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VISUAL COMPETITION

RULES & REGULATIONS

VISUAL COMPETITION
1) OBJECTIVES & COMMITMENTS:
THIS COMPETITION SIGNIFIES OUR COMMITMENTS IN:
PROVIDING THE OPPORTUNITY FOR UCMAS STUDENTS TO COMPETE WITH
EACH OTHER FROM DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE WORLD;

PROVIDINGAN ARENA FOR BATTLE OF MINDS FOR EXCEPTIONAL SPEED &


MENTAL PRECISION IN ACCORDANCE WITH COMIC JARS TEACHING DELIVERY;

AFFIRMINGCOMPETENCE AND RECOGNIZING THE EXCELLENT ACHIEVEMENTS


OF STUDENTS IN THE LEARNING OF UCMAS PROGRAMME;

FOSTERINGCLOSER RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN UCMAS FRANCHISEES, COURSE


INSTRUCTORS & STUDENTS.

VISUAL COMPETITION
2) EVENT HIGHLIGHTS:
DAY/ DATE:
SATURDAY, 9TH DECEMBER 2017 (COMPETITION DAY)
SUNDAY, 10TH DECEMBER 2017 (PRIZE GIVING CEREMONY)

VENUE:
GOR (GELANGGANG OLAH RAGA) LILA BHUANA
ADD: JALAN MELATI NO. 1 DENPASAR - BALI (80233)
TEL: 0361-228426/27
FAX: 0361-228427

VISUAL COMPETITION
3) CATEGORIES OF COMPETITION
A. BASIC (AGE 6 & BELOW)
B. BASIC (AGE 7 & ABOVE)
C. ELEMENTARY A
D. ELEMENTARY B
E. INTERMEDIATE A
F. INTERMEDIATE B
G. HIGHER A
H. HIGHER B
I. HIGHER C
J. ADVANCE
K. GRAND LEVEL

VISUAL COMPETITION
4) QUESTION STRUCTURE OF EACH CATEGORY
CATEGORY A - BASIC (AGE 6 & BELOW)
ADDITION/ SUBTRACTION (ABACUS) (200 QUESTIONS 8 MINUTES)

a) 1 Digit 3 Rows (3 Digits) - 25 Questions


b) 1 Digit 4 Rows (4 Digits) - 25 Questions
c) 1 Digit 5 Rows (5 Digits) - 50 Questions
d) 1 Digit 6 Rows (6 Digits) - 100 Questions

CATEGORY B - BASIC (AGE 7 & ABOVE)


ADDITION/ SUBTRACTION (ABACUS) (200 QUESTIONS 8 MINUTES)

a) 1 Digit 3 Rows (3 Digits) - 25 Questions


b) 1 Digit 4 Rows (4 Digits) - 25 Questions
c) 1 Digit 5 Rows (5 Digits) - 50 Questions
d) 1 Digit 6 Rows (6 Digits) - 100 Questions

** IMPORTANT NOTE: CONTESTANTS ARE ONLY ALLOWED TO USE ABACUS IN ANSWERING THE QUESTIONS.

VISUAL COMPETITION
4) QUESTION STRUCTURE OF EACH CATEGORY
CATEGORY C - ELEMENTARY A
ADDITION/ SUBTRACTION (ABACUS/ M.A.) (200 QUESTIONS 8 MINUTES)

a) 1 Digit 3 Rows (3 Digits) - 25 Questions


b) 1 Digit 4 Rows (4 Digits) - 25 Questions
c) 1~2 Digits 5 Rows (6 Digits) - 50 Questions
d) 1~2 Digits 6 Rows (7 Digits) - 25 Questions
e) 1~2 Digits 7 Rows (8 Digits) - 25 Questions
f) 1~2 Digits 8 Rows (9 Digits) - 50 Questions

VISUAL COMPETITION
4) QUESTION STRUCTURE OF EACH CATEGORY
CATEGORY D - ELEMENTARY B
ADDITION/ SUBTRACTION (ABACUS/ M.A.) (200 QUESTIONS 8 MINUTES)

a) 1 Digit 5 Rows (5 Digits) - 25 Questions


b) 1~2 Digits 5 Rows (6 Digits) - 25 Questions
c) 2 Digits 4 Rows (8 Digits) - 50 Questions
d) 3 Digits 3 Rows (9 Digits) - 100 Questions

** IMPORTANT NOTE:

CONTESTANTS FOR CATEGORIES C & D WILL HAVE THE ALTERNATIVE TO EITHER USE ABACUS OR MENTAL
ARITHMETIC FOR ANSWERING THE QUESTIONS.

VISUAL COMPETITION
4) QUESTION STRUCTURE OF EACH CATEGORY
CATEGORY E - INTERMEDIATE A
ADDITION/ SUBTRACTION/ MULTIPLICATION (M.A.) (200 QUESTIONS 8 MINUTES)

a) 1 Digit 7~10 Rows (7~10 Digits) - 25 Questions


b) 1~2 Digits 8 Rows (10~12 Digits) - 25 Questions
c) 2 Digits 3~4 Rows (6~8 Digits) - 25 Questions
d) 2 Digits 5~6 Rows (10~12 Digits) - 25 Questions
e) 2 Digits x 1 Digit (2 x 1) - 100 Questions

