Key Dates for 2024 Programme

FPS Office Opens

Monday 22nd January 2024

Due Dates for Booklets:

Competitive Global Issues Problem Solving

(Junior, Middle, Senior and Individual Divisions)

    • Problem 1 - Friday 12th April - 4pm
    • Problem 2 - Thursday 27th June - 4pm
    • Qualifying Problem - Friday 13th September - 4pm

(The Qualifying Problem Future Scene will be available from Monday 26th August)

Second Round Marking

Saturday 5th October 2024

Stepping Stones Divisions

(Primary/Junior/Middle & Senior Non-Competitive)

Teams may submit up to three booklets a year. There are four available dates from which to choose.

    • Date 1 - Friday 10th May
    • Date 2 - Friday 14th June
    • Date 3 - Friday 9th August
    • Date 4 - Friday 8th November

Be very aware - booklets received after the 8th November are unlikely to be returned in the current school year

Community Problem Solving

(Team & Individual)

  • Interim Report - To be advised
  • Final Report - To be advised

Scenario Writing

  • 1st submission (Optional) - Thursday 23rd May
  • 2nd submission - Thursday 5th September

Scenario Performance

  • 1st Submission (Optional) - Friday 5th July
  • Final Submission - Friday 27th September

National Finals 2024

Friday 1st - Sunday 3rd November
Carey Park, Henderson Valley, Auckland

International Finals

Wednesday 5th June to Sunday 9th June 2024
Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA

Future Problem Solving NZ