NZ Young Scientists' Tournament 2021


Friday April 23rd until Sunday April 25th 2021 


Wellington High School,

249 Taranaki St



Each school can enter 1 or 2 teams. 

3 students per team.

1 team leader per team (who can act as a juror).


Born in 2005 or later

Competitors must be aged 16 or under for the entire year of the tournament


Each team will compete in team introductions on Friday, 2 Science Fights on Saturday and 1 Science Fight on Sunday. 

3 teams will also compete in the Grand Final on Sunday.


$300 per team, including 2 x lunches and the 2 x dinners

Tournament Schedule 

Friday 23rd April

6:00 pm Riley Centre, Wellington High School: Opening Ceremony

8:00 pm Dinner

Saturday 24th April

8:30 am Jury Briefing

9:00 am Team Briefing

10:00 am Science Fight 1

12:30 pm Lunch

2:00 pm Science Fight 2

6:00 pm (possible) Social event

7:00 pm Tournament Dinner

Sunday 25th April

9:30 am Science Fight 3

12:00 pm Lunch

1:30 pm Grand Final

5pm Riley Centre, Wellington High School: Closing Ceremony

IYNT NZ team selection

6 participants will be selected to represent New Zealand in the 2021 IYNT in Almaty, Kazakhstan (online)


2021 NZYST
NZYPT 2021