Moot Court Competition

Stetson International Environmental Law Moot Court Competition, 2016

The Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy, SASTRA University is going to organize the Surana & Surana India National Rounds of the Stetson International Environmental Law Moot Court Competition 2016-17.

Date: 25th – 27th November, 2016
Venue: Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy, SASTRA University, Thanjavur

Team Composition:

  • Each team can have two speakers and one researcher. Not more than two additional members (total 5) may accompany a team. Additional members will not participate in the proceedings. All members will be awarded participation certificates.
  • Additional members will be given only participation certificates, even if their teams win in any category.
  • Team Participating in the India National Rounds from the Host School will be guided by Rule 2 (a – d) of the International Rules.
  • Only 3 members each from the top 4 teams shall be eligible to participate in the International rounds. Teams that have up to 5 members in the India National rounds cannot claim the right to participate in the International rounds for the additional members. Teams are required to mention clearly the name of the additional members in the registration form. Please read International Round Rules carefully.
  • Only two team members may present arguments or otherwise participate in any particular round (all three may argue during the competition, but only two may argue in any particular round).
  • Institutions that are using the Stetson 2016 Compromise in the selection rounds for choosing the participants of India National rounds may inform the National Administrator about the number of teams / members that participated in the selection rounds.


  • Online registrations will be open from 31st August, 2016. Teams must register online latest by 5th November, 2016 at Participants will receive an approval as confirmation of their online registration & participation from time to time as and when they register.
  • A scanned copy of the approval letter duly signed by any of the following: Faculty-in-charge of MCS / MCA, Registrar, Principal, Dean, Director, Chancellor or Vice-Chancellor on the letter head of the participating College / Institution / University is required to be uploaded during the online registration process. The letter must contain names, year / semester of study of the participants. Alternatively, teams may get the signature of any of the aforementioned persons under their official seal on the registration form itself. Registrations without the registration form / approval letter from the College / Institution / University as mentioned above is not valid.
  • In addition to the online registration as mentioned above, teams must ensure that duly filled in scanned form / letter is electronically mailed to School of Law, SASTRA University latest by 10th Nov, 2015 with subject “Surana & Surana – Stetson Moot 2016-17 Registration”.Email registration form / approval letter should be send to:
  • The organizers would provide accommodation and food for only 3 participants per team during the days of competition. Additional members, if any, must make their own arrangements. Food will be provided to all participants.
  • In addition, Surana & Surana will reimburse sleeper class, Non A/c train fare (to & fro) to participating team members (maximum three members) from remote areas of India. Teams desirous of claiming reimbursement must write to Surana & Surana, 61- 63 Dr. R K Salai, Mylapore, Chennai – 600 004 or email to in advance through their respective Institutions.

International Finals:
The Top four teams will represent India in the World finals on 30th March to 1st April, 2017 at Stetson University College of Law, 1401 61st Street South, Gulfport, Florida – 33707, USA.

Host Institution may participate in the International Finals if invitation is extended from Stetson Law School, USA.

Important Dates:

Start of Online Registration

31st August, 2016

Last date for Online Registration

5th November, 2016

Last date for receiving soft copies of Registration Form / Approval Letter by email

10th November, 2016

Last date for Submission of Travel Plan

15th November, 2016

Last date for Submission of Memorials (Electronic Copy) by email

18th November, 2016

Submission of electronic copies of memorials to Stetson University

18th November, 2016

Last Date for Submission of Memorials to SASTRA (1 hard copy each for evaluation):

20th November, 2016

Reception / orientation of teams

25th November, 2016

Prelims, octa / quarter finals

26th November, 2016

Semi finals & finals

27th November, 2016

Stetson World Finals (Florida USA)

30th March – 1st April, 2017

Mr. Satishprem
Faculty Supervisor:
Phone: +91-8015385281,

Mr. Vikas Muralidharan
Student Volunteer
Phone: +91-80562 46920

Mr. Chandrasekhara Bharathi V.
Student Volunteer
Phone: +91-97907 87854

Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy
SASTRA University,
Thanjavur – 613 401

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