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  • Theme Spirit of the catholic Church

    Registration

    Fee

    $100.00 (Please use unit check for payment.) There will be no refund of registration

    fees after May 31, 2018. No on-site registration.

    Registration due date is May 6th 2018

    Place Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, 175 Hutchinson Ave. Columbus, OH. 43235, Toll Free #

    1-855-610-8733

    Room Rate Room Rate: $109.00 per night plus tax + 17% tax (Reservation Deadline: May 22nd

    2018, to receive this rate.

    Mail Registration

    Packets to:

    Bro Nolan Procter Lady Anita Bardo 21219 Midway Ave 6240 Adams Blvd West Drive Southfield, MI. 48075 Indianapolis, IN46220 nfprocter@gmail.com Anita.bardo@sbcglobal.net

    Essays/Poetry Should be written on theme - Spirit of the Catholic Church

    Guidelines regarding essays should be adhered to carefully. Deadline for submitting

    essays is May 31, 2018. Word minimums and maximums for essays should be adhered

    to accordingly: ages 7-9 (50 to 100 words); ages 10-12 (100 to 150 words); ages 13-15

    (150 200 words); and ages 16-18 (250 to 300 words). Poetry should reflect the Theme:

    Spirit of the Catholic Church

    2017

    Theme(Creativity)

    Theme for 2020 Contest / All entries for the Theme must show art with the

    wording. ALL entries should all be set up in the designated rooms 8:00 -8:30 PM on

    Friday June 15, 2018.

    Arts and Crafts/Science

    They will be judged in age groups of (7-9), (10-12), (13-15) and (16-18). Categories

    will be painting / drawing, sculpture and crafts Entries must be based upon the

    conference theme Spirit of the Catholic Church Name, age, branch/court number

    should be legibly printed on an index card. At the conference, each entry will be

    assigned a competition number. Science Fair projects-please adhere to the rules.

    ALL entries should all be set up in the designated rooms beween 8:00-8:30pm on

    Friday June 15, 2018.

    JUNIOR KNIGHTS * JUNIOR DAUGHTERS KNIGHTS OF PETER CLAVER * LADIES AUXILIARY

    2 0 1 8 Northern States District Junior Conference

    June 14th - 17th 2018 Columbus, OH.

    NSD Director Parent Info NSD Directress Brother Nolan Procter Contest/Competition Packet Lady Anita Bardo

  • Essays can be submitted via e-mailed to anita.bardo@sbcglobal.net or nfprocter@gmail.com No later than May 31, 2018 I. Rules for Essay: A. All juniors may enter Essay competition. B. A cover sheet must be present with: 1. Name of Junior 2. Age of Junior 3. Branch/Court number C. Essay must be written on theme of conference:

    Spirit of the Catholic Church

    D. Essay may be legibly handwritten or typed. E. Essays will be judged on the following criteria:

    1. Theme 2. Spelling 3. Sentence structure 4. Originality 5. Punctuation 6. Grammar 7. Word usage 8. Vocabulary 9. Organization of Essay

    a. Introduction b. Body

    c. Conclusion F. Length of paper should meet the following criteria: ANY PAPER EXCEEDING THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF WORDS WILL BE

    AUTOMATICALLY DISQUALIFIED FROM JUDGING!

    JUNIOR KNIGHTS & JUNIOR DAUGHTERS KNIGHTS OF PETER CLAVER , LADIES AUXILIARY

    2018 Northern States District Junior Conference

    ESSAY RULES AND REGULATIONS

  • 1. No Junior may enter more that one science project.

    2. The project must be current work of the Junior registered for the competition.

    3. The name of the Junior MUST APPEAR only on the back of the project with the Juniors

    Branch/Court name, number, and their hotel room #.

    4. Juniors MUST DEMONSTRATE to the judges, through written reports, pictures, charts, graphs, diagrams,

    that the research was accomplished. Juniors will not be present during judging.

    5. No commercial models or kits will be allowed as exhibits.

    6. No live animals, preserved animals, dangerous chemicals or equipment, cell cultures, and microorganisms

    may be exhibited at the competition. Pictures of research previously done may be used on the display.

