CANVASS : SURVIVAL OF THE WITTIEST

Event Description:

A debate event with a difference - carefully crafted to challenge the participants’ reasoning, conceptualisation, spontaneity, and persuasive artistry to provide them with a conducive space to voice their opinion.

 

Registration Rules:

  • Registration and participation shall be in teams of two.

  • Cross-college teams are allowed.

 

Event Structure:

Round 1: Group Discussion: Spin The Wheel

This round will mainly pertain to a group discussion, incorporating certain unique elements. The participants will come in teams of 2 and in each round, there will be 3 teams. A spinning wheel will be used to decide who gets to speak first and what stance they are required to present. To ensure that there is no bias, after each spin and speech, the floor will be open for discussion.

 

Round 2: Rebuttal Round: 2 Men In A Boat

As per the discretion of the judges, 6 teams will be qualified to Round 2, who will be pitted against each other in a 1teamVs1 team format. Having being allotted a personality to portray in a hypothetical situation, they’ll have to prove, through their argument, that they have an upper hand. The topics for the same will be given on the spot.

Venue:    Seminar Room

 

Event Rules:

  • Use of offensive and provocative words or portrayal of indecent behaviour will lead to disqualification.

  • Exceeding the time limit will lead to negative marking.

  • The language used for the event is English.

  • The decision of the judges will be final and binding

​Judgment Criteria:

  • Manner

  • matter 

  • method

Event Coordinators:

  • Ishita Mittal : 84270 79495

  • Aarushi Gupta : 98104 43298

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