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Mega Educational Program at ANA Convention 2012

Dear Nepalese Community Members,

Realizing the need of educational programs and its impact on our future generations, Dallas ANA Convention-2012 has taken an extra step to introduce a two-day quiz contest program during its convention this year. Nepalese teenage kids, based in Dallas Fort Worth, have been benefiting from this program for past two years. It has been a very successful educational event ever introduced by any Nepalese Society in Americas. The overall program has been tailored in such a way that participants always keep standing on their feet and every moment brings new excitement even to the audience in the back rows.

The mission of the program remains to be “Enjoy and learn”. The program addresses different aspects of the learning steps that kids need to prosper. Time management, analytical thinking, quick decision, public speaking, team building and leadership skills are the major areas that this contest will help your child with. At the same time, participants not only learn about Nepal but also learn a lot from around the world, as the syllabus details.

The quiz software designed and developed by a Texas resident of Nepali origin, will be utilized to hold the contest. The system is fully capable of holding the contest in a fair and intelligent way. There will not be any manual intervention while selecting the teams for new and/or passed questions. The system will rather distribute questions evenly in a random manner.

Parents/Guardians are requested to have their kids enrolled as early as possible. We request the local Nepalese organizations to select 5-member teams and get them registered. There is no limit on number of teams. We also encourage individuals to team up and register as a team. The age limit is 13-19 years. Every participant must bring in a picture id for age verification purpose. You will not be allowed to participate in the contest if you do not have any age verification document.

Thank you.

ANA Convention-2012
Dallas, Texas
E-Mail: quiz@events.anatexas.org

Team Formation:

Team Registration deadline: May 30th, 2012
Members in each team: 5 (provide full names)
Age restriction: 13-19 years only (must have picture id for age verification to be submitted later)
Total number of teams accepted: max 10; first come first serve basis
Number of sessions: 2 (Pre-Final the first day and final on another day)
Final Session: Among 5 teams only
After registration: contact the coordinating team (quiz@events.anatexas.org)

Prizes:

  • 1st: Trophy & brand new laptop to each member
  • 2nd: Trophy & other prizes, to be determined, to each member
  • 3rd: Trophy & other prizes, to be determined, to each member

Quiz Format:

In each session (Pre-final and Final), we will have the following rounds of questions:

  1. General - Time allowed 50 Sec, carries 5 points, it can be passed to all remaining teams.
  2. Multiple - Time allowed 45 Sec, carries 3 points, can be passed to only one team.
  3. Audio-visual - Time allowed 45 sec, carries 3 points, can be passed to two teams.
  4. Rapid-Fire - This has 5 questions to be answered in 50 sec. You may get partial points.
* All passed question will have only 25 sec to answer.

The computer will select the team randomly for both, new questions and passing turn. There will not be any manual intervention while selecting teams and/or questions. By the end each team will get equal number of questions from each round.

Need further info?

Please contact the quiz coordinating team (quiz@events.anatexas.org).

You can also contact the following people:

If you have any questions, you may also contact the following members of the Quiz Coordinating Team.
  • Binay Aryal (In-charge): 972-746-9644; bins_aryal@yahoo.com
  • Bijay Bhattarai (Member): 682-433-3947; sb.bijay@gmail.com
  • Sameer Gyawali (Member): 817-917-5024; samirgyawali@gmail.com

Quiz Coordinating Committee:

  1. Jeewan Joshi - Chair
  2. Chandra Mani Pandey - Member
  3. Binay Aryal – In-charge
  4. Uttam Lamichhane - Member
  5. Bijay Bhattarai - Member
  6. Tara Bhusal - Member
  7. Sameer Gyawali - Member

Past Quiz Contest Video

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