Ramadan Kids Competition (RKC) 1439 H is a Ramadan event by Monash Indonesian Islamic Society which will be held on 26 – 27 May 2018 at Westall Mosque. It is a fun opportunity for children aged from 4 – 14 years old to participate in various kids-friendly competitions. This event is open to the public.
Registration through: https://tinyurl.com/formRKC18
Registration fee is 5$ for each participant each competition
Bank Account: MIIS
Please confirm to Desty +61 420 627 120
Desi +61 416 179 929
Registration closed on 24 May 2018! Let’s join us! 😊
1. Colouring and Drawing (Saturday, 26 May 2018, 09:30 – 11:30 AM)
As we acknowledge that this is the most fun and the most enjoyable competition from last year. In this activity, participants are invited to express their creativity through colouring and drawing to illustrate the Ramadan in various themes.
- Tarawih at Masjid,
- My first ifthar, or
- Reciting Al-Quran
Participants of colouring competition are provided with the pictures to colour, while in the drawing competition, papers are given and participants can draw their own pictures. The participant has maximum 2 hours to complete the task.
- Colouring 4 – 6 years old
- Drawing 7 – 9 years old
- Drawing 10 – 13 years old
- Participants are to bring their own tables, crayon and/or colouring pencils
- Other colourings or drawing tools are not permitted
- Participants are not allowed to borrow any of equipment from other participants
- Parents are not allowed to help their children
- Participants are expected to stay in their spot, except when they need toilet breaks
- Participants have to finish their colouring/drawing within two hours provided. No extra time for late participants
- Judges’ decision cannot be contested
- Theme accordance 40
- Composition 30
- Creativity 30
- Technique 40
- Cleanliness 30
- Creativity 30
2. Tartil Qur’an (Saturday, 26 May 2018, 11:30 – 02:30 PM)
Tartil Quran is Qur’an recital competition. Reciting the Holy Qur’an by fulfilling the tajweed rules and the etiquettes/adab while reading the Qur’an. Participants are required to read one of the chosen surah (randomly chosen in the technical meeting). Participants can read as many ayahs for approximately 5 – 6 minutes.
- Children can read Al-Qur’an and understand the tajweed
- Children below 13 years old
- Participant are to recites ayah Al-Qur’an which were selected and provided by the judges on the day of competition
- The duration of the recital is 5 minutes
- Participants who have the lowest error rate (the tajweed rules and the etiquettes/adab while reading the Qur’an) will get the highest score
- Participants are allowed to bring their own Quran
- Judge’s decision cannot be contested
3. Tahfidzul Qur’an (Saturday, 26 May 2018, 11:30 – 02:30 PM)
Tahfidzul Quran competition is welcome for any children who are between 4 to 14 years old. This kind of competition is the opportunity for children who are keen on learning and memorising Quran as well as meeting other children who have the same passion. There are two categories in the competition. The first category is for children who are between 4 to 7 years old. This category requires participants to memorise any Surah from Ad-Dhuha to An-Naas. The second category is for children who are between 8 to 14 years old and require participants to memorise Surahs in juz 30.
- Category A (Children 4 to 7 years old)
- Category B (Children 8 to 14 years old)
Rules Category A
- Participants will be required to memorise two different surahs from Ad-Dhuha to An-Naas in front of the judges (the participants are free to choose the Surah they want to memorise).
- After memorising 2 surahs, the judges will give three questions arranged for each participant. The question will be picked up from the range of their memorisation. Judges can give a question by reciting any ayah from the beginning or middle of the surah.
- Participants should continue the ayah until the judges stop him/her by holding up a sign. This means the participant shouldn’t stop even if he/she reaches an end of a surah and he/she should continue the next surah as long as it is still within the range of memorisation.
- If participants cannot continue the verses, they will be given 10 seconds before the judges recite the next verse.
- If participants wrongly recite the verses, the judges will give a sign. They are given two chances to correct the mistakes.
- The competition will be divided into two rounds. The best three in the first round will go to the final round.
- More details and information will be announced at the technical meeting on 26 May 2018.
Rules Category B
- Participants will be required to memorise surahs in juz 30 in front of the judges (the participants will take 1 surah by lot. Participants should recite 1 surah which they will get from the paper. Lucky draw will be provided on-site)
- After reciting 1 Surah in juz 30, judges will give three questions arranged for each participant. The question will be picked up from surahs in juz 30. Judges can give a question by reciting any ayah from the beginning, middle, or end of surah.
