Murugappa QFIve Quiz Festival

The Murugappa QFIve Quiz Festival

Presented by QFI Chennai and IIT Madras Quiz Club

Sponsors: Murugappa Group (Title sponsor)
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Venue for all quizzes: Central Lecture Theatre (CLT) of IIT, Madras

January 24th, 2015 (Saturday)
Quiz I
College Quiz:
Time: 9:00 AM
Quizmasters: Siddarth Pai, Sudarshan Kartik V, Pranav Ramanathan,
Omkar Kamalapur and Rohit Suresh
Details: Teams of 3, open only to school and college students.
Cross School/College teams allowed.
Prelims followed by finals for top 8 qualifiers.
Prizes: Prizes in cash and kind for all teams

Quiz II
MELA Quiz:
Date: January 24th, 2015 (Saturday)
Time: 2.00 PM
Quizmasters: T K Balaji, Vijay Sarathy and Ashwin
Details: Open to all. Teams of 3. Prelims followed by finals for top 8 qualifiers
Prizes: Prizes in cash and kind for all teams

January 25th, 2015 (Sunday)
Quiz I
The Avial Pursuit General Quiz:
Time: 9:00 AM
Quizmasters: Arun Ramanthan, Yagnyeshwaran, Venkatesh Ananthasubramanian
Details: Open to all. Teams of 3. Prelims followed by finals for top 8 qualifiers
Prizes: Prizes in cash and kind for all teams

Quiz II
The Major’s General Quiz:
Date: January 25th, 2015 (Sunday)
Time: 2:00 PM
Quizmaster: Major Chandrakant Nair
Details: Open to all. Teams of 3. Prelims followed by finals for top 8 qualifiers
Prizes: Prizes in cash and kind for all teams

Date: January 26th, 2015 (Monday)
Quiz I
Starmark Book Quiz:
Time: 9:00 AM
Quizmasters: Samanth Subramanian, Sankhya
Details: Open to all. Teams of 3. Prelims followed by finals for top 8 qualifiers
Prizes: Starmark Book Coupons for all teams

QFI Mailing List

We will be circulating notifications on upcoming meetings through the QFI mailing list. Membership to this group is free and open to all. Please add yourself at http://games.groups.yahoo.com/group/qfi/ or by sending an email to qfi-subscribe@yahoogroups.com and following the instructions. You will receive notifications on meetings and details of other upcoming quizzes on the mailing list. Upcoming meeting notifications may be shared on our Facebook page and this blog, but to avoid missing out any meetings, you are requested to subscribe to the mailing list as it is easier for us to post the details on the mailing list and the mailing list will always be up to date. 

Apart from the meeting announcements, if you’d like to receive the questions from the meetings, please subscribe to the members only mailing list which is separate from the QFI announcements mailing list. Please send an email to qfichennai@gmail.com for details. Membership can be obtained by paying a nominal annual membership fee. Membership is not restricted to residents of Chennai and is open to all, irrespective of their city of residence. Membership fee can be paid by online transfer, or other means. Memberships operate on an annual basis. This means that any subscription will expire at the end of the calendar year (irrespective of when you obtain your subscription) and you can renew your membership at the beginning of the new year when required. (Please note that this membership fee is only for receiving the questions by email and to attend our fortnightly meetings you are not required to pay anything.)

QFI Meeting on January 4, 2015

Hi,

Wish you a happy new year!

We have the first QFI meeting of the new year on Sunday, January 4, 2015 from 10 AM to 1 PM at our usual venue, PS School.

We will have a quiz by Raju (Rajagopal). This would be a quiz he had conducted at KQA recently. Raju has conducted some great quizzes for us in the past, so be there!

If you had prepared a quiz for Ender Bender and had not conducted it then, please get in touch and we can schedule it at one of the upcoming QFI sessions.

With the new year, you can renew your QFI subscription for 2015. If you’re coming for Sunday’s meeting you can meet one of the QFI organizers to hand over your subscription fee of Rs 500 for the new year. If you are not able to hand over the fee in person, you can pay through post, bank deposit or online transfer as before. If you had paid the subscription fee for 2014 by online transfer, the account details remain the same and you can transfer the subscription fee for 2014 to the same account. If you need the account details please email us at qfichennai@gmail.com.

For the information of newcomers, QFI offers annual subscriptions on a calendar year basis and paying subscribers receive all our quizzes by email. Those of you who are interested in taking up a new QFI membership / renewing one, can do so at our meetings in person. Our annual membership fee is Rs. 500. Members get access to an exclusive mailing list on which quizzes from our meetings are circulated.

