Friday, October 31, 2014

Kids' Lit Quiz Australia: 2015 Competition

In case you missed our earlier announcement, the 2015 Australian regional heats will be held between 5  and 13 March next year. The 2015 Australian national team will be decided at the National Final on 14 March at Monkey Baa Theatre Company's Lend Lease Darling Quarter Theatre in Sydney.

The Australian national team in Cornwall for the 2014 world final


The 2015 World Final will be hosted by Kids' Lit Quiz, USA in Connecticut in July next year.


2015 Dates, Times and Venues


Ipswich heat, Thursday 5 March at Ipswich Girls Grammar School from 9.30am to 12.30pm.
Brisbane heat, Friday 6 March at Bulimba State School from 9.30am to 12.30pm.


Orange heat, Tuesday 10 March at Kinross Wolaroi School from 10am to 1pm.
Sydney heat, Friday 13 March at Cerdon College Merrylands from 10am to 1pm.


Canberra heat, Wednesday 11 March at Canberra Grammar School from 10am to 1pm.


Saturday 14 March at the Monkey Baa Theatre Company's Lend Lease Darling Quarter Theatre, Darling Harbour, Sydney from 1pm to 3pm.
Registration is now open and interested schools can contact Australian National Coordinator, Nicole Deans at with enquiries. There's also more information on this site at 2015 Australian Quiz and FAQ: Kids' Lit Quiz Australia. Also see this letter to teachers, librarians and teacher-librarians from Nicole Deans and the quizmaster and founder of Kids' Lit Quiz International, Wayne Mills  explaining how the Kids' Lit Quiz can build literacy in schools in a fun and exciting way.

After the jump there's some helpful information about the Quiz from Nicole Deans as well as links to reports on the 2014 regional heats and Australian final.