- The participant should continue the ayah until the judges stop him/her by holding up a sign. This means the participant shouldn’t stop even if he/she reaches an end of a surah and he/she should continue the next surah as long as it is still within the range of memorisation.
- If a participant cannot continue the verses, they will be given 10 seconds before judges recite the next verse.
- If participant wrongly recites the verses, judges will give a sign. Participants are given two chances to correct mistakes.
- More details and information will be announced at the technical meeting on 26 May 2018
- The level of memorisation 30
- Fluency 20
- Tajwid 20
- Makhrijal Huruf 20
- Ethic 10
4. Storytelling Competition (Saturday, 26 May 2018, 01:00 – 03:00 PM)
Storytelling is a fun sharing event for the children to tell their personal experiences during fasting month and each participant will deliver their stories under the main theme of “Embracing the spirit of Ramadan and Quran”.
- Category A: Children between 6 – 9 years old (3-5 MINUTES)
- Category B: Children between 10- 14 years old (5-7 MINUTES)
Theme 1 (Category A)
- The reason I do fasting
- My first day in fasting month
- How to handle my hunger and thirst during Ramadan
- My fun activities during the fasting month
- Do’s and don’ts during Ramadan
Theme 2 (Category b)
- The essence of Fasting in Ramadan
- Laylat al-Qadr (The Lailatul Qadar Night)
- The Virtue of Ramadan month compared to other months.
- Immense Rewards for Reciting the Quran in Ramadan
- Zakat al-Fitr and Zakat al-Mal
- Participants have to arrive at least 20 minutes before the competition to take contestants number by lot
- All participants should gather in the venue
- Parents can be the supporter, yet they may not help children during the competition
- Participants are allowed to bring media, notes, or other supporting tools for delivering their story
- Participants can use a flash card but it can ONLY contain bullet points, and NOT the whole concept
- Participants can start the story when timekeeper raises Green Flag
- The timekeeper will raise Yellow Flag one minute before the time is up (in minute 4 for category A, and in minute 6 for category B)
- Participants should finish the story when timekeeper raises Red Flag
- Participants do not need to submit the text of their story to the committee. The participants are required to be present during the whole duration of the competition (from the beginning until the end, around two hours)
- At the end of the competition, judges will give general feedback for the stories of all participants
- There will be three winners for each category which will be decided by the judges based on following criteria (the decision made by judges cannot be contested)
- Fluency and Intonation
- Body language (Expression, eye-contact, body movement)
- Interaction with audience (including the use of supporting media)
Score (1 – 5)
5. Quiz of Islamic Studies (Sunday, 27 May 2018, 12:30 AM – 03:00 PM)
This contest is intended for children aged 7 – 12 years old. In the contest, participants are going to be given questions that cover knowledge of Islamic studies.
Quiz of Islamic Studies is divided into two rounds:
- Preliminary Round
- Final Round
In the preliminary round, participants are given questions with 3 possible answers. Participants write the answer on a provided piece of paper. Participants who have an incorrect answer will be eliminated in this round. There will be 5 – 7 participants from this round that go to the final round.
5 – 7 participants from the preliminary round are going to be given questions WITHOUT choice/options. Participants write the answer on a provided piece of paper. Participants who have an incorrect answer will be eliminated until there is A WINNER of the Quiz.
Number of Questions
+/- 15 questions – Preliminary Round
+/- 10 questions – Final Round
- Prayer before doing the fast
- Prayer to break the fast
- Prayer when adzan is heard
- Prayer before going on a travel
- Prayer before entering a restroom
- Prayer after exiting a restroom
- Prayer before dressing up
- Prayer before taking clothes off
The Prophet Muhammad and khulafaurrasyidin and (or) his friends
- Having the understanding of the Prophet and Rasul concept
- Knowing the 25 names of Prophets and Rasul that are compulsory to be known
- Knowing and understanding the characteristics of Prophets and Rasul (Shiddiq, Amanah, Tabligh, and Fathanah)
- Knowing the khulafaurrasyidiin
Have an understanding of holy water that can be used for tharah.
Have an understanding of things that are included into najis.
- The procedure of doing tharah
- Doing shalat in accordance to the Islamic guidance
- Shalat wajib and shalat sunnah
- Compulsory fasting and sunnah fasting
- Things that moslems can do during the fast
- Things that will reduce the pahala (merit/reward)