Oratory EVENTS

Duologue

Description

SNU’s Debating Society has come up with a new format of debating to facilitate better flow of thought and generate focus on clashing with enough stimulating rebuttal to sustain good debate for the entirety of the tournament.

Rules

  1. Participants shall register individually. There are no teams.
  2. Debaters shall be given a motion 15 minutes before the start of the debate.
  3. One speaker shall be assigned for and the other against on the basis of a coin toss immediately after the announcement of the motion.
  4. The speaker speaking for the motion shall begin the debate. He/she shall speak for one minute, expressing initial thoughts and a skeletal definition of the motion.
  5. This speaker shall be followed by the debater against the motion. He/she shall also speak for one minute, putting forward points from his/her perspective and also rebutting the points stated by the speaker from side proposition.
  6. The flow of debate detailed in points 4 and 5 shall happen for a total of 7 times (each speaker speaks for 7 minutes in totality, leading to 14 minutes of debate in all).
  7. The speakers shall be marked as per the table below:
      Content:40
      Delivery:20
      Rebuttal:20
      Development of argument:20

Prize

Prize Worth: 6500.00

Details

Date: Feb. 11, 2018
Venue: TBA
Registration Fees: 250.00 Per Team

Contact

Ahana Raghuvanshi - 8527245840




Turn Coat

Description

Traditional turn coat debate

Rules

  1. A participant is given a topic and has to speak, “for or against” the topic. In the duration of 3 minutes the speaker will have to toggle between ‘for’ and ‘against’ multiple times whenever “SWITCH” is commanded, thereby contradicting the previous statements.
  2. The speaker will be evaluated based on spontaneity, humor, and content in the duration of 3 minutes.

Prize

Prize Worth: 6000.00

Details

Date: Feb. 9, 2018
Venue: TBA
Registration Fees: 100.00 Per Team

Contact

Aman Jain - 7799897118




Slam Poetry

Description

For the enthusiasts of emotionally-charged poetry that can only truly be experienced through performance, words.Ink brings a competition dedicated to appreciating the art of slam. We invite all of you with poems of this kind hidden away in a notebook to share them with us and join us to celebrate the work of fellow poets. Even if you do not leave with the crowning title, the magic and electricity that slam guarantees will surely fuel your inspiration and creativity.

Rules

    Rules mentioned in Description

Prize

Prize Worth: 5000.00

Details

Date: Feb. 11, 2018
Venue: TBA
Registration Fees: 100.00 Per Team

Contact

Amiya - 9990762887