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Internet Contest 2018

internet-contest-WorldLetterColourThe 16th edition of the International keyboarding championship by Internet will take place from
Monday April 23rd to Tuesday May 9th in 2018

No extension of deadlines will be granted.

Registration from March 19th to April 22nd

 
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During the opening ceremony of the 51st congress in Berlin (July 2017), Helena Zaviačičová awarded 9 champions of the 2017 Internet contest. Of course they were present to participate in the World Championship! Most of them were successful and classified in the first places in their age category.

Intersteno 2018 Internet Contest

This competition is the most important international championship, attended by more than 1500 participants who compete in 18 languages. Each competitor can compare his results with those of other participants of the same age category not only in his native language, but also in as many as 17 foreign languages. Grading in accuracy and speed are done according to internationally agreed-upon standards based on long experience and intensive investigations. Thanks to this competition, schools are able to show their presence on the Web at the international level about a useful ability at any learning level. It is clear that a professional approach in keyboarding is a basic competence useful in any type of school and helps to fulfill the growing demand for producing documents and communicating with the aid of computers and tablets.  This ability, in mother tongue (native language) as well as in foreign languages, will be an important asset for professional life and can be demonstrated by the certificate received by successful participants. The goal of this competition is to foster proficiency in the use of the keyboard and to engage young people in fair and healthy competition with their peers all over the world. The contest consists of ten-minutes of text entry, using special software available on the website www.intersteno.org  (in Taki and ZAV formats). It is open to students from public, private schools or associations, and for seniors (21 years and over) who register through their Intersteno National group.

Results are ranked according to the following age categories:

  • children: up to 12 years (born in 2006 or after),
  • pupils: 13 – 16 years (born in 2004, 2004, 2003 or 2002),
  • juniors: 17 – 20 years (born in 2001, 2000, 1999 or 1998),
  • seniors: older than 20 years (born in 1997 or earlier).

To qualify competitors must perform within the following limits:

Category
Min. char./minute
Max. % errors
Children
150
1 %
Pupils
180
1 %
Juniors
200
1 %
Seniors
240
0,5 %

Two types of championships:

  • Mother tongue: competitors write in their mother tongue.
  • Multilingual competition: competitors take part in 2 or more of the 16 available languages on the Taki & Zav software. Only one attempt per each language is allowed.

Participation fees

  • 5 euro for participation only in the mother tongue,
  • 7 euro for competitors writing in two or more languages.
  • The fee must be sent before 22 nd April 2017 . Please contact the Intersteno representative in your Country or, if there is no representative, please send your money directly to:

INTERSTENO Bank Account 068-2318908-53 Intersteno, Kapellestraat 124, BE-8020 Oostkamp, Belgium IBAN: BE53-0682-3189-0853 BIC: GKCCBEBB To non-European countries we suggest to transfer payments using Paypal.

Country
Country representative
Contest responsible
Email
Argentina Mr Jorge Bravo Mr Jorge Alberto Bravo jorgebravo2005 @ gmail.com
Austria Ms Marlis Kulb   m.kulb @ hotmail.com
Belgium Ms Georgette Sante Ms Georgette Sante (French) gsante @ icloud.com
Mr Danny Devriendt (Dutch) devriendt @ online.be
Canada   Ms Carole Bellemare cbellemare @ crosemont.qc.ca
Croatia Ms Kristina Zlodi Ms Marica Pirslin kristina.zlodi @ gmail.com
marica.pirslin @ skole.hr
Czech Republic M. Jaroslav Zaviačič Ms Helena Zaviačičová jaroslav @ zav.cz
helena @ zav.cz
Finland Mr Jari Niittuinperä   jari.niittuinperä @ gmail.com
France Mr Jean-Charles Le Masson Mr Jean-Charles Le Masson jclemasson @ gmail.com
contact @ intersteno.fr
Germany Ms Waltraut Dierks  Ms Waltraut Dierks w.dierks @ t-online.de
Hungary Ms Anita Dobos Ms Henriett Tóth-Marton anitadobos0725 @ gmail.com
kossuthut27 @ gmail.com
Italy Ms Francesca Marchionne Ms Paola Pilotti intersteno@respeakingonair.org
pilotti.paola @ gmail.com
Luxemburg   Ms Nicole Gangolf nicole.gangolf @ education.lu
Poland Mr Krystian Wawrzynek  Ms Teresa Wawrzynek krystian.wawrzynek @ gmail.com
teresa.wawrzynek @ gmail.com
Russia Ms Nora Berezina   nora @ gzos.ru
gzos @ mail.ru
Slovak Republic Ms Anna Škovierová Ms Janka Borgulova askovierova @ gmail.com jborgulova @ gmail.com
Spain   Ms Liliana Bulgarelli stenotype @ stenotype.es
Switzerland Mr Erich Werner Mr Mauro Panzera e.werner@bluewin.ch mpanzera @ bluewin.ch
The Netherlands Ms Marianne van Gool-Moerings   marianne.van.gool @ griffelservices.nl
Turkey Mr Seçkin Köse Ms Meral Yener seckinkose49 @ gmail.com
sampiyons @ gmail.com
United States Mr Virgene Biggers Mr Russell Page vkbiggers @ cox.net
rpagejr @ verizon.net

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