Ramadan Quran Competition 2024

Last updated: February 23rd, 2024

WHEN: Saturday, March 23rd, 2024 | 10 AM to 4 PM CST

WHERE: Main prayer hall and upstairs sisters prayer hall at Masjid AlSalam

CO-SPONSORED BY: Weekend Islamic School

QUESTIONS? Please email Br. Zabidi Yusoff at [email protected]

There are 15 categories for the competition as follows:

  1. Category 1. AGE up to 4:
    1. 3 Surahs - An-Nasr(110), Al-Kauthar(108), and Al-Asr(103)
  2. Category 2. AGE 5:
    1. 3 Surahs - Al-Ma'un(107), Al-Quraish(106), and Al-Fil(105)
  3. Category 3. AGE 6:
    1. 4 Surahs - Al-Falaq(113), Humazah(104), At-Takathur(102), and Al-Qari'ah(101)
  4. Category 4. AGE 7:
    1. 5 Surahs - Al-Feel(105), Al-A’diyat(100), Al-Zalzalah(99), Al-Bayyinah(98), and At-Tin(95),
  5. Category 5. AGE 8:
    1. 4 Surahs - Al-Ma'un(107), Al-Bayyinah(98), At-Tin(95), and Al-Layl(92)
  6. Category 6. AGE 9:
    1. 7 Surahs - Al-Humazah(104), At-Takathur(102), Al-Qari'ah(101), Al-'Adiyat(100), Al-Layl(92), Ash-Shams(91) and Al-Balad(90)
  7. Category 7. AGE 10:
    1. 5 Surahs - Al-Bayyinah(98), Al-Alaq(96), Al-Balad(90), Al-Ghashiyah(88), and At-Tariq(86)
  8. Category 8. AGE 11-13: 
    1. 6 Surahs - Al-A'la(87), Al-Buruj(85), At-Takwir(81), An-Nazi'at(79),  An-Naba'(78) and  Al-Mulk(67)
  9. Category 9. AGE 14-18:
    1. 4 Surahs - Al-Inshiqaq(84), Al-Mutaffifin(83), An-Naba(78), and Al-Mulk(67)
  10. Category 10. Adult - AGE 19 and above:
    1. 4 Surahs - Al-Mulk(67), As-Sajdah(32), Yasin(36), and Al-Kahf(18)
  11. Category 11. Huffaz Up to 18:
    1. 1 Juzu’: memorized minimum 1 Juzu’( Eligibility - Not memorized 3 or more Juz )
  12. Category 12. Huffaz Up to 18:
    1. 3 Juzu': memorized minimum 3 Juzu'( Eligibility - Not memorized 6 or more Juz )
  13. Category 13. Huffaz Up to 18:
    1. 6 Juzu': memorized minimum 6 Juzu'( Eligibility - Not memorized 10 or more Juz )
  14. Category 14. Huffaz Up to 18: 
    1. 10 Juzu': memorized minimum 10 Juzu'( Eligibility - Not memorized 16 or more Juz )
  15. Category 15. Huffaz Up to 18:
    1. 15 Juzu': memorized minimum 15 Juzu'( Eligibility - Not memorized 21 or more Juz )

RULES:

  • Every Age Category is assigned numbers of Surah. On the day of the competition, the participant will be given 2 attempts of randomly picking off the Surah using a shuffle in a bowl to pick the Surah for the participant. If the 2 Surah picked for a participant, he/she passes it over, then the participant could pick whichever Surah within its Age Category assigned Surah. 3rd try is where a participant can choose any Surah she/he likes. There is a penalty of 5% of each Surah passed by the Participant for a maximum of 10% penalty.
  • For the Huffaz Category, a participant will let know what Juz he wants to be tested to a panel of 3 Judges on the competition day. Every Judge will pick a Verse/Ayah and recite it, and the participant has to finish reciting it until a Judge says stop, followed by another Judge until all 3 Judges will have their Verse/Ayah picked.
  • Anyone registered for Huffaz Category does not qualify for Age Category (Category 1 to 10)
  • Judges will judge participants on Makhraj 20%, Tajweed 20%, Qiraat 20%, and Memorization 40%

JUDGES:

Quran memorization will be judged by a panel of judges that consists of Shaikh Dilawar and students of Sheikh Ansar Farooqui and Sheikh Mamdouh: Hafiz Khuzaimah Ahmed, Hafiz Abdullah, Hafiz Saffe Alvi, Hafiz Rayan Hoque, and Hafiz Husien Pasha  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 tokens will be in the form of e-token. Certificates will be in the form of an e-certificate.
  • Winners will be announced the next day via WhatsApp Group, and Masjid Salam website and emails.