Theme: Current Issues in Sports Law
Deadline for submission: March 1, 2014
This competition is open to current law student members of the Sports Lawyers Association aged 18 or older who reside in the United States of America.
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Winning Authors to Receive:
$5,000 awarded for winning selection
$3,000 awarded for second place selection
$2,000 awarded for third place selection
Complimentary registration for the 2014 SLA Annual Meeting in Chicago, May 15 - 17, at the Fairmont Hotel, for the three finalists (recipients recognized and awards presented at the SLA Annual Meeting in Chicago). Order of winners will be announced in Chicago.
Winners need not be present at the announcement.
Winners are solely responsible for taxes on their prize winnings and must provide a social security number for tax reporting purposes.
Criteria and Submission Instructions:
Choose a current issue in Sports Law and advocate a position.
Each entry is limited to 1,500 words maximum, not including title of reasonable length (footnotes and references included).
Each entrant must be a current law student, US resident 18 years of age or older, and member in good standing of the Sports Lawyers Association.*Paper(s) must be received by March 1 at 5 pm Pacific time (no exceptions).*Entrant warrants that the submitted entry is original and unpublished.
One entry per person.
**A panel of professional sports attorneys will review and judge the submissions. All decisions of the judges are final. On or before May 1, 2014, the top three finalists will be notified by email and/or telephone and will be offered free registration to the SLA 2014 Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.
Consent For Release:
Contest is open to current law student members of the Sports Lawyers Association aged 18 or older who reside in the United States of America. By submitting an entry, each entrant warrants that his or her entry is original and unpublished, and grants to the Sports Lawyers Association an irrevocable license to reproduce and publish the entry in any medium, as well as an irrevocable license to use the entrant's name, likeness, and other personal information (hometown, law school attended, class year, etc.) in any medium, for the purpose of promoting the writing competition and/or the SLA.
Contact the Sports Lawyers Association at:
Sports Lawyers Association
12100 Sunset Hills Road, Suite 130
Reston, VA 20190
703-437-4377 ext. 4085, 4070 or 4071
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