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The Hindu – Young World Quiz is Back
The Hindu Young World Quiz, which received overwhelming response last year, is back again to provide another opportunity to talented schoolchildren of North Karnataka, including Hubli – Dharwad, to test their quizzing skills and a chance to win cash prizes and a Tata Nano.
The Hubli regional finals of The Hindu Young World Quiz – 2011 will be held at the auditorium of Deshpande Centre for Social Entrepreneurship located on the campus of BVB College of Engineering and Technology, Vidyanagar, Hubli, on November 4, 2011.
As many as 162 teams from 45 schools have confirmed their participation for the 12th edition of the event.
The quiz event will begin at noon. The extremely popular quiz, is open for children studying in class 7 to 9. Entry cards for the event have been sent to the schools.
Those who haven’t sent the filled entry cards, can bring the same to the venue for spot registration.
Even those who haven’t received entry cards can participate in the event by registering at the venue. However, they will have to carry a letter from their headmaster from their schools.
There will be a preliminary written test after which six best teams will be selected for the regional final event.
The winning team will represent Hubli at the Grand Finale to be held at Thiruvananthapuram on November 14, 2011. The Hindu will meet the cost of travel, boarding, and lodging of the team and for one accompanying parent or teacher.
The winning team from Hubli will receive trophies and certificates from The Hindu and in addition will receive a cash prize of [rupee] 15,000, a host of goodies from sponsors.
The first runner – up will carry home a cash prize of [rupee] 12,000, the second runner – up [rupee] 10,000, and certificates from The Hindu.
The prize money for the winner in the Grand Finale is [rupee] 50,000. The winners of the Grand Finale at Thiruvananthapuram will get a Tata Nano car each.
The event is presented by Velammal Educational Trust while Extramarks Education Pvt. Ltd and Indian Overseas Bank are associate sponsors.
The national sponsors are Black Thunder, Gold Winner, Amway, Vizag Steel Plant, Maggi Noodles, Wilco Picture Library, Firefox Bikes, Reynolds, Funfills, Success Note Books, Cricket Caricatures.com, and Penguin Books.
Bisleri is the water sponsor, Tata Nano the car sponsor, and Real Fruit Juice the beverage sponsor. iAds & Events is the event manager. V.V. Ramanan is the quizmaster.
Clarks Inn Hotel, Hubli; JBM Industries, Hubli; Kabir Agencies, Dharwad; BSNL, and Retired Deputy Director of Public Instruction A.S Ramchandra Rao, Dharwad are the regional sponsors.
Hindu Quiz Registration Details
For details interested schools can contact,
Banni Gida Stop,
Hubli – 580 030.
Phone No : 0836 – 2358600 / 700.