Judges Information


Battle of the Carolinas Middle School Mock Trial Competition
March 28-29, 2014
Conway, South Carolina

If you are an experienced judge in your state, please note that there are a few differences in this new competition to merge both the North Carolina and South Carolina programs together.  The great news is that if you judged the Middle School Mock Trial program in your state, the case and the bench brief are the same.  Please check out the following links to assist in your preparation:

All Judges:
Differences for Each State Competing/Judging
in the Battle of the Carolians Competition

Case Materials




Bench Brief

This Document is only attached to
email for security reasons.

BOC - Competition Rules
(Different than Individual State Rules)

BOC - Modified Rules of Evidence

Penalty Form - Rules Violation

Penalty Form - Creation of Material Fact
Penalty Form - Time Violations


Judges Speed Entry Pass into Competition Venue


Location of Competition Venue

Directions Link
Location of Hotel
Hotel Website
Directions to Hotel from Competition Venue
Hotel Directions

Directions to Competition Venue from Hotel              

Comeptition Directions
Presiding Judges:

Checklist for Each Round used by Presiding Judges


Tip Sheet for Presiding Judges 

Scoring Judges:
Tip Sheet for Scoring Judges
Copy of practice Scoresheet Teams will provide scoring judges with names of students filled in at beginning of each round PDF


 Amazon Kindle and Kindle Fire:  Download the file to your PC.  Connect your Kindle through the micro USB cable that comes with your device.  Open the folder in which you downloaded the file to on your PC.  Open the Kindle folder (Windows computers will treat this as an external drive or USB storage device).  Drag and drop the file from your PC folder into your documents folder with all of your other books.  Disconnect the Kindle from the PC and restart the Kindle.  Your file will appear in the listing of books. 

Android Tablets and Smartphones:
  Click the PDF link below.  The file should automatically download and then be available for viewing on your device using Adobe reader or any other aftermarket pdf file viewer. 
Apple iPad and iPhone:
  Click the filemarked for iPad.  The file should automaitically download and then be available for view on your device.  

  From your Blackberry device, click the appropriate link.  The file should automatically be downloaded.  Once it is downloaded, open with the blackberry reader or epub friendly app.

Nook and Nook Simple Touch:
  If you have a standard Nook, first download the file to your desktop computer. Following that, you will need to download Adobe Digital Editions (a free software program available here).  After installing Adobe Digital Editions, simply sync your Nook with the Adobe Digital Editions and transfer the case into your documents folder on the Nook.  After disconnecting from the USB, the next time you boot up the Nook, the case should appear in your documents folder and thus in your library.

Nook Color and Nook Tablet:  If you have a Nook Color, the file should be downloaded to your desktop computer, and then with the USB cable connected, simply drag and drop it into your files folder on the Nook.