Each summer, South Carolina YIG students participate in national conferences. Students are selected via application during the fall semester. 

Conference on National Affairs 

Each year the South Carolina YIG program participates in the YMCA Conference on National Affairs by taking 24 students to the conference at the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly Center. The Conference on National affairs brings together students from across the country to debate national issues. Students are selected by application or teacher nomination. More information about CONA can be found here

National Judicial Competition

The Youth in Government National Judicial Competition is the National YIG conference for judicial programs. The National Judicial Competition was established in 2012 and is held in Chicago, IL. South Carolina has participated in the conference since its inception. The winning mock trial team at the annual Model Legislature and Court conference will receive an invitation to participate in NJC. More information about NJC can be found here