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Kids Lit Quiz

Entry can be made online at:  bit.ly/KLQAEntry or by contacting the National Coordinator at kidslitquizaustralia@gmail.com. for entry form and further information. Registration fee is $100 per team. (four students per team)  Upon receipt of entry the school will be invoiced for the number of teams taking part and will receive their complementary 50 pre-quiz questions and helpful hints to get them started.

Payment must be made prior to participation in the heat.

Australia’s National Final will be held on Saturday 18th March 2017 from 1pm to 3pm , in Sydney (Location TBA).

Who can enter?  

  • Kids’ Lit Quiz is open to students aged 10 to 13 years and must be under 14 on 1st July 2017. 
  • A school can enter up to 2 teams. (A third team may be able to enter if space is available in the heat you wish to enter. Contact the National Coordinator kidslitquizaustralia@gmail.com) 
  • Teams may be mixed grades or a single grade.
  • Teams do not need to be allocated prior to the heat but substitutions are not permissible after the heat. (The team that wins the heat will be the same team that progresses to the next level)

A fun, rewarding experience. 

  • Teams answer 100 questions over 10 categories based on any children’s book published in English.
  • Students train by reading voraciously, and working on collaboration skills to create the strongest team possible 
  • Children explore a wide variety of authors and genres
  • Regional winners compete in a National Final (To be help in Sydney in 2017)
  • National winners are invited to compete in the World Final (to be held in Toronto Canada in 2017)
  • Prizes are awarded at every level.

Website: www.kidslitquiz.com 

Kids Lit Quiz provides a meaningful activity for students in the middle years of school. 

  • Teachers and parents see their students become part of a global community of readers. *
  • Students are engaged at an age when reading for pleasure tends to fall off due to electronic distractions and more academic reading.
  • KLQ creates a culture of reading - library traffic increases and readers are celebrated throughout the school.
  • Readers experience being part of a team.
  • KLQ attracts all students - roughly 40% of competitors each year are boys.
  • Studies show that students who read for pleasure (and fun) have higher test scores in vocabulary, spelling and maths.


Event Details

Date: MAR 9, 2017

Time: 10.00am - 1.00pm

Venue: Ipswich Junior Grammar School, Chermside Road, Ipswich


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