Student Competitions

AALA student competitions are conducted annually at the symposium.

The AALA Quiz Bowl Contest is an opportunity for students interested in agricultural law to demonstrate their knowledge of topics relevant to agricultural law and the law in general, as well as the agricultural industry and agricultural policy. Contestants will compete in teams of three in timed rounds through a quiz show format in a single-elimination tournament. The AALA Quiz Bowl guidelines are here.

The AALA Law Student Paper-Writing Contest. The goal of the Modern Agricultural Legal Issues Essay Contest is to encourage law students to become involved in the American Agricultural Law Association (AALA) and to encourage scholarship and learning in the diverse field of agricultural law. Each entrant must follow the rules of the competition detailed herein. Awards will be given to top winners. AALA Student Paper-Writing Competition guidelines are here.


2019 Student Winners

Student Paper-Writing Contest

  1. Travis Buck – Penn State
  2. Ellen Hill – Penn state
  3. Kelcy Schaunaman – University of South Dakota

Student Quiz Bowl Competition

1st. Place – Meet the Millers
Austin Vncent
Kendra Wills
Rebecca Ledford

2nd. Place – Justice League of America
Ryley Thomas
Darlene Schafer
Seth Hawkins

3rd. Place – Back in Blackacre
Audry Thompson
Erin Lieberman
Katie Vculek