Get your typing fingers ready, the first annual Young Masters Typing Speed Contest hosted by Doakio is coming to San Francisco, Agusan del Sur, Philippines! Proudly sponsored by the Informatic Computer Institute Of Agusan Del Sur, and by A Fruit Stand.
When: On March 16th, 2019, starting at 1:00PM and ending at 6:00PM.
Who: Attendees of all ages are welcome to spectate, but you must be 25 years or younger to enter as a contestant. We have two age categories: Young adults (18-25 years old) and Children (17 years and under).
Cost: Contestants in the Young Adult category (18-25 years) must pay ₱20 at the event in order to compete. Contestants in the Children’s category (17 and under) must pay ₱10 to compete. Attendance is free for spectators.
Why: Every single participant will receive a printed certification to verify their computer typing speed. Cash prizes will be awarded for top three fastest keyboard typists in each category!
Young Adults (18-25 years) Category Prizes:
1st place prize is ₱5,000
2nd place prize is ₱2,500
3rd place prize is ₱1,000
Children’s (17 and under) Category Prizes:
1st place prize is ₱3,000
2nd place prize is ₱1,500
3rd place prize is ₱750
No hardware is required. We will provide all necessary computers and keyboards. Both QWERTY and Dvorak keyboard layouts are supported. The contest is for typing speed on a computer, not on a typewriter.
All scoring is net speed. Mistakes and errors will reduce your net typing speed. In our tests, it is not possible to backspace to correct a word after you hit space to complete the word.
1:00PM – Qualification Round Begins. Children must reach at least 30 words per minute to pass the qualification round. Young Adults must reach at least 20 words per minute to pass the qualification round. Each contestant will be given up to three typing tests in order to qualify.
4:00PM – Elimination Round Begins. Each contestant will take three typing tests, and the fastest result will be used in the elimination calculation. Only the top 10 fastest contestants in each category will proceed to the grand finally.
6:00PM – Children’s Grand Finally. All ten Children Finalists will simultaneously complete a single five minute typing speed test. Their net scores will be used to determine the three winners for the Young Adult category..
6:15PM – Young Adults Grand Finally. All ten Young Adult Finalists will simultaneously complete a single five minute typing speed test. Their net scores will be used to determine the three winners for the Young Adult category.
6:30PM – Announce winners. Closing ceremony.
Feel free to visit our Facebook event page to register, or ask any questions you may have! We are looking forward to seeing you there!
-Gold Sponsor: Informatic Computer Institute Of Agusan Del Sur
-Silver Sponsor: JP Fruits Wholesaler and Retailer
-Silver Sponsor: Jasper and Kissa Computer Center