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Important Dates

Registration deadline

Friday 13 April 2018 (extension given till Wed 18 April 2018).   Register at least 25 participants to guarantee three students from participating school into Round 2.

Payment deadline

Please provide payment details at the point of registration for cheque and ibanking.  For IFAAS, payment term will be set at default 30 days of the issue of the invoice.

Name change deadline and corrections

Changes to the list of participants must be made at least 2 weeks before the start of Round 1.  Any corrections after that shall not be reflected in the list of participants at the venue.  Please inform us on any spelling correction to be reflected on the certificate latest 2 weeks after Round 1.  Participants should check the printout during round 1.  Please send your request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Any corrections made after this date will result in one's name not being reflected correctly in the certificate.  A fee of SGD10 will be charged for every reprint of a certificate.

First Round

Date: 12 May 2018 (Saturday) 
Time: 1300 - 1500h (Plan to arrive at the allocated venue at least 30 to 45 min earlier.  For large venues, it may take more than 45 mins before students can be released. Please plan ahead.)
Venue: Multi Purpose Sports Hall (MPSH) at National University of Singapore and Nanyang Polytechnic.  Please check the venue for your school under "Instructions for Round 1".  Seat numbers are provided under "Instructions for Round 1".

Second Round

Date: 21 July 2018 (Saturday)
Registration & PPE distribution:10.00 am (Plan to arrive at 9.30 am.  Contestants will be let in about 30 min before R2 begins.  Invigilators have the right to turn away any contestants who arrive late and missed the safety briefing)
Briefing: 10.15 am
Time allocated for practical:
 10.30 am to 11.45 am 
Cleaning up time: 11.45 am to 12.05 pm.  Participants will be released with permission from invigilators.
Venue: NUS, NTU and NYP (details are given under instruction - round 2)

Award Ceremony

Date:  31 October 2018 (Wednesday)
Time:  2 pm.  Refreshment provided.
Venue: LT32, Science Drive 3, National University Singapore, Kent Ridge Campus, Singapore 117542
Guest of Honour: Prof Loh Teck Peng, Fellow of the Singapore National Academy of Science and Winner of PSTA Award

Top 10 scorers in R1, Top scorers in R2, Top 10 overall individuals, and schools in top 3 bands will be announced on the day.  This year, all GOLD medalists will be invited on stage to receive medals and for photo taking.

All participants and supporters are welcomed.