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Forensic Science HS

All event cover pages must be prepared as if the students are going to national conference June 27- July 1, 2020 in Nashville, TN.

EVENT COORDINATOR

Heather Voss, heather.voss@francistuttle.edu

EVENT MANAGER

Valerie McCauley, vmccauley@alex.k12.ok.us

EVENT OVERVIEW

Participants take a written test of basic forensic science theory to qualify as semifinalists. Semifinalist teams will examine a mock crime scene and demonstrate their knowledge of forensic science and crime scene analysis. Students will be expected to survey the scene and use proper techniques to collect evidence from the mock crime scene. Students will then collect their data and perform a detailed written analysis of the crime scene.

EVENT GUIDELINES
Event Guidelines are located on the National TSA website under your chapter advisor login screen, select Total TSA from the dropdown menu.


https://www.registermychapter.com/tsa/nat/AffLogin.aspx


OKLAHOMA ELIGIBILITY

Entries are limited to three teams per chapter.


OKLAHOMA MODIFICATIONS

 

Team members will take a written test over forensic science March 1st-27th, 2020 to determine the semifinalists.  Testing information has been sent directly to your school testing liaison if you set one up with us, in previous years.  If you have not sent us that information or you need to change who your liaison is, please send an email to tami.redus@careertech.ok.gov Subject line: TSA Testing Liaison, and let me know their name, title, and email address.


EVENT UPDATES AND CLARIFICATIONS

Update to the Toolkit: Toolkit must include only: Updated 12/19/18

 

Safety glasses (2 pairs)

Tape measure (10m)

Tweezers

Scissors

Crime Scene Template

Flashlight

Pen or fine point marker (for labeling)

Pencils

On p. 150 of the guide, Regulations (section G), participants will not need to complete blood spatter pattern analysis. Updated 12/18/19


THEMES AND PROBLEMS

If the event has a theme or problem, to be posted before the conference, it will be located at the national website. Please click the button on the side under "Event Themes!" to get there.


Click Here for Examples of this Competition