Dear Mooties and Coaches, Judges and Sponsors – dear friends of the Jessup,
we wish you a joyful, fulfilling, and successful year. Most importantly, we wish you and your loved ones a healthy year.
As promised, we held all options open for this year’s Jessup German National Round – our Rounds – figuring out possible scenarios from in-person to hybrid to all-online and taking into consideration all developments: daily updated numbers on infections, hospitalisation rates, progress of the vaccination campaign including booster vaccines, changing rules in different regions as well as nationally – and finally, the recent spread of the Omicron variant.
Omicron eventually led us to decide to change plans and hold another ONLINE Jessup. We just communicated this to ILSA and hereby announce to hold this year’s German National Rounds as an Online Moot.
We cannot (and do not want to) promise you that this year’s German National Rounds will be the same as any “pre-Covid” Jessup. It will not. We will do everything in our power to ensure the following: