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National Finals: April 13-15, 2024

Prepare to be amazed as high school students from across the nation showcase their knowledge of the U.S. Constitution and American government. Now in its fifth decade, the National Finals serves as an exciting finale to students' We the People educational journey. The competition utilizes Simulated Congressional Hearings and typically features 48 teams, each representing their respective states.
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Event Schedule

Times and locations are subject to change. Please check back here regularly for any updates.

Friday, April 12, 2024

All Day
Arrivals
5:00—6:30 p.m.
Volunteer/Judges Orientations
West Bldg. Potomac Room
7:00 p.m.
VIP Reception
West Bldg. Loudoun Room

Saturday, April 13, 2024

8:00 a.m.
Div. A: Student Orientation
West Bldg. Loudoun Room
8:05 a.m.
Div. A/B: Timer/Facilitator/Judge Check-in
North Bldg. (4th fl.) 4.694
8:15 a.m.
Div. A/B: Judges Briefing
North Bldg. (4th fl.) 4.694
8:45 a.m.—2:00 p.m. (approx.)
Div. A/B: Competition Hearing Sessions
North Bldg. Rooms TBD
10:45 a.m.
Div. B-Student Orientation
West Bldg. Loudoun Room
1:30 p.m.
Div. C: Student Orientation
West Bldg. Loudoun Room
1:35 p.m.
Div. C/D: Timer/Facilitator/Judge Check-in
North Bldg. (4th fl.) 4.694
1:45 p.m.
Div. C/D: Judges Briefing
North Bldg. (4th fl.) 4.694
2:15—7:30 p.m. (approx.)
Div. C/D: Competition Hearing Sessions
North Bldg. Rooms TBD
4:15 p.m.
Div. D: Student Orientation
West Bldg. Loudoun Room
8:00—9:30 p.m.
State Coordinator Reception
North Bldg. Black Olive, National Secret

Sunday, April 14, 2024

8:00 a.m.
Div. C: Student Orientation
West Bldg. Loudoun Room
8:05 a.m.
Div. C/D: Timer/Facilitator/Judge Check-in
North Bldg. (4th fl.) 4.694
8:15 a.m.
Div. C/D: Judges Briefing
North Bldg. (4th fl.) 4.694
8:45 a.m.—2:00 p.m. (approx.)
Div. C/D: Competition Hearing Sessions
North Bldg. Rooms TBD
10:45 a.m.
Div. D: Student Orientation
West Bldg. Loudoun Room
1:30 p.m.
Div. A: Student Orientation
West Bldg. Loudoun Room
1:35 p.m.
Div. A/B: Timer/Facilitator/Judge Check-in
North Bldg. (4th fl.) 4.694
1:45 p.m.
Div. A/B: Judges Briefing
North Bldg. (4th fl.) 4.694
2:15—7:30 p.m. (approx.)
Div. A/B: Competition Hearing Sessions
North Bldg. Rooms TBD
4:15 p.m.
Div. B: Student Orientation
West Bldg. Loudoun Room
7:00 p.m.—9:00 p.m.
College & PD Fair
West Bldg. Atrium
7:30 p.m.—9:30 p.m.
Student Dance and Activities
West Bldg. Ballroom
7:30 p.m.—9:15 p.m.
Parents & Teachers Reception
West Bldg. Loudoun Room
9:15 p.m.
Announcement of Finalists
West Bldg. Ballroom
9:30 p.m.
Meeting of Finalist Teachers/Coordinators
West Bldg. Belmont Room

Monday, April 15, 2024

9:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m.
Competition Hearing Sessions: Finals
National Union Building
1:30—4:30 p.m.
Competition Hearing Sessions: Finals
National Union Building
7:30 p.m.
Doors Open: Awards Ceremony
West Bldg. Ballroom
8:00—10:00 p.m.
Awards Ceremony
West Bldg. Ballroom

Still Have Questions?

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Emily Voss or Rebecca Reeder by email. They can assist you or direct you to additional resources.
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