VERVE 1.0 REPORT
Verve 1.0is a fest organized by IT Association. The fest started on 16th February 2018 at 05.00pm. The fest consisted of Literary events, fun events, tech event, gaming, sports and many more. Students from all departments took part in it with great joy and enthusiasm. The events were not only exciting but also tested various skills of the participants like marketing, communication, presence of mind etc. The event was conducted successfully with the hard work and dedication of the members of the Association. Here is a brief about the various events conducted in Verve 1.0.
X-files was a treasure hunt which consisted of 2 rounds. The participants were only allowed to enter in the teams of 2 or 3 .The first round was called the Box Office, in which the teams had to answer some fun and popular questions related to Bollywood. The registrations for the event were commendable and 27 teams had participated for the first round. The teams enjoyed answering the questions.
7 teams were selected for the second round based on their scores of round 1 and were called the next day. The Second Round was the Treasure Hunt in which each team were given a clue. They had to crack the message and reach the position as per the clue. There were total 8 locations around the campus where the ITA members were positioned with the clues for next location.
Once all the clues had been collected, the teams were required to come back to the starting location. Abhishek and Pranay of First years bagged the first position followed by Pratik Agrawal and SaralBabu of Second years securing the second position.
The event was a success with satisfaction from both participants and organizers along with positive feedbacks.
British Parliamentary Debate
British Parliamentary Debate is a kind of academic debate. The debate format involves 4 teams, 2 teams called first and second proposition and the other two first opposition and second opposition. Two speaker represent each of the four teams and each speaker gives a speech of seven minutes.
This debate was organised in 2 rounds. The first round was a Group Discussion round held on 16th February 2018. The participants who qualified this first round moved on to the second round which was the debate held on 17th February 2018.
In the second round there were 2 panels with 8 participants and 4 participants respectively. Both the panels had a debate on the topic “ Censorship cannot be justified”. The debate was very interesting and the participants performed to the best of their capability. The teams from side attempt to maintain loyalty with one another while simultaneously demonstrating the unique qualities of their own arguments.
5-a-side football was also being conducted in verve 1.0. It was being conducted on the audi ground on 16th and 17th February. It witnessed a huge number of participants on both the days during the course of the event. The participants came in a team of 5 and showcased their football skills on the ground. Safety arrangements were being made and the event coordinators made sure that no miss-happening takes place. The participants played with utmost zeal and zest and a very good and healthy sports environment was seen over the ground. All the participants displayed true spirit of sportsmanship and enjoyed the event thoroughly.
Basketball was also conducted successfully on 16th and 17th February 2018 in verve 1.0. The participants registered themselves in a team of 3 before the event. Both the girls and boys participants showcased their dribbling skills on the court and enjoyed playing the game. A good competition was seen among the participants on both the days during the course of the event. The event coordinators made sure that the event conduction is going on smoothly. First aid kits were also kept ready to provide immediate aid to any participant who gets injured during the game. The event saw a huge turn up from the students and it ended up effectively on 17th February 2018.
In the first round of this fun event the participants had to perform mini games in teams of two. They had to arrange playing cards in different patterns and then they had to move on to the paper cup and balloon game. In that game, they were supposed to blow the paper cups from balloon air as soon as possible. There were many more similar ‘minute to win it’ games. At the end, the total time was evaluated and winners were moved to second round.
In round two, one of the team members was supposed to blindfold himself and the other was supposed to direct the blind folded member and help him move along the path within the boundaries. Along the path there were a few obstacles and they had to clear them. If the blindfolded person crossed the boundary then the directing member had to smash the glasses with a tennis ball and was asked to perform the challenge under the specific glasses left. After that they had to continue along the path.
THE CRANIUM SHAKER
Round one was a Tambola with a twist. Instead of calling out numbers, we asked questions (mostly synonyms, antonyms, etc). Every answer was associated with a number. The participants were supposed to figure out the answer and had to strike out its number in the Housie card (if present). The number key was be displayed by means of a projector.
In the second round, a pair of fictional characters were given to the participants. These characters were from different TV Shows, books and movies. The participants had to enact a dialogue between the two characters. The dialogue or script can be on any topic ranging from casual conversations to current affairs. This was impromptu and only 1 minute preparation time was given to the participant. A total of 10 participants were qualified for the third round.
In the third round, a hypothetical situation was given to the participant and the participant was asked to deliver a news report on the same within 1 minute. The hypothetical situation could be of any genre like Science fiction, topics based on current affairs, and fictional situations. A preparation time of 30 seconds was given to the participants to think of the content.
THE INK POT ENCOUNTER
In round one the participants were given to write an anecdote, short story or an article based on the topics given. It was supposed to be self explanatory , and relatable to the theme given. Some examples of themes given are Dad, Best Friend etc.Three people were given the same topic to write on and different outcomes were expected.
In round two, the participants were given a topic on which they needed to write a parody article. The parody article could be written in a silly and hilarious manner. Participants were free to interpret the topic in any way they want.
In round three, the participants were given a particular theme or situation to write a poem about. The themes ranged from fictional topics to serious topics. The participants had to write the poem within the given time limit. The participants also had the option of choosing their own topic. There was no word limit and the participants were free to write as much as they want.
Techila was a tech event consisting of three rounds. In the first round the participants were given a set of pictures related to logos, gadgets, famous personalities and other technology related topics and they had to guess the picture in a given time frame.
In the second round, the participants were provided with a crossword and some clues and they had to try and complete the maximum number of questions in minimum amount of time to be shortlisted for the final round.
In the third or the final round, the coding skills of participants were tested. Questions on syntax correction, error eradication and completing a part of the code were given to the participants and they were supposed to solve those questions in limited time.
Merchant of Wall Street
In the first round of the business event, the participants were asked to pitch some absurd items to the judging panel. They had to keep convincing the judges to buy those items from them within the given time limit of 2 minutes.
In the second round, items were displayed one by one and the participants had to bid cautiously. The participants with the highest value (product + remaining funds) qualified for next round.
The third round was a simulated stock market round which required participants to buy and sell stocks cautiously. This round consisted of 7 selected companies and the participant were supposed to buy/sell/stay with the stocks of the company. With passing time, the stocks were updated and the participants were supposed to take the decision with every subsequent update.
Clash Royale is a freemium mobile tower rush video game developed and published by Supercell. The game combines elements from collectible card games, tower defense, and multiplayer online battle arena. It was organized in TP 304, and there were 12 playing arenas in total (excluding the tutorial arena, Training Camp): Goblin Stadium, Bone Pit, Barbarian Bowl, P.E.K.K.A's Playhouse, Spell Valley, Builder's Workshop, Royal Arena, Frozen Peak, Jungle Arena, Hog Mountain, Electro Valley, and Legendary Arena, with each arena corresponding to a certain trophy count range where players level up by gaining experience points through donating and/or upgrading cards and completing achievements.
Mini Militia is a free-to-play 2D shooter game which was organized in TP 306 and is a multiplayer game. The gameplay is similar to survival; however, it includes a wider variety of weapons, maps, and game modes such as to Capture the Flag.
The event was a grand success and ended on a very happy note.