Aarpoo Irroo

Pookkalam (Floral Carpet) Competition

Venues:

Bhavani Atrium - Technopark Phase 1 & Technopark Phase 3

Date & Time:

17-Aug-2017, 7:00 AM - 10.00 AM (inclusive of design and decoration)

Registration:

Participant are requested to register online and only one registration per organization is allowed. If multiple registrations are received, then the first registration will be considered. Registrations will open from 26th July till 9th August 2017.



General Rules:

  1. Each team can have a maximum of 10 persons, and the team captain’s name has to be mentioned during registration
  2. The slot/venue for pookkalam will be decided by a lot during the Team Captains Meeting, the date of which shall be intimated later
  3. The Team Captain confirm the names of the participants before 7:00 AM on 17th August 2017. All the participants are requested to carry their employee ID’s during the competition. Once the event has started swapping participants is NOT allowed
  4. The design and shape of the Pookkalam is the choice of each team, however, the size should not exceed more than 6 feet X 6 feet. (the designated area shall be marked by the Natana Organizing Committee)
  5. Usage of stencils or printed designs (as the base) is NOT allowed, the designs are expected to be hand drawn during the time window
  6. Teams can use ONLY flowers and green leaves to make the pookkalam. Materials like coffee powder, sawdust, colored desiccated coconut or colored powder or any sort of artificial items are NOT allowed. Use of green leaves are allowed but should not exceed 20% of the pookkalam
  7. The pookkalam should consist only of the petals of the flowers. The whole flower should not be present in the pookkalam (An exception to this rule is if the team wants to place a lotus in the  pookkalam or other small flowers for borders and detailing)
  8. Once the pookkalam is done, teams can build ambience with traditional decorations (not compulsory)
  9. The competition starts by 7.00 AM. Each team will get 3.00 hours to design and complete the pookkalam. Setting up & preparing the flowers can be done the prior to the time window.
  10. The teams are expected to clean the surroundings once the pookkalam is complete and ready for judging
  11. Maximum of two members  from the team can explain the theme and respond to the queries of the judges
  12. Judges decision is final and binding

Note:

  1. There is no registration or participation fee
  2. The teams have to source all the items required for the pookkalam contest
  3. No usage of crackers or other exploding items which can cause fire
  4. Please use colored chalks for drawing the layout, please refrain from usage of markers or other permanent marking items which can damage the floor tile.

Contact Person:

Please get in touch with Sharath Krishna This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. & Devi Rajiv This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for any clarifications regarding the pookkalam competition.

Tug of War

Venue:

M Squared Cricket Ground

Date & Time:

17-Aug-2017, 11:00 AM - 01.00 PM

Registration:

Participating Teams’ Captains are requested to register online at www.natana.in and only one registration per organization is allowed. If multiple registrations are received, then the first registration will be considered. Registrations will open from 26th July till 9th August 2017.





A. Equipment

  • Ropes will be provided by the organizers.
  • All participants are recommended to wear gym/sports shoes. No cleats, boots, or spikes are allowed.
  • Gloves are not provided but are strongly recommended.

 
B. Entries

  • Each team can have a maximum of 7 members. There is no limitation in weight
  • Line-up starts 5 minutes before the game starts.
  • All the participants are requested to carry their employee ID’s during the competition.


C. Type of Competition

  • Match may be either best of 3 or knock-out and will be selected by the organizer to best suit the needs of the event.
  • An organization may enter only one team.


D. Scoring and Awards

  • Teams winning tournament will be awarded.


E. General

  • Respect the judgment of the game referee(s).
  • Any questions or disputes will be discussed only with the team Captain. Disputes will not be entertained after the game has been completed.
  • Do not taunt or bait opponents and refrain from using foul or abusive language.
  • Players violating these rules will be called “OUT” by the referee or may result in a team forfeiture.
  • Participants should be aware that there is a risk of injury in participating in intramural sports due to the inherent nature of the activity. Individuals participating in intramurals should do this at their own risk.

