MADURAI: The 10th edition of The Hindu-Young World quiz competition, the mother of all such competitions organised in the region, will be held at Lakshmi Sundaram Hall here on November 3. The mega quiz event has attracted over 425 entries from 112 schools in the southern districts of Madurai, Dindigul, Theni, Sivaganga, Ramanathapuram, Virudhunagar, Tirunelveli and Tuticorin.
Over 800 children will vie for a place in the final round of the regional quiz in the preliminary round that will begin at 11 a.m. The winner will represent Madurai region in the all-India final to be held at Coimbatore on November 6. Teams can report at the venue from 9.30 a.m.
S & M Kids Wear is the title sponsor and the associate sponsor of the event is Kalasalingam University. The national sponsors are Reckitt Beckeniser, Crocs Shoes, Penguin Books, Black Thunder, Tamilnad Mercantile Bank, Hatsun Agro Foods, Gold Winner, Lotte India, Britannica Encyclopaedia, Firefox Bikes, GM Pens and Vizag Steel Plant. The regional sponsor is Cue English (India) Private Limited.
The venue sponsor is Hi-Tech Arai Limited and water sponsor is Blue Hills Aqua Private Limited. The official drink is Dabur Real Fruit Juice. I Ads & Events is the event manager.