VISUAL COMPETITION
4) QUESTION STRUCTURE OF EACH CATEGORY
CATEGORY F - INTERMEDIATE B
ADDITION/ SUBTRACTION/ MULTIPLICATION/ DIVISION (M.A.)(200 QUESTIONS 8 MINUTES)

a) 1 Digit 8 Rows (8 Digits) - 25 Questions


b) 1~2 Digits 8 Rows (12~14 Digits) - 25 Questions
c) 2 Digits 5 Rows (10 Digits) - 25 Questions
d) 2 Digits 6 Rows (12 Digits) - 25 Questions
e) 2 Digits x 1 Digit, 1 Digit x 2 Digits (2 x 1, 1 x 2) - 50 Questions
f) 3 Digits 1 Digit (3 1) - 50 Questions

VISUAL COMPETITION
4) QUESTION STRUCTURE OF EACH CATEGORY
CATEGORY G - HIGHER A
ADDITION/ SUBTRACTION/ MULTIPLICATION/ DIVISION (M.A.) (200 QUESTIONS 8 MINUTES)

a) 1 Digit 10 Rows (10 Digits) - 25 Questions


b) 2 Digits 6 Rows (12 Digits) - 25 Questions
c) 2 Digits 7~8 Rows (14~16 Digits) - 25 Questions
d) 2 Digits 9~10 Rows (18~20 Digits) - 25 Questions
e) 3 Digits x 1 Digit (3 x 1), 1 Digit x 3 Digits (1 x 3) - 50 Questions
f) 3 Digits 1 Digit (3 1), 4 Digits 1 Digit (4 1) - 50 Questions

VISUAL COMPETITION
4) QUESTION STRUCTURE OF EACH CATEGORY
CATEGORY H - HIGHER B
ADDITION/ SUBTRACTION/ MULTIPLICATION/ DIVISION (M.A.) (200 QUESTIONS 8 MINUTES)

a) 1~2 Digits 8 Rows (11 Digits) - 25 Questions


b) 2 Digits 8 Rows (16 Digits) - 25 Questions
c) 2 Digits 9 Rows (18 Digits) - 25 Questions
d) 2 Digits 10 Rows (20 Digits) - 25 Questions
e) 2 Digits x 2 Digits (2 x 2) - 25 Questions
f) 4 Digits x 1 Digit (4 x 1) - 25 Questions
g) 4 Digits 1 Digit (4 1) - 25 Questions
h) 4 Digits 2 Digit (4 2) - 25 Questions

VISUAL COMPETITION
4) QUESTION STRUCTURE OF EACH CATEGORY
CATEGORY I - HIGHER C
ADDITION/ SUBTRACTION/ MULTIPLICATION/ DIVISION (M.A.) (200 QUESTIONS 8 MINUTES)

a) 2 Digits 8 Rows (16 Digits) - 25 Questions


b) 2 Digits 9 Rows (18 Digits) - 25 Questions
c) 2 Digits 10 Rows (20 Digits) - 25 Questions
d) 2~3 Digits 10 Rows (23 Digits) (With Decimal) - 25 Questions
e) 4 Digits x 1 Digit (4 x 1) - 25 Questions
f) 3 Digits x 2 Digits (3 x 2) - 25 Questions
g) 4 Digits 2 Digit (4 2) - 50 Questions

VISUAL COMPETITION
4) QUESTION STRUCTURE OF EACH CATEGORY
CATEGORY J - ADVANCE
ADDITION/ SUBTRACTION/ MULTIPLICATION/ DIVISION (M.A.) (200 QUESTIONS 8 MINUTES)

a) 2~3 Digits 10 Rows (25 Digits) (With Decimal) - 25 Questions


b) 3 Digits 10 Rows (30 Digits) (With Decimal) - 25 Questions
c) 3~4 Digits 10 Rows (35 Digits) (With Decimal) - 25 Questions
d) 4 Digits 10 Rows (40 Digits) (With Decimal) - 25 Questions
e) 3 Digits x 2 Digits (3 x 2) - 25 Questions
f) 4 Digits x 2 Digits (4 x 2) - 25 Questions
g) 4 Digits 2 Digits (4 2) - 25 Questions
h) 5 Digits 2 Digits (5 2), 5 Digits 3 Digits (5 3) - 25 Questions

VISUAL COMPETITION
4) QUESTION STRUCTURE OF EACH CATEGORY
CATEGORY K - GRAND LEVEL
ADDITION/ SUBTRACTION/ MULTIPLICATION/ DIVISION (M.A.) (200 QUESTIONS 8 MINUTES)

a) 3 Digits 10 Rows (30 Digits) (With Decimal) - 25 Questions


b) 3~4 Digits 10 Rows (35 Digits) (With Decimal) - 25 Questions
c) 4 Digits 10 Rows (40 Digits) (With Decimal) - 25 Questions
d) 5 Digits 10 Rows (50 Digits) (With Decimal) - 25 Questions
e) 2 Digits x 3 Digits (2 x 3), 3 Digits x 2 Digits (3 x 2) - 25 Questions
f) 4 Digits x 2 Digits (4 x 2), 3 Digits x 3 Digits (3 x 3) - 25 Questions
g) 4 Digits 2 Digits (4 2) - 25 Questions
h) 5 Digits 2 Digits (5 2), 5 Digits 3 Digits (5 3), - 25 Questions
6 Digits 2 Digits (6 2), 6 Digits 3 Digits (6 3),
6 Digits 4 Digits (6 4)

VISUAL COMPETITION
5) ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
ALL THE REGISTRATIONS FOR COMPETITION SHALL COMPLY WITH HIS/ HER CATEGORY OF
STUDENTSHIP. HOWEVER, STUDENTS WHO HAVE NOT COMPLETED TWO-THIRD (2/3) OF
THEIR EXISTING COURSE LEVEL BY MONDAY, 5TH OCTOBER 2017 WILL BE ELIGIBLE TO ADMIT ONE
LOWER CATEGORY OF COMPETITION.

