The Hindu, one of India’s Most popular newspaper, is organizing the 13th edition of the Young World Quiz. Its a national competition open to school students. The event kicks off in Madurai and the national finale would be held in Trivandrum on the 14th of November.The Kochi leg of this competition is to be held on the 11th November 2011 at A.J. Hall.
Participation is open to school students in Classes VII to IX, and teams must consist of two bonafide students from the same school. A school can send a maximum of four teams. In each centre, the teams will participate in a written preliminary round to decide on the six finalists for the regional round. The finals will be held immediately after the prelims. The winners in each centre will qualify for the final.
The Hindu will arrange for the travel and stay of the outstation teams, along with one adult escort per team, qualifying for the final. The organisers reserve the right to amend the rules as they deem fit.
The regional finals in various centres carry a cash prize of Rs. 15,000 for the winning team. The second prize is Rs. 12,000, the third gets Rs. 10,000, while the fourth, fifth and sixth places get Rs. 2,000 each. For the grand finale, the first prize carries a cash award of Rs. 50,000, the second prize is Rs. 40,000 and the third, Rs. 30,000. For the fourth, fifth and sixth positions, there will be a cash prize of Rs. 10,000 each.
In addition to the above, there are plenty of other prizes in kind to be won by both the participants and the audience. Two Tata Nano cars will be given to the winners of the national finals – both members from the winning team. The schools are expected to register their teams on the specified dates for each centre. V.V. Ramanan will be the quiz master.
To get more information about The Hindu Young World Quiz competition you can contact Mr:P.Narayanan, Regional General Manager, Hindu at the below given address or phone number.
Post Box No.1971,
NH By Pass Road,
Phone Number: 0484- 2301653.
Get more details at: http://www.hindu.com/events/ywquiz2011/index.htm