Quizzes@ Curio '09

Quizzing has always been an intriguing activity, a fun way to tickle your grey cells. At The Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM), Bangalore we take the fun and excitement of quizzing to a whole new level with the first ever IIPM Quiz Fest – CURIO. Short for `curiosity’ CURIO represents the inquisitiveness of our minds that help us understand our world better and perhaps be better citizens. So put your thinking caps on and get cracking!!
There will be three quizzes – SPORTQUEST (Sports Quiz), SIXTH SENSE (Business Quiz) and iQ – The INNOVATION QUIZ

SPORTQUEST: Torque (IIPM’s sports club) presents the `Sports Quiz’
SPORTQUEST is the annual sports quiz competition held at IIPM, Bangalore since 2007. Torque – IIPM’s Sport’s Club endeavors to gather together sports enthusiasts in a battle of wits which began with 30 teams in 2007 and went to 70 teams in 2008 including international participation. The finals for 2008 were graced by the presence of Mir Ranjan Negi and the competition was intense before the final was conquered by the sports buffs Miraj Vora and Eldrich Rangel from Christ College (now University). In 2009, SPORTQUEST is back with a new format and more excitement. So, here’s calling all the sports buffs out there in Bangalore, it’s time to get your game face on!
• Two members per team (any number of teams from an institute / college)
• Entry open for students of all streams as well as for both graduates and undergraduates
• There will be no registration fee charged for the event
• The teams will go through a preliminary written screening round and the top 16 will make it to the `Playoffs’
• In the `Playoffs’ 2 teams would be drawn over eight pre quarter finals and the winners of each pre quarter final enters the quarter finals
• The winners of each quarterfinal will make it to the semifinal showdown and the winners in the semis will contest in the final
• The final would crown the `Sportquest’ champions
• The contest would be held over March 23rd (Pre Quarter Finals and Quarter Finals) and 24th (Semifinals and Final), 2009

SIXTH SENSE: The Business Quiz
• Teams of two
• Unlimited number of entries per institute / college
• There will be a written preliminary round based on which the top 6 teams will make it to the finals
• There will be no registration fee charged for the event
• Entries will also be invited under the open category where students from any stream can participate
• The prelims and the finals will be held on 23rd March 2009

iQ – India’s first ever Innovation Quiz
• 2 members per team (any number of teams per college)
• Corporates will also be participating but will be part of a different track
• There will be a written prelims, an innovation workshop which all teams will be a part of and the top 6 teams in the College and Corporate category will make it to the finals
• There will be no registration fee charged for the event
• There will be two finals – College (Campus) track and the Corporate track
• Champions will be crowned in each category.
• The prelims and the finals will be held on 23rd March 2009. The final will be scheduled for the evening to make it easier for the corporate participants

FOR PARTICIPATION
Contact

Jayanth N – 9986067903
Deexith G J – 9886118890
CURIO Registration Desk – 080-41189342
or mail tareque.laskar@gmail.com

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