EMTA is excited to announce the dates for its seventh annual Empire City Invitational! Empire VII will be held on October 18-21, 2013 in downtown Brooklyn.
All schools interested in applying should read our admissions guidelines here.
The application process is now open! Click here to apply now.
Please feel free to contact EMTA with any questions.
Eight Empire VI Teams Qualify
After months of trials, state after state has selected its champion to head to the National High School Mock Trial Championship in Indianapolis, Indiana. Of the dozens of teams that have made it to the final tournament, eight are schools that competed at Empire VI.
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Weren’t at the Empire this year? Left early because of the storm? Here’s your chance to see the first-ever back-to-back Empire World Champions on DVD!
On October 29th, 2012, La Reina High School (Thousand Oaks) defeated California rival Dos Pueblos High School (Goleta) to clinch its second Empire World Championship. The round was extremely competitive with La Reina edging Dos Pueblos 4-3.
Purchase the exciting round on DVD at Shop Empire by clicking here.
With its steady and calculated expansion each year, a mock trial empire has been built out of Brooklyn, and now reaches around the world.
This year, Empire Mock Trial claimed 36 teams for competition in the sixth annual Empire Mock Trial Tournament, held in Brooklyn, NY.
EMTA President Credits Staff for Continued Expansion
Over the past six years, Justin Matarrese has transformed his dorm room dream into an annual learning experience for students from across the globe. To do so, he has amassed a staff of dedicated volunteers who bring his vision to life every year. Since its inception, over 120 volunteers have donated their time and passion to this event. The staff has hailed from three countries (Canada, United Kingdom, United States) and thirteen states.
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For the third year in a row, New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg honored Empire participants for their their participation in the Empire City Invitational. Each student received a copy of Mayor Bloomberg’s welcome letter in their 2012 commemorative program.
Read his welcome letter here.
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