Quran Memorization Competition 2021

Last updated: April 2nd, 2021

WHEN: Saturday, April 24th, 2021, 10 AM – 4 PM

WHERE: Zoom – link provided later

LEADER: Br. Zabidi Yusoff, presented with The Weekend Islamic School at Masjid AlSalam

REGISTRATION DEADLINE | LINK: Sunday, April 18th, 2021 | forms.gle/2ykhGGEihAgmqnug9

It is time for the annual Ramadan Quran Memorization Competition!  Open to all who register using the online link provided above.

There are 11 categories for the competition, listed below 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: 7 Surahs – 97 (Al-Qadr), 98 (Al-Bayyinah), 99 (Al-Zalzalah), 100 (Al-Adiyat), 101 (Al-Qari’ah) , 108 ( Al-Kawthar) and 111 ( Al- Masaad)

3. Ages 7 to 8 years old: 7 Surahs – 91 (Ash-Shams), 92 (Al-Layl), 93 (Ad-Dhuha), 94 (Al-Inshirah), 95 (At-Teen), 96 (Al-Alaq) and 111( Al- Masaad)

4. Ages 9 to 10 years old: 10 Surahs – 86 (At-Tariq), 87 (Al-A’laa), 88 (Al-Ghashiyah), 89 (Al-Fajr), 90 (Al-Balad), 91 (Ash-Shams), 92 (Al-Layl), 93 (Ad-Duha), 102 (At Takathur) and 109 (Al Kafiroon)

5. Ages 11 to 13 years old: 7 Surahs – 67 (Al-Mulk), 68 (Al-Qalam), 89 (Al-Haaqqah), 102 (At Takathur), 89 (Al-Fajr), 98 (Al- Bayyenah) and 105 (Al-Feel)

6. Ages 14 to 18 years old: 6 Surahs – 55 (Ar-Rahman), 56 (Al-Waaqi’ah), 53 (An-Najm), 89 (Al-Fajr), 90 (Al-Balad) and 36 (Yaseen)

7. Adults: 6 Surahs – 32 (As-Sajdah), 36 (Yaseen), and 18 (Al-Kahf)

Note: For categories 1 through 7, an app like Flippity.net will be used to randomly pick one of the Surahs assigned to their category.

Huffaz students are not eligible for Category 1 to 7, and only eligible for categories 8 to 11. The qualification will be vetted by the imams and judges.

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

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

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

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

Note: For categories 8 and 9, 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 Dilawar.

Quran memorization will be judged by a panel of judges that consists of Hafiz/Imam that graduated from Sheikh Ansar Farooqui, Sheikh Mamdouh, and Sheikh Dilawar. There will be two shifts with three judges per shift.

PRIZES:
1st Place $50
2nd Place $30
3rd Place $20

Every participant will receive an eid token of $5.

All Prizes and token will be in the form of e-token. Certificates will be in the form of an e-certificate.

Winners will be announced via the same Zoom link after about half an hour after the competition ends.

Please note that this competition is only open to participants residing under ISGH Constituencies