Mumbo Jumbo: Tufts Mock Trial’s Annual Invitational Tournament

The Mumbo Jumbo Invitational is Tufts Mock Trial’s annual fall-semester tournament. Since its establishment in 2008, Mumbo has grown into a high caliber and competitive invitational which fields some of the highest ranked teams in the nation: the requirement to compete at Mumbo is a bid to ORCS, with 80% of the teams at Mumbo XII having competed at the past two National Championship Tournaments. This year, the 14th Annual Mumbo Jumbo Invitational Tournament will be a 2-2 tournament hosted at Tufts University on the weekend of October 29th – 30th, 2022.

The 2023 Field

Boston University A

Boston University B

Fordham University Lincoln Center

Harvard University A

Harvard University B

Hillsdale College

University of Maryland

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Pennsylvania State University

Princeton University

Tufts University A

Tufts University B

University of Texas

Washington University in St. Louis

Wellesley College

Wesleyan University

Yale University A

Yale University B

We are seeking practicing attorneys, law students, and former mock trial competitors and judges to volunteer as judges for the tournament. We encourage and welcome any judges across all legal backgrounds to sign up, and there is no experience or preparation necessary. If you would like to judge at Mumbo Jumbo XIV, please click the button above and fill out the form.

Tab Summaries

Click the link to see that year’s full tab summary.

Past Champions

2023 – University of Maryland

2022 – Yale University

2021 – Washington University in St. Louis

2020 – Rhodes College

2019 – Yale University

2018 – Rutgers University 

2017 – Cornell University

2016 – Cornell University 

2015 – University of Maryland 

2014 – Yale University


Tournament Director: Savvy Thompson

Assistant Tournament Director: Tevan Solomon