Key Dates for 2021 Programme

FPS Office Opens

Monday 25th January 2021

Due Dates for Booklets:

Competitive Global Issues Problem Solving

(Junior, Middle, Senior and Individual Divisions)

    • Problem 1 - Thursday 15th April - 4pm
    • Problem 2 - Friday 2nd July - 4pm
    • Qualifying Problem - Friday 17th September - 4pm
      (Extended to Friday 1st October - 4pm)

    (The Qualifying Problem Future Scene will now be available from Monday 13th September)

    Second Round Marking

    Saturday 9th October 2021
    (Extended to Saturday 16th October)

    Stepping Stones Divisions

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

    • Problem 1 - Friday 14th May
    • Problem 2 - Friday 13th August
    • Problem 3 - Friday 12th 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 9th July
  • Final Report - Friday 24th September
    (Date to be determined in consultation with coaches)

Scenario Writing

  • 1st submission (Optional) - Thursday 27th May
  • 2nd submission - Thursday 9th September
    (Extended to Thursday 16th September)

Scenario Performance

  • 1st Submission (Optional) - Friday 9th July
  • Final Submission - Friday 1st October
    (Due Date remains at Friday 1st October)

Virtual National Finals

  • Senior Division - Friday 5th or Saturday 6th November
  • Middle, Junior, JB and Y Divisions - Staggered up to 12th November
  • Scenario Writing & Performance - Saturday 13th November
  • PAP - Saturday 13th November
  • CmPS Interviews at times to be arranged

International Finals

Wednesday 8th June to Sunday 12th June 2022
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA

Future Problem Solving NZ