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National Sports Law Negotiation Competition (NSLNC 2012)

What: Second Annual National Sports Law Negotiation Competition 2012

When: September 28-30, 2012

Where: Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, California

The Competition will include 4 rounds of negotiation problems in sports topics.  The San Diego Padres vs. San Francisco Giants baseball game will be held in multiple luxury suites at Petco Park on September 28.  The Competition will begin on the morning of September 29.  The final rounds will end late morning September 30.  The 11th Annual Sports Law Symposium will follow on the afternoon of September 30.

For examples of past negotiation problems, click here.

Cost: Register here.

  • National Sports Law Negotiation Competition ($450.00 registration fee for two competitors)
  • Additional Coaches and Faculty Advisor(s) ($60.00 per additional person)


  • $55.00 – Guests
  • $35.00 – Thomas Jefferson School of Law Faculty, Staff, Alumni & San Diego County Bar Association Members
  • $25.00 – Law Students

By Darren Heitner

Darren Heitner created Sports Agent Blog as a New Year's Resolution on December 31, 2005. Originally titled, "I Want To Be A Sports Agent," the website was founded with the intention of causing Heitner to learn more about the profession that he wanted to join, meet reputable individuals in the space and force himself to stay on top of the latest news and trends.

Heitner now runs Heitner Legal, P.L.L.C., which is a law firm with many practice areas, including sports law and contract law. Heitner has represented numerous athletes and sports agents as legal counsel. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Indiana University Bloomington from 2011-2014, where he created and taught a course titled, Sport Agency Management, which included subjects ranging from NCAA regulations to athlete agent certification and the rules governing the profession. Heitner serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he teaches a Sports Law class that includes case law surrounding athlete agents and the NCAA rules.