Academy Cup


Pre-Registration Not Required — Open to All Meeting Attendees


Wednesday, February 19, 2020

8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.


The AAFS 2020 Academy Cup will take place on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, before the Plenary Session. Section teams meet at 8:00 a.m., an hour before the Plenary Session, for instruction and team strategy. The game will start at 8:10 a.m. and consist of multiple-choice and true-or-false questions projected onto a screen to test each section’s knowledge.

Each section’s team is comprised of members, Past President(s), Past Vice President(s), Board Member(s) and/or Section Officer(s), Chair, Secretary, Young Forensic Scientist Forum (YFSF) volunteers, and anyone who wants to play. The YFSF volunteers will be assigned to sections on Tuesday at the YFSF Special Session. The game will be 30 minutes long, then all answer sheets need to be turned in.

The winning team will be announced and the Academy Cup trophy presented at the AAFS Annual Business Meeting (ABM) at 4:15 p.m. that same day. Teams should be present at the ABM to find out who won, and the winning team should be available at the conclusion of the ABM to have a group photo taken.