Twenty Texas high school teams competed in the virtual 42nd Annual Texas High School Mock Trial Competition in January and February.
Six Dallas-Fort Worth area teams were among the winners of 20 teams that competed in January and February and will compete virtually from March 4 to 6. Teams from Bishop Lynch High School in Dallas, Booker T. Washington High School in Dallas, Bryan Adams/Skyline Alliance in Dallas, Cistercian Preparatory School in Irving, Frisco Career & Technology Education, and Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet in Dallas will compete for the title.
Dallas judges and attorneys will serve as jurors and select the teams that are best prepared and demonstrate exceptional presentation skills. Students will portray plaintiffs and defense attorneys, as well as witnesses.
The winner of the state competition will go to the 2021 National Mock Trial Competition hosted by the Indiana Bar Foundation from May 13 to 15, 2021.