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Advisory: 2024 Courtroom Competition Heats Up

Sacramento County Students Compete in Gordon D. Schaber Event

SCOE Media Advisory

Contact: Xanthi Soriano, Executive Director, Communications
Phone: (916) 228-2713 • Email:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 13, 2024


WHAT: Mock Trial Awards Ceremony

WHEN: 8 p.m. Thursday, February 15, 2024

WHERE: Library Galleria, 828 “I” Street, Sacramento

WHO: Hosted by the Sacramento County Office of Education

WHY: Individual and Team Awards

Several days of intense courtroom competition and careful deliberations by esteemed judges will culminate on February 15 with an awards ceremony and announcement of the winner of the 2024Gordon D. Schaber Sacramento County Mock Trial Competition. Twenty-one high school teams will compete in the competition, including one from El Dorado County, three from Yolo County, and one from Yuba County. The championship team will advance to the California Mock Trial Competition, held March 22–24 in Los Angeles.

FINAL AND CONSOLATION ROUNDS: Mock Trial Final & Consolation Rounds will begin at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, February 15 at the United States District Court, 501 “I” Street, Sacramento, CA 95814. Vying for first place are teams from Sacramento Country Day School and Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep High School. Teams in the Consolation Round include Jesuit High School and Rio Americano High School. Contact SCOE Communications Manager Charlene VanAllen in advance at (916) 807-4727 if you would like to attend these rounds.