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Frequently Asked Questions

What should I do to take part in PsychSlam?

Find a team of 6 TY students who would like to compete and ask one of your teachers to register your team using the online registration form.


Where can I find the registration form?

Go to our Registration page for more info or access the online registration form here.


Where and when will PsychSlam take place?

PsychSlam will take place in person in UCC. There will be a training day on Friday March 15th and the final competition on Friday 26th April.


Is training provided?

Yes. In-person training will take place in UCC on Friday March 15th. More information will be provided to registered teams. During the training session, we will give you a list of topics that you can choose from to prepare your presentation


How many students are allowed in each team?

Each team has 6 members: 3 members will be the presenters and the other 3 will help with preparing the presentation


How should my Team send their presentation?

The presentation should be sent via email before the final competition to Please also save the presentation to a USB drive to bring with you on the day of the final competition


Does an adult need to attend the competition with our Team?

Your team will need an accompanying adult for the final competition. This can be your teacher or another adult who can take responsibility for the team during the competition. No accompanying adults are required to attend the training.


Will pictures/videos be taken during the competition?

Yes. We will take pictures and videos to share across our social media platform. Your team will be asked to give their consent to be included or excluded from pictures or videos. A consent form will be sent to the teacher who registers your team. Teams will not be accepted at the final if a consent form has not been completed and sent back via email to before the competition.


Is parking provided for those attending the competition?

If your team requires help with parking, please contact us at and we will give you all the necessary information.

UCC also offers covered bike parking and can be reached by Bus through multiple routes (see UCC Bus Routes for further information).


Are foods/drinks provided to teams?

Fruits and snacks will be provided to all teams during the final. Drinks will not be provided. UCC campus has a number of restaurants and shops where food and drinks can be purchased.


Do we need to wear our school uniforms for PsychSlam?

Yes. You Team represents your School; thus, we strongly encourage all Teams to attend wearing their school uniforms.


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