 Once the teams have lined up the referee will make the following commands:

“Team are you ready” – Teams to confirm
“Pick up the rope” – Teams pick up the rope
“Tight the rope” – Teams lean back slightly but do not pull to take up the slack in the rope
“Pull” – Referee may use a whistle to issue this command.

The referee will signal when one team has won (pulled white marking over centre line).

Please get in touch with Kannan Parthasarathy This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for any clarifications regarding the competition.

Onam Rally + Best Maveli Competition

Venue:

To start from M Squared Cricket Ground and conclude at Park Centre

Date & Time:

17-Aug-2017, 03:00 PM - 05.00 PM

Registration:

Participant are requested to register online and only one registration per organization is allowed. If multiple registrations are received, then the first registration will be considered. Registrations will open from 26th July till 9th August 2017.



Onam Rally

General Rules

  • The Theme of the Rally is "Welcoming Onam"
  • The whole team should report to the venue by 2.30 PM
  • There is no limitation on the number of participants but, outsiders are not allowed to participate in the rally. If there is any violation, the team would be disqualified
  • A team should nominate a Team Captain at the time of registration
  • All participants in the rally should provide their ID cards whenever asked by the organisers
  • All motorised floats should be restricted within the size of a Light Motor Vehicle, and mandatorily a copy of the Fitness Certificate of the vehicle, and the License of the Driver should be submitted beforehand to NATANA
  • Though use of appropriate props in the rally is permitted as per the theme, the props should be handled by the team participants except for the above said motorized float/associated elements.  
  • All individual teams have to ensure that the participants in the rally are medically fit and physically capable of participating in the event
  • Participants under the influence of alcohol or any other illicit substance/drugs shall be immediately reported to law and the team disqualified from the event
  • As far as possible, the floats/elements in the rally should follow a green-protocol and use of substances like plastic/flex/thermocol etc is not desirable
  • Strictly no fireworks/crackers during the rally and any abusive contents, usage of dangerous substances & misbehaviour will amount to disqualification of the team
  • After the event, the respective teams should ensure that the props/elements used in the rally are not left behind at the venue or inside Technopark
  • Parameters for the judgement would be based on theme, creativity, uniqueness, coordination & discipline
  • A maximum of 2 light motor vehicles are allowed per team.
  • Light motor vehicles' drivers' license copy and vehicle fitness certificate copy should be submitted to Natana organizing committee on or before 16 Aug 2017 11AM. Late submissions will not be entertained. Motorized floats of teams failing to do so wont be allowed on the rally.
  • External artists accompanying the rally team for chenda melam, shingari melam etc will be restricted to 5 persons per rally team.
  • The decision by the judging panel  would be final

Note:

  • There is no registration or participation fee
  • The teams have to source all the items required for the rally contest
  • The order of the rally will be finalized through a lot during the team captains meeting a few days before the event

Best Maveli

Registration

  • Participant are requested to register online and only one registration per competing Onam Rally team is allowed.
  • Only participants whose teams have registered for Onam Rally are eligible to participate in the event.

General Rules

  • The participant should report to the venue by 2.30 PM along with the Rally team.
  • The participant  should provide their ID cards whenever asked by the organizers.
  • Only one participant per Onam Rally team is allowed.
  • The judging for the event is independent of the Onam Rally.
  • The points for the Best Maveli event won’t be added onto the Onam Rally score and vice-versa.
  • Parameters for the judgement would be based on the striking resemblance to the Onam King, ability to speak in fluent Malayalam, quick witted answers to judges questions and traditional attire.
  • The decision by the judging panel  would be final.

Contact Person:

Please get in touch with Arjun Ullas This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OR Harsha Reghu This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for any clarifications regarding the competition.

Event Date & Location

  • Thursday, 17 August 2017
  • 07.00 AM
  • Technopark, Trivandrum

Ticket Price

  • Free Entry