~8:30 - Training/Orientation: When you arrive at the school, you will be provided a training session.
~ 9:15 - Opening Ceremony: This is typically an hour long ceremony to kick off the day that includes performances from other grades, chorus, band, and/or orchestra.
~10:15- Simulated Congressional Hearings: In groups of 3, judges will rotate to the different classrooms to listen to students' speeches and ask them follow-up questions.
~12:45 - Lunch: Lunch is provided by the school if the event is a full-day event.
~1:15-1:45 Roundtable discussions: An informal gathering where students can ask judges questions.