Sobrato High School, Basis Independent, Castilleja School, Cupertino High School, Downtown College Prep: Alum Rock, Gunderson High School, Homestead High School, Leigh High School, Lincoln High School, Los Altos High School, Los Gatos High School, Lynbrook High School, Monta Vista High School, Mountain View High School, Piedmont Hills High School, Pioneer High School, Prospect High School, Saint Francis High School, Saratoga High School, Valley Christian High School, West Valley Middle College, and Willow Glen High School.
County Competition Dates:
Round I: Tuesday, January 23
Round II: Thursday, January 25
Round III: Tuesday, January 30
Round IV: Thursday, February 1
Quarter Finals: Tuesday, February 6
Semi-Finals: Thursday, February 8
2018 Finals: Tuesday, February 13
State Finals: March 16-18
National Finals: May 10-12
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The Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) is a regional service agency that provides instructional and business services to the 31 school districts of Santa Clara County. The SCCOE serves students through special education programs, alternative schools, Head Start and State Preschool programs, migrant education, and Opportunity Youth Academy. The Office also provides curriculum support, staff development, and technology support and training directly to teachers and staff in schools countywide.