The first day of the quiz competition was held at University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) Campus B in Dhanmondi
The first day of the two-day-long Dhaka Tribune Inter School Quiz Competition concluded on Friday, with teams from five schools proceeding to Saturday morning's finals.
The finalists are Dhaka Residential Model College, Government Laboratory High School, Engineering University School and College, Mastermind School, and YWCA Higher Secondary Girls’ School. They were among 20 schools who competed in the semi-finals of the competition.
The semi-finals began at 2:30pm and ended at 3:30pm on Friday.
The first day of the quiz competition was held at University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) Campus B in Dhanmondi, while the second and final day will be held at the Krishibid Institute Bangladesh (KIB) Complex in Farmgate on Saturday from 12pm to 1pm.
The competition is being powered by Meena Bazar, knowledge partner ULAB, and media partners Channel 24, The Daily Kaler Kantho and Radio Today 89.6 FM.
A total 40 renowned schools from the capital are participating in the competition, which is being organized in a knockout format with three rounds: an initial round, semi-final, and final.
In the initial round, all 40 schools participated in 20 head-to-head sessions. The 20 winning teams proceeded to the semi-finals, where they competed in five sessions with four teams each.
The winners of the competition will be awarded a trophy and Tk2 lakh; Tk1 lakh for the participating students, and Tk1 lakh for their school. The runner-up will receive a crest and Tk1 lakh, also distributed evenly between participating students and their school. All participants will be given certificates of participation, while finalists will also receive medals.
The final round will be live telecast on Channel 24 and broadcast by Radio Today 89.6 FM. The Dhaka Tribune will cover the entire event exclusively, while other media outlets will also cover the final round.