Memberships are open to everyone, irrespective of location. If you cannot pay your membership fee in person, it can also be paid online, by bank deposit, or by post, so don’t miss out on our quizzes! Subscribers joining at any time of the year can access all of the year’s quizzes from the archives. Please email us for details. QFI relies on your patronage and your subscription would be a great way to support us. Please ensure you are subscribed to enjoy all the quizzes from our fortnightly meetings.

Venue – PS Senior Secondary School, #33, Alarmelmangapuram, Mylapore, Chennai 600004

Time – 10 AM

Ender Bender 2014 – Timings and Dress Code

Hi

We have the annual QFI Ender Bender at the Boat Club, RA Puram, Chennai from 10 AM to 6 PM tomorrow (Sunday)

Please be present at the venue by 9:30 so that we can get the event going on time.

We will have a cover charge of Rs 800 for non drinkers and Rs 1000 for drinkers. Please bring change and drinkers, be prepared to pay a little bit extra, just in case the booze bill exceeds the planned amount.
Lunch will be served. There will be beer and soft drinks with snacks.

The Boat Club has a dress code which need to be adhered to for entry into their premises. They are as follows:
1. No shirts without collars – i.e. no round neck T-shirts, Any shirts with collars are OK, including collared T-shirts.
2. No shorts or three-fourths. Trouser only, jeans are OK.
3. No slippers. If you’re wearing sandals please wear ones which cover your toes. Shoes are fine, including sneakers.
These are the house rules of the venue and we will not be in a position to help you out if they decide to enforce them, so please adhere to them.
We will also be collecting subscriptions for the year 2015 at the venue, so you can pay your subscriptions tomorrow as well. The subscription fee is Rs 500 which covers all the quizzes for next year.
In case you’ve still not registered you can register here:
http://goo.gl/forms/VSf2eUdEiP
If you’re not able to register, you can still land up for the event tomorrow.
And if you’ve registered and you will not be able to make it for any reason, please drop us a note at qfichennai@gmail.com
So please be there on time at the club tomorrow with your quizzes. Bring 10-20 questions, we might not have time for full quizzes though. Let’s have a good Ender Bender!


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QFI Ender Bender 2014

Hi

We plan to hold our annual Ender Bender quiz on December 21, Sunday at Boat Club, RA Puram, Chennai. The Ender Bender is our annual quiz where we get together and have a session of quizzing which extends over most of a day, starting in the morning and proceeding till evening.

We will have food (lunch and snacks) along with drinks (beer and soft drinks.) Participants bring 10 or more questions each. A cover charge will apply. We are figuring out the amount but expect to pay upwards of Rs. 800 per person with beer drinkers paying more. We request you to register at the following URL with your details and help us arrive at a head count at the earliest.

http://goo.gl/forms/VSf2eUdEiP

QFI Meeting on November 23, 2014

We have a QFI meeting on Sunday, November 23, 2014 from 10 AM to 1 PM at our usual venue, PS School.

We will have 2 quizzes. Keshav Athreya will be conducting a quiz followed by Ashwin, who will be conducting a quiz he had conducted at KQA recently. Please be there for a great session of quizzing!

As you might be aware, QFI offers annual subscriptions on a calendar year basis and paying subscribers receive all our quizzes by email. Those of you who are interested in taking up a new QFI membership / renewing one, can do so at the meeting in person. Our annual membership fee is Rs. 500. Members get access to an exclusive mailing list on which quizzes from our meetings are circulated. Memberships are open to everyone, irrespective of location. If you cannot pay your membership fee in person, it can also be paid online, by bank deposit, or by post, so don’t miss out on our quizzes!Subscribers joining at any time of the year can access all of the year’s quizzes from the archives. Please email us for details. QFI relies on your patronage and your subscription would be a great way to support us.

We have posted over fifteen sets of questions on our subscriber-only mailing list for this year already. Please make sure you are subscribed to enjoy these and other upcoming quizzes.

Venue – PS Senior Secondary School, #33, Alarmelmangapuram, Mylapore, Chennai 600004

Time – 10 AM

QFI Meeting on November 9, 2014

We have a QFI meeting on Sunday, November 9, 2014 from 10 AM to 1 PM at our usual venue, PS School.

We will have 2 quizzes. Suresh Ramasubramanian (SRS) will be conducting a quiz followed by a quiz by first-timer Sainath Rajagopal. Please be there for a great session of quizzing!

As you might be aware, QFI offers annual subscriptions on a calendar year basis and paying subscribers receive all our quizzes by email. Those of you who are interested in taking up a new QFI membership / renewing one, can do so at the meeting in person. Our annual membership fee is Rs. 500. Members get access to an exclusive mailing list on which quizzes from our meetings are circulated. Memberships are open to everyone, irrespective of location. If you cannot pay your membership fee in person, it can also be paid online, by bank deposit, or by post, so don’t miss out on our quizzes!Subscribers joining at any time of the year can access all of the year’s quizzes from the archives. Please email us for details. QFI relies on your patronage and your subscription would be a great way to support us.

