2019 Programme Calendar

FPS Office Opens

Monday 14th January 2019

Due Dates for Booklets:

Competitive Global Issues Problem Solving

(Junior, Middle, Senior and Individual Divisions)

  • Problem 1 - Wednesday 10th April - 4pm
  • Problem 2 - Wednesday 26th June - 4pm
  • Qualifying Problem - Wednesday 11th September - 4pm

(The Qualifying Problem Future Scene will be posted out on Monday 26th August)

Second Round Marking

Saturday 5th October 2019 - Auckland

Stepping Stones Divisions

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

  • Problem 1 - Friday 10th May
  • Problem 2 - Friday 9th August
  • Problem 3 - Friday 8th November

(Be very aware - booklets received after this date are unlikely to be returned in the current school year)

Community Problem Solving

(Team & Individual)

  • Interim Report - Friday 14th June
  • Final Report - TBA
  • National Finals Booklet - TBA (Only due from those teams invited to National Finals)

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

Friday 1st - Sunday 3rd November 2019
Henderson, Auckland

International Finals

Wednesday 5th June to Sunday 9th June 2019
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA

Future Problem Solving NZ