AGE CALCULATION: (YEAR 2017 MINUS (-) YEAR OF BIRTH)


MAXIMUM OF ONE CATEGORY OF COMPETITION TO BE ADMITTED BY ONE INDIVIDUAL.

ALL PARTICIPATING STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO MOVE AT LEAST 2-COURSE LEVEL GAP IN A YEAR.
IMPORTANT NOTE:
ANY CONTESTANT, WHO IS FOUND TO BE ADMITTED INTO OTHER LOWER CATEGORIES OF COMPETITION, SHALL BE
IMMEDIATELY DISQUALIFIED FROM THE COMPETITION. NATIONAL FRANCHISEES SHALL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL THE
INFORMATION SUBMITTED AND REGISTRATIONS MADE. UCMAS INTERNATIONAL HEADQUARTERS WILL NOT ENTERTAIN
NOR BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DISPUTES, COMPLAINTS AND APPEALS ARISING FROM ANY SUCH DISQUALIFICATION.

VISUAL COMPETITION
6) EVALUATION OF PAPERS/ ADJUSTMENT OF MARKS
EACH ADDITION/SUBTRACTION QUESTION WILL CARRY TEN MARKS WHILE MULTIPLICATION/
DIVISION QUESTIONS WILL CARRY FIVE MARKS EACH.

IN THE EVENT THERE IS A TIE IN THE OVERALL SCORES FOR EACH CATEGORY, THE JURY WILL RANK
THE PARTICIPANTS BASED ON THEIR AGES, GREATEST CAPABILITY OF ADDITION & SUBTRACTION
AND ACCURACY RATES. IF A TIE STILL EXISTS, BOTH WILL BE DECLARED AS WINNERS.

VISUAL COMPETITION
7) ADJUSTMENT OF COMPETITION MARKS
STUDENT COMPETITION MARKS ARE SUBJECT TO ADJUSTMENT DEPENDING ON THEIR MOVE OF
COURSE LEVELS IN A YEAR AND REGISTERED CATEGORIES IN THE COMPETITION.
Move of
Category in a BS EA EB IA IB HA HB HC AV GL
Year
BS -800 -400 OK +100 +200 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

EA 3rd RUP -800 -400 OK +100 +200 n/a n/a n/a n/a

EB 3rd RUP 3rd RUP -800 -400 OK +100 +200 n/a n/a n/a

IA 3rd RUP 3rd RUP 3rd RUP -600 -300 OK +80 +160 n/a n/a

IB 3rd RUP 3rd RUP 3rd RUP 3rd RUP -600 -300 OK +80 +160 n/a

HA 3rd RUP 3rd RUP 3rd RUP 3rd RUP 3rd RUP -400 -200 OK +80 +160

HB 3rd RUP 3rd RUP 3rd RUP 3rd RUP 3rd RUP 3rd RUP -200 -100 OK +80

HC 3rd RUP 3rd RUP 3rd RUP 3rd RUP 3rd RUP 3rd RUP 3rd RUP -100 No Adv +50

AV 3rd RUP 3rd RUP 3rd RUP 3rd RUP 3rd RUP 3rd RUP 3rd RUP -200 No Adv OK

GL n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 3rd RUP 3rd RUP -100 OK

VISUAL COMPETITION
8) ALLOCATION OF PRIZES
TROPHIES OF CERTIFICATES WILL BE AWARDED TO GRAND CHAMPION, CHAMPION, 1ST RUNNER-UP,
2ND RUNNER-UP & 3RD RUNNER-UP FOR EACH CATEGORY. EACH PARTICIPATING STUDENT IS
GUARANTEED TO RECEIVE AT LEAST A 3RD RUNNER-UP TROPHY PROVIDED HE/ SHE PARTICIPATED
AND ATTAINED SCORES IN THE COMPETITION.

VISUAL COMPETITION
9) REGISTRATION PROCEDURES
THE REGISTRATION FORM WILL BE SENT FORM UCMAS INTERNATIONAL HEADQUARTERS TO THE
RESPECTIVE NATIONAL FRANCHISEES. ALL THE REGISTRATION FORMS MUST BE FILLED OUT
COMPLETELY. AGE INFORMATION REMAINS IMPORTANT AS IT IS ONE OF THE CRITERIA TO BE
TAKEN INTO CONSIDERATION IF THERE IS A TIE IN THE OVERALL SCORES.

UCMAS INTERNATIONAL HEADQUARTERS RESERVES THE RIGHTS TO DISQUALIFY ANY


CONTESTANTS WHOSE INFORMATION PROVIDED IS FOUND TO BE FALSE OR INCORRECT,
REGARDLESS OF WHETHER IT IS INTENTIONALLY OR UNINTENTIONALLY. NATIONAL FRANCHISEES
SHALL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL THE INFORMATION SUBMITTED AND UCMAS
INTERNATIONAL HEADQUARTERS WILL NOT ENTERTAIN NOR BE IN ANYWAY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY
DISPUTES, COMPLAINTS AND APPEALS ARISING FROM ANY SUCH DISQUALIFICATION.

