The Emerging Markets Challenge (EMC) is an annual competition organized for pre-university-students in Singapore. The EMC hopes to provide students the opportunity to learn Economics through an engaging, interactive, and experiential platform. Currently in its 3rd run, National Junior College is one of the co-organizers of the 2015 EMC. GoBeyond.SG is proud to be a partner in this competition. Here's an announcement from the organizing committee of the preliminary round.
Thank you for all your submissions. After much deliberation, we have finally selected 8 teams to go through into the next round of the competition.
The top scoring team from the Preliminary Round will advance directly to the Grand Finals, while 7 more teams will advance to the Semi Finals.
The top scoring team for the preliminary round is:
The 7 teams that will advance to the Semi Finals, in no order of merit, are:
Both the Semi Finals and the Grand Finals will be held on 28 March 2015, at National Junior College’s Ngee Ann Kongsi Performing Arts Theatre. The top 4 teams of the Semi Finals will proceed to the Grand Finals, joining the top team from the preliminary round.
Lunch will be provided for the 5 teams in the finals, and teams are to register by the stipulated registration times.
The event schedule is as follows:
|0800 – 0820||Team Registration|
|0820 – 0830||Arrival of Judges|
|0830 – 0835||Emcee opening / Start of Semi-Finals|
|0835 – 1020||Semi Finals|
|1020 – 1035||Break – Judges to deliberate|
|1035 – 1045||Announcement of Semi-Final Results|
|1045 – 1340||Lunch|
|1340 – 1345||Emcee opening|
|1345 – 1355||Arrival of Guest of Honour and Judges|
|1355 – 1400||Principal’s Speech / Start of Finals|
|1400 – 1600||Grand Finals|
|1600 – 1610||Guest of Honour’s Speech / Judges’ Deliberation|
|1610 – 1620||Announcement of Results|
|1620 – 1640||Prize Presentation and Closing|
The Grand Finals will be a good opportunity for students to learn about the myriad complexities and challenges faced by countries today. With an audience participation segment included in the finals, teams watching will be able to have a direct impact on the overall scores of the finalists. All participating teams are cordially invited to attend the Grand Finals. Certificates of Participation will be presented to all teams during the prize presentation ceremony, and refreshments will be provided after the event.
Once again, thank you and congratulations.