10th INTERNATIONAL
QURAN COMPETITION

Starts May 9, 2020, ONLINE

As-salaamu alaikum! Welcome to Studio Arabiya's 10th International Quran Competition! Our Annual competition is open to EVERYONE - whether you are a student or not. Please read the competition rules below, choose your Surah and age group, then fill out the sign-up form to enter!

Included in this year's Quran Competition is an optional weekly Quran halaqa, where participants can read for a teacher. Each participant will receive a $10 credit towards Studio Arabiya classes, and we have some great prizes for the top participants in each group!

Entry fee for this year's competition is $5 per participant. The competition is going to be slightly different this year, so please read below carefully!

Dates:

Sign Up Deadline:

May 6, 2020

Round 1 Submission Deadline:

May 9, 2020

Round 2 Live Reading:

 May 30-31, 2020

Winners Announced:

 June 13th, 2020

COMPETITION DETAILS

AGE 4-6

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  • Surah Options:
  • - At-Takweer
  • - Al-Burooj
  • - Al-Ghashiyah
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  • 1st Place Prize:
  • $20 Amazon Gift Card
  • 1 Month Free Classes
  • Digital Certificate
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  • 2nd & 3rd Place Prize:
  • 1 Month Free Classes
  • Digital Certificate
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  • All Participants:
  • Digital Certificate
  • $10 credit toward classes
$20

AGE 7-9

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  • Surah Options:
  • - Al-Mursalat
  • - An-Nazi'at
  • - Al-MoTatfifin
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  • 1st Place Prize:
  • $50 Amazon Gift Card
  • 1 Month Free Classes
  • Digital Certificate
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  • 2nd & 3rd Place Prize:
  • 1 Month Free Classes
  • Digital Certificate
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  • All Participants:
  • Digital Certificate
  • $10 credit toward classes
$50

AGE 10-12

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  • Surah Options:
  • - An-Najm
  • - Al-Mujadilah
  • - Al-Mulk
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  • 1st Place Prize:
  • $100 Amazon Gift Card
  • 1 Month Free Classes
  • Digital Certificate
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  • 2nd & 3rd Place Prize:
  • 1 Month Free Classes
  • Digital Certificate
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  • All Participants:
  • Digital Certificate
  • $10 credit toward classes
$100

AGE 13-16

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  • Surah Options:
  • - Luqman
  • - Al-Fath
  • - Al-Hadid
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  • 1st Place Prize:
  • $150 Amazon Gift Card
  • 1 Month Free Classes
  • Digital Certificate
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  • 2nd & 3rd Place Prize:
  • 1 Month Free Classes
  • Digital Certificate
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  • All Participants:
  • Digital Certificate
  • $10 credit toward classes
$150

ADULTS

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  • Surah Options:
  • - TaHa
  • - Al-Anbiya'
  • - Ash-Shu'ara
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  • 1st Place Prize:
  • $200 Amazon Gift Card
  • 1 Month Free Classes
  • Digital Certificate
  • FREE 3 Months Classes and Dorm Room in Institute in Egypt (includes only group classes plus 3 months dorm rent) (offer expires within 1 year)
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  • 2nd & 3rd Place Prize:
  • 1 Month Free Classes
  • Digital Certificate
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  • All Participants:
  • Digital Certificate
  • $10 credit toward classes
$200

How The Competition Works

Choose Your Surah

Choose a Surah that you have not memorized yet from your age group.

Memorize

Sign up for the competition and begin memorizing the surah you have chosen!

Submit Round 1 Video

Watch for updates to submit your video of you reciting the surah.  This is your Round 1 entry!

Round 2 Live Reading

If you qualify for Round 2, you will read your surah live for our judges!

SIGN UP TODAY

A Few Submissions from Last Year

Competition Terms

General Rules:

  • This is an international competition, conducted online, and is for EVERYONE.
  • There is a $5 entry fee per participant. Entries will not be considered without fee.
  • Each participant must register separately with their own account.  Parents can add child accounts to their account.
  • Participants will choose one surah from the list of their group to recite for the judges.  You must NOT have this surah already memorized. 
  • Changes to Age Group and/or Surah will not be accepted after receiving entry form.
  • 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 competition@studioarabiya.com.

Judging & Judging Rounds:

  • Surah should be recited to judges from memory.
  • The competition will be held in 2 rounds. 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, applying the tajweed rules, and aesthetic sound and performance.
  • Females judges only will judge the female participants.

Round 1:

  • Round 1 will be submitted via video file or link to your online video in your portal account.
  • The video must have been recorded between May 7th to 9th, 2020.
  • Once video is submitted, your entry is final and replacement videos may not be submitted.
  • Video must be clear with good audio. If poor quality, score may be affected or video may be disregarded.
  • Any videos submitted after 11:59pm CST - May 9, 2020 will not be accepted.
  • Participants will receive an email with information on submitting a video for the first round.  

Round 2:

  • Round 2 is a live reading in front of the judges 2 weeks after Round 1.
  • Please make sure you are on time.  If late or no show, participant will be dropped from competition.
  • Please make sure that your video and audio are working well before entering. 
  • The top 5-25 participants from each age group in Round 1 will be accepted to read for Round 2 (depending on scoring and participation)
  • Reading times are booked on a first come, first serve basis.

Winners:

  • All winners will be announced approximately two weeks after the 2nd round.
  • 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.
  • Amazon gift cards and certificates are sent to the winners online and in digital format.  Hard copies will not be sent.  
  • 1 Month free classes are good for 1 month of classes up to $99 (10 hours) and must be used within 6 months of June 1, 2020.  
  • All participants will receive a digital certificate in their portal account upon close of the Quran Competition course in your account and after the winners have been announced. 
  • If participants wish to receive their $10 credit upon completion of the competition, you may request by emailing billing@studioarabiya.com to apply it to your account.  Credit is not added automatically or without request.

Terms & Conditions:

  • All finalists and winners are final.
  • By submitting a video in the first round, you agree to give rights to Studio Arabiya to use for future promotions and/or posting on social media.
  • Due to the vast number of entries, final scores and feedback can not be given out to participants.
  • Studio Arabiya reserves the right to record auditions for monitoring purposes.

Last Year's Winners

5–8 Years Old
  1. Hasan K.
  2. Talhah Y.
  3. Aalia, Ahyan, Nailah
13-16 Years Old
  1. Zaid K.
  2. Bilal A.
  3. Abdullah K.
13-16 Years Old
  1. Nahid A.
  2. Wafiqah Z.
  3. Sakeena Y.
Adults
  1. Muhammad B.
  2. Seiframadhan
  3. Rahmeh A.

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