Thursday, October 20, 2011

The BiG Q 2011: all the details

Date: October 23, 2011
Time: 10am-1pm
Locations: Margao, Panjim, Ponda and Vasco (venues detailed below)
QMs: Arun Hiregange and Movin Miranda
Flavour: General
Format: Solo written quiz, 120 questions to be answered in 90 minutes
Participation: Open to all, entry free

Venues and coordinators
  • Margao: 1st floor, Urban Health Centre, opposite Hospicio Hospital
    Coordinator: Ira Almeida, 9657320872
  • Panjim: Zuari Hall, International Centre Goa (ICG), Dona Paula
    Coordinator: Aniruddha Sen Gupta, 9860089733, 2289883
  • Ponda: GVM’s SNJA Higher Secondary School, Farmagudi
    Coordinator: Ameya Mardolkar, 9823171842
  • Vasco: St Andrew’s School, St Andrew’s Church
    Coordinator: Mahesh Prabhu, 9823010242
Pre-registration for all venues closes at 9pm on Friday, October 21. Spot registrants will be allowed in on a first-come, first-served basis, subject to availability of extra question papers at the respective venues.
    • 10-10.15am: Check-in and spot registration
    • 10.15-10.30am: Participant briefing
    • 10.30am-12noon: Quiz time
    • 12noon-1pm: Corrections, score tallying, announcement of venue winners*
      * On-the-spot corrections and tallying will be carried out through the exchange of papers among participants. The scores thus recorded will only be provisional. The final tallying will be done by an SEQC team, and the prizes awarded to winners at the SEQC monthly on November 6, 2011, at the International Centre Goa (ICG) in Dona Paula.
    • Best School Quizzer (BSQ) at each venue: Rs 400 each
    • Best Open Quizzer (BOQ) at each venue: Rs 600 each
    • Best-in-Goa Quizzer* (BiG Q): Rs 1000
      * The second-placed quizzer from the BiG Q's venue will be awarded the BOQ prize for that location.

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