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As-salaamu alaikum, Students!

Studio Arabiya's 8th Ramadan International Qur'an Competition is here and is open to EVERYONE - whether you are a student or not. Please read the competition rules below and choose your Surah and age group, then fill out the sign-up form to enter!

Deadline to Enter:

June 23, 2018

Round 1:

June 30 - July 1, 2018

Round 2:

July 7 - 8, 2018

Winners Announced:

July 15, 2017

Competition Details

Age Group:
5–8 yrs

    Choose One:
  • An-Nazi'at
  • Al-moTatfifin
  • Al-Buruj

$100

Gift Card

Age Group:
9–12 yrs

    Choose One:
  • As-Saff
  • Al-Munafiqun
  • Al-Ma'arij

$150

Gift Card

Age Group:
13–16 yrs

    Choose One:
  • Sad
  • Fussllat
  • Ash-Shura

$250

Gift Card

Age Group:
17 yrs and Up

    Choose One:
  • Al-Anfal
  • Hud
  • An-Nur

$500

Gift Card

Competition Rules

General Rules:

  • This is an international competition, conducted online, and is for EVERYONE.
  • Entry is free.
  • Participants will choose one surah from the list of their group to recite for the judges.
  • Entrants will receive an email with information on reserving a time to read for judges approximately one week before the first round.
  • Adult converts may enter into the age group that contains a surah that has not been previously memorized.
  • Participants are welcome to enter into a higher age group for a bigger challenge.
  • Each participant can only participate in one age group.
  • No entries will be accepted past the deadline.
  • Competition will be held in the online Competition Room on dates above.
  • Booking times for each entrant will be on a first come, first serve basis. More information will be emailed approx. one week before the competition.
  • Any questions about the competition may be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Judging & Judging Rounds:

  • Surah should be recited to judges from memory.
  • The competition will be held in 2 or 3 rounds (depending on the number of participants). The first round will begin for everyone on the dates above. After judging the first round, judges will determine, based on score, who will proceed to the second round and compete for the prizes in your group.
  • Judging will be based on memorization (30%) applying the tajweed rules (40%) and aesthetic sound and performance (30%).

Winners:

  • All winners will be announced approximately one week after the 2nd round of reading.
  • Winners are requested to share a video or picture and a short bio about your Quran history with Studio Arabiya to use on the social media and/or website.
  • Visa gift cards are mailed to winners residing in the USA. If outside of the USA, winners will receive a digital Amazon gift card.

Terms & Conditions:

  • All finalists and winners are final.
  • Studio Arabiya reserves the right to record auditions for monitoring purposes.