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Governor’s Cup

Persinger to Serve as KAAC Executive Director

May 5, 2022
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The KAAC Board of Directors has hired Bradley Persinger from Augusta, KY as its new Executive Director, effective July 1. Retiring KAAC Executive Director John Bennett stated, “Brad has a long and distinguished record of service to the Kentucky academic competition community. His extensive program knowledge and experience will ensure that KAAC continues to expand…

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Camp Registration Opens

January 27, 2022
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Registration is open for the 2022 Governor’s Cup Summer Camps for Middle and High School at Berea College. Dates are June 14-17 (HS) and June 27-30 (MG). More information

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Updated COVID-19 Guidance

January 12, 2022
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In an effort to ensure safe, in-person competition during Governor’s Cup while responding to the challenges presented by the rise of the Omicron variant, the KAAC Board has issued updated COVID-19 guidance for 2022 Governor’s Cup District and Regional events: Competition Format All participants must travel to their District or Regional host school to compete…

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Update Contact Info

September 21, 2021
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This year schools that do not confirm their Governor’s Cup participation by the deadlines below will not be included in 2022 membership pairings. The deadline for confirming participation in Governor’s Cup for High School and Middle Grades teams is October 15. The deadline for Elementary Governor’s Cup teams is November 8. Visit this link to…

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Quick Recall and FPS Certification

September 10, 2021
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As all existing Future Problem Solving and Quick Recall certifications were extended last year, all coaches and officials will need to be recertified for 2021-22 KAAC events. A list of certification sessions across the Commonwealth will be published after the Conference September 16-18.

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New: Participation Confirmation Deadlines

September 10, 2021
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In order for KAAC to effectively administer JV Challenge, Sixth Grade Showcase and Governor’s Cup events, this year schools must confirm their participation before competition pairings are established. JV Challenge and Showcase teams confirm their participation by registering for the event. The JV registration deadline is Oct. 1 and the Showcase deadline is October 22.…

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Host Schools Sought

September 10, 2021
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KAAC is seeking volunteer host schools JV Challenge, Sixth Grade Showcase, and Governor’s Cup as we are transitioning to online competitions for FPS, Composition and Assessment events. Would you consider going the extra mile for the students in your area? To volunteer or get more information, email [email protected]

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Online Events Planned

September 10, 2021
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For the 2021-22 KAAC events of JV Challenge, Sixth Grade Showcase and Governor’s Cup, Quick Recall is planned to be held traditionally, with in person competition. Students participating in all other events (Assessment, Composition and Future Problem Solving) will compete on custom platforms developed by KAAC.

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