The much awaited 2nd Annual CASA Youngship open quiz 2019 which was conducted by Youngship Sri Lanka in collaboration with the International quizzing association (SL branch) (IQA) which got underway on 8TH June 2019 at BMICH was a resounding success with the participation of 30 teams covering various industry sectors such as Logistics & Transportation, Liner Shipping, Banking & Financial Institutes, Educational Institutes, Independent Teams & other Commercial Establishments.
The quiz was an “Open Quiz” covering a wide range of topics including current affairs, international trade, sports, games, entertainment, history, science and technology, general knowledge and IQ.
The winner of the quiz was an independent team by the name of “Wizards” who walked away with a lucrative cash award of Rs 150,000 along with the Gold award, followed by another independent team “Invictus” who came as runners up bagging prize money of Rs. 75,000 along with Silver Award. The 3rd place was awarded to another individual team, “ACQC” who also walked away with prize money of Rs 50,000 and the Bronze award respectively.
Apart from the overall winners there was recognition for the respective sector/industry winners who walked away with a trophy and the winners are as follows.
Other Commercial & Educational Establishments - Dialog Axiata
Banking & Financial Institutes - Seylan Bank
Logistics & Transportation - GAC Shipping Limited
Liner Shipping - MSC Lanka Pvt Ltd
Independent Teams - Wizards
Speaking about the event, the Quiz Master and the head of IQA Sri Lanka branch Mr. Ruwan Senanayake said “CASA Youngship open quiz 2019 has been receiving very positive comments from participants known to me about the excellent manner in which it was organized.” he also went on to say that “Hard work and dedication has really made this event a much talked about Quiz now “
The event was sponsored by Advantis Freight & CINEC Maritime Campus coming onboard as Gold Sponsors, South Asia Gateway Terminals (SAGT), Hemas Maritime coming in as the Silver-sponsors.
The awards and presentation ceremony was graced by the Additional Managing Director of SLPA, Mr. Upali De Zoyza, Chairman of CASA, Chairman of YoungShip, Executive Committee Members of both CASA and YoungShip and members of CASA and YoungShip.
We thank you all for your participation, support and the encouragement extended!