Pilipino Independence Day Council Singapore and UPAAS invite you to this inaugural QUIZ BEE competition this Sunday, 12 June 2011 at Speakers’ Corner, Hong Lim Park at 10:00-10:45am (Preliminary Round) and 1:00-1:30pm(Final Round). Big prizes are at stake. See below to register for this exciting event that will tap your knowledge, including your homeland, the Philippines!

Prizes

  • 1st PRIZE
    PNB Global Filipino Money Card of PhP 5,000.00
    iRemit Visa Card of PhP 5,000.00
    1 return ticket air ticket (Philippines-Singapore) from TravelPlus Aviation Pte. Ltd
    Charlie’s Kitchen S$30 meal voucher
    Trophy
  • 2nd PRIZE
    PNB Global Filipino Money Card of PhP 3,000.00
    iRemit Visa Card of PhP 3,000.00
    Charlie’s Kitchen S$20 meal voucher
    Trophy
  • 3RD PRIZE
    PNB Global Filipino Money Card of PhP 2,000.00
    iRemit Visa Card of PhP 2,000.00
    Charlie’s Kitchen S$20 meal voucher
    Trophy

TOP Fifteen
SS$10.00 PNB Cash Vouchers
iRemit Visa Card of PhP 500.00
Charlie’s Kitchen S$10 meal voucher

Plus all contestants will also get a freebie from UPAAS

Mechanics

The quiz bee will have two stages: a preliminary round (10am) and a final round (1pm). Question topics are mostly general info covering Philippine history, arts and culture, to general Math and Sciences. The quiz bee will be conducted in English.

  • Preliminary Round
    Time: 10-11AM
    Venue: Hong Lim Park, Hall A

    The preliminary round is a 50-item multiple choice written exam. This is a 45-minute exam. After the exam, fifteen (15) contestants with the highest scores will be selected to advance to the final round that will be held in Hong Lim Park stage at 1PM. The top 15 contestants that qualify the final round will be notified via SMS/call one hour before the final round.

  • Final Round
    Time: 1-1:30PM
    Venue: Hong Lim Park Stage

Fifteen contestants will compete in the 30-minute quiz bee on stage. There will be two rounds of quiz.

Elimination Round
Duration: 15mins

Mechanics: This is a multiple choice Q&A portion. All contestants are lined-up on stage. Each contestant will be handed big flashcards (A B C D). Quizmaster will ask series of questions. For each question, when the quizmaster says GO, the contestant will raise the flashcard with their chosen letter of answer. Contestant will be given three (3) seconds to raise their answer. The top three contestants with most number of correct answers will advance in the final showdown.

Clincher (if needed): In case of ties for top three positions, we will conduct a clincher. The last man standing with most correct answer will advance to the next round.
Scenario: A and B are correct, C wrong. C is eliminated and A and B sill duke it out until we fill the slots remaining for the top three.

Final Showdown
Duration: 10mins

Mechanics: The three contestants will be handed whiteboard and pen to write their answers. Quizmaster will ask series of questions. For each question, once the quizmaster says GO, the contestant will be given 15 seconds to write down their answer on the paper they are provided. After the bell, contestants will then raise their answer.

Based on the scores, we will rank the top three contestants.

Clincher (if needed): We will conduct clincher to break ties in ranking
Scenario 1: A and B are correct, C wrong. C is automatically 3rd, A & B sill duke it out to determine who will be first.

Scenario 2: A is correct, B and C are wrong. A is automatically first, B and C will duke it out to determine who is second (and third)

For complaints, an assistant will forward the objections to the judges for them to evaluate. The decision of the judges is final.

Registration

To register, please submit your details on or before Friday, June 10, 2011



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