Guidelines for Puranava Heritage Vocabulary Bee Competition

@ Puranava India Culture Fest on June 01, 2019 at Fowler Park, 4110 Carolene Way, Cumming GA 30040

A Fun Competition to Learn Key Terms from Our Culture/Dharma.

AGE CATEGORIES (Age to be calculated as of April 1, 2019)

  1. Sub-Junior – Ages 5-8 yrs
  2. Junior – Ages 9-12 yrs
  3. Senior – Ages 13-18 yrs

Younger children can participate in a higher level if they wish to. They will be quizzed/judged at the level that they participate in.

COMPETITION FORMAT & GUIDELINES:

  1. A Study-List of words from Indian Culture/Heritage/Dharma along with their meanings is provided below:
    https://drive.google.com/open?id=1gR6h_D64WxeETLalfZRhXt1InfKIKEMf
  2.  Please note:
  • Study list for Sub-Junior participants is Sub-Junior words
  • Study list for Junior participants includes Sub-Junior & Junior words
  • Study list for Senior participants includes Sub-Junior, Junior & Senior words
  • Study list is also available as Flash Cards on Quizlet –

https://quizlet.com/Sriram_Ramanujam/folders/heritage-vocabulary-bee-words

Password: Puranava2019

  1. During the contest, participants will be given a word and asked for the meaning AND/OR given the meaning and asked to identify the word AND/OR asked to play different ‘games’ based on the words and their meanings. They will NOT be asked to spell the words or pronounce them correctly, etc.
  2. The competition will consist of two parts:
  • Written test to identify finalists
  • A verbal competition of finalists, which will be an on-stage event.
  1. The top 8 contestants from the written test in each age-group will advance to the finals.

Supplies

  • Paper and pencils for written test will be provided by the organizers.
  • Preparation package is available for download on this page.

Please email Puranava.atl@gmail.com or contact Bala Sundaram @ (404) 316 9110 or Vijay Nenmeni @ (864) 320 4053 with any questions.

REGISTRATION AND CHECK-IN:

  • ADVANCE ONLINE REGISTRATION IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED
    • On or before May 15th, 2019 – Early-bird registration fee: $10
    • May 16th – May 31st, 2019 – Registration fee: $15
  • WALK-IN REGISTRATION FEE (On June 01, 2019): $20 PER PARTICIPANT

Click here to register for all/any event.