Event

National Chinese Challenge 2017 (Secondary)

01 April 2017, Saturday
  • Start 10:30 AM - Apr 1 2017
  • End 11:30 AM - Apr 1 2017
  • Nanyang Girls’ High School
  • Competition

Here are the Chinese Challenge 2017 Preliminaries Results!

Congratulations to the following schools that have made it to the semi-finals!
 
  SCHOOL 学校
1 DUNMAN HIGH SCHOOL  德明政府中学
2 HWA CHONG INSTITUTION 华侨中学
3 NANYANG GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL 南洋女子中学校
4 NATIONAL JUNIOR COLLEGE 国家初级学院
5 RAFFLES GIRLS' SCHOOL 莱佛士女校
6 RAFFLES INSTITUTION 莱佛士书院
7 RIVER VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL 立化中学
8 YISHUN TOWN SECONDARY SCHOOL  毅道中学

 

 

Congratulations to the following top 50 scorers!

  SCHOOL 学校 NAME 名字
1 ADMIRALTY SECONDARY SCHOOL  美雅中学 

QIN ZIYUAN

秦子媛
2 BUKIT BATOK SECONDARY SCHOOL 武吉巴督中学 LI TONG TIAN 李同天
3 BUKIT PANJANG GOVERNMENT HIGH SCHOOL 武吉班让政府中学 BINLUO WEIYI 宾罗唯依
4 BUKIT PANJANG GOVERNMENT HIGH SCHOOL 武吉班让政府中学 NG CHUN RONG 黄春蓉
5 CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL 公教中学 HE TENGYI 贺腾逸
6 CHANGKAT CHANGI SECONDARY SCHOOL 尚育中学 LIM JIA YEE 林佳宜
7 CHIJ ST NICHOLAS GIRLS' SCHOOL 圣尼各拉女校 HU XUEFEI 胡雪飞
8 CHIJ ST NICHOLAS GIRLS' SCHOOL 圣尼各拉女校 ONG YUN JIE 王韵洁
9 CHRIST CHURCH SECONDARY SCHOOL 基督堂中学 DING HAIYAO 丁海曜
10 CHUNG CHENG HIGH (MAIN) 中正总校 XU YIFEI 许弈菲
11 DUNMAN HIGH SCHOOL 德明政府中学 HIEW MIN ZONG 邱民宗
12 DUNMAN HIGH SCHOOL 德明政府中学 NEO HUI WEN 梁惠雯
13 DUNMAN HIGH SCHOOL 德明政府中学 SHU TIANYI 舒天翊
14 DUNMAN HIGH SCHOOL 德明政府中学 XUN SHENGDI 荀圣迪
15 HUA YI SECONDARY SCHOOL 德明政府中学 LI HANLIN 李寒琳
16 HWA CHONG INSTITUTION 华义中学 BEH CHUEN YANG 馬俊洋
17 HWA CHONG INSTITUTION 华义中学 CHEN YUNZHE 陈赟蛰
18 HWA CHONG INSTITUTION 华义中学 HUANG MENGZHEN 黄梦枕
19 HWA CHONG INSTITUTION 华义中学 YU WENHAO 余文浩
20 JURONG SECONDARY SCHOOL 裕廊中学 HU JUNJIE 胡竣桀
21 JURONG SECONDARY SCHOOL 裕廊中学 YAO HONG XI 姚泓玺
22 NANYANG GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL 南洋女子中学校 CHEN NAN 陈楠
23 NANYANG GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL 南洋女子中学校 LEE JIE XIN 李洁昕
24 NANYANG GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL 南洋女子中学校 LIM TSE HWEE 林祉慧
25 NANYANG GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL 南洋女子中学校 YAN BIN BIN 颜斌斌
26 NATIONAL JUNIOR COLLEGE 国家初级学院 SEAH HENING 谢和宁
27 NATIONAL JUNIOR COLLEGE 国家初级学院 CHEN XIN AN 陈信安
28 NATIONAL JUNIOR COLLEGE 国家初级学院 LEE JIAJIA 李佳佳
29 NATIONAL JUNIOR COLLEGE 国家初级学院 SUN JIAZE 孙嘉泽
30 NORTHLAND SECONDARY SCHOOL 德贤中学 SHI YUNPENG 史云鹏
31 PASIR RIS SECONDARY SCHOOL 思励中学 SUN XIAO QING 孙小清
32 PEI HWA SECONDARY SCHOOL 培华中学 SAN MUYUN 伞沐昀
33 RAFFLES GIRLS' SCHOOL 莱佛士女子中学 LIU JIAXIU 刘佳秀
34 RAFFLES GIRLS' SCHOOL 莱佛士女子中学 MEI FEIFEI 梅菲菲
35 RAFFLES GIRLS' SCHOOL 莱佛士女子中学 SUN ZHONGCHUN 孙中纯
36 RAFFLES GIRLS' SCHOOL 莱佛士女子中学 YU YIWEI 余懿炜
37 RAFFLES INSTITUTION 莱佛士书院 ALLEN GUO WENKAI 郭文凯
38 RAFFLES INSTITUTION 莱佛士书院 CHOONG KAI ZHE 钟凯哲
39 RAFFLES INSTITUTION 莱佛士书院 WANG CHUNZHE 王淳哲
40 RIVER VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL 立化中学 LIU QINGYIN 刘清音
41 RIVER VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL 立化中学 MAO YU DI 毛禹迪
42 RIVER VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL 立化中学 PEK NING XUAN 白宁萱
43 RIVER VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL 立化中学 ZHANG ZIQIAN 张子芊
44 TANGLIN SECONDARY SCHOOL 东林中学 LIN SICHENG 林思呈
45 TANJONG KATONG GIRLS' SCHOOL 丹绒加东女校 FAN XINYUAN 范馨元
46 UNITY SECONDARY SCHOOL 协和中学 HO ZOE 何柔谕
47 YISHUN SECONDARY SCHOOL 义顺中学 WU ZEYU 吴泽钰
48 YISHUN TOWN SECONDARY SCHOOL 毅道中学 CHAI ZI LIANG 谢子亮
49 YISHUN TOWN SECONDARY SCHOOL 毅道中学 DAWSON NG ZI HONG 吴子康
50 YUYING SECONDARY SCHOOL 毅道中学 ZHANG SHIRUI 张世睿

