Avid quizzers will get a shot at lucrative cash rewards if they ace The Hindu Young World Quiz 2013.
The regional and national finals of the multi-city event will be at J.N. Tata Auditorium, National Science Seminar Complex, Indian Institute of Science, here on Thursday. The Hindu Young World Quiz, an integral part of The Hindu in School (THiS) programme, is held in 15 cities.
The Bangalore regional round is expected to attract students from Bangalore, and Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh.
Six teams for the regional final on stage will be selected based on a written preliminary round. The regional winner will become richer by Rs. 10,000, while the first runner-up will receive Rs. 5,000. The second runner-up will receive Rs. 3,000 and all other regional finalists a cash prize of Rs. 2,000. Winners will also receive trophies and certificates from The Hindu and goodie bags from sponsors. All participants will receive certificates.
The All-India Grand Finale will also be held on the same day. The national winner will be richer by Rs. 25,000, while the second placed team will receive Rs. 15,000, and the team coming third, Rs. 10,000. All other national finalists will receive Rs. 5,000. Besides, the teams will receive trophies and certificates from The Hindu and goodie bags.
Former Indian cricketer Javagal Srinath will give away the prizes. Quizmaster V.V. Ramanan will host the show.
The title sponsor of the event is Britannia Milk Bikis Future Minds; the associate sponsors are Firefox and Indian Overseas Bank. Gift partners are Success Note Books, Reynolds, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Smart and JustBooks. The energy partner is Gold Winner, while Wildcraft is the outdoor gear partner. The beverage sponsor is Dabur Real Fruit Juice. The food partner is Chairman’s Club and Resort.