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WIN LU BALLADA CUP
1.
The Win Lu Ballada Cup will cover Basic Accounting and Partnership &
Corporation Accounting subjects.
2.
A maximum of two (2) representatives per local chapter is encouraged with each
representative competing individually.
3.
Contestants must be on their comfortable formal/business look during the Semi-Final
and Final Rounds. Proper attire for men is long sleeves, slacks and black shoes.
Women are advised to wear presentable top(s), skirt/slacks and shoes/sandals.
Wearing of slippers is not allowed. Violation in this rule may become a ground for
disqualification. In view of the said rule, accounting contestants must be of appropriate
attire as future practitioners of the business world.
4.
Contestants can either be a 2nd year to 5th year student provided that he/she had passed
the pre-requisite course subject he/she had taken which is covered by the topic of the
competition.
CONTEST RULES AND MECHANICS
5.
This event is comprised of three rounds namely: the Elimination Round, the Semi-Final
Round and the Final Round. The Elimination Round shall take place during the 1st day of
the 11th Midyear Convention while the Semi-Final and Final Round shall be on the 2nd
day.
The Elimination Round
6.
The Elimination Round is a written exam which aims to test the empowered basic
knowledge. Corresponding details are as follows:
No of Items
True or False
10
Corresponding
Points
2
Identification of Terms
10
3
Problems requiring
computations
10
5
7.
Time
Allotment
60 minutes
Contestants are only allowed to bring with them a calculator. Answer sheets, solving
papers and markers shall be provided by the Standing Committee for Academics during
the event.
MARY ANN THERESE M. CHUA
Vice President for Academics
[email protected]
8.
The top fifteen (15) contestants who shall advance to the Semi-Final Round will be
announced during the 1st day of the Convention. Tie breaking rules shall govern in the
following order: (1) whoever gets the highest “accumulated True or False and
Identification of Terms” score in the test shall be welcomed to the next round; (2) if in
any case deadlock is still not broken, True or False score shall be used as basis; (3)
clincher question(s) shall be given upon notice of the Standing Committee for
Academics.
The Semi-Final Round
9.
The Semi-Final Round is composed of three (3) subset levels namely: Easy, Average
and Difficult. Scores are reverted to zero. Corresponding points, time allotment and
number of questions for the three (3) subset levels are as follows:
Easy
Average
Difficult
Clincher
Theory Questions
10 seconds
10 seconds
10 seconds
10 seconds
Problem req. Computations
15 seconds
30 seconds
45 seconds
20 seconds
No. of Items
5
5
5
-
Corresponding Points
2
3
5
-
10.
Contestants are advised to be at the designated place fifteen (15) minutes before the
scheduled time of the competition. Late contestants are still allowed to participate yet will
be deprived to answer the round and question/s missed. But after the first (2) questions
in the easy sub-set of the Semi-Final round have elapsed, late contestant/s will be
disqualified.
11.
The contestants should write their answers clearly and legibly on the provided answer
boards. Contestants who shall insist in writing the answers ambiguously, abbreviated or
illegibly may still claim points for correct answers only upon the discretion of the Board of
Judges.
12.
Before proceeding to the next question, there will be given an allotted time of (10)
seconds for the contestants to raise a protest/clarification, to request for new marker,
ballpen or scratch paper, to change their calculator if it encounters a technical problem,
or any other concern/s.
After the allotted time has elapsed the quizmaster shall
continue.
13.
Contestants are provided with a copy of the question for every item. The contestants
must not flip the copy of the question up to the distribution of each set of questions is
done. The moment the quizmaster announces the question number that is the only time
the contestant may read and answer the provided question. Any contestant who violated
the said provision for the 2nd time shall be given sanction of accumulating only 50% of
his total score in all subset levels. Violation of this provision for the 3rd time shall mean
disqualification of the contestant.
MARY ANN THERESE M. CHUA
Vice President for Academics
[email protected]
14.
The contestants are allowed to manipulate their calculator only when the quizmaster
says “Go!” Any contestant who will violate this provision shall encounter the same
punishment aforementioned in Rule no. 13.
