RUSH 2017

COMPETITION FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS| RACE TO UNLEASH STARTS

About

ABOUT RUSH 2017
 

WYC RUSH is the meticulous pursuit to find India’s college and school students through three unique rounds with a well rewarding prize - a fully paid trip to Goa.

  • WYC RUSH is a medium to motivate, engage and inspire students to work as teams and go beyond themselves. The competition requires the students to not just put their individual best to the fore, but to also challenge their team working skills and achieve common targets, which is a critical skill needed to face real life situations across any sphere of life.
     

  • The student teams are adjudicated to be not just be word smart and reasoning smart but also people smart, street smart and self-smart challenging themselves across several intelligences at different stages of the competition.
     

  • At WYC RUSH, the winners don’t stand alone, but stand “together” gaining from each other’s’ strengths. The winning team at WYC RUSH resembles winners of life - comprising of individuals who take on all challenges as they come and do not back down even in the face of uncertainty.

 

ROUND DETAILS
 

RUSH 2017 will consist of three rounds

ROUND 1
 

Online challenge where one team will compete against another team on overall proficiency. It will an online face off challenge where there will be 50 questions from 10 categories with one hour time limit. The team which gives maximum correct answers qualifies for the next stage

  • Location: Virtual

  • Submission: Real Time

  • Time: 1 Hour (Exact date and time will be disclosed later)

ROUND 2
 

Involves creativity and social sensitization. The teams have to create awareness about 1 of the 17 SDGs established by the UN through performing arts in an innovative way. They have to upload their entries in the form of a video of maximum 120 seconds. The teams with the most innovative and creative awareness performance will qualify for the next stage.

  • Location: On Ground/Virtual

  • Submission: Video along with brief  

  • Time: 72 hours (Exact date and time will be disclosed later)

ROUND 3
 

The challenge will be to run a business. The finalist teams will have to identify a business opportunity and run that business for 10 days. The challenge is to run a business and make it profitable. Each team will be provided a seed fund of INR 10,000. The teams need to prepare a presentation and report that they will pitch in the finale to VCs and investors.

  • Location: On Ground/Virtual

  • Submission: Presentation & Report

  • Time: 10 days (Exact date and time will be disclosed later)

 

FIVE SKILLS TESTED
DURING RUSH 2017

  1. Communication Skills
    Writing, Oratory

     

  2. Creativity & Innovation Resourcefulness, Imagination
     

  3. Analytical Skills
    Problem Solving, Critical Thinking

Soft Skills
Empathy, Sensitivity, Thought Process

 

Intellectual Skills
General Aptitude, Psychometrics, Logical Reasoning, General Knowledge

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PRIZES
REWARDS FOR APPRECIATION

Winners
 

  • The winners will get a cash prize of INR 40,000
     

  • Chance to receive internship opportunities at WYC.

Power Prize
Special prizes awarded to hand-picked teams and team members. 
 

  • Opportunity to have a one on one coffee meeting and networking opportunities with eminent personalities from the startup and social sector

All Participants
 

  • Will receive official certificates of participation from the World Youth Council

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Students between age 14 to 21 as on Jan 2017

  • A team should consist of 4 students (can be inter college).

  • One student can be a part of one team only

  • Registration Fee per team is INR 1,000.

  • Students from any school/college located in India may apply.

  • The language of communication during the competition will be English

 

HOW TO REGISTER


The registration fee for WYC RUSH 2017 is INR 1,000 per team.
Equivalent to Rs. 250 per participant for a team of 4 students.

You can make the payment by using
PayTM or direct bank transfer. You can also pay by cash to World Youth Council College Ambassadors. This is applicable in select colleges only. Please contact +91-9899-606021 to know if this is available in your college or for any questions.
 

www.worldyouthcouncil.org/rush-payment-details         OR

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WYC is a leading not-for-profit organization working towards empowering youth development and action. WYC trusts that effervescent, empowered and earnest young people possess the power to change the world if they are supplemented with guided call to actions. The organization works with young aged individuals (12-30) to ensure their self development through workshops, trainings, exploration and activity based unique sessions across the country.

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