Southern Classic Trial Advocacy Competition

The University of Mississippi Trial Advocacy Board invites you to join us for a competition of infidelity, deception, and some good old-fashioned southern story telling.

The 2022 Southern Classic “Lonely Hearts” Invitational application is now open.

This tournament will hold preliminary rounds via Zoom January 7-9. Finalists and Semi-Finalists will be invited to Oxford, Mississippi for in-person rounds February 11-13. To apply, please complete this form and upload your team or submit it to

The deadline to apply is October 30, 2022. Please note that each team invited to compete will be required to pay a $400 tournament fee.

DATES: January 7-9, February 11-13
FEE: $400
Please make checks payable to:

The University of Mississippi Trial Advocacy Board
Attn: Catie Hester
P.O. Box 1848
481 Chucky Mullins Dr.
University, MS 38677

    School Address

    Non-student professor or faculty advisor contact information (permanent contact)

    Please provide a brief outline of your trial team’s competition history for the past 5 years: *