Iowa Future Problem Solving


Mid - Late August-Welcome letter full of information for coaches. Watch your email for this!

October 21, 2016 Postmark date for Practice Problem 1 Educational Disparities

October (TBA)  Iowa Talented and Gifted conference (ITAG) in Des Moines. Stop by our booth and come to our FPS break-out sessions. There will be one for new coaches or those thinking about becoming coaches and one for more experienced coaches.

November 14, 2016  Postmark date for evaluators to return PP1. Coaches-look for your PP1 packets at the end of the following week or early the next week

December 16, 2016 Postmark date for PP2 to be submitted to Joyce@ 

Iowa FPS

c/o Joyce Anderson
3322 E Ave NE

Cedar Rapids, IA  52402 It's All in the Genes 

January 6, 2017 Postmark for evaluators to return PP2 to Joyce @ 

Iowa FPS

c/o Joyce Anderson
3322 E Ave NE

Cedar Rapids, IA  52402. Coaches look for your packets at the end of the week or early the next week

January 13, 2017 Scenarios due for Iowa scoring via ROCS

January (TBA) CmPS progress report due via email to Joyce (use CmPS Progress Report form)

Please let the office know ASAP when you schedule your practice bowl so we can get it on the calendar! If you need email addresses for the contact people listed below, please drop Joyce an email at We don't like to list emails on the website.

February 6-14, 2017  Qualifying problem to be written this week. Bowl dates will be posted as I receive them.

February 9, 2017-Great Prairie AEA Qualifying bowl. Contact Doreen Underwood at GPAEA for more info.

February 10, 2017 -AEA 267 Clear Lake area Qualifying bowl at Forest City. Contact Kris Reece Forest City for info.

February 10,2017-Grant Wood AEA (AEA 10) Qualifying bowl at Parkview Church, Iowa City 9AM. Teams arrive by 8:50AM Contact person Paula Lawson-Moore

February 13, 2017-Muscatine Qualifying Bowl in Muscatine. It is pretty full of teams from Muscatine but you can contact Angie Curtis or Chris Eversmeyer of Muscatine to see if they have room. 

February 13, 2017 Scenario evaluation due.

February 14, 2017 AEA 267 Cedar Falls area Qualifying Bowl. Marcia Knupp at the AEA in CF is the contact person.

February 15, 2017 Postmark for QP to Joyce @

Iowa FPS
c/o Joyce Anderson
3322 E Ave NE

Cedar Rapids, IA  52402  3D Printing

February 28 CmPS projects due via ROCS (6-page report and addendum)

March 3-Postmark for evaluators NOT going to Ames for the QP evaluation to get their evaluations back to Joyce @

Iowa FPS
c/o Joyce Anderson
3322 E Ave NE

Cedar Rapids, IA  52402

March 10-12, 2017 Qualifying problem evaluation in Ames. State qualifiers will be notified ASAP! 

April 21-22, 2017 State bowl in Ames Identity Theft PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE!!!!!!

June  7-11, 2017 International Conference at University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse, WI hosted by Minnesota FPS


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