2020 Competition


Travel and Visa

GETTING TO MISSOULA, MONTANA:

Missoula, Montana is located in the mountain west part of the United States.  The Missoula International Airport is served by the following airlines: American, Delta, Alaska (Horizon), United, Allegiant, and Frontier.

 

Link to the Missoula Airport: https://flymissoula.com/

 

International gateway cities with nonstop connecting flights to Missoula are Denver (United), Seattle (Alaska), Salt Lake City (Delta), Minneapolis (Delta), Portland (Oregon) (Alaska), Dallas (American).


GETTING FROM THE AIRPORT INTO THE CITY CENTER:

Missoula International Airport is about 10 minutes from campus. Downtown hotels have shuttles that pick passengers up.  There are taxis, shuttles, and rental cars.  For more information, see the Missoula Airport website above under the “Parking and Transportation” tab.


HOTEL INFORMATION:

All the following hotels are within walking distance of the Law School, with the DoubleTree being the closest.  Bed and breakfast options are also available.  There will be lower cost options that will include dorm rooms on campus (to be posted later).

 

DoubleTree by Hilton – Missoula Edgewater, 100 Madison Street (406-728-3100)

Note: Guests should call to make a reservation under the University of Montana rate = $141 before taxes per night, although rates may be higher in high season.

 

Comfort Inn University, 1021 East Broadway (406-549-7600)

Note: Guests should call to make a reservation under the University of Montana rate = $141 before taxes per night, although rates may be higher in high season.

 

Holiday Inn Downtown, 200 S Pattee St, has set up a courtesy block for the competition. The rates are $179/night. The Inn has provided a direct link: UM School of Law Negotiation Competition.

 

Residence Inn Marriott Downtown Missoula, 125 N. Pattee Street (406-542-6252) Prices start at $279.

 


MISSOULA, MONTANA VISITORS’ INFORMATION:

The following is a link to visitor information about Missoula: https://destinationmissoula.org/

This website is an excellent source for finding out more about getting to Missoula, hotels and other options, transportation, outdoor recreation, restaurants, things to do, water activities, day or weekend trips from Missoula, etc.

 

The average high temperature in July in Missoula is 84 degrees Fahrenheit for the high. The average low temperature is 52 degrees Fahrenheit.


RECOMMENDED PRE- OR POST-COMPETITION TRAVEL ACTIVITIES:

En route to Missoula or after the Competition, you may want to schedule a stopover at your first port of entry or city of departure into the United States.

In addition, Montana is the home of two of America’s best National Parks: Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park.  Being in Missoula in July presents an excellent opportunity to spend some time in one of those parks.

Suggestions for excursions and other outings in Montana can be found on the official Visit Montana website and Destination Missoula websites: https://destinationmissoula.org/ and https://www.visitmt.com/


VISA INFORMATION:

It is each team’s responsibility to secure entry into the United States.  The following is a link to information about that process:

https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/tourism-visit/visitor.html

You may need passport and may need to secure a visa.  You should start as early as possible on that process.  Please contact Professor Klaus D. Sitte, for an invitation letter at the above listed email address.