Monthly Dinner & Quran Competition

In-shaa-Allah, we will have a Quran competition during the monthly dinner this January. The event will be on Saturday the 25th. Registration for the competition is mandatory and can be done online only by clicking here. The DEADLINE for registration is Saturday the 18th of January.

The competition is open for all children ages 5 through 14. Age groups will be 5-7, 8-10 and 11-14 for the non-hifz group. For hifz students, there will 3 categories: 1st year, 2nd year and 3rd Year and above.
All children in the non-hifz group will be given 1 minute to recite what they have prepared. A buzzer will sound at the end of one minute. The child will be allowed 5 to 7 seconds to complete the ayah that he or she is reciting. If the child goes more than 10 seconds beyond the time allowed, he/she will be disqualified.
Hifz program participants will be given a maximum of 3 minutes. The 10 second overage rule applies to them as well. This group can recite from the parts that they know.
Children will be judged on their memorization, flow and melody of recitation, confidence and Tajweed. Ages 5-7 will receive 50% of their score for memorization and 50% for their confidence and flow. Ages 8-10 will receive 40 percent for memorization, 40 percent for melody/confidence/flow and 20 percent for Tajweed. Ages 11 and above will receive 40% for memorization, 30 percent for Tajweed, 15% for melody of recitation and 15% for confidence. The hifz students will receive 40% for their memorization, 40% for their tajweed and 20% for melody/flow.
Three judges will score according to their perception and a cumulative between three judges will result in the final score.
The organizing committee’s decision will be final in all matters. Please do not dispute on any matter during the event.
Parents of group 1 are allowed to be with the child if they feel that it will facilitate their child’s performance. You may sit by the child, but may not help with the recitation.
In-shaa-Allah, the program will start immediately after Salatul-‘Asr at 4:00 PM. All participants are required to be present immediately after salatul-‘Asr. Age group 5-7 may arrive at Salatul Magrib.
Prizes will be distributed after dinner and before the desserts In-shaa-Allah.
If you have any questions regarding the event, please contact any member of the social committee, whose names are listed in our website under infra-structure.
Dinner ill be served immediately after Salatul Isha in-shaa-Allah!

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