We have posted over fifteen sets of questions on our subscriber-only mailing list for this year already. Please make sure you are subscribed to enjoy these and other upcoming quizzes.

Venue – PS Senior Secondary School, #33, Alarmelmangapuram, Mylapore, Chennai 600004

Time – 10 AM

QFI Meeting on October 12, 2014

We have a QFI meeting on Sunday, October 12, 2014 from 10 AM to 1 PM at our usual venue, PS School.

We will have 2 quizzes. Dr. Navin Jayakumar will be running the Landmark Quiz that he had conducted at Mumbai, earlier this year. Our second quizmaster will be Gururag Kalanidhi who will conduct his first quiz for us. Please be there for a great session of quizzing!

As you might be aware, QFI offers annual subscriptions on a calendar year basis and paying subscribers receive all our quizzes by email. Those of you who are interested in taking up a new QFI membership / renewing one, can do so at the meeting in person. Our annual membership fee is Rs. 500. Members get access to an exclusive mailing list on which quizzes from ourmeetings are circulated. Memberships are open to everyone, irrespective of location. If you cannot pay your membership fee in person, it can also be paid online, by bank deposit, or by post, so don’t miss out on our quizzes!Subscribers joining at any time of the year can access all of the year’s quizzes from the archives. Please email us for details. QFI relies on your patronage and your subscription would be a great way to support us.

We have posted over fifteen sets of questions on our subscriber-only mailing list for this year already. Please make sure you are subscribed to enjoy these and other upcoming quizzes.

Venue – PS Senior Secondary School, #33, Alarmelmangapuram, Mylapore, Chennai 600004

Time – 10 AM

QFI Meeting on Sunday, 28 September

We have a QFI meeting on Sunday, September 28, 2014 from 10 AM to 1 PM at our usual venue, PS School.

We will have 2 quizzes. There will be a quiz by Jagan Krishnan followed by a re-run of the recently conducted JIPMER Open Quiz. This promises to be a great session, so be there!

As you might be aware, QFI offers annual subscriptions on a calendar year basis and paying subscribers receive all our quizzes by email. Those of you who are interested in taking up a new QFI membership / renewing one, can do so at the meeting in person. Our annual membership fee is Rs. 500. Members get access to an exclusive mailing list on which quizzes from ourmeetings are circulated. Memberships are open to everyone, irrespective of location. If you cannot pay your membership fee in person, it can also be paid online, by bank deposit, or by post, so don’t miss out on our quizzes!Subscribers joining at any time of the year can access all of the year’s quizzes from the archives. Please email us for details. QFI relies on your patronage and your subscription would be a great way to support us.

We have posted over fifteen sets of questions on our subscriber-only mailing list for this year already. Please make sure you are subscribed to enjoy these and other upcoming quizzes.

Venue – PS Senior Secondary School, #33, Alarmelmangapuram, Mylapore, Chennai 600004

Time – 10 AM

QFI Session on September 14, 2014

We have a QFI meeting on Sunday, September 14, 2014 from 10 AM to 1 PM at our usual venue, PS School.

We will have quizzes by Siddharth and Bhargava. We’ve had the privilege of hosting some great quizzes by these quizmasters in the past, so be there for what promises to be a cracker.

As you might be aware, QFI offers annual subscriptions on a calendar year basis and paying subscribers receive all our quizzes by email. Those of you who are interested in taking up a new QFI membership / renewing one, can do so at the meeting in person. Our annual membership fee is Rs. 500. Members get access to an exclusive mailing list on which quizzes from ourmeetings are circulated. Memberships are open to everyone, irrespective of location. If you cannot pay your membership fee in person, it can also be paid online, by bank deposit, or by post, so don’t miss out on our quizzes!Subscribers joining at any time of the year can access all of the year’s quizzes from the archives. Please email us for details. QFI relies on your patronage and your subscription would be a great way to support us.

We have posted over fifteen sets of questions on our subscriber-only mailing list for this year already. Please make sure you are subscribed to enjoy these and other upcoming quizzes.

Venue – PS Senior Secondary School, #33, Alarmelmangapuram, Mylapore, Chennai 600004

Time – 10 AM

Quizzes on the January 26 Weekend in Chennai

We plan to hold a set of quizzes on the three day weekend of 24, 25, 26 January 2015. There will be six quizzes over three days including the open quiz by Quizician (previously known as the Odyssey/Ceat quiz), a college quiz for students, a general quiz by Major Chandrakant Nair, a books quiz and a MELA quiz.

The exact details of the quizzes and the venue will be circulated once finalized, but those of you who’re interested should block your calendars and book your tickets. (Outstation participants, there are multiple discount sales on airfare going on and you might want to plan your travel now.)