    7. All projects will be judged on Scientific thought, Creative Ability, Clarity, Experimental Design,

    Understanding, Dramatic Value, and Technical Skill.

    Categories

    (May only Enter One)

    Astronomy

    Behavioral Science

    Biology Botany

    Chemistry

    Computer Applications

    Earth / Space Science

    Engineering

    Environmental Science

    Mathematics

    Physics

    Zoology

    Prizes: All categories judged collectively as on contest. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places will be awarded according to

    the following age groups: 7-9, 10-12, 13-15, and 16-18.

    Entry Forms need to be returned to the NSD Director or NSD Directress with registration materials.

    JUNIOR KNIGHTS & JUNIOR DAUGHTERS KNIGHTS OF PETER CLAVER , LADIES AUXILIARY

    2018 Northern States District Junior Conference

    SCIENCE RULES AND REGULATIONS

    2018 Science Rules & Regulations

  • Science Competition Form

    Project Title__________________________________

    Juniors Name________________________________

    Age______ Branch / Court Name________________________

    Juniors Address______________________________

    City______________ Zip Code_____________ Telephone #____________

    1. Will your project require electricity? yes____ no____

    (if yes, you will be required to provide at least 9ft of extension cord)

    2. Entry Agreement: I enter this project at my own risk and will not hold the Knights of Peter Claver, Inc. and

    the Northern States District Jr. Conference Knights of Peter Claver, Inc. responsible for the loss or damage

    to the exhibit or harm to myself. This project will not include any live or preserved animals. This project will

    not have nay potentially dangerous chemicals or equipment. It is my understanding that pictures may be

    displayed, if any of the above criteria has been done before the conference. I also agree to remove my project

    at the designate time. I understand that the Knights of Peter Claver, Inc. and the Northern States District Jr.

    Conference Knights of Peter Claver, Inc., are not responsible for projects not picked up. I understand and

    have read all of the guidelines detailed in this packet.

    Juniors Signature____________________________________ Date___________

    Parents Signature____________________________________ Date___________

    Commanders / Counselors Signature____________________ Date___________

    Signatures are required on this entry form in order for project to be judged.

    DO NOT WRITE BELOW THIS LINE

    PROJECT NUMBER_____________

    2018 Science Competition Form

  • 1. The test will be (10) minutes in duration.

    2. There will be a total of (25) twenty five problems which will also include word problems. Participants are to

    solve the problems in the order in which they appear. Problems skipped will be considered incorrect and all

    problems there after will not be counted. If a Junior is in the process of writing an answer when time is called,

    the problem immediately prior to this will be considered the last problem attempted.

    3. ALL PROBELMS ARE TO BE SOLVED MENTALLY. Any indications that a Junior has violated this rule

    will result in disqualification of that Junior.

    Participants must use a pencil without an eraser. Pencils will be provided.

    No erasures or marks of any kind can be placed on the test paper. This includes tally marks and

    regrouping marks. NO CALCULATORS.

    4. A figure will be considered illegible or a mark over and the answer ruled incorrect if two graders agree that

    the answer is illegible or a mark over.

    5. Participants may not wear watches during the test. Official time will be kept by the time keeper.

    6. Fractions may be expressed as either mixed numbers or improper fractions.

    All fractions must be reduced to the lowest term (simplified) which is defined as numerator or

    denominator having no factors greater than one in common.

    Any number which can be written as a whole number must be written as a

    whole number and not a fraction.

    The word and will not be allowed in writing whole numbers. For example

    words must be written one hundred nine not one hundred and nine.

    Use of commas in writing numerals is optional. However, misplaced commas

    will be considered incorrect.

    Use of hyphens in writing word names is optional.

    7. Zeros behind a decimal point or in the ones place of a decimal number will be accepted as correct, but zeros

    leading a whole number will be considered incorrect. To write a word name for decimal, contestants will not

    be allowed to use point and the names of the digits.

    8. Money amounts must be written as dollars and cents, a whole number of cents. Answer labels will indicate

    the form expected, $______ means the answer is given in dollars, and cents ______c means the answer is given

    in cents.

