Over 400 teams to vie for a place in finals
The annual The Hindu Young World Quiz competition will be held at the Raja Muthiah Mandram here on Tuesday.
The competition, which will begin at 10 a.m., will be held in two stages – preliminaries and finals. Over 400 teams from the southern districts will vie for a place in the regional finals. Six teams will be selected in the preliminaries for the final round. The winner of the regional final will participate in the all-India finals to be held in Chennai on December 7. Four teams, with two persons each, can represent a school at the competition. Teams that are yet to register can reach the venue at 9 a.m. to complete the formalities. The competition is open for students from Class VII to Class IX.
The Hindu Young World Quiz 2012 is being held in Bangalore, Hubli, Mangalore, Puducherry, Tirupati, Thiruvananthapuram, Tiruchi, Salem, Coimbatore, Madurai, Kochi, Kozhicode, Secunderabad, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada and Chennai. Cash prizes, gifts and trophies will be presented to the winners by popular film personality and MLA, R. Sarath Kumar.
The following are the sponsors of the event:
National sponsors: Britannia Milk Bikis Future Minds (presenting sponsor); Indian Overseas Bank, VIT University, Firefox, Gold Winner and Black Thunder (associate sponsors); Success Notebooks, Reynolds Pens and S Mart (gift sponsors); Wild Craft (outdoor gear partner); Real Fruit Juice (beverage sponsor) and Iads and Events (event manager).
Regional sponsors: Hi-Tech Arai (venue sponsor); Fortune Pandiyan Hotel (hospitality sponsor) and Balika Tours and Travels (travel partner).
Regional gift sponsors: Sastha Gingelly Oil, Turning Point, Kalyani Group, Keest Ganam, Thangamayil Jewellery and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited.