This year, the Jaipuria Computer Club (JCC) celebrates the 16th anniversary of their annual Techno-Cultural festival, COMFEST which will be held from 20th to 23rd of October. With elements of literary and art, the event is one of the most awaited school festivals. This year, the JCC has taken Comfest to the next level with new and unique events, intensified level of competition and an Entertainment Evening featuring the top performers of the country.
With more than 53 teams from all over the country eager to showcase their skills and talent, Comfest 16 holds the position of being the Biggest Student Organized Event in India as everything from financing to the technical aspects, is managed by the members of the JCC. The JCC core team comprising 27 members is led by the President Miss Aditi Gupta. The unstinting support and encouragement of our Chairman, Mr. Shishir Jaipuria, Principal, Dr. Sundar Kumar Gandikota and the Computer HOD Mr. Manish Seksaria has enabled JCC to evolve over the years and help Comfest become its grandest version till date.
The first day of this four day extravaganza starts off with a one of its kind event “CF Tussand’s in which the participants will be preparing a photo booth, with the background depicting a legendary figure from the Madame Tussauds allotted to them, with their, with their imagination and creativity. The mega event will be a three hour affair where the teams will get an opportunity to interact with each other and familiarize with the fest.
CF Tussauds will be followed by much anticipated and awaited Entertainment Evening, where the Guest of Honour will be DIG Mr. Nilabja Chaudhary, who is an IPS office currently posted in Kanpur District. The Entertainment Evening will have “Mr. Amit Mishra”, the nationally acclaimed singer of the song “Bulleya” which is currently trending number one. This act will surely be setting the atmosphere just right to usher the next three days with enthusiasm at its peak and lift the spirits of the participants after the days hard work.
Day one of Comfest 16 will start with the festival’s opening ceremony, which will begin with a welcome speech by Miss Aditi Gupta, President of the JCC.
Brigadier V. M. Sharma consented to preside over the ceremony, the alumnus of National Defence Academy, Khadakvasla and passed out from the Indian Military Academy in December 1989 and was commissioned into the 3 JAT.
He has assumed the appointment of Commander Headquarters 7 Infantry Brigade and Station Commander Kanpur on 09 Jan 2016. During his distinguished career, he has held many prestigious Staff and Command appointments. His civil qualifications include Master of Science.
Day 1 will mark the beginning of all the competitive events from ‘Tech Talk‘ To ‘IT Quest’ and the ‘Seasons Begins‘. It will also feature a display of “Flamethrower“, a Robot made by the student of Seth Anandram Jaipuria School during Robowars, an event where teams create robots to fight against each other. The host school has prepared two arenas for the robo race and the robo fight respectively which features many obstructions like slops, ramps, choppers etc. The event ‘Graffiti‘ will also take place this day, which will feature one of the largest Graffiti in the nation. The tiring day will end with an electrifying performance from DJ Harsh and the students shaking their legs to ward off their day’s tiredness.
Day two of Comfest 16 will have a number of competitions taking place beginning with ‘Junk’s the Punk’ the treasure hunt where all the teams will be required to find and solve clues to qualify to the next level, where they will be required to make a model from the Junk material. ‘Tech Talk‘, ‘Tee Splash‘, ‘The Season Begins‘ and ‘Wiz Pro‘ are some of the other events which will take place on this day.
The day will also feature the crowd pleaser ‘JAM on HAM‘ an extempore competition which will be witnessed by present as participants try to speak on a random topic for half a minute in the preliminary round and for one minute in the final round. The day will see amazing events like ‘Lost in Rendition‘, ‘Picsel‘, Pencil Brains and many more that will challenge the participants in the spheres of Photography, Creativity and Literature. The day will end with an entertainment program featuring the school rock band, ‘ERROR 404′ that will elevate the atmosphere as the participants will prepare for what day 3 has in store for them.
Day three, the final day of Comfest 16 will start with the finals of ‘IT Quest‘ which will be hosted by the Head Boy of Seth Anandram Jaipuria School Master Mohd. Saif. Following this will be the finals for ‘Tech Talk’ where the final two teams will battle it out in a heated debating session where one will emerge victorious. The finals of ‘The Season Begins‘ will also take place where one participant will be declared as the best gamer of Comfest 16.
These events will be followed by the final leg of the entire festival, the closing ceremony of which will be presided over by Hon. Mr. Kaushal Raj Sharma, the District Magistrate of Kanpur.