International Rounds 2017

Timeline

The 2017 International Rounds of the 10th annual Price Media Law Moot Court Competition will take place in Oxford, England from 3 April until 7 April 2017.

International Rounds in Oxford Monday 3 April – Friday 7 April 2017

Online Registration Opens: Tue 27 September 2016

Registration deadline: Wed 7 December 2016

Clarifications submitted by: Wed 14 December 2016

Memos submitted by: Wed 18 January 2017

Qualification confirmed by: Wed 15 February 2017

Payment of registration fee: Mon 27 February 2017

Visa confirmed by*: Sat 18 March 2017

*Please note that teams may be disqualified if they do not provide confirmation that they have obtained visas by Saturday 18 March.

Please note that for teams advancing through the Regional Rounds, the above timeline for International Rounds will be applicable only regarding the deadlines for payment of registration fee and visa confirmation.

DRAFT Schedule

Please find the 2017 DRAFT Competition Schedule here.

Observers

Please note that according to our Rules of the Competition the participation of Observers or any other team affiliate must be communicated to, and approved by, the PA before the Competition.  Teams failing to comply with this rule may be sanctioned.

If you wish to observe, please note that registration is now open. The participation fee is 175 GBP per person, please visit our online payment shop here.

Observer Registration Form- International Rounds

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OBSERVER

Participation Fee

Participation Fee

The participation fee is 175 GBP per person, this is applicable to all team members including the coach. This fee is due by 27 February 2017.

If you have qualified for the International Round of this year’s competition and wish to pay your registration fees please visit our online payment shop here.

As in previous years, we are pleased to be able to offer a reduced fee of 125 GBP per person for teams from lower-income countries.  To find out if you are eligible for this discounted rate, please check the World Bank classifications of Low Income Countries.

*Please note the fee does not cover any accommodation or travel costs. Teams are responsible for organising and paying for this themselves. We will, however, be pleased to advise teams on accommodation options in Oxford. This information will be published in due course.

For any questions or clarifications, please contact the organizing team directly by email at pricemootoxford@csls.ox.ac.uk 

Logistics

Competition Venue

Competition will be held in Centre for Socio-Legal Studies in Manor Road Building, address is  Manor Road, Oxford OX1 3UQ. On the following link you can see the map.

Accommodation

If you wish to book accommodation there are several options.

There are rooms available in Lady Margaret Hall for participants in the competition, please visit the University Accommodation website at:  http://conference.lmh.ox.ac.uk/accommodation/ and insert the code PM2017 when booking.  Please note the team will not be taking bookings over the phone or via email except in exceptional circumstances.

Jesus College also has some rooms available for participants: http://www.jesus.ox.ac.uk/visitors/accommodation/bed-breakfast insert code: KX34129 when booking.

You can also book rooms at other University Colleges through Oxford University Roomshttp://www.universityrooms.com/

There are some cheaper options such as YHA Hostel and Oxford Backpackerscheck it out.

Oxford Tourist Information can also provide details and booking information for Hotels and B&Bs in the city:  http://www.visitoxfordandoxfordshire.com/accommodation/

Getting to Oxford

From London airports

London Heathrow and Gatwick airports are linked to Oxford by The Airline coach service, which operates a direct frequent service 24 hours a day (tel: +44 (0)1865 785400). http://airline.oxfordbus.co.uk/

It is also possible to travel by train from Heathrow to Oxford via London, and from Gatwick to Oxford via Reading.

London Stansted airport is linked to Oxford by the National Express 757 coach service, running every two hours (tel: +44 (0)8705 747777). www.nationalexpress.com

A list of taxi companies, many of which offer a bespoke airport pick-up service, can be found on Oxfordshire’s Visitor Information Centre’s website. http://www.visitoxfordandoxfordshire.com/travel-information/Travel.aspx

By train

A direct service operates between Oxford and London Paddington (approximately every 30 minutes), and between Oxford and Birmingham New Street. Other services operate from the north via Birmingham New Street; from the South via Reading; and from the west via Didcot or Reading. For information contact National Rail Enquiries (tel: +44 (0)8457 484950). http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

The National Rail website has a number of travel tools available to alert passengers to any changes or disruptions in service, including Train tracker: 0871 2004950 or text 84950 (charges apply).

By coach

Frequent 24-hour direct services connect Oxford with London (peak times every 10-20 minutes).

The X90 service includes Victoria Coach Station, Grosvenor Gardens, Marble Arch, Baker Street/Gloucester Place and Hillingdon (tel: +44 (0)1865 785410).

The Oxford Tube service includes Grosvenor Gardens, Marble Arch, Notting Hill Gate, Shepherd’s Bush, and Hillingdon (tel: +44 (0)1865 772250).

For information on coaches to other major cities and airports contact National Express (tel: +44 (0)8717 818178). Coaches arrive at Gloucester Green Coach Station in the city centre.

X90: www.x90london.co.uk

Oxford Tube: www.oxfordtube.com

National Express: www.nationalexpress.com

Taxis

Taxi ranks are located at Oxford Railway Station, Gloucester Green Coach Station and St Giles’ in the city centre.