Qur’an Competitions

Qira’at and Translation

Competition Snapshot:

  1. This competition is for students who haven’t memorized the Qur’an or a significant portion of it
  2. Competitors will recite a selection of verses, looking at a Qur’an/mushaf OR from memory.
  3. They will also be tested on the English translation of Arabic vocabulary in the selection.
  4. Level 3 and above will be split between girls and boys, with female and males judges, respectively.
Level Selection
Level 3 (Grades 3-4) Al-Balad (90) Complete Surah
Level 4 (Grades 5-6) Fussilat (41) Ayat 30-36
Level 5 (Grades 7-8) Al-Insaan (76) Ayat 1-31
Level 6 (Grades 9-12) Al-Anaam (6) Ayat 159-165

Hifz and Memorization

Competition Snapshot:

  1. This competition is for students who have memorized the Qur’an or are on the path of hifz
  2. Judges will be ask competitors to recite any passage from the Qur’an.
  3. Competitors will be judged based on strength of hifz (memory), tajweed (rules), and istighna (beauty)
  4. Competition will be split between girls and boys, with female and males judges, respectively.
Level Tested On Verses From
Level 3 (Grades 3-4) Juz’ 20 – Juz’ 30
Level 4 (Grades 5-6) Juz’ 15 – Juz’ 30
Level 5 (Grades 7-8) Juz’ 10 – Juz’ 30
Level 6 (Grades 9-12) Entire Qur’an