The 13th edition of The Hindu Young World Quiz will be held at the A.J. Hall, Kaloor, here on November 21.
The event will begin at 12 noon. Participants have to report at the registration counter by 11 a.m.
The Hindu Young World quiz is an integral part of the Newspaper in Education initiative of The Hindu and attracts talented young minds. The competition is open to school students from Classes 7 to 9. Spot registrations can also be done at the venue on November 21 and students who opt for this should produce bonafide certificates from their institutions. A school can send a maximum of four teams. Teams must consist of any two bonafide students from the same school. There will be a written, preliminary round to select the six teams for the regional finals. The regional winners will get trophies and certificates from The Hindu, a cash prize of Rs.12,000 and gifts from various sponsors. The first runner-up will receive a cash prize of Rs.8,000 and the second runner-up, Rs.6,000 as well as trophies and certificates.
Certificates will be presented to all participants. There will be prizes for the audience, too. The regional winners of the 16 centres will compete in the finale, to be held at Chennai on December 7. The Hindu will bear their travel and accommodation expenses, including that of one parent or guardian per team. The winners of the finals will receive Rs.50,000, while the runner-up will get Rs.40,000. The team, which comes third, will get Rs.30,000. There will be an online quiz presented by Britannia Milk Bikis Future Minds for students from Classes 4 to 9. The prizes for the online quiz will be Apple iPads and HCL tablet. Log on to www.thehindu. com/ywq to participate.
The presenting sponsor of The Hindu Young World quiz is Britannia Milk Bikis Future Minds. The associate sponsors are the Indian Overseas Bank, VIT University, Firefox, Goldwinner, and Black Thunder. The gift sponsors are Success Note Books, Reynolds Pens, and S mart. The regional gift sponsor is Kerala State Cashew Workers Apex Industrial Co-operative Society Ltd [Capex]. The outdoor gear partner is Wild Craft and the Beverage Sponsor, Real fruit juice. I ads & Events are the event managers for the programme.