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Mini Campcraft Competition Gvss (Edited)

  1. 1. 29th April 2009 OC Unit National Police Cadet Corps (NPCC) Dear Sir/Madam, RE: NPCC Inter-Unit Mini Campcraft Competition 2009 on 23rd May 2009 (Sat) Greenview Secondary NPCC Unit will be holding an Inter-Unit Mini Campcraft Competition on Saturday, 23rd May 2009. We would like to invite your unit to participate in this event. Your support is greatly appreciated. The aim of this event is to increase interaction among cadets from various units, as well as to bring out the competitive sprit and teamwork among cadets. Furthermore, it is a great post-exam activity for your cadets. Please form a team of 6 cadets (5 main + 1 reserve). Do note that each unit can only send in ONE team. The following are the competition details: Venue: Loyang Secondary School Address: 12 Pasir Ris Street 11 S 519073 Date: Saturday, 23rd May 2009 Time: 8:30 am to 12.30 pm Fees: $10 per unit Attire: P.T. Attire (School based tee-shirt/NPCC based tee-shirt and track pants ONLY) Prizes: Trophies will be awarded to the top three teams. Certificates will be given to each participating unit. Please e-mail the attached reply form to by Friday, 15th May 2009. Only the first 12 teams that reply would be accepted. OC Units and team captain of successful units will be notified by email. 1
  2. 2. If you have any enquires regarding the competition, feel free to contact me. Thank you for your support and best regards, INSP Debby Anggreanie OC Unit Greenview NPCC Unit Email: Tel:65836033 NPCC Inter Unit Mini Campcraft 2009 Rules and Regulations 1. Participation • The competition is open to cadets born in the year of 1994 onwards and only 2 Sec 3 cadets are allowed. • Each team shall comprise of 6 cadets (including 1 substitute) with at least 2 from each gender • Every unit can submit only 1 team. The registration fee is $10. Official receipts and light refreshments will be given to all teams on that day. • All competitors must produce EZ-link/Concession card as proof of identification. • Teams must be accompanied by a Teacher-Officer (TO), Honorary Officer (HO) or Cadet Inspector (CI). • All competitors must wear NPCC Unit T-Shirt/Polo-T, shorts and appropriate shoes as accepted by individual school. • Teams must report to the NCOs stationed outside General Office between 8:00 am and 8:20 am to have their attendance recorded. • Competitors are not allowed to go to other parts of the school except to the toilets and the canteen. 2. Mode(s) of Competition • There are 3 stages to the competition: Stage 1.8 Basic Knot (Theory) 30m Stage 2.5 Basic Lashings (practical) 30m Stage 3.Mini Pioneering (practical) 40m • To decide the overall winner, marks will be given and added from each stage. The team with the most overall marks will be the winner. 2
  3. 3. 1st Stage (8 Basic Knots) In this stage, we will conduct a test with 20 questions given. Section A will consist of 10 questions in the form of MCQ, and the Section B will consist 10 short answer questions. Each answer in Section A will be 1 mark and Section B will be 2 marks so there will be a total of 30 marks for this stage. 2nd Stage (5 Basic Lashings) In this stage, the cadets will be asked to draw lots within their own group before the test start. Each cadet will have a specific lashing to tie on his/her own. The cadets are supposed to tie the respective lashing individually and complete it; they can other group members only after they have finished tying their respective lashing and being checked by the examiner. There is a time frame of 10 minutes given to the cadets, and each lashing will carry 6 marks; 3 marks for correct lashing, 2 marks for tidiness and 1 mark for speed. A team will be given 11 dowel poles and 1 ball of twine. Requesting of extra ball of twine will be given with a penalty of -1 mark from the total marks achieved by the team. 3rd Stage (Mini Pioneering) For this stage, the cadets will be tested on their teamwork and creativity. They will be given a scenario to build their mini gadget. The cadets will be given 30 minutes to complete the task. Within the time given, they will have to include the planning and discussion time for the gadget. Each team will have 20 dowel poles and 2 balls of twines. If the teams have caused any damage to the equipments, there will be no replacement for the damaged equipments. The components of the total marks will be focused on the safety (10 marks), usefulness (10 marks), creativity (10 marks), lashings used (5 marks) and teamwork (5 marks). For safety, it will be based on the stability of the gadget and also if the lashings are tight enough. Usefulness will depend if the gadget is for everyday uses. Creativity marks will be lower if there are similar ideas. The lashings have to include at least a round lashing and square lashing. The cadets have to work together in order to earn the teamwork marks. 3
  4. 4. Requesting of extra ball of twine will be given with a penalty of -1 mark from the total marks achieved by the team. REGISTRATION FORM Attn: INSP DEBBY ANGGREANIE(email: OC Unit Greenview Secondary NPCC Unit From: (UNIT’S NAME) I wish to inform you that my unit will be participating in the INTER UNIT MINI CAMPCRAFT COMPETITION organised by Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) NPCC Unit. The team details are: H/P or Level No Full Name of Cadets NRIC No. Home Tel (Sec.) No (CAPTAIN) 1 EMAIL: 2 3 4 5 6 NOTE: Only cadets indicated in this form will be allowed to take part in the competition on the actual day. The cadet as indicated in the 6th row in the form will be treated as the reserve of the team. DECLARATION BY PARTICIPATING OC UNIT: I agree to abide by all the rules and regulations of the competition and will not hold Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) NPCC Unit responsible in the event of any mishaps. I certify that the above particulars are correct and I undertake full responsibility for the eligibility of my team members. Rank& Name of OC Unit: ___________________________________ 4
  5. 5. OC Unit’s email : __________________________________________ OC Unit’s Handphone Number: ______________________________ 5