Requesting Questions for the 2021 Academy Cup

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Source: Carla Miller Noziglia, MS, Academy Cup Co-Chair

The Academy Cup Committee wishes everyone health, happiness, and sanity during these unprecedented times. For those of you with extra time on your hands, you can be a vital part of the 2021 Academy Cup. The excitement and fun of the Cup grows each year, and the gauntlet has been thrown. New questions are needed for next year’s Hoedown in Houston!

Questions….Questions….We need stacks and stacks of questions!  Questions may be serious, funny, AAFS-related, or general forensic science-related. Please do not provide any section-specific questions.

Click HERE for guidelines for creating your questions.

Helpful hints:

  • Include entertaining graphics, photos, videos, or audio in either the question and/or the answer.
  • Questions should be visually entertaining and educational.
  • Have the question and answer sets peer-reviewed and include the name of the reviewer.
  • Multiple choice questions should have three or four short answers maximum.
  • The shorter, the better.
  • Make them fun.

Click HERE to see sample questions.

The deadline for submissions is August 15, but send them now while it’s fresh in your mind. Please send all submissions to Academy Cup Chair Laura Liptai at: