Schoolchildren of Yamal will show their knowledge of electoral law at the Olympiad
15:44 16 октября 2019
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This and next year students of the 9th-11th grades of schools in Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug will be able to participate in the All-Russian Olympiad on electoral law and the electoral process “Sofium”.
The Olympiad will be held in two stages. The first of them will include the qualifying round and will be held at the regional level. It will be started on the 1st of November and run till the 20th of December. Due to the fact that election commissions in each town and district of Yamal conduct various intellectual contests on electoral law for young people, students from all municipalities of the region will be able to participate in the first stage of the Olympiad.
Tasks for the first stage of the All-Russian Olympiad are developed in the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation. It is known that they will include solving five situational problems and writing an essay. In the course of the competition its participants will be allowed to use juridical literature.
Young experts in law, who will represent Yamal at the federal level, will be defined according to the results of the first stage. In early 2020 they will go to Moscow for the second stage of “Sofium”. It will be held in two rounds. The first of them will include solving the test of 40 questions, the second – defense of solution of a situational problem.
Winners and prizewinners of the final stage of the All-Russian Olympiad “Sofium” may be awarded with additional points upon admission to Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL).