World Mindmapping Championship 2017
December 6th – 7th 2017 – in Shenzhen, China
The 2016 World Mind Mapping Championships were held in Singapore, and heralded the resumption of the championships ofter a long break.
Such is the interest in Mind Mapping, the 2017 Mind Mapping Championships will be held in Shenzhen, China in early December 2017.
It is anticipated that the Shenzhen World Mind Mapping Championships will be the largest ever held. Although the number of competitors have not yet been finalised, it is expected that over 100 competitors will be competing.
The Mind Mapping Championship is to be event held over one complete day, prior to the commencement of the World Memory Championships. During this time, three disciplines will be tested.
Competitors are required to listen to a 25-30 minute lecture on a subject with no prior warning of the topic. MindMap notes are to be taken during the lecture. This “draft” MindMap will be submitted for marking. An additional 20 minute time limit is given to create a second “tidied up” version, also submitted for marking.
Note taking from a piece of text. Competitors are given a written article prior to publication and are required to summarise it using a MindMap.
Note making freestyle. Competitors create a MindMap on a subject of their own choice. Bonus points will be awarded for creative expression within MindMap laws. Published source material may be brought by competitors, but not pre-created MindMaps.
There are twenty (20) descriptors in which marking will be allocated. They are as follow