The following is the mail received from the organisers of Voc Populi, IIT-Roorkee :
“Vox Populi”, the official annual parliamentary debate of IIT Roorkee is back! This time, being organized under the aegis of ‘Cognizance’ from 21st March to 23rd March, 2014. We will follow the 2-on-2 Parliamentary Debate Format.
Cognizance is the annual technical festival of IITR, which witnesses participation of thousands of students from different parts of the country and abroad. (www.cognizance.org.in) All institutions are cordially invited to send 3 teams along with the requisite number of A-level adjudicators going by the n+1 rule.The cap on the total number of teams is 30.
There will be a preliminary online round for the event as well for which participants are requested to submit an abstract on any one of two topics, the details of which have been attached along with the email. Teams may also find the same on the official website of cognizance under the category “Literio” in “CentreStage Events”. (http://www.cognizance.org.in/centrestage.html)
All interested institutions are requested to reply back with the number of teams they wish to send along with their abstracts latest by 28th February, 2014 . We invite participation from cross teams as well.
Participating teams and adjudicators will be provided accommodation (for the entire fest), meals (3 times a day) , welcome kit (bag+stationery) on your arrival. In case of any queries they may email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Details regarding the Adjudication core will be revealed shortly. You can also get in touch with members of the Organization Committee at the undersigned.
Looking forward to your participation!
(The IITR Debate)
Internal registration for the debate ends at 11:59PM on the 22nd of February, 2014.