Askqance – The KQA Silver Jubilee Quiz Festival

ASKQANCE 25th Anniversary

The Karnataka Quiz Association celebrates the 25th anniversary of its founding this year.  ASKQANCE 2008, our anniversary quiz festival will now feature nine quizzes to be held over two days.

This year’s ASKQANCE is supported by TVS Tyres who also celebrate their 25th anniversary.

The Dates:

The Venues:

Saturday 28th June

Old Hall, St. Joseph’s Boys High School
Museum Road

Sunday 29th June

Purandara Bhavan
(Indiranagar Sangeetha Sabha)
8th Main Road
(Near Indiranagar Club)

The Quizzes

Quizzes on Saturday, 28th June

KQA Intercollegiate Championships
(featuring two separate finals for junior college and collegiate teams)
3-member teams
No entry fee
No mixed teams allowed
Registration: 09:30a.m.
Start: 10:00a.m. sharp
Junior Finals: 11:00a.m.-12:00 noon
College Finals: 1200 noon -1:00p.m.
Prizes totalling Rs. 10,000 to be won.
QMs: Ochintya Sharma, Rajeev Gowda and Thejaswi Udupa

The Third edition of the Bangalore Quiz
2-member teams
Open to all
Entry fee: Rs. 50/-
Start: 1:30 p.m
Prizes: Rs. 2000/-, Rs. 1500/- and Rs. 1000/-
QM: Arul Mani

Open Entertainment Quiz
Teams of 4 members
Entry Fee: Rs. 200/-
Start: 3:00p.m.
Finals: 4:00p.m. – 6:00p.m.
Prizes totalling Rs. 20,000/- to be won
QMs: Kiran Vijayakumar and Madhav Nair

Venkatesh and Vivek Karthikeyan will coordinate an Informal Sports
Quiz beginning at 1:00p.m. The best five individual entries in this written
contest will win prizes.

Quizzes on Sunday, 29th June (at Purandara Bhavan)

High School Quiz Championships
Teams of 2 members
A maximum of 6 teams per school
No entry fee
Prelims: 10 a.m
QM: Dibyendu Das

High School Solo Championship
Start: 12:30 p.m
QM: Mitesh Agarwal

Prizes totalling Rs. 10,000/-

Rajagopal PS will coordinate an Informal Science Quiz, open to all, starting at 1100hrs. Prizes for the best five individual entries.

Sesame – The Open Quiz

Teams of 4 members
Open to all
Entry Fee: Rs. 100/-
Free entry for school teams
Prelims: 2p.m.

TVS Tyres Ride Smart Round: 3:30pm

Finals: 4:15p.m.
QMs: Arun Hiregange and Arul Mani
Prizes totalling Rs. 25,000/-

KQA Silver Jubilee Ceremonies
6:00 p.m

All prizes and certificates will be given out during the ceremonies.

A map to help those who need directions to Purandara Bhavan for the quizzes on 29th June: