NJC Host Interest Form

The YMCA of the USA is seeking YMCA Youth and Government State Programs (and approved local YMCA Associations) interested in hosting the YMCA National Judicial Competition (NJC) for both 2024 and 2025

As part of this two-year commitment, the selected Host YMCA is authorized to manage all facets of NJC on behalf of the YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) and the Youth and Government Program Alliance (YGPA), and to hold the competition each year in their respective city/community during the final two weeks of July.

Y-USA and the YGPA approves the Host YMCA’s NJC budget in advance to ensure all event aspects can be executed with excellence and good stewardship. Any net proceeds generated from the event belong to the Host YMCA.

This form is NOT a bid proposal. All states that express interest in hosting will receive an invitation to submit a formal bid, with proposals due by April 28, 2023.

The Host YMCA, along with competition dates for both 2024 and 2025, will be announced to the Y movement at the conclusion of the 2023 competition in St. Paul, MN.

Host Interest Deadline: Friday, March 31st, 2023

Prospective Host Information

Which Youth and Government State Program do you represent?

Which City/Community will serve as the location for NJC?

Which YMCA Association will serve as the official host for NJC?

What area hotel(s) would you like to consider as the host property for NJC?

What other area venue(s) would you like to consider as locations for NJC programming?

What is the maximum NJC capacity you believe your YMCA and city/community can host? Historically, 250-350 total participants have attended NJC, but growth through additional state participation is a long-term goal.

Is there any other information you would like to share about your interest in hosting NJC?