Bitten by the spelling bug? Well, here?s one just for our little wordsmiths. Read up your dictionary and get going?spell every word that there is and challenge the world of SMS!

Bitten by the spelling bug? Well, here?s one just for our little wordsmiths. Read up your dictionary and get going?spell every word that there is and challenge the world of SMS!

Participant: IndividualEligibility: Jr. Kg and Sr. Kg
Duration: 60 minutesFees: Rs. 200/-


  • All words will be based on their previous/present curriculum.
  • The scores would be maintained by the volunteers and judges.

Round 1: Elimination round

  1. There is an elimination round.
  2. Each participant will be given a set of letters, which will create a word using maximum letters from the set. Example: olhcos? >school. At least 5 words along with one or more words using maximum letters.
  3. The participant will be given 60 seconds to find the solution.
  4. This round is based on first come, first served basis.
  5. The qualifiers of Round 1 will move to the second round.

Round 2: Scribble Me Down

  1. The pronouncer will call out 10 words and the participant will write it.
  2. Each word will be given 20 seconds after which the pronouncer will pronounce the next word.
  3. The evaluation will be done immediately and the qualifiers will move to the Final Round.

The Final Round ? Think it, Fill it, Spell it

  1. Fill in the blank round.
  2. A clue to a word is given. The clue maybe a picture, definition or any others.
  3. The speller will guess the missing letters that suit the given clue.
  4. The speller who guesses the maximum words in the least possible time will be the Spellibrity.

A tie breaker round will be conducted in case participants have the same scores.

General Rules

  • A student can participate in any two competitions and two workshops.   
  • Each participant and accompanying non-participant/s should carry a valid school identity card for inspection at the registration counter. You will be expected to produce your school/college identity card for inspection whenever asked to do so. 
  • The individual/team should report to the Event Coordinator at least 30 minutes before the scheduled time of the event. 
  • Any kind of weapon/s, sharp and objectionable objects and paraphernalia will be confiscated on the spot. 
  • Unruly behaviour, violence, offensive language, smoking on the premises and possession and use of abusive substances will lead to immediate disqualification of the entire contingent of the particular school from which the offending students are. 
  • The time limit for each competition must be adhered to. In case of noncompliance 
  • with the rules, points will be deducted for exceeding the time limit. 
  • The organizers of Viva reserve the right to admission, which may be revoked at any point of time without prior notice. 
  • The organizers reserve the right to alter the rules of any event. 
  • Please refer to the details given regarding grades, date, time and venue of the events. 
  • The decision of the judges will be final and binding on all. 
  • The points will be awarded as follows: 

Individual Event: 

1st Place = 5 

2nd Place = 3 

3rd Place = 1 

Team/Pair Event: 

1st Place = 10 

2nd Place = 7


Grades for Competitions and Workshops are bifurcated as follows:  

 GroupGroup 1 Group 2 COMMON 
PRIMARY GR 1 & 2 GR 3 & 4 GR 1 to 4 
MIDDLE SCHOOL GR 5 & 6 NA GR 5 to 7 
SECONDARY GR 7 & 8 GR 9 – 12 GR 8 to 12 


The Overall Winners and Runners Up will be declared on the day of Viva Grand Finale on 17th December 2023.  

Separate forms should be sent for each competition, workshop and sports event. Please refer to the forms given. 

No ‘on the spot’ entries will be accepted. 

Entries to competitions will be accepted on a ‘first come first served’ basis. 

No refund will be provided.  

Age Limit: Participation is open to all students from Pre-Primary to Junior College. 

All winners will receive awards in the form of certificates and trophies. 

You can email us at: viva@vgos.org