FAQ for Gurbani Contest are below:
Qs 1: Does language (Punjabi or English) matters ?
Ans: No bias in SCORING/JUDGING for the choice of language, however winners may be given special prize if they have spoken in Punjabi.
Qs 2: Does it matter if I use my notes during the speech ?
Ans: There is no penalty points for using notes or no bonus points for memorized contents, however keep in mind if you are referring your notes during the speech you could be inadvertently impacting other areas where you are judged, ex. : expressions, confidence, delivery, timings etc.
Qs 3: What am I expected to deliver in the speech ? Pauri’s Meaning or The Message ?
Ans: Judges are looking for THE MESSAGE in general or for you in particular that Guru Sahib conveying to us in that Pauri. Judges are not looking for the meaning or teeka as the primary content of your speech.
Qs 4: What is the meaning of implementation score ?
Ans: Judges are looking that how would you implement or apply the message in the given puari in your daily life.
Qs 5: What do i do if I forget gurbani pauri while reading ?
Ans: No worry! If you forget the paurhi while reading. You can restart from the beginning and finish it without any penalty.