Centre in Kozhikode for northern districts
KOZHIKODE: The Kozhikode edition of The Hindu Young World Quiz will be held at the Tagore Centenary Hall here on November 3.
The annual quiz event, which attracts young talents from across the country, will be held at 13 centres. The all-India final will be held in Visakhapatnam on November 13.
The competition is open for students of Classes VI to IX. Any two students from the same school can form a team and each school can send in a maximum of three teams using the entry cards sent to them. Schools from the districts of Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad and Kannur can participate in the Kozhikode edition of the quiz.
There will be a written preliminary round to select six teams for the regional finals to be held on the same day. A lot of prizes await the winners at every stage. The team that is placed first in the regional finals will get a cash prize of Rs.8,000, the team in second place will get Rs.6,000 and third place, Rs.4,000. The team that wins the first place in the all-India final will get a purse of Rs.16,000, the team in second place will get Rs.12,000 and third place, Rs.8,000.
In addition to these prizes, there are a large number of other prizes in cash and kind for the participants and audience.
The title sponsor for this year’s quiz is Extramarks.com.
The associate sponsors are DC Books Mango, Vizag Steel Plant, Pepsico Cheetos and Kissan Amaze Brainfood. The national sponsors are State Bank of Travancore, Firefox Bikes, Lotte Caramilk, Reynolds, Penguin Books, Cycle Brand Agarbathie and Encyclopaedia Britannica. The regional sponsors are Sadhbhavana World School, Kozhikode, Samsung India Electronics Pvt. Limited and CDC Cashews.
The official drink sponsor is Dabur Real Fruit Juice. The event is managed by Quizwalahs.
The schools should send their entries to the local office of The Hindu at the address ‘Regional Manager, The Hindu, first floor, ‘Shaaz,’ near Saradha Hospital, Kannur Road, Kozhikode-673006.’ For more details, contact 0495 2762201-04.