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Quizzerthanda 2K17, quiz contest in Madurai

Quizzerthanda 2K17 -- a first of its kind Open Quiz -- will be conducted in Madurai this Saturday taking the city’s bright minds to a new level of quizzing. The triumvirate of The Madurai Quiz Society, X Quiz It and Berty Ashley's Think Tank (BATT) will be conducting the mega event for school and college students and any adult interested in participating.

To be held on February 18, the quiz masters D. Sundarnathan, Berty Ashley and Arvind Rajeev Sarathy will focus on igniting minds with knowledge of local culture while at the same time retaining the links with global popular culture.

“The thinking skills and wide knowledge of the students will be tested rather than just memorizing skills,” says Sundarnathan.

The quiz contest will be held in two categories -- one for school students of Class VIII and above. Each school can send a maximum of 10 teams. In the other open category, college students of any age group and department can team up or any two individuals can take part as a team. There is no limit on number of teams participating from colleges. The teams will have to face a written preliminary round, out of which top six teams will compete in the final and the best of the six will be adjudged the Champion.

Winners will be taking home prizes worth Rs.50,000 and more. They will be awarded trophies, certificates of achievement, cash prizes and exciting gift hampers. Registration can be done online on or before February 17 through the website www.maduraiquizsociety.in . The registration fee of Rs.50 per team should be paid at the venue on the day of the event using the serial code generated after registration. The event will start at 9 a.m. at MADITSSIA Hall (near Madurai Corporation Office), Dr. Ambedkar Salai. Dr.Bharath K.S, Chairman Aparajitha Corporate Services Ltd.will inaugurate the eagerly awaited event while noted artist and author Manohar Devadoss will be the chief guest for the valedictory session.

To know more, visit the following links: The Madurai Quiz Society – www.maduraiquizsociety.in, X Quiz It - https://www.facebook.com/xquizitchennai, BATT - https://www.facebook.com/bathinktank. For more updates on the event, you can visit the website or the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/quizzerthanda. Email to themquizs@gmail.com or call 90253 74873.

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