15.
The contestants should have written their answers before the allotted time has elapsed.
The contestants must raise their answer boards once the quizmaster declares so. Any
contestant who fails to comply will receive a warning and his/her answer may be
forfeited depending upon the decision of the Board of Judges.
16.
The contestants must not erase what they have written in the answer board unless the
quizmaster has given the clearance or after the 10 second allotted time per question has
lapsed. This is so, in case of a dispute/protest has been made on a certain question in
order for the answer to be documented properly. In view of the said protest, a contestant
who erased their respective answer board is deemed to be forfeiting the chance to have
a correct answer.
17.
The top five (5) contestants garnering the highest scores after the last question of the
difficult subset level shall advance to the final round. In case of a tie at the end of a
round, tiebreaker questions shall be asked until the deadlock is broken. Whoever gets
the right answer and raises his answer board first shall advance to the next round or
otherwise be declared the winner.
18.
The top five (5) contestants of the elimination round shall advance in the final round.
Points shall not be forwarded to the next round.
The Final Round
19.
The Final round is called the “Buzzer Beaters Round” which will be played by the top
five (5) finalists.
20.
Fifteen questions shall be prepared for this round. All points of the contestants in the
semi-final round shall revert to zero. Point deduction per wrong answer shall be imposed
in this round. Corresponding details are as follows:
Easy
Average
Difficult
Clincher
Theory Questions
10 seconds
10 seconds
10 seconds
10 seconds
Problems req. Computations
15 seconds
30 seconds
45 seconds
20 seconds
No. of Items
5
5
5
-
Corresponding Points Awarded
3
4
5
-
Corresponding Point
Deductions
1
2
3
-
MARY ANN THERESE M. CHUA
Vice President for Academics
[email protected]
21.
All the contestants will come from the home base of the RFJPIA Box formation. In order
to win the game, they should reach the topmost level. For every correct answer, a
contestant will move one level up.
“RFJPIA Box”
Top 3
22.
The privilege to choose the first question in this round is given to the quizmaster. The
contestant to first give the correct answer will be the next one who has the right to
choose the succeeding item, and so on.
23.
For a contestant who gave an incorrect answer, there will be a corresponding point
deduction on that particular question depending upon the difficulty as stated in Rule no.
20.
24.
Also, there will be a deduction to a contestant who provided a wrong answer though he
has no points garnered at the time he answers the question. Simply stated, negative
points shall be awarded.
25.
The contestants are allowed to manipulate their calculator at any moment they opted to,
provided, only when the quizmaster reads the first word in the problem.
26.
The contestant may answer the question at any moment even if the quizmaster is still in
the course of reading the question. Provided that before he presses the buzzer, his
answer must be reduced to writing. Otherwise, his answer is deemed invalid.
27.
The contestant who will press the buzzer first will get the chance to answer. This round
provides two (2) chances of steal. Whoever answers the question first correctly will earn
the corresponding points for that question.
28.
The game shall end only when:
A.
There are three (3) contestants who have reach the topmost level of the
formation or;
B.
All the 25 questions have been exhausted.
MARY ANN THERESE M. CHUA
Vice President for Academics
[email protected]
29.
The very first contestant to surpass the formation will be declared the Champion,
followed by the 2nd Placer and the 3rd Placer.
30.
In the event that there is only one (1) contestant who made it to be on the topmost level
at the end of the game, the 2nd and the 3rd Placer will be determined based on the
accumulation of points. The two (2) highest scorers shall be declared the 2nd and 3rd
Placer respectively.
31.
In the event that only (2) contestants reach the topmost level at the end of the game, the
3rd Placer will be determined based on the accumulation of points. The highest scorer
among the remaining contestants shall be declared the 3rd Placer.
32.
In case no one reaches the topmost level at the end of the game, the three (3) highest
scorers will be declared the winners of the competition respectively.
MARY ANN THERESE M. CHUA
Vice President for Academics
[email protected]
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