|Winner||Mustafa Topiwala||Gauri Jhanani S||Chettinad Vidyashram, Chennai|
|Finalist Team 1||Shreya Panda||Aabhran Singh||Navy Children School, Mumbai|
|Finalist Team 2||Ayesha Khan||Rajath Menon||The Deens Academy, ECC, Bengaluru|
|Winner||Niranjan R||Shaunak Agarwal||Kensri schools and college bangalore|
|Finalist Team 1||Aditya Arya||Tarang Bhardwaj||RMS, bangalore|
|Finalist Team 2||Anni Nehra||Balbir Singh||RMS, belgaum|
VERBATTLE RULES AND REGULATION (TO BE READ BEFORE SUBMITTING THE APPLICATION)
Entry is only for institution students in the age group of 16 to 18 years and studying in any class between 11 and 12/1 & 2nd PUC.
Only the teams authorised by the institution can participate as representing that institution.
A team would consist of two participants only.
A team is identified by the name of its institution.
The declaration of results shall be final and binding on all participants and no change shall be entertained under any circumstance.
In case of more than one team per institution, the team will have a suffix from a-e depending on the number. Maximum number of teams allowed per institution is five. This rule could be relaxed in special circumstances.
Entry fee for registration is 1000/- per team payable by Cash/Cheque/DD/ online payment in favour of Verbattle Foundation, payable at Bengaluru.
All decisions with regard to the content, scope and structure of the event shall vest with the organisers only. And, all such decisions shall be final and binding on all participants.
In case of non-participation by the institution or either of the participants in the team, the team from that institution would be disentitled to claim any other opportunity or chance and the entry fee paid by such school or team shall stand forfeited.
The facts and information submitted in the participation registration as also information furnished by the participants shall be verified by the head of the institution / authorised official and attested as true and correct.
Rules of the participation in the various rounds of the championship shall be provided along with the format of the qualifying rounds up to the finals, from time to time
All payments have to be made vide DD/Cheque/Cash/online payment. DD/Cheque to be drawn in favour of Verbattle Foundation, payable at Bengaluru. Any cash payment without receipt is done at the payee's risk.
Should any information be discovered to be incorrect, the organizers reserve the right to disqualify such team and to deny or withhold participation / prize money / any prize or gift to any participant at any level of the championship and the entry fee will be forfeited. The decision of the organisers in this regard would be final and binding.
Any unacceptable or indecent behaviour by the participants will invite immediate disqualification for the team.
The Chief Moderator or any other designated moderator may cancel a debate, restructure a debate, reassign statements, or even stop a debate midway or may even interrupt if need be, in the interest of the spirit and conduct of the competition with or without any explanation or justification. Such a decision by the moderator should be accepted, respected and adhered to by the concerned teams.
Entry fee once paid will not be paid back under any circumstance and is not transferable.
In case of the results of the debate, the decision of the judges will be final in consultation with the chief moderator/designated moderator. No dispute and disagreement will be entertained thereafter.
The participant should be prepared to endure criticism, defeat or unpleasant comments by any person during the championship. Any injury or other bodily distress inflicted by any participant upon himself/herself shall be deemed to have arisen from a failure of either the participant, the parents or of the institution (or both) by not ascertaining the risks the attendant faces in such competitions/ championships. All participants, their parents or guardians and the concerned institution hereby agree to hold the organizers of the competition/championship as well as the sponsors, judges and other persons involved with the competition/championship immune from any claim that may be brought in respect of any emotional or physical injury or distress suffered by any participant.
Travel & Stay, if provided, will be according to Verbattle norms. If any of the participants prefer to make their own arrangement, it will be at their own risk.
Food and facilities at the event location will be provided depending on availability of sponsorship, otherwise participants have to make their own arrangement. Verbattle does not assure food, local travel or any extra facilities during the event.
Filming the event and also showing some participants or debate is entirely the discretion of the producer in charge of filming and telecast. No participant can claim the right to be filmed, visually documented to be shown on TV or any other medium. Verbattle reserves the right to use any recorded audio-visuals from the event or the event location for its own purposes.
The Prize money for the competition will be issued by cheque/transfer to individual winners. The same will be processed within 120 days of the completion of the event and it will be subject to any tax or deductions, if any, at the time of disbursal. Certificates will be issued to the participants as determined by the organizers.