IYPT 2021

IYPT 2021


CONTRACT AGREEMENT FOR THE HOSTING OF The International Young Physicists’ Tournament 2021

Regulations for Crossing the Georgian Border in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic


LOC Georgia published an official schedule of IYPT 2021. July 7 is the full arrival day, with a briefing of the Jury in the evening and July 14 is the full departure day for the teams. IOC meeting will be held on July 14 and 15.


The registration for IYPT 2021 is closed now. We have 21 registered teams and are looking forward for meeting all of them soon. When planning your travel, take into consideration that on the arrival day, July 7th, a Jury briefing will be organized in the evening at 7 pm. It is obligatory for all jurors and voluntary for team captains.


Decision about travel support for Experienced juror will be made public by the end of May.


Registration of teams, jurors, and visitors is closed. Deadline for the providing the individual participants’ data via the CC registration system is 31st of May 2021.


The deadline for registration of team leaders, jurors and visitors and paying the registration fee was prolonged till May 15th 2021. Please get in touch with us if you need any special arrangements.


Registration of participants for the IYPT 2021 in Georgia via the CC registration system is open. The deadline for registration of team leaders, jurors and visitors and paying the registration fee is May 7th 2021.


The President of IYPT Martin Plesch took an inspection visit in Tbilisi and Kutaisi from the 21st till the 24th of February 2021.

Here is a short summary of the inspection:

Departure and arrival are supported to and from the Kutaisi International Airport. For those who would wish to arrive in Tbilisi and take a bus to Kutaisi, organizers will also secure travel from Bus station in the Kutaisi city centre. All jury members shall arrive early enough to take part on the jury meeting in the evening of the arrival day.

All participants will be accommodated in the dormitories at the KIU campus. These are newly opened buildings, well equipped. Students will be accommodated in en-suite double rooms, all leaders, jurors, etc. in single rooms. 

There are still open questions regarding the catering and the location of the fight rooms and the finals, however, it is expected that all of these questions shall be settled down without any problems.

As it is very hard to predict the pandemic situation in July, more detailed planning of free-time activities will be done at a later stage according to the official COVID-19 measurements.

Taking into account all information gathered, the 34th IYPT tournament can be realized as planned at the Kutaisi International University in Kutaisi (https://www.kiu.edu.ge/) from 7th till 14th of July, with the IOC meeting till 16th of July. 

Full text of the report


Pre-registered countries


The pre-registration for the IYPT 2021 in Georgia is closed.


The 34th IYPT will be held in Kutaisi, Georgia from July 7th till July 14th. The IOC meeting was held after the tournament. IYPT 2021 is going to be organized as a full-scale event, the host is the Kutaisi International University, Georgia.

The final decision about holding the event shall be done latest by the end of May.

EC works in parallel on the preparation of an online event so that if we decide that organizing a real event is not possible, we shall be able to organize an online event on the same dates as the real event was planned.