The memorization will be judged according to the rules of Riwayat Hafs ‘an ‘Asim.
In each category, the contestants will be asked to recite three different questions it could be three Surahs or sections from three Surahs selected by the judges, If contestants fail to recite any of the three questions they automatically receive 0 points in the question they did not recite.
The grades are 100 points and will be determined as follows:
- The quality of the memorization. 75 points (25 points for each question)
The quality of the memorization includes knowing the name of the surah
- The proper pronunciation of the letters and words. 15 points (5 points for each question) The proper pronunciation of the letters and words includes articulating each makhraj correctly and proper pronunciation of the vowels (fatha, damma, kasrah, and tanween) the saken and mushadad (with shaddah) letters
- Tarteel (rhythm), presentation and ability to control the voice. 10 points (For general recitation)
½ point will be deducted for each warning and a 1 point for each correction.