    9. Metric measurements must be written as decimal numerals. Common fractions are not used in writing metric

    measurements.

    10. To break a tie, the number of consecutive correct answers beginning with problem one (1) will be counted.

    11. Tie breaker #2 will proceed with the number of consecutive correct answers beginning with the next correct

    answer.

    JUNIOR KNIGHTS * JUNIOR DAUGHTERS KNIGHTS OF PETER CLAVER * LADIES AUXILIARY

    2018 Northern States District Junior Conference

    MATH RULES AND REGULATIONS

    2018 Math Rules & Regulations

  • Each Branch and Court are allowed (4) contestants in each age group. The Spelling Bee words have been selected from words that are Age / Grade Appropriate. 1. Words will be pronounced according to diacritical markings in the Merriam Websters Collegiate Dictionary 10th Edition 2. PRONUNCIATION If a word has two or more acceptable pronunciations, both pronunciations will be given by pronouncer. 3. Contestants are allowed to pronounce the word once before spelling it. 4. A contestant may request the pronouncer to repeat the word or use it in a sentence before beginning to spell the word. 5. Judges may disqualify any contestant who ignores a request to start spelling. 6. A contestant may start over only once when spelling a word. 7. Upon missing the spelling of a word, the contestant is eliminated from the contest. The next word on the pronouncers list is given to the next contestant. 8. TIE BREAKER When the contestants are reduced to two, each are called a word on the pronouncer's list. If the competition utilizes all of the regular words, it moves to the tie breaker list. A coin toss will determine the 1st speller. If the word is spelled correctly, that speller is the winner. If the word is misspelled, the 2nd speller has the opportunity to spell. If correct, that speller is the winner. However, if both spellers miss the word, the pronouncer is to continue until a winner is determined. Protest Questions relating to the spelling of a word should be referred to the judge immediately. A contestant should file a protest before receiving the next words. Any protest after a word has been given to the speller or another speller will not be accepted.

    THE JUDGES DECISION SHALL BE FINAL ON ALL QUESTIONS.

    JUNIOR KNIGHTS * JUNIOR DAUGHTERS KNIGHTS OF PETER CLAVER * LADIES AUXILIARY

    2018 Northern States District Junior Conference

    SPELLING RULES AND REGULATIONS

  • I. Piece must depict conference theme:

    Theme Spirit of the Catholic Church

    II. Judging shall include the following: A. Originality of piece. B. Clarity of piece. C. Neatness III. On the day of judging (Sat. June 16, 2018): A. Piece must be in designated area between 9:30am 11:00am B. A completed registration card must be filled out at conference. C. NO JUNIOR NAME OR BRANCH/COURT NAME SHOULD APPEAR ANYWHERE ON PIECE. Each submission shall be assigned a competition number at the conference. IV. Piece may be arts or crafts, and paintings or sculptures. V. Both competitions (Arts/Crafts and Paintings/Sculptures) will award a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winner in age groups 7-9, 10-12, 13-15 and 16-18.

    JUNIOR KNIGHTS * JUNIOR DAUGHTERS KNIGHTS OF PETER CLAVER * LADIES AUXILIARY

    2018 Northern States District Junior Conference

    ARTS/CRAFTS & PAINTINGS/SCULPTURES RULES AND REGULATIONS

    2018 Arts/Crafts & Paintings/Sculptures Rules & Regulations

  • DEBATE TOPIC: Should children with disabilities be in a different classroom setting?

    (Affirmative = Yes, they should; Negative = No, they should not.)