VISUAL COMPETITION
10) MEASUREMENT OF T-SHIRT SIZES
PLEASE INDICATE THE REQUIRED T-SHIRT SIZE FOR EACH PARTICIPANT IN THE REGISTRATION
FORM. T-SHIRT SIZES ARE AVAILABLE AS FOLLOWS:

T-SHIRT SIZES SHOULDER WIDTH CHEST WIDTH T-SHIRT LENGTH


(CM) (CM) (CM)
S 33 36 51

M 34 37 53

L 38 40 54

XL 40 44 56

XXL 43 47 58

VISUAL COMPETITION
11) GENERAL RULES
IT IS COMPULSORY FOR ALL CONTESTANTS TO WEAR PROPER ATTIRES AND CONTESTANTS
WHO ARE COMPETING FOR ABACUS CALCULATING CATEGORIES ARE REMINDED TO BRING
ALONG THEIR ABACUSES.

COMPETITION ITEMS (T-SHIRTS, HALL TICKETS, WRISTBANDS & ETC) WILL BE GIVEN PRIOR TO
THE COMPETITION.

APPROPRIATE ATTIRE IS ALSO MANDATORY FOR ALL UCMAS NATIONAL FRANCHISEES, STATE
FRANCHISEES, FRANCHISEES, COURSE INSTRUCTORS, PARENTS & ETC.

THE ORGANISER RESERVES THE RIGHTS TO DISALLOW ANY CONTESTANTS, PARENTS,


SPECTATORS FROM ENTERING INTO THE COMPETITION HALL SHOULD THEY FAIL TO ADHERE
TO THE APPROPRIATE DRESS CODE.

VISUAL COMPETITION
12) OTHERS
UCMAS INTERNATIONAL HEADQUARTERS RESERVES THE RIGHTS TO MAKE AMENDMENTS
TO THE RULES & REGULATIONS. FURTHER NOTICE WILL BE ISSUED SHOULD THERE BE
ANY CHANGES ON THIS. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT UCMAS INTERNATIONAL
HEADQUARTERS FOR ANY FURTHER ENQUIRIES OR CLARIFICATIONS.

VISUAL COMPETITION
LISTENING COMPETITION
RULES & REGULATIONS

LISTENING COMPETITION
1) PURPOSE
THE PURPOSE OF THIS COMPETITION IS TO PROMOTE THE UCMAS MENTAL
ARITHMETIC LISTENING CURVE FOR THE STUDENT BRAIN ENHANCEMENT
WHICH FALLS DIRECTLY IN UCMAS TEACHING DELIVERY OF COMIC JARS
(CONCENTRATION, OBSERVATION, MEMORY POWER, IMAGINATION,
CREATIVITY, JUDGMENT, APPLICATION, REASONING & SELF-CONFIDENCE).

LISTENING COMPETITION
2) CATEGORIES OF COMPETITION
A. AGE 7 & BELOW
B. AGE 8 TO 10
C. AGE 11 & ABOVE

3) PRIZES OF EACH CATEGORY


A. CHAMPION : USD300.00 + CERTIFICATE
B. 1ST RUNNER UP: USD200.00 + CERTIFICATE
C. 2ND RUNNER UP: USD100.00 + CERTIFICATE
D. MAXIMUM OF 5 FINAL ROUND MERIT WINNERS: USD50.00 + CERTIFICATE EACH

i. ALL WINNERS AND COURSE INSTRUCTORS SHALL RECEIVE CERTIFICATES OF RECOGNITION.


ii. ALL PARTICIPANTS SHALL RECEIVE CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATIONS.

LISTENING COMPETITION
4) REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
THIS COMPETITION IS OPEN TO STUDENTS WHO PARTICIPATE IN THE VISUAL
COMPETITION.
CONTESTANTS ARE REQUIRED TO REGISTER THROUGH THEIR RESPECTIVE
UCMAS LEARNING CENTRES.
CENTREPRINCIPALS/ COURSE INSTRUCTORS ARE REQUIRED TO BRIEF THEIR
STUDENTS ON THE RULES & REGULATIONS PRIOR TO THE COMPETITION.
THE REGISTRATION FEE INCLUDES A WRITING BOARD AND MARKER PEN.

LISTENING COMPETITION
5) RULES & REGULATIONS
THE COMPETITION SHALL BE CONDUCTED IN ENGLISH.
THE AUDIO RECORDING OF LISTENING CALCULATION COMPETITION WOULD BE PROVIDED TO ALL
NATIONAL FRANCHISEES.
THE COMPETITION WILL BE DIVIDED INTO KNOCK-OUT PRELIMINARY AND FINAL ROUNDS. A
MAXIMUM OF 5 FINALISTS OF EACH CATEGORY SHALL BE QUALIFIED TO PROCEED TO THE FINAL
ROUND.
THE COMPETITION CONSISTS ONLY ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION SUMS.
IT IS COMPULSORY FOR PARTICIPATING UCMAS STUDENTS TO WEAR PROPER ATTIRES & UCMAS T-
SHIRT ON THE DAY OF COMPETITION. STUDENTS SHALL BE REQUIRED TO PRESENT THEIR
COMPETITION DOCKETS AND WRIST RIBBONS FOR VERIFICATION PRIOR TO COMMENCEMENT OF
THE COMPETITION.
NO SUBSTITUTION SHALL BE PERMITTED IF THE REGISTERED CONTESTANT IS NOT PRESENCE.

