Assalamu-alaikum,

ICNA Chicago is pleased to conduct its 2017 Qiraat and Azan Competition.

We are requesting that you nominate participant for this competition soon. Deadline is Friday May 5th. All participants must register online in order to qualify for this event. There will be no onsite registration. Seats are Limited.

Top Prize Announcement – Umrah Ticket for the winner! *

Plus Laptops, Tablets, Bikes and More!! Each participant gets a medal!

When: Saturday May 6th, 2017 from 10AM to 4PM

For Ages: 5 to 18 years

Where:
Sabeel Center
8800 W. Ballard Rd,
Des Plaines, IL 60016

For more information, call (855) 343-3378

 

Rules and Regulations:

Rules for 5-7 years of age:

  • recite from any Surah from (Surah Qadar (97) till Surah Takathur (102))
  • recitation must be limited to 3 minutes
  • recite from memory or from a copy of the Quran
  • no extra points for longer Surahs or more difficult rukus
  • no extra points for memorization

Judging Criterion for 5 to 7: Lahn/Fluency/Loudness

 

Rules for 8-11 years of age:

  • recite from any Surah from (Surah Fajr (89) till Surah DhuHa (93))
  • recitation must be limited to 3 minutes
  • recite from memory or from a copy of the Quran
  • no extra points for longer Surahs or more difficult rukus
  • no extra points for memorization

Judging Criteria for 8 to 11 years: Makharij, Lahn/Fluency, Loudness and Clarity

 

Rules for 12-18 years of age:

On the day of the competition, one of these three rukus will be assigned to the 8th graders, one to the 9th graders and one to the 10th graders:

  1. Surah Az-Zumar (Surah #39) Ayaat 71-75 (last ruku)
  2. Surah Al-Kahf (Surah #18) Ayaat 102-110 (last ruku)
  3. Surah Aali Imran (Surah #3) Ayaat 144-148 (ruku 15)

Judging Criteria for 12 to 18 years: Makharij & Sifaat, Laam-ul-Jalaalah, Rules of Ra, Noon Sakin & Tanween, Meem Sakin, Madd, Waqf & Ibtida, Lahn/Fluency, Loudness and Clarity.

 

*Disclaimer:

  • If participants enters both Qiraat & Azan competition – to be equitable – if they score high in both competition, they are eligible for one Umrah Prize. Our goal is to encourage more children to participate in this competition.
  • Tickets should be booked 6-8 weeks before the departure date. Umrah Land Package by Yaseen Hajj( Valid from 15th Jan to 1st May 2018)​ Includes ​
    Umrah Visa​,​  2 Nights in Makkah​, ​2 Nights in Madinah.