Updated: February 7: 2020

Congratulations to all participants who have qualified for the Finals for the 15th Annual Hifz, Naazira and Qira’atul Qur’an Competition! Insha-Allah, the Girls’ Competition will take place on Saturday March 7 and March 8, 2020 and will commence at 10:30 am.

Please note the following important instructions:

Participants Registration - You must arrive on time for registration. Check the table below for the time and place of your registration.

GIRLS’ COMPETITION REGISTRATION TIMINGS
Saturday, March 7, 2020
TimeGroupRoom
10:30 amNaazira 1: Juz 7B3
11:00 amNaazira 2: Juz 8-10
12:30 pmQiraat Category 1: (Surah Al-Duha, Alam Nashrah, Surah At-Teen, Surah Al-Qadr, and Al-Zilzaal to An-Naas)
3:00 pmHifz Category 2: (Juz 11-20)
5:30 pmHifz Category 1: (Juz 1-7)

 

GIRLS’ COMPETITION REGISTRATION TIMINGS
Sunday, March 8, 2020
TimeGroupRoom
10:30 amQiraat Category 2: (Surah Al-Infitaar to An-Naas)B3
1:15 pmHifz Category 3: (Entire Qur’an)
3:15 pmQiraat Category  3: (Surah Ad-Dahr, Surah Ar-Rahman, and Entire 30th Juz)
  • Dress Code: NEW
    All participants are expected to strictly follow the dress code of a black Abaya along with the hijab colour according to their category. Please see the colours below:
    Hifz 1 – Blue                 Hifz 2 – Purple                 Hifz 3 – Beige
    Qiraat 1 – Pink             Qiraat 2 – Green              Qiraat 3 – Grey
    Naazira 1- Red              Naazira 2 – Maroon

    Participants who do not follow the dress code will not be allowed to compete. No exceptions will be made for those who do not adhere to the dress code.

  • Competition Format:
    Once the participant has been seated, she will select a sealed question and the Questioner will read the 1st ayah of the Surah/Question for the participant

  • Marking Criteria: 
    • ½ mark will be deducted if the recitation is not fluent
    • 1 mark will be deducted for correcting one’s own mistake after being informed by the ringing of the bell
    • 2 marks will be deducted if the Questioner has to correct the mistake
    • 1 mark will be deducted for lahne-khafi (minor errors)
    • 2 marks will be deducted for lahne-jali (major errors)
      • Lahne-khafi: mistakes made in Sifaat-e-Aaridha {ghunna, madd, tafkheem (full mouth) or Tarqeeq (empty mouth)}
      • Lahne-jali:  mistakes for makhaarij and sifaat-e-laazima.

  • Food/Refreshments:
    Arrangements have been made for a canteen where meals and refreshments can be purchased at a nominal price.

  • Bazaar:
    We will also be housing vendor stalls for items like books/clothing/miscellaneous so please plan accordingly if you are interested in purchasing such items.

  • Key information for attending sisters:
    • Attendance of the event is for Sisters only
    • No photography or video/audio recording is permitted during the event
    • Sisters with accompanying children under 6 years of age will be seated in the Cafeteria (and not in the Gym) to minimize disruption to participants. There will be live-feed of the program in the Cafeteria so that women with children may also enjoy the program.
    • While attending the program, please put your cell phone on silent mode and refrain from talking.

  • Awards Ceremony:
    • The Awards Ceremony will take place on Sunday March 8, 2020 at 6:00 pm
    • A list of the awards can be found on our website
    • Awards will be distributed to the top 3 winners in each category
    • All those who participate in the Finals will receive be awarded a trophy for their participation
    • The participant who has the highest mark in the Hifz categories will receive the Dr. Dar’s award.

We look forward to welcoming you. Shall you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at info@qiraatcompetition.com or at 416-321-3776 ext 237.

We are requesting your help to spread the word about this event. Please post on social media and with friends and family to share in the barakah!

 

Updated February 7, 2020

Congratulations to all participants who have qualified for the Finals for the 15th Annual Hifz, Naazira and Qira’atul Qur’an Competition! Insha-Allah, the Boys’ Competition will take place Friday March 13 (5:45 pm), Saturday March 14 (11:00 am) and Sunday March 15, 2020 (11:00am). The Awards Ceremony will take place on Sunday March 15 at 6:00 pm.

Please note the following important instructions:

Participants Registration

You must arrive on time for registration. Check the table below for the time and place of your registration.

Boys’ Registration - Friday, March 13, 2020
TimeGroupRoom
5:45 pmQira’at Category 3 (Surah Al-Dahr, Ar-Rahman, and Entire 30th Juz)106

 

Boys’ Registration - Saturday, March 14, 2020
TimeGroupRoom
11:00 amNaazira 2 Juz 8-10106
11:30 amQira’at Category 1 (Surah Al-Duha, Alam Nashrah, Surah At-Teen, Surah Al-Qadr, and Al-Zilzaal to An-Naas)
1:15 pmHifz Category 3  (Juz 19 – 28)
3:30 pmHifz Category 1 (Juz 1 – 5)
5:30 pmHifz Category 2 (Juz 6 - 15)

 

Boys’ Registration - Sunday, March 15, 2020
TimeGroupRoom
10:30 amNaazira 1 Juz 7106
11:00 amQira’at Category 2 (Surah Al Infitaar to An-Naas)
1:15 pmHifz category 4 (Entire Quran)

 

  • Dress Code:
    All participants are expected to strictly follow the dress code of a white Jubbah (Thobe) or white Shalwar Kameez along with a white Topi. No exceptions will be made for those who do not adhere to the dress code.

  • Competition Format:
    Once the participant has been seated, he will select a sealed question and the Questioner will read the 1st ayah of the Surah/Question for the participant.

  • Marking Criteria:
    • ½ mark will be deducted if the recitation is not fluent
    • 1 mark will be deducted for correcting one’s own mistake after being informed by the ringing of the bell
    • 2 marks will be deducted if the Questioner has to correct the mistake
    • 1 mark will be deducted for lahne-khafi (minor error)
    • 2 marks will be deducted for lahne-jali (major error)
      • Lahne-khafi:  mistakes made in Sifaat-e-Aaridha {ghunna, madd, tafkheem (full mouth) or Tarqeeq (empty mouth)
      • Lahne-jali: mistakes for makhaarij and sifaat-e-laazima.
  • Grand Bazaar: Arrangements have been made for a Grand Bazaar in the Gymnasium, where meals and refreshments may be purchased. We have also arranged for vendor stalls for items like books, clothing, and miscellaneous items.

  • Key information for attendees of Boys’ Competition:
    • Sisters may watch the program from the Sisters Prayer Hall or from the Cafeteria, for sister with accompanying children.
    • While attending the program, please put your cell phone on silent and refrain from talking.
    • We request if you can refrain from moving continuously since it disturbs the reciter.

  • Awards Ceremony:
    • The Awards Ceremony will take place on Sunday March 8, 2020 at 6:00 pm.
    • A list of the awards can be found on our website
    • Awards will be distributed to the top 3 winners in each category
    • All those who participate in the Finals will receive be awarded a trophy for their participation
    • The participant who has the highest mark overall in the Hifz Categories will receive the Dr. Dar’s Award.

We look forward to welcoming you. Shall you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at info@qiraatcompetition.com or at 416-321-3776 ext 226 or 237. Please spread the work to friends and family and on social media!