Information on drawing for seats in Zimmerman trial


Information below is provided by the 18th Judicial Circuit:

Members of the general public, who want to attend the State vs. Zimmerman trial, which began June 10, can enter a lottery for one of the 24 available seats in the courtroom.

The Court will accept applications for a random drawing at the Supervisor of Elections Office at 1500 E. Airport Boulevard in Sanford, Monday through Friday, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Those interested in entering must submit their name and phone number at the Elections office, one day prior to the court date they wish to attend. Those who are selected will be notified by phone and given instructions for picking up their visitor pass at the courthouse the following morning. Photo ID will be required.

The trial will be held at the Seminole County Criminal Justice Center, located at 101 Bush Blvd. in Sanford. For more information, go to the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit website at