Friday, January 9, 2015

Announcing QuizStock 2015

Tan-tan-tan-tara-tan-tara! Oyez! Oyez! Oyez! SEQC announces the third edition of its annual quizzing festival, boldly titled QuizStock, held in association with the International Centre Goa. The event shall take place on the weekend of January 17 and 18, 2015. The schedule shall stand as follows:

Saturday Jan 17
10am-1pm: Movie Quiz (QuizMaster: Aniruddha 'Annie' Sen Gupta) – non-competitive*
2pm-4.30pm: Social Science (Vidyadhar Gadgil) – written**, for teams of 2
5pm-8.30pm: Goa Open (Annie) – for teams of 2; prelims + finals (8 teams in finals)

Sunday Jan 18
10am-1pm: The Year That Was (Lynn Barreto Miranda) – non-competitive*
2pm-4.30pm: Travel (Rajiv D'Silva) – written**, for teams of 2
5pm-8.30pm: BEST Quiz (Nitish) – for teams of 3 including at least one school student#; prelims + finals (6 teams in finals)

Venue: The International Centre Goa, Dona Paula

* The non-competitive quizzes will be held as we do our monthly quizzes – all who land up will be divided into teams and participate.
** The written quizzes will have questions projected as in a regular competitive quiz, but all teams will answer in writing on an answer sheet. These answer sheets will be evaluated for the final standings.
# School students, as per the SEQC definition, include those studying in Std XI and XII. Outstation teams will be assisted in locating students to join them.

All competitive quizzes will have prizes. Participation is open to all, and there are no entry fees. No pre-registration is required for any of the quizzes.

Anyone interested in sponsoring prizes in cash or in kind, please email us at, or call one of the following people: Anjali Sen Gupta (9860089733), Rajiv D'Silva (9890141715) or Aniruddha Sen Gupta (9527291947).

UPDATE: Happy to announce that My Goa magazine has tied up as media partner for the event.

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