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2014 CVQC Application

Testing for both Memorizing and Reading will take place

The 22nd of March 2014
From 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
At the Islamic Center of Virginia
1241 Buford Road • Richmond, Virginia • 23235-4644

The winners from each category will be determined on the day of testing Saturday, March 22nd, 2014.
The names of the winners will be announced at the Award Ceremony Saturday, March 29th, 2014 at the Islamic Center of Virginia.

All winners must be present at the Award Ceremony in order to receive awards, prizes and trophies.
If the winners are absent from the event then the runner-up will be called
to receive the award, prize and trophy

Imams Hufadh and Quran Teachers are not allowed to compete in the competition

Winners from all the Categories will receive prizes

All the Quran competition participants will receive a gift

All  children attending the Award Ceremony will receive a goody bag

The Rules of Judging
The Memorization Competition

The judging will be conducted by qualified judges

In each category the contestants will be asked to recite three different sections from three Surahs selected by the judges:

The grades are from 100 points and will be determined as follows:

The quality of the memorization………………………………………..…..75%
The proper pronunciation of the letters and words ……………………15%
Tarteel (rhythm), presentation and ability to control the voice……10%

Contestants must receive a minimum score of 85% to qualify as a winner.
If no contestants in a particular category earn 85% or above, there will be no winners in that category.

The Reading Contest

 The Reading Contest will be in Surahs 17 and 39 only
(Al-Isra  & Az-Zumar)
The contestants will be asked to read two passages from the above Surahs selected by the judges.

The grades are from 100 points and will be determined as follows:

A- The quality of Reading including ……………………………………………………………. 80%

  • Proper pronunciation of the letters and words (articulate correctly each makhraj ) 
  • Proper pronunciation of The vowels ( Fatha, Damma, Kasrah and Tanween) The saken and Mushadad (with Shaddah) letters
  • Proper pronunciation of Al-Lam Al-Shamsiyah and Al –Lam Al-Qamariyah
  • Rules of Waqf (Stop).Noon and Meem Mushadad
  • Common Madds and Hamza-tu Al-wasl

B- The Tarteel (rhythm), presentation and ability to control the voice……………..15%

C- The Etiquette (Adab) of reading the Quran ……………………………………………….5%

The Contestants must receive a minimum score of 85% in reading to qualify as a winner.

First place winners of the reading contest will recite on the day of the Award Ceremony.

The memorization and reading tests will be judged according to the rules of
Riwayat Hafs ‘an ‘Asim.