23 Feb
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NSC 2017 Preliminaries (English / Chinese) timeslots out!

The timeslots and sequence order for the Preliminaries (Sat 25 Feb 2017) have been balloted, and the information can be found in the links below – click to view the following link for each category:

Primary EL Individual
Primary EL Team
Primary CL Team

Secondary EL Team



*Please note:

Students cannot be late for their respective Reporting times, or they will be disqualified from participating.
Students have to bring their student photo-id cards for identification if we do not already have photocopies of their students IDs, or they will be disqualified.
Each team has to decide on the 3 participants upon registration on 25 Feb, and no changes to be made thereafter.
The Preliminaries are not open for teachers or others to observe.
Results will be out at approximate timings, and then balloting for Semi-finals will take place. The whole balloting process will take 20min. Please arrange for transport accordingly.
As there are many entries, the Preliminaries will end later for the Team categories, we are sorry for the inconvenience caused.

Primary – approximate timings that results will be out:
English Individual – 11.30pm – 12.30pm
English Team – 12.30pm – 1.00pm
Chinese Team – 12-12.30pm
Secondary – approximate timings that results will be out:
English Team – 5.00pm – 5.30pm


As the number of participants are not overly high, there is no need for preliminaries for the following categories:

Primary CL Individual
Primary TL Individual
Primary TL Team
Primary ML Individual
Primary ML Team
Secondary EL Individual
Secondary CL Individual
Secondary CL Team
Secondary ML Individual
Secondary ML Team
Secondary TL Individual
Secondary TL Team

Hence, to give everyone a better competitive opportunity, all of the above categories participants will go straight through to the Semi-finals on Sat 4 Mar. 

They need not come for the Prelims on 25 Feb.

Thank you and see you soon!

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