Silico Battles 2004 at Ahlcon Public School (29-30 September)

Senior Quiz (2 teams, 2 participants each)

  • Classes 11, 12
  • 6 teams will qualify the written preliminary round for the on-stage finals.
  • Enigmatic quiz based on general awareness, WAP, languages (C, C++, VB, Java), graphics, network security, data compression.

Junior Quiz (2 teams, 2 participants each)

  • Classes 6, 7, 8
  • 6 teams will qualify the written preliminary round for the on-stage finals.
  • Enigmatic quiz based on general awareness, convergence, OS (Windows, Linux, UNIX), Graphics, Software Packages (Flash, Dreamweaver, etc.), Basic hardware knowledge.

Digital Imaging (1 team, 2 participants)

  • Classes 10, 11, 12
  • Topic – remixing of songs encourages entertainment or creates cynicism.
  • 1 hour will be allotted to each team to make the presentation on the spot.
  • Participants may bring their own clipart and pictures. Software provided will be Adobe Photoshop 7.0.

Symposium (1 team, 2+1 participants)

  • Classes 11, 12
  • Topic – Forensic Science and computers go hand in hand.
  • Time limit per participant will be 3 minutes.
  • 2 participants will speak on the above mentioned topic while 1 participant will present charts, transparencies, presentations, etc.

Senior Programming (1 team, 2 participants)

  • Classes 11, 12
  • Language medium will be Turbo C++
  • 2 programmes based on arithmetic and logic and one based on graphic will be given to each team.
  • Time allotted to each team will be 1hr. 30 min.

Story Writing (1 team, 2 participants)

  • Classes 6, 7, 8
  • Topic will be given on the spot.
  • Time allotted to each team will be 1 hr.

Web Presentation (1 team, 2 participants)

  • Classes 10, 11, 12
  • Topic – Online Banking
  • Participants will have to bring a prepared website in a CD/Floppy
  • Judges may ask the participants questions regarding the website.

Software Display (1 team, 2 participants)

  • Classes 11, 12
  • Participants are required to prepare a ready-to-use version of the software.
  • Medium of language allowed is either C++ or VB.
  • Explanation of the software to the judges will be marked.
  • Following hardware and OS will be available:
P-4 1.9 GHz, Windows 98

128 MB RAM, 40 GB HDD

  • In case the participants require any other special software/hardware, it should be brought along with them.

Programming in Visual Basic (1 team, 2 participants)

  • Classes 10, 11, 12
  • Time allotted to each team will be 1 hour.
  • 2 programmes based on logic and one based on MDI format will be given to each team.
  • VB Pro 6 will be available version of the software.

Flash Presentation (1 team, 2 participants)

  • Classes 9, 10
  • Topic – Presentation for Launch and Marketting of an Air service.
  • Participants will be provided Flash to make the presentation on the spot.
  • Time limit for each team will be 1 hour.

Junior Programming (1 team, 2 participants)

  • Classes 9, 10
  • Language medium will be QBasic.
  • 2 programmes based on arithmetic and logic and one based on graphic will be given to each team.
  • Time allotted to each team will be 1hr. and 30min.

DJ Mixing (1 team, 2 participants)

  • Classes 10, 11, 12
  • Medium of DJ Mixing is Sound Forge.
  • Participants will have to create a new song by mixing one Hindi and one English song given to them on the spot.
  • Time allotted will be 1 hour and 30 min.

Circuit Designing (1 team, 2 participants)

  • Classes 11, 12
  • 5 short theoretical questions along with one gate’s related circuit.
  • Components required for the circuit will be provided from [Ahlcon’s] side.
  • Time allotted to each team will be 1 hour.

Crossword (1 team, 2 participants)

  • Classes 9, 10
  • 6 teams will qualify the written preliminary round for the on-stage finals.
  • Crossword will consist of terms, one word, and general crossword.

Gaming (1 team, 3 participants)

  • Classes 6, 7, 8
  • Game will be declared on the spot.
  • Players’ points will be accumulated for the team.
  • It is a group event.

Lots of events and a highly inconvenient date. I request Sir to please post details of what kind of exemption will be provided (if it will be) for those participating in the event (if they are allowed to, on the day of the exam).

Post comments soon. Will make decision within 2-3 days.

e-Spice 2004 tomorrow; best of luck to all participants!

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