Students who wish to compete must purchase the rights to the online competition packet. The Competition consists of a case comment and a Bluebook test. Some journals also request a separate personal statement and/or resume.

The competition packet is a closed packet. Students may only consult limited materials while writing their own competition paper. The materials may include cases, statutes, and commentary.

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Georgetown 1st Years: May 21, 2021 - July 7, 2021

The Write On Competition for Georgetown 1st Years will take place from May 21, 2021 - July 7, 2021. Students will have 14 days from the moment of purchase to return materials, and may choose any 14 days in the period.

Transfer Students: May 21, 2021 - July 7, 2021

The Write On Competition for Transfer students will take place from May 21, 2021 - July 7, 2021. Students will have 14 days from the moment of purchase to return materials, and may choose any 14 days in the period. Students will use their primary email from the Admissions office to log in until they have been in touch with OJA about using a Georgetown netid. Transfer applicants who have not been admitted yet should read the Transfer FAQs below about participation, and then contact OJA if you decide to participate before being admitted.