Quran Memorization Competition

Last updated: March 9th, 2020

WHEN: Saturday, May 10th, 11 AM – 4 PM

WHERE: Main prayer hall

LEADER: Br. Zabidi Yusoff

REGISTRATION DEADLINE | LINK: Sunday, May 3rd | https://forms.gle/sNT1TgCbnW3gMaVx7

It is time for the annual Quran Memorization Competition at the masjid!

The categories for competition are as follows:

1. Age up to 4 years old: 10 Surahs – #105 (Al-Feel), 106 (Quraish), 107 (Al-Ma’oon), 108 (Al-Kauthar), 109 (Al-Kafiroon), 110 (An-Nasr), 111 (Al-Masadd), 112 (Al-Ikhlas), 113 (Al-Falaq) and 114 (An-Naas)

2. Ages 5 to 6 years old: 4 Surahs – #95 (At-Teen), 97 (Al-Qadr), 99 (Al-Zalzalah), 100 (Al-Adiyat)

3. Ages 7 to 8 years old: 6 Surahs – #90(Al-Balad), 91(Ash-Shams), 92(Al-Layl), 93 (Ad-Dhuha), 94 (Al-Inshirah), 95 (At-Teen)

4. Ages 9 to 10 years old: 5 Surahs – #86 (At-Toriq), 87 (Al-A’laa), 88 (Al-Ghashiyah), 89 (Al-Fajr), 90 (Al-Balad)

5. Ages 11 to 13 years old: 3 Surahs – #67 (Al-Mulk), 68 (Al-Qalam), and 89 (Al-Haaqqah)

6. Ages 14 to 18 years old: 3 Surahs – #55 (Ar-Rahman), 56 (Al-Waaqi’ah), and 53 (An-Najm)

7. Adults: 3 Surahs – #32 (As-Sajdah), 36 (Yaseen), 18 (Al-Kahf)

Note: For categories 1 through 7, the participant will be asked to randomly pick one of the Surahs assigned to their category by picking out a piece of folded paper in front of the judges prior to reciting on the competition day.

Huffaz students are not eligible for the above categories and only eligible for categories 8 to 11 below. Qualification will be vetted by the imams and judges.

8. Huffaz up to 18: 1 Juzu’: memorized minimum 1 Juzu’
9. Huffaz up to 18: 3 Juzu’: memorized minimum 3 Juzu’

10. Huffaz 19 and up: 1 Juzu’: memorized minimum 1 Juzu’
11. Huffaz 19 and up: 3 Juzu’: memorized minimum 3 Juzu’

Note: For categories 8 to 11, participants will be asked by the judges as to which Juzu’ he/she has memorized. The participant will then continue to recite the verse recited by each judge, and the judge will indicate where to stop.

Surahs assignments were picked and vetted by Imam Sheikh Ansar Farooqi, Sheikh Mamdouh and Sheikh Delaware.

Quran memorization will be judged by a panel of Judges that consists of Sheikh Ansar Farooqui, Sheikh Mamdouh, Sheikh Delaware, Sheikh Osman Fuad Lashkarwala and other Imams. There will be two shifts with three Judges per shift.

PRIZES: Trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place with following cash prizes:
1st Place $50
2nd Place $30
3rd Place $20

Every participant will receive an eid token of $5.