REGISTRATION, CATEGORIES AND THE RULES OF JUDGING

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Testing for both Memorizing and Reading will take place

The 14th of March 2020
From 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
At the Islamic Center of Virginia
1241 Buford Road • Richmond, Virginia • 23235-4644cvqc catagories 2020

The winners from each category will be determined on the day of testing.
The names of the winners will be announced at the Award Ceremony Saturday, March 21st, 2020 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.

Contestants may change their level anytime before testing.

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

The grades are 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 chapter 27

Surat An-Naml
The contestants will be asked to read two passages from the above Surahs selected by the judges.

The grades are 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.