EVENT NAME: BLOCK AND TACKLE COMPETITION (English)
LEVEL OF EVENT: Seniors (VI to IX std)
Super seniors (X to XII Std)
TOPIC : The topic would be given about one or two mins before the turn of the participant comes by the moderator . The topic would be related to the heritage of Pondicherry and its preservation
MODE OF EVENT : Live presentation online in front of the judges
POINTS TO BE NOTED:
• Block and Tackle is a stand-out event from the conventional form of Debate where the contestants have to Block (Talk in against of the topic given) and Tackle (Talk in favor of the topic given).
• Each person will have 2 mins to speak for block and 2 mins for tackle
• In a duration of 5 minutes whenever the judge says switch – the speaker will have to toggle between for and against multiple times thereby contradicting the previous statements
JUDGING CRIETERIA:
• Humour content
• Spontaneity
• Relevance
Judges opinion is final and binding
DURATION OF THE RECORDING : NA
NUMBER OF ENTRIES PER SCHOOL: 2 entries per category ( per school); Tamil and English can be given seperately
• The last date for registration is 22nd Feb and the registration forms have to be sent to schooleventsliterary@gmail.com
• The dates and the zoom ID for the online block and tackle competition are displayed on the home page of the website – www.ponsicon2020.com