LISTENING COMPETITION
6) FLOWS OF COMPETITION
THE COMPETITION COMPRISES FOUR STAGES:

STAGE 1: PRIOR TO THE PRELIMINARY ROUND


THERE SHALL BE 5 WARM-UP QUESTIONS PRIOR TO THE START OF EACH
ROUND, WHICH GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS AND DOS & DONTS SHALL BE
INSTRUCTED TO THE CONTESTANTS.

WARM-UP QUESTIONS WOULD BE READ OUT TO GIVE A BETTER


UNDERSTANDING TO THE CONTESTANTS.

LISTENING COMPETITION
6) FLOWS OF COMPETITION (CONT..)
STAGE 2: KNOCK-OUT PRELIMINARY ROUND
THE
KNOCK-OUT PRELIMINARY COMPETITION SHALL BEGIN AFTER THE
WARM-UP QUESTIONS ARE GIVEN.

CONTESTANTS SHALL BE REQUIRED TO WRITE THE ANSWERS ON THE


WRITING BOARDS AND TO RAISE UP THEIR ANSWERS ONCE IT IS BEING
TOLD BY THE CHIEF INVIGILATOR.

LISTENING COMPETITION
6) FLOWS OF COMPETITION (CONT..)
STAGE 2: KNOCK-OUT PRELIMINARY ROUND
THE ANNOUNCEMENTS BY THE CHIEF INVIGILATOR SHALL BE MADE AS FOLLOWS:

3, 2, 1SHOW (STUDENTS MUST RAISE THEIR ANSWERS WITH BOTH HANDS AND
THEY ARE PROHIBITED FROM TOUCHING ANY WRITING UTENSILS OR PUT DOWN
THEIR ANSWERS TILL BEING TOLD TO DO SO);
THEINVIGILATORS SHALL MOVE AROUND THE ROW AND THE CONTESTANTS
ANSWER, AND CONTESTANTS WHO GIVE THE INCORRECT ANSWERS SHALL BE
REQUIRED TO LEAVE THE COMPETITION HALL;
THE PRELIMINARY ROUND SHALL COME TO AN END ONCE A MAXIMUM NUMBER
OF 5 REMAINING CONTESTANTS HAVE REACHED AND IT SHALL PROCEED IN THE
FINAL ROUND;
THE INVIGILATORS DECISION IS FINAL.
LISTENING COMPETITION
6) FLOWS OF COMPETITION (CONT..)
STAGE 3: PRIOR TO START OF FINAL ROUND
THERE SHALL BE 5 WARM-UP QUESTIONS PRIOR TO THE START OF EACH
ROUND, WHICH GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS AND DOS & DONTS SHALL BE
INSTRUCTED TO THE CONTESTANTS.

STAGE 4: START OF THE KNOCK-OUT FINAL ROUND


THE FINAL ROUND OF THE COMPETITION SHALL BEGIN AFTER THE WARM-UP
QUESTIONS ARE GIVEN. CONTESTANTS SHALL BE REQUIRED TO WRITE THEIR
ANSWERS ON THE WRITING BOARDS, AND TO RAISE UP THEIR ANSWERS ONCE
IS BEING TOLD BY THE CHIEF INVIGILATOR.

LISTENING COMPETITION
6) FLOWS OF COMPETITION (CONT..)
STAGE 4: START OF THE KNOCK-OUT FINAL ROUND (CONT..)
THE ANNOUNCEMENTS BY THE CHIEF INVIGILATOR SHALL BE MADE AS FOLLOWS:

3, 2, 1SHOW (STUDENTS MUST RAISE THEIR ANSWERS WITH BOTH HANDS AND
THEY ARE PROHIBITED FROM TOUCHING ANY WRITING UTENSILS OR PUT DOWN
THEIR ANSWERS TILL BEING TOLD TO DO SO);
THE INVIGILATORS SHALL CHECK THE CONTESTANTS ANSWERS, AND
CONTESTANTS WHO GIVE THE INCORRECT ANSWERS SHALL BE REQUIRED TO
LEAVE THE COMPETITION HALL/ STAGE;
THE FINAL ROUND SHALL COME TO AN END WHEN A FINAL CONTESTANT IS
LEFT;
THEDECISION FOR KNOCK-OUT SHALL BE CONDUCTED WITHOUT PREJUDICE
AND IS FINAL.

LISTENING COMPETITION
7) INVIGILATION FLOW OVERVIEW
THE INVIGILATOR TO CONTESTANT RATIO IS 1:10;
CONTESTANTS ARE GIVEN 3 SECONDS TO WRITE THEIR ANSWERS ON THE
WRITING BOARDS;
ONCE THE CHIEF INVIGILATOR MENTIONS SHOW, CONTESTANTS ARE REQUIRED
TO RAISE UP THEIR ANSWERS ABOVE THEIR FOREHEADS AND WAIT FOR
FURTHER INSTRUCTION FROM THE INVIGILATORS;
CONTESTANTS WHO GIVE INCORRECT ANSWERS, WRITING BOARDS ARE
BLANKED OR THOSE WHO DO NOT RAISE UP THE ANSWER ON THEIR FOREHEAD
(ONCE SHOW IS SHOUTED) SHALL BE DEEMED TO HAVE BEEN KNOCKED OUT
OF THE COMPETITION. THEY SHALL BE GUIDED TO LEAVE THE COMPETITION
HALL/ STAGE.
THE REMAINING CONTESTANTS SHALL PUT DOWN THEIR ANSWERS ONCE THEY
ARE BEING TOLD BY THE INVIGILATORS AND PROCEED WITH THE NEXT
QUESTIONS.

