THE HINDU YOUNG WORLD QUIZ 2012
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The annual student quiz contest organised by The Hindu Young World is back on its thirteenth edition, and will roll out on October 30th, 2012 at Bangalore. The Grand Finale will be held in Chennai on December 7th, 2012.
With a reputation among the students as "the most eagerly awaited event" , the annual quiz attracts talented young minds from all over the country, will be conducted at 16 centres with questions from varied topics such as epics, history, films, music, science etc.
The Young World quiz will be conducted at the following Centres: Madurai, Trichy, Coimbatore, Salem, Puducherry, Tirupati, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mangalore, Hubli, Kozhikode, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram and culminating in an Grand Finale in Chennai. There are three cash prizes at the regional level and three for the Grand Finale.
The contest is open this year for students from classes VII to IX. Any two students from the same school can form a team and each school can send in a maximum of four teams, using the Entry Cards sent to them. The schools should send the entries to the local Regional Office of The Hindu within the specified dates.
Schools who have not sent in their entry forms in time can avail spot registrations provided the teams carry an authorisation from the respective school principals.
The Hindu will meet the cost of the travel, boarding, and lodging of the winning team and for one accompanying parent or teacher from the other centres for the Grand Finale in Chennai. Quizmaster V.V. Ramanan will host the show in all the 16 centres.
The regional winners will bag attractive cash prizes apart from a large number of freebies.
There are cash prizes to be won in the finals. The prize money for the wining team in the final will be Rs. 50,000, the runner up team will win a prize money of Rs. 40,000 and the second runner up team will take home Rs. 30,000.
In addition, a large number of other prizes in kind have been lined up for participants and the audience too.
This year an online Quiz for students from class IV - Class IX is being conducted as part of the Young World Quiz '12 and to register, one can log on to www.thehindu.com/ywq to participate and win prizes ranging from Apple ipad to HCL Tablet sponsored by BRITANNIA, the presenting sponsor for The Young World Quiz 2012.