 


We hereby cordially invite your school to take part in the National Chinese Challenge, which is a competition jointly organized by The Singapore Press Holdings and Nanyang Girls’ High School. The Preliminaries of the National Chinese Challenge will be held on 1st April 2017 (Saturday), in Nanyang Girls High School.

Through this competition, we hope that students will gain a deeper understanding of the Chinese culture, and be motivated to improve their command of the Chinese language. This will also be a great platform for students to display their language abilities and interact with other Chinese language learners.   

Please refer to attached information below for the participation and competition details. Please send in your applications by 9th Mar 2017 (Thursday).


Application Form

Please download the application form Here.


Objective of Event
  • Create an opportunity for the participants to gain a deeper understanding of the Chinese culture
  • Motivate the participants to improve their command of the Chinese language
  • Provide a platform for the participants to display their language abilities and interact with other Chinese language learners

Organizing Committee

This event is jointly organized by Singapore Press Holdings Chinese Media Group and Nanyang Girls’ High School.


Rules for Registration
  • Eligibility: Participants must be currently at the level of Secondary 1 to 5, and between the ages of 13 and 17.
  • Number of Participants: No limit

Registration Deadline

9th March 2017 (Thursday)


Rules of Competition

The competition consists of three stages: Preliminaries, Semi-Finals and Finals.

  1. 8 schools with the highest average score from the Preliminaries will enter the Semi-Finals.
  2. Each school will form a team of three with one substitute if necessary, to enter the Semi-Finals. There must be at least three Singaporeans in the team of four.
  3. There will be two rounds of quizzes in the Semi-Finals, and top 4 teams with the highest scores will enter the FInals.
  4. The 4 schools entering the Finals will each form a team of three, with one substitute if necessary, to take part in the Finals. There must be at least three Singaporeans in the team of four.

 

Format of competition:

1. Preliminaries:

  • Participants will complete a written quiz individually.
  • The quiz will consist of close-ended multiple-choice questions.
  • Quiz content will include: translation; guessing idioms from pictures; choosing the right vocabulary, pronunciation of words.

 

2. Semi-finals and Finals:

  • Schools will send in teams of three (with one substitute if necessary) to compete on behalf of the school.
  • The Semi-Finals and Finals will require both spoken and written response.
  • Quiz content will include: guessing idioms from pictures; pronunciation of words; literature; translation and general knowledge.

 


Judging
  • The Champion, First Runner-Up and Second Runner-Up will be determined by the overall score achieved by the team.
  • Individual Prizes will also be awarded to the top 30 scorers of the Preliminaries.

Prizes to be Awarded

Champion

  • $3000 worth of cash & book vouchers
  • A Champion trophy
  • Certificates of Achievement

 

First Runner-up

  • $2000 worth of cash & book vouchers
  • A first runner-up trophy
  • Certificates of Achievement

 

Second Runner-up

  • $1000 worth of cash & book vouchers
  • A second runner-up trophy
  • Certificates of Achievement

 

Semi-Finalists (8 Schools)

  • $300 worth of cash & book vouchers
  • Certificates of Achievement

 

Individual Prizes (30 students)

  • $50 cash per student
  • Certificates of Achievement

 

All participants of the Preliminary round will be entitled to a 2-week complimentary digital access to SPH Chinese 3-in-1 publications


Competition Date and Venue

Preliminaries

Date: 1st April (Saturday)

Time: 1030 to 1130

Venue: Nanyang Girls’ High School

 

Semi-Finals and Finals

Date: 21st April (Friday)

Time: 1300 onwards

Venue: Our Tampines Hub (Venue Partner)

* Please view location of Our Tampines Hub HERE.


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