    1. Each branch/court may enter only one 4-member team, (Teams can be mixed- 2 Jr. Daughters or 2 Jr. Knights or all the same members) each member must speak Points will be taken away if the entire group does not participate. Other members can be used for research or speech preparation

    2. The name of your team must be submitted by May 31, 2018. 3. All times must be followed as stated below, or the team could be disqualified: 4. Definition of Events Presentation of Position Statements of facts relative to the affirmative or negative position that you are speaking on. Cross Examination Questions regarding statements made by opposite team members. Opposite Team member should respond to question with a brief answer. Rebuttal Team members give further clarification regarding questions which were asked or statements made by the opposing team. Closing Statement Team Members summarize their position. 5. Order of Debate

    Affirmative Presentation of Position Negative Cross Examination Negative Presentation of Position Affirmative Cross Examination Negative Rebuttal Affirmative Rebuttal Negative Closing Affirmative Closing

    6. The validity of the quotes or statistics can only be challenged by the opposing teams, NOT the judges. 7. Judges will use the following as a basis for judging each team:

    a. Knowledge of subject e Courtesy and respect for other team b. Presentation of topic f Rebuttal skills c. Use of Character/ Persuasive Power g. Group participation d. Analysis Techniques/Voice Quality

    8. Teams using Profanity or inappropriate language will be disqualified.

    JUNIOR KNIGHTS * JUNIOR DAUGHTERS KNIGHTS OF PETER CLAVER * LADIES AUXILIARY

    2018 Northern States District Conference

    DEBATE RULES AND REGULATIONS

    EVENT AFFIRMATIVE NEGATIVE Presentation of Position 3 min per Team 3 min per Team

    Cross Examination 2 min per Team 2 min per Team

    Rebuttal 2 min per Team 2 min per Team

    Closing Statement 2 min per Team 2 min per Team

    2018 Debate Rules & Regulations

  • 9. No team or team member will be allowed to sit in during another debate team's performance, until the final round.

    10. Brackets for the debate tournament will be made available, prior to the start of the conference. Team placing will be determined by the pulling of a number. Therefore, all teams must be present at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the tournament. 11. Each team should be prepared to debate, upon completion of bracket placement. NO team will

    be allowed to alter their debate time, due to a lack of preparation. 12. Debating on pros/cons and affirmative/negative will be determined by the flipping of a coin.

    BE PREPARED!

  • 2018 Northern States District Junior Conference

    KNIGHTS OF PETER CLAVER /LADIES AUXILIARY

    JUNIOR KNIGHTS/JUNIOR DAUGHTERS DIVISION

    Columbus, OH

    June 14th 17th 2018

    2020 JUNIOR CONFERENCE THEME

    Our Conference Activity Committee will select our 2020 Junior Northern States District Conference

    Theme and symbol design

    Please return your suggestion by May 31, 2018 with competition registration information to Attn:

    Competitions/Contest, 6240 Adams Blvd West. Drive, Indianapolis, In. 46220

    Junior's suggestion selected will receive award recognition.

    Junior's Name_____________________________________________________

    Branch/Court_________________________________________NO._________

    City___________________________________________State______________

    COMMANDER/COUNSELOR NAME_________________________________

    2020 JUNIOR CONFERENCE THEME SUGGESTION SHOULD BE 7 WORDS OR LESS. THEME

    SUGGESTIONS GOING OVER 7 WORDS WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.

    2020 JR. CONFERENCE THEME

    SUGGESTION___________________________________________________________________________

    ________________________________________________________________________________________

    2020 CONFERENCE THEME SUGGESTION DESIGN

  • 2018 Northern States District Junior Conference

    KNIGHTS OF PETER CLAVER /LADIES AUXILIARY

    JUNIOR KNIGHTS/JUNIOR DAUGHTERS DIVISION

    Columbus,OH.

    June 14th -17th 2018

    CONFERENCE THEME: Spirit of the Catholic Church

    Return no later than May 31, 2018

    UNIT COMPETITIONS

    BANNER

    Banners must illustrate the Conference Theme: Spirit of the Catholic Church shall be only one

    banner entry from a Junior Branch or Junior Court. You can enter a joint Banner as Branch and Court.

    The Banner can be made of any type of material that measures 18 inches in height and 30 inches wide. You

    will be responsible for setting up your banner display.

    Banner information Form

    Units must present judges with the information below at the time of competition.

    BRANCH/COURT NAME__________________________________NO._______

    COMMANDER/COUNSELOR NAME__________________________________

    CITY________________________________________STATE______________

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