School of Communication, Manipal University, is pleased to announce the inaugural edition of its event debating event, Pro.Verb ‘15 from 2nd October to 4th October, 2015.
Keeping in track with the rich debating heritage of the southern circuit, this is an initiative to get the best debaters in the country on to a common debating platform for some rich debating experience.
The format will be a British Parliamentary one with N=1 rule for adjudicators.
The tournament is open to cross institutional teams, but speakers must be enrolled in an academic institution at the time of participation (including students pursuing Masters or post graduate courses). This rule does not apply to adjudicators.
Prize money worth INR 50,000/- is up for grabs.
The standard tournament registration fee is Rs. 600 per debater and Rs. 700 for an adjudicator.
Accommodation will be provided @ Rs.200 per day. Transport will be taken care of. We ensure all the participants that they will be treated to a comfortable accommodation.
Last Date for registration is September 27th
Anirban – +918197424773
Hansika – +919167347028
Subhash – +919742990928
The Facebook page is HERE.
The official ID for correspondence is [email protected]com
Register for the event HERE.
How To Reach Manipal
Manipal is well connected by road, rail and air. There are two main cities close to Manipal that serve as entry points, Udupi and Mangalore. Udupi is 5 kms from Manipal and Mangalore 65 kms away.
The nearest airport is Mangalore which is one and half hours drive by road. There are daily domestic flights from Mumbai and Bangalore. Indian Airlines, Jet Airways and Spice Jet fly to Mangalore.
There are direct international flights to Mangalore from Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Muscat, Doha Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait. Prepaid taxis are available at the Mangalore airport.
Manipal is well connected with the major cities in Karnataka, Kerala, Goa, etc. Buses run between Mangalore and Manipal frequently. Direct buses are also available from Bangalore, Goa, Hyderabad, Mumbai and other cities.
The closest railway stations are at Udupi (2 kms from Manipal) and Mangalore (65 kms from Mangalore). These railway stations lie on the Konkan route connecting the north and the south along the west coast. Delhi and Mumbai (to the north) and Ernakulam (to the south) are linked to Udupi station.
Mangalore station is connected to Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Calicut, Cochin, Trivandrum, Mumbai and other major cities. Those traveling from Kolkata will have to travel via Chennai/Mumbai/Bangalore/Goa and then take a connecting train to Mangalore. There is also a train operating from Jammu to Mangalore once a week.