LISTENING COMPETITION
7) INVIGILATION FLOW OVERVIEW (CONT..)
THE MARKING FLOW IS ILLUSTRATED AS FOLLOWS:
The Chief Invigilator will Contestants will have 3 Chief invigilator will Contestants are required to
read out question and seconds to give their announce the time as raise their answers with
That is will be mentioned answers. follows 3...2...1 Show! both hands above their
forehead range

Contestants who are too slow Contestants who do not


Contestants who provide Contestants who give the in showing their answers or show their answers or their
the correct answers. incorrect answers. those who do not wish to writing boards are left
show their answers. blanked

Contestant shall put down


their answers once it is Invigilators will lead the contestants to leave the competition hall/stage.
been told by the invigilators
and accordingly rub the
answers on the writing
boards in order to continue
to the next question.

LISTENING COMPETITION
8) COMPETITION QUESTION FORMATS
FROM PRELIMINARY TO FINAL ROUNDS
1 DIGIT 5 ROWS 2 DIGITS 20 ROWS 3 DIGITS 40 ROWS
1 DIGIT 10 ROWS 2 DIGITS 30 ROWS 3 DIGITS 50 ROWS
1 DIGIT 15 ROWS 3 DIGITS 10 ROWS 3 DIGITS 60 ROWS
1 DIGIT 20 ROWS 3 DIGITS 20 ROWS 4 DIGITS 40 ROWS
1 DIGIT 30 ROWS 3 DIGITS 30 ROWS 4 DIGITS 45 ROWS
2 DIGITS 10 ROWS 1 DIGIT 100 ROWS 4 DIGITS 50 ROWS

LISTENING COMPETITION
9) OTHER GENERAL RULES
COPYING OR ATTEMPTING TO COPY AND / OR TO OBTAIN ASSISTANCE FROM
ILLEGITIMATE SOURCES DURING THE COMPETITION WILL RESULT IN
DISQUALIFICATION.
CONTESTANTS CAN EITHER USE ABACUS OR MENTAL ARITHMETIC IN
ANSWERING THE QUESTIONS;
CONTESTANTS ARE STRICTLY NOT PERMITTED TO BE IN POSSESSION OF ANY
ELECTRONIC DEVICES;
ALL PRIZES ARE STRICTLY NOT TRANSFERABLE, ASSIGNABLE, EXCHANGEABLE OR
REDEEMABLE BY THE CONTESTANTS IN ANY FORM OR MANNER.
IFAT ANY TIME DURING THE COMPETITION OR AFTER THE COMPETITION, A
WINNER IS FOUND NOT COMPLYING WITH ANY OF THE RULES & REGULATIONS,
UCMAS INTERNATIONAL HEADQUARTERS RESERVES THE RIGHTS TO CANCEL
AND/ OR RECOVER THE CLAIMED PRIZE AT ITS SOLE DISCRETION.

LISTENING COMPETITION
FLASH COMPETITION
RULES & REGULATIONS

FLASH COMPETITION
1) PURPOSE
FLASH CALCULATION AIMS TO DEVELOP STUDENTS KEEN SENSE OF NUMBERS
AND THE SKILLS OF CALCULATING FAST. THROUGH THE COMPETITION,
CONTESTANTS WOULD DEMONSTRATE THEIR EXCEPTIONAL MEMORY POWER,
SPEED AND PRECISION IN CALCULATION. CONCENTRATION ABILITY IS ALWAYS
IMPORTANT DURING THE COMPETITION TO GET MEMORIZING ALL THE
NUMBERS FLASHING ON THE SCREEN. PARTICIPATION IN THE COMPETITION
WOULD HELP TO BUILD AND BOOST SELF-CONFIDENCE LEVEL AND ENHANCE
THE WHOLE BRAIN DEVELOPMENT.

FLASH COMPETITION
2) CATEGORIES OF COMPETITION
A. AGE 7 & BELOW
B. AGE 8 TO 10
C. AGE 11 & ABOVE

3) PRIZES OF EACH CATEGORY


A. CHAMPION : USD300.00 + CERTIFICATE
B. 1ST RUNNER UP: USD200.00 + CERTIFICATE
C. 2ND RUNNER UP: USD100.00 + CERTIFICATE
D. MAXIMUM OF 5 FINAL ROUND MERIT WINNERS: USD50.00 + CERTIFICATE EACH

i. ALL WINNERS AND COURSE INSTRUCTORS SHALL RECEIVE CERTIFICATES OF RECOGNITION.


ii. ALL PARTICIPANTS SHALL RECEIVE CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATIONS.

FLASH COMPETITION
4) REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
THIS COMPETITION IS OPEN TO STUDENTS WHO PARTICIPATE IN THE VISUAL
COMPETITION.
CONTESTANTS ARE REQUIRED TO REGISTER THROUGH THEIR RESPECTIVE
UCMAS LEARNING CENTRES.
CENTRE
PRINCIPALS/ COURSE INSTRUCTORS ARE REQUIRED TO BRIEF THEIR
STUDENTS ON THE RULES & REGULATIONS PRIOR TO THE COMPETITION.
THE REGISTRATION FEE INCLUDES A WRITING BOARD AND MARKER PEN.

