2020/2021 Submission Deadlines

Absolute deadline: midnight Pacific Standard Time on the date indicated. All dates are for receipt of work via fpsonline.org.

Practice Problem 1

Topic: Youth in Competitive Sports

Registration Payment Due by January 31, 2021

Due/Uploaded via fpsonline.org: October 23, 2020

Evaluation Feedback Released November 8, 2020

Practice Problem 2

Topic: Wearable Technology

Registration Payment Due by January 31, 2021 

Due/Uploaded via fpsonline.org: December 11, 2020

Evaluation Feedback Released December 31, 2020

Qualifying Problem

Topic: Human Environmental Impact

Available 2 weeks prior to due date.

Registration Payment Due by January 31, 2021

Due/Uploaded via fpsonline.org: February 12, 2021

​Evaluation Feedback Released February 27, 2021

Scenario Writing

Last Day to Register: December 31, 2020

Registration Payment Due by January 31, 2021

Optional Draft Submission Due:  November 20, 2020

Final Scenario Submission Due: January 15, 2021

Scenario Performance

No Qualifying Round

Registration Payment Due by January 31, 2021 

Submissions Due: March 19, 2021

Community Problem Solving

Intent to Submit Due: December 1, 2020 

Registration Payment Due by January 31, 2021

Project Report & Addendum Due: March 19, 2021

Interviews will be scheduled via Zoom before April 2, 2021

CALIFORNIA STATE BOWL - (In Person or Online) April 9-11, 2021

Although we are planning to hold an in-person State Bowl at St. Anne School in Laguna Niguel, we will comply with all California recommendations regarding COVID-19 safety. The exact date of either format will be determined asap.

Topic: Personalized Medicine

Individual Registration must be completed by March 19th, 2021

Individual Booklets are due March 26, 2021

Team Registration must be completed by April 2nd, 2021

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE - June 2-6

The international office is closely monitoring the CODIV-19 situation. We will share any updates as soon as we are notified of any changes. 

Location: University of Massachusetts (UMass) - Amherst

Topic: TBA March 2021

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