19th Annual

National Child Welfare & Adoption Law Competition

Capital University Law School's Moot Court is proud to present the 

19th Annual National Moot Court Competition in Child Welfare & Adoption Law

Please see the following information regarding this competition. Any further questions for the competition should be send to the Capital University Law School Moot Court Team at moot@law.capital.edu. We look forward to seeing you at this amazing competition!

Dates: Friday, March 15 and Saturday, March 16, 2024

Location: Franklin County Government Center (Friday) & The Supreme Court of Ohio (Saturday)

Topic: The Putative Father Registry

Problem Release Date: Friday, November 10, 2023

Briefs Due: Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Rules: Available here.

Q&A: Available here

Registration Deadline: Registration has now been closed for the 2023-2024 competition.  

Hotel Accommodations: The following hotels are available near the competition location 

Doubletree Suites by Hilton Columbus Downtown

Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square 

The Westin Great Southern Columbus 

Holiday Inn Columbus Downtown Capitol Square 


Looking to volunteer for the competition as a judge? Register here.  

Please see our judges page for further information. 

Looking to volunteer for the competition as a bailiff? Register here. 

Please see our bailiffs page for further information.