FLASH COMPETITION
5) RULES & REGULATIONS
THE COMPETITION SHALL BE CONDUCTED IN ENGLISH.
THE DEMO VERSION OF FLASH CALCULATION SOFTWARE WOULD BE PROVIDED TO ALL NATIONAL
FRANCHISEES.
THE COMPETITION WILL BE DIVIDED INTO KNOCK-OUT PRELIMINARY AND FINAL ROUNDS. A
MAXIMUM OF 5 FINALISTS OF EACH CATEGORY SHALL BE QUALIFIED TO PROCEED TO THE FINAL
ROUND.
THE COMPETITION CONSISTS ONLY ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION SUMS.
IT IS COMPULSORY FOR PARTICIPATING UCMAS STUDENTS TO WEAR PROPER ATTIRES & UCMAS T-
SHIRTS ON THE DAY OF COMPETITION. STUDENTS SHALL BE REQUIRED TO PRESENT THEIR
COMPETITION DOCKETS AND WRIST RIBBONS FOR VERIFICATION PRIOR TO COMMENCEMENT OF
THE COMPETITION.
NO SUBSTITUTION SHALL BE PERMITTED IF THE REGISTERED CONTESTANT IS NOT PRESENCE.

FLASH COMPETITION
6) FLOWS OF COMPETITION
THE COMPETITION COMPRISES FOUR STAGES:

STAGE 1: PRIOR TO THE PRELIMINARY ROUND


THERE SHALL BE 5 WARM-UP QUESTIONS PRIOR TO THE START OF EACH
ROUND, WHICH GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS AND DOS & DONTS SHALL BE
INSTRUCTED TO THE CONTESTANTS.

WARM-UP QUESTIONS WOULD BE FLASHED ON SCREEN TO GIVE A


BETTER UNDERSTANDING TO THE CONTESTANTS.

FLASH COMPETITION
6) FLOWS OF COMPETITION (CONT..)
STAGE 2: KNOCK-OUT PRELIMINARY ROUND
THE
KNOCK-OUT PRELIMINARY COMPETITION SHALL BEGIN AFTER THE
WARM-UP QUESTIONS ARE GIVEN.

CONTESTANTS SHALL BE REQUIRED TO WRITE THE ANSWERS ON THE


WRITING BOARDS AND TO RAISE UP THEIR ANSWERS ONCE IT IS BEING
TOLD BY THE CHIEF INVIGILATOR.

FLASH COMPETITION
6) FLOWS OF COMPETITION (CONT..)
STAGE 2: KNOCK-OUT PRELIMINARY ROUND
THE ANNOUNCEMENTS BY THE CHIEF INVIGILATOR SHALL BE MADE AS FOLLOWS:

3, 2, 1SHOW (STUDENTS MUST RAISE THEIR ANSWERS WITH BOTH HANDS AND
THEY ARE PROHIBITED FROM TOUCHING ANY WRITING UTENSILS OR PUT DOWN
THEIR ANSWERS TILL BEING TOLD TO DO SO);
THEINVIGILATORS SHALL MOVE AROUND THE ROW AND THE CONTESTANTS
ANSWER, AND CONTESTANTS WHO GIVE THE INCORRECT ANSWERS SHALL BE
REQUIRED TO LEAVE THE COMPETITION HALL;
THE PRELIMINARY ROUND SHALL COME TO AN END ONCE A MAXIMUM NUMBER
OF 5 REMAINING CONTESTANTS HAVE REACHED AND IT SHALL PROCEED IN THE
FINAL ROUND;
THE INVIGILATORS DECISION IS FINAL.
FLASH COMPETITION
6) FLOWS OF COMPETITION (CONT..)
STAGE 3: PRIOR TO START OF FINAL ROUND
THERE SHALL BE 5 WARM-UP QUESTIONS PRIOR TO THE START OF EACH
ROUND, WHICH GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS AND DOS & DONTS SHALL BE
INSTRUCTED TO THE CONTESTANTS.

STAGE 4: START OF THE KNOCK-OUT FINAL ROUND


THE FINAL ROUND OF THE COMPETITION SHALL BEGIN AFTER THE WARM-UP
QUESTIONS ARE GIVEN. CONTESTANTS SHALL BE REQUIRED TO WRITE THEIR
ANSWERS ON THE WRITING BOARDS, AND TO RAISE UP THEIR ANSWERS ONCE
IS BEING TOLD BY THE CHIEF INVIGILATOR.

FLASH COMPETITION
6) FLOWS OF COMPETITION (CONT..)
STAGE 4: START OF THE KNOCK-OUT FINAL ROUND (CONT..)
THE ANNOUNCEMENTS BY THE CHIEF INVIGILATOR SHALL BE MADE AS FOLLOWS:

3, 2, 1SHOW (STUDENTS MUST RAISE THEIR ANSWERS WITH BOTH HANDS AND
THEY ARE PROHIBITED FROM TOUCHING ANY WRITING UTENSILS OR PUT DOWN
THEIR ANSWERS TILL BEING TOLD TO DO SO);
THEINVIGILATORS SHALL MOVE AROUND THE ROW AND THE CONTESTANTS
ANSWER, AND CONTESTANTS WHO GIVE THE INCORRECT ANSWERS SHALL BE
REQUIRED TO LEAVE THE COMPETITION HALL;
THE FINAL ROUND SHALL COME TO AN END WHEN A FINAL CONTESTANT IS
LEFT;
THEDECISION FOR KNOCK-OUT SHALL BE CONDUCTED WITHOUT PREJUDICE
AND IS FINAL.

