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4. Prepare for AC

AWAKEN
CHALLENGE

18 June 2017 (Sun)  Poh Ming Tse Temple

Join as a contestant
Join as an audience member

Programme

Morning
Starts at 9am

Registration

Opening

Poly / Pre-U
Qualifying Round
- Quiz
- Presentations

University
Qualifying Round
- Quiz
- Presentations

Afternoon
Ends at 4pm

Lunch

Poly / Pre-U
Final Round

University
Final Round

Prize
Presentations

Closing

Viewers' participation

Viewers' participation has always been a crucial element in Awaken Challenge. You can be part of the games and stand a chance to win prizes. Cheer for your organisation and celebrate your victory together as a team. Get the chance to mingle with other Buddhist organisations and exchange ideas.

Register as an audience member

You are encouraged to register so that we can prepare your lunch.

Poly & Pre-U Category
University Category
Who can join?
Polytechnic or A-level students
Undergraduates from a private or public university
Age group
17 - 25 years old
Winner
S$ 2,000 per category
Runner-up
S$ 1,500 per category
Consolation Prizes
S$ 500 per team
Qualifying Round
Quiz and presentation
Final Round
Presentation
Debate
Register as
Poly & Pre-U Category
Register as
University Category
Poly & Pre-U Category
Who can join?
Polytechnic or A-level students
Age group
17 - 25 years old
Winner
S$ 2,000
Runner-up
S$ 1,500
Consolation Prizes
S$ 500 per team
Qualifying Round
Quiz and presentation
Final Round
Presentation
Register as
Poly & Pre-U Category
University Category
Who can join?
Undergraduates from a private or public university
Age group
17 - 25 years old
Winner
S$ 2,000
Runner-up
S$ 1,500
Consolation Prizes
S$ 500 per team
Qualifying Round
Quiz and presentation
Final Round
Debate
Register as
University Category

Terms and Conditions

1. Each team is to consist of three participants representing their Tertiary Institution Buddhist Society (TIBS) or Temple Youth Group (TYG).

2. For a TYG team, all three participants are to be from the same category, i.e. current pre-University students or university students.

3. Each society / group may send as many teams as they wish. Teams will be confirmed on a first-come-first-serve basis. ONLY ONE PRIZE will be awarded to EACH institution / organisation. Not more than one prize will be awarded to an institution / organisation.

4. The registration fee is S$50 per team.

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Reading List

Buddhism for Beginners

Publisher: Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery

https://media.kmspks.org/files/2011/10/BuddhismfBeginners3rd-Edition.pdf

Exploring Buddhism and Science

Editor: Venerable Chuan Sheng

https://media.kmspks.org/files/2015/09/Exploring-Buddhism-Science-E-book.pdf

Good Question Good Answers

Author: Venerable S. Dhammika

http://www.justbegood.net/Downloads/e-books/Good%20Question,%20Good%20Answer.pdf

I Wonder Why

Author: Venerable Thubten Chodron

https://media.kmspks.org/files/2010/05/Wonder.pdf

One Life, Five Precepts

Author: Venerable Faxun

https://ethics.buddhist.sg

Sutta Discovery Vol 1: The Buddha And the Early Buddhist Teachings

Sutta Discovery 2: Wealth and Lovingkindness

Translated by Piya Tan

http://dharmafarer.org/wordpress/sutta-discovery/sutta-discovery-volume-1-9

Presentation Topics

Poly & Pre-U Category Qualifying Round

How would you use social media effectively to engage the youth so that they will be more interested in learning about the Buddha-Dharma?

Poly & Pre-U Category Final Round

How would you encourage Buddhists in Singapore to be more mindful about their purchasing decisions, in line with the principles of the Buddha-Dharma?

University Category Qualifying Round

How would you promote the Buddha-Dharma today effectively through events, programmes and/or activities?

Debate Topic

University Category Final Round

This house believes that consumerism hinders the practice of the Buddha-Dharma.

Presentation & Debate Guidelines

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