Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions about Ahlul-Qur’an Competition

Who can participate in the Qur’an competition?

Children, youth under 21(25 for Huffaz) and women. We are hoping to be able to arrange Qur’an competitions for men in the future insha Allah. Let us know if you feel there is a need for that.

How can I join and compete in Ahlul-Qur’an competition?

You have to choose a Surah or Juz’a from the announced categories that suits your age and gender and register online as soon as possible.

How can I improve my chances to win in Ahlul-Qur’an competition?

You have to work hard on both memorization and pronunciation preferably with a qualified teacher and/or a parent. Remember that you are already a winner for choosing to participate in the Qur’an competition!

What if I feel I am not ready yet to compete?

Do your best! Work hard on memorizing the required Sura/s then participate. There is a great deal of blessing in mere participation. You will get together with fine participants who are likely be your best friends and motivate you to prepare better for the next competition. Besides, every participant will be rewarded Insha Allah, not only those who made first, second or third places.

Am I going to recite in front of audience?

No, just in front of two friendly judges in a closed judging room.

Can I participate in more than one category?

Yes, you may participate in two categories.

Can I participate in the same category I entered in a previous Ahlul-Qur’an Competition?

Yes, except if you had made first, second, or third place in that category.

What are the criteria for judging in the Qur’an Competition?

Grade distribution varies for different ages. In general there is a large percent of the grade on accuracy of recitation. The rest is split between Tajweed skills (Articulation points, Vowels or Harakt, Maad & Ghunnah and other Tajeed skills).