FLASH COMPETITION
7) INVIGILATION FLOW OVERVIEW
THE INVIGILATOR TO CONTESTANT RATIO IS 1:10;
CONTESTANTS ARE GIVEN 3 SECONDS TO WRITE THEIR ANSWERS ON THE
WRITING BOARDS;
ONCE THE CHIEF INVIGILATOR MENTIONS SHOW, CONTESTANTS ARE REQUIRED
TO RAISE UP THEIR ANSWERS ABOVE THEIR FOREHEADS AND WAIT FOR
FURTHER INSTRUCTION FROM THE INVIGILATORS;
CONTESTANTS WHO GIVE INCORRECT ANSWERS, WRITING BOARDS ARE
BLANKED OR THOSE WHO DO NOT RAISE UP THE ANSWER ON THEIR FOREHEAD
(ONCE SHOW IS SHOUTED) SHALL BE DEEMED TO HAVE BEEN KNOCKED OUT
OF THE COMPETITION. THEY SHALL BE GUIDED TO LEAVE THE COMPETITION
HALL;
THE REMAINING CONTESTANTS SHALL PUT DOWN THEIR ANSWERS ONCE THEY
ARE BEING TOLD BY THE INVIGILATORS AND PROCEED WITH THE NEXT
QUESTIONS.

FLASH COMPETITION
7) INVIGILATION FLOW OVERVIEW (CONT..)
THE MARKING FLOW IS ILLUSTRATED AS FOLLOWS:
Questions will be flashing Contestants will have 3 Chief invigilator will Contestants are required to
on screen and = sign will seconds to give their announce the time as raise their answers with
be shown answers. follows 3...2...1 Show! both hands above their
forehead range

Contestants who are too slow Contestants who do not


Contestants who provide Contestants who give the in showing their answers or show their answers or their
the correct answers. incorrect answers. those who do not wish to writing boards are left
show their answers. blanked

Contestant shall put down


their answers once it is Invigilators will lead the contestants to leave the competition hall/stage.
been told by the invigilators
and accordingly rub the
answers on the writing
boards in order to continue
to the next question.

FLASH COMPETITION
8) COMPETITION QUESTION FORMATS
FROM PRELIMINARY TO FINAL ROUNDS
1 DIGIT 3 ROWS 3 DIGITS 10 ROWS
1 DIGIT 5 ROWS 3 DIGITS 15 ROWS
1 DIGIT 10 ROWS 3 DIGITS 20 ROWS
1 DIGIT 15 ROWS 3 DIGITS 30 ROWS
1 DIGIT 20 ROWS 4 DIGITS 10 ROWS
1 DIGIT 25 ROWS 4 DIGITS 20 ROWS
1 DIGIT 30 ROWS 4 DIGITS 25 ROWS
2 DIGITS 10 ROWS 4 DIGITS 30 ROWS
2 DIGITS 15 ROWS 4 DIGITS 35 ROWS
2 DIGITS 20 ROWS 4 DIGITS 40 ROWS
2 DIGITS 30 ROWS

FLASH COMPETITION
9) OTHER GENERAL RULES
COPYING OR ATTEMPTING TO COPY AND / OR TO OBTAIN ASSISTANCE FROM
ILLEGITIMATE SOURCES DURING THE COMPETITION WILL RESULT IN
DISQUALIFICATION.
CONTESTANTS CAN EITHER USE ABACUS OR MENTAL ARITHMETIC IN
ANSWERING THE QUESTIONS;
CONTESTANTS ARE STRICTLY NOT PERMITTED TO BE IN POSSESSION OF ANY
ELECTRONIC DEVICES;
ALL PRIZES ARE STRICTLY NOT TRANSFERABLE, ASSIGNABLE, EXCHANGEABLE OR
REDEEMABLE BY THE CONTESTANTS IN ANY FORM OR MANNER.
IFAT ANY TIME DURING THE COMPETITION OR AFTER THE COMPETITION, A
WINNER IS FOUND NOT COMPLYING WITH ANY OF THE RULES & REGULATIONS,
UCMAS INTERNATIONAL HEADQUARTERS RESERVES THE RIGHTS TO CANCEL
AND/ OR RECOVER THE CLAIMED PRIZE AT ITS SOLE DISCRETION.

FLASH COMPETITION
10) REGISTRATION FEE & CLOSING DATES FOR REGISTRATION
REGISTRATIONS MUST BE MADE THROUGH THE RESPECTIVE NATIONAL FRANCHISEES
TOGETHER WITH THE APPROPRIATE FEES. ALL REGISTRATIONS MUST REACH UCMAS
INTERNATIONAL HEADQUARTERS ON OR BEFORE 5TH OCTOBER 2017.

THE REGISTRATION FEES ARE AS FOLLOWS:


CLOSING DATE VISUAL VISUAL + VISUAL + LISTENING
COMPETITION LISTENING/FLASH + FLASH
BEFORE 5TH OCT 2017 USD39/- USD50/- USD60/-
6ST-12TH OCT 2017 USD65/- USD90/- USD110/-
13TH-19TH OCT 2017 USD92/- USD120/- USD150/-

VISUAL/ LISTENING/ FLASH COMPETITION