First-ever open sports quiz in Oman

Muscat Daily - - CORPORATE NEWS -

A first-ever Sports Quiz is planned for Jan­uary 11 at Al Falaj Ho­tel, Ruwi.

It is ‘Open’ to all and those who are in­ter­ested can par­tic­i­pate in this quizzing. The event is or­gan­ised with the sup­port of many sports lovers and sports clubs, with the bless­ings of Min­istry of Sports Af­fairs and the Em­bassy of In­dia. The event will be pre­sented by an event man­age­ment com­pany, Ibn al Has­sani.

As per the or­gan­is­ers, over 600 par­tic­i­pants in­clud­ing chil­dren and adults are likely to take part in the first-of-its-kind event.

H E Munu Ma­hawar, Am­bas­sador of In­dia, will be the chief guest while Khal­ifa Saif Rashid al Es­sai, di­rec­tor gen­eral of Min­istry of Sports Af­fairs, will be the guest of hon­our, who will be giv­ing away prizes to the win­ning teams.

As per the or­gan­is­ers, the en­tries are still com­ing in and due to the over­whelm­ing in­ter­est shown by sports en­thu­si­asts in the sul­tanate, sub­mis­sion of en­try forms has been ex­tended till Jan­uary 9. En­try to the con­test is open and free and any­one from any na­tion­al­ity, in­clud­ing Oma­nis are wel­come.

The event will be con­ducted in two phases – Mega Pre­lims and the Fi­nals in three dif­fer­ent groups - Ju­nior Group with chil­dren from the age of 10-13 years; Se­nior Group with chil­dren from the age of 13-18 years; and Adults Group of 18 years and above. The event will start at 10am on Satur­day, Jan­uary 11 with the pre­lim­i­nary round and will be com­pleted by 1pm. Af­ter the lunch break, the quiz will re­sume at 4pm with those who qual­i­fied for the Fi­nals round. Spec­tac­u­lar en­ter­tain­ing shows are planned to en­ter­tain the au­di­ence.

The quiz will be con­ducted by a well known quiz master – Sne­haj Srini­vas, who is the GCC and In­dia di­rec­tor of In­ter­na­tional Quizzing As­so­ci­a­tion (IQA).

For fur­ther de­tails and any queries, please con­tact 92803060 – Viswanad­han.

H E Munu Ma­hawar

Khal­ifa Saif Rashid al Es­sai

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