FPS Alternates Competition

The FPS Alternates competition is for FPSers who are part of a team taking part in the State Finals, but are not actually competing in Governor’s Cup Team FPS.

The FPS Team Alternates Competition is held at the Governor’s Cup State Finals. It is NOT part of Governor’s Cup. Each FPS Alternates Team will consist of not more than four students from different schools who work through the FPS process. Each team generates 8 challenges in Step 1, and 8 solution ideas in Step 3. Step 2, Step 4, Step 5 and Step 6 are exactly the same as the team competition. Participants have 90 minutes to complete a booklet.

Date and Time

2:30 PM on the same Saturday of Governor’s Cup team FPS

Who may Participate

Up to two designated alternates from your FPS team that advanced to the State Finals. You may identify a second set of alternates that may be included in the competition if space is available. Please

  • Junior Division—One student from each team and based on availability, a second student may compete
  • Middle Grades Division—One student from each team and based on availability, a second student may compete
  • High School Division—One student from each team and based on availability, a second student may compete

Payment

You may pay with a PO number or check. If you are arranging for your school district to provide a PO number, just type PENDING in the box for the PO number and KAAC will invoice your school for payment.

Evaluators

Evaluators are not required for participation, but are appreciated. Evaluation will occur Sunday night, and evaluators will be allowed to take booklets back to their hotel rooms for convenience. In the event that a second student from you team may be included in this event, AN EVALUATOR WOULD BE REQUIRED TO EVALUATE ALTERNATE BOOKLETS ON SUNDAY NIGHT. An email will be sent the evening of the deadline to register to inform coaches of availability for each team’s second alternate.

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