The Star Mighty Minds Competition 2013

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Test your general knowledge and prove your might!
Represent your school in the State Challenge and stand a chance to compete in the National Challenge. Make a name for yourselves and your school and win fabulous prizes!

CHALLENGE MECHANICS
Team categories: • Category 1 - Forms 1, 2 & 3 • Category II - Forms 4 & 5 State Challenge Contestants will first compete in the State Level Challenge which will be held in all 14 states. a. First Challenge: • Teams in each category are to answer 20 multiple choice questions in English based on Current Events and General Knowledge, through an interactive device. • The top 10 teams in each category will proceed to the Second Challenge. b. Second Challenge: • The challenge will be to build an innovative model in ONE hour. Using Science and Mathematics principles, this model should offer a creative solution for a problem presented 2 weeks before the challenge. • All teams need to give a 3-minute 'Oral Presentation' on their model to the judges. Speaking in turn, team members will speak for ONE minute each. • The top 5 teams in each category will move on to the Third Challenge. c. Third Challenge: • The top 5 teams will take part in a buzzer quiz where they will have to answer open-ended questions in English based on Current Events and General Knowledge using the speed quiz buzzer system, individually as well as collectively. National Challenge All 14 state champion teams from each category will compete in the National Challenge in the Klang Valley in October 2013.

COMPETITION PROCEDURE
1. This Competition is open to all secondary school students from Form 1 to Form 5 from government and private schools adhering to the Malaysian syllabus. Schools can send in three teams per category. 2. All students participating in the competition must be in school uniform during each segment of the competition. 3. Each team must consist of three (3) students, all with valid Malaysian identity cards and accompanied by a teacher-in-charge....
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