Guidelines for Puranava Heritage Vocabulary Bee Competition.
@ Puranava India Culture Fest on August 14, 2021 at Pearland Town Center Pavilion, Pearland TX
A Fun Competition to Learn about India and her Culture.
Competition Date: Friday Aug 12th, 2021 6PM CST onwards Competition Venue: Online (Zoom details will be shared a day before the competition date) Registration Deadline: Tuesday Aug 10th, 2021 12midnight CST Finalists for Age group 13-17 to be present at 4.30 PM – @Pearland Town Center Pavilion on Aug 14th.
AGE CATEGORIES (Age to be calculated as of Aug 12, 2021)
Sub-Junior – Ages 5-8 yrs
Junior – Ages 9-12 yrs
Senior – Ages 13-17 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:
A Study-List of Vocabulary words from Indian Culture/Heritage/Dharma along with their meanings are provided in puranava-usa.org. (click below to download)
During the contest, participants will be asked a question or given a word and asked for the answer/meaning AND/OR given the meaning and asked to identify the word AND/OR asked to play different ‘games’ based on the study set provided. They will NOT be asked to spell the words or pronounce them correctly, etc.
Reference material should not be used during the competition.
The competition will consist of two parts:
Online test to identify finalists from 6 pm to 8 pm CDT on Aug 12th. Zoom details will be shared a day before the event.
The top 6 contestants from the written test in each age-group will advance to the finals.
Finals for Age groups 5-8 and 9-12 will be Online and will be held on Aug 12th immediately after Prelims. Prizes for the winners will be handed over during the Puranava Cultural Fest on Aug 14th at Pearland Town Center Pavilion.
Finals for age group 13-17 will be held from 5 pm onwards during the Puranava Cultural Fest on Aug 14th at Pearland Town Center Pavilion.
Please contact Sriram (firstname.lastname@example.org, or 832-515-1251) or Aravind (321-945-3107) with any questions.
REGISTRATION AND CHECK-IN:
ADVANCE ONLINE REGISTRATION IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED
On or before Aug 10, 2021 - Registration fee: $10
Finalists for Age group 13-17 to be present at 4.30 PM – @Pearland Town Center Pavilion on Aug 14th.