October, the competition starts early afternoon (straight into Inspiration Round with welcome afterwards about 5pm), until Monday 8th
October, ends 10pm.
Check-in to rooms can only start after 3pm (we have space for left luggage) and check-out is by 11am on Tuesday 9th
The Finals this season will be in Trinity College, University of Melbourne between Saturday 15th (2pm) to Thursday 20th December 2018 (10pm).
What do participants get?
Lots of intangible rewards! And also...
An attainment transcript containing the percentile ranks in each round, each skill attribute and a descriptor of their demonstrated strengths.
Medals are awarded to the better performing participants in each of the 6 skills categories.
How much does it cost?
USD 450 per student participant and USD 360 per adult adjudicator. Payment is prefered through PayPal and invoices in other currencies are available upon request.
This is all-inclusive of food, accomodation, transport, materials, medals, ... from about 2pm Saturday afternoon until after breakfast on Tuesday morning. Participants are expected to make their own way to and from the venue (specific options are found here
) - unfortunately Friday night is already fully booked for those thinking about arriving the day before.What about accommodation?
All student participants (some shared) and adult adjudicators (singles) are assigned rooms with shared bathroom facilities. These are within the conference centre compound and rooms are reserved for all 3-nights, Saturday until Tuesday.
Registration into this competition is confirmed only when the full fees have been received AND all participant particulars are complete in the form.