Spring Kick-Off Events 

Join the party at our SKO events, enjoy everything from political chats to mint juleps with the Mock Con 2020 team!


Thursday, May 2 | S’mores Cookout with House Mountain Radio | 7:00-8:30pm

Join the Mock Con 2020 in celebrating the release of House Mountain Radio’s new music with s’more at the Law School pavilion.

Friday, May 3 | Political Team Panel in Stackhouse Theater | 3:30-4:15pm

Our Political Team will be answering questions and holding discussions about the current political climate and the prospects for who the Democratic nominee will be.

Friday, May 3 | Keynote Speaker, John Heilemann in Stackhouse theater | 4:30-5:30pm

Come hear SKO Keynote Speaker, John Heilemann, discuss his work as a political journalist in the age of Trump and answer questions from the audience.

Saturday, May 4 | Picnic on Cannan Green | 11:30am-1:30pm

Enjoy some delicious food, learn more about Mock Con, and get to know our team at the Alumni Picnic on Cannan Green!

Saturday, May 4 | Silent Auction in Graham Lees Courtyard | 11:30am-1:30pm

Support Mock Convention 2020 by bidding on some incredible items donated from W&L students and alumni, and local businesses.

Sunday, May 5 | Derby Party at Poles | 1:00-5:00pm

Nothing says spring like the Kentucky Derby, and Mock Con 2020 is excited to share in the fun with our Derby Party featuring food and sustainable mint for the festive affair - come dawning your best hats! Trav will be running for the duration of the event.