Sports Arbitration MOOT 2022

Any student enrolled in a law faculty in 2021 or 2022 can participate in the SAM, irrespective of their law degree (undergraduate, LLM, PhD, etc.).


However, except with the permission of the SAM Organization*:

  1.  Mooties who are qualified in systems where there is no Bar should not have more than two-year post-qualification experience.

  2. Mooties who are qualified in systems where there is a Bar should not have any post-qualification experience.


*To request a waiver, please contact the SAM Organization at



* All dates are provisional and therefore subject to change

29 November -

3 December 2021

The SAM Camp (online)

15 December 2021

Deadline for submitting questions regarding the case

7 - 12 March 2022

General Rounds (online)

15 + 16 March 2022

Round of 16 (online)

15 October 2021

Early bird Team registration

12 November 2021

Final deadline for Team registration

15 November 2021

Publication of the Case

15 January 2022

Publication of clarifications on the case

17 March 2022

 Quarter-finals (online)

18 March 2022

Semi-finals (online)

29 April 2022

Final in person at FIFA headquarters, Zurich



The SAM's  Case




Awards will be granted to:

  • Best team

  • Best claimant

  • Best respondent

  • Best oralist

  • Best legal research


What are you waiting for?
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The SAM Camp

The SAM Camp is a five-day crash-course on sports arbitration.


Mooties enrolled in the SAM Camp will get an introduction to sports arbitration and advocacy skills, which will allow them to be better prepared for the Moot that will take place a few months later.