The much-awaited National Championship of the 2021 National Science and Maths Quiz is set to soon kick off in later October to November 2021.
The Preliminary Stage of the 2021 edition begins on October 26 in the Greater Accra Region.
Primetime Limited, the organizers of the NSMQ, in a Facebook post sighted by unitedshowbiz.com.gh says it will feature 146 senior high schools nationwide.
The 146 schools will converge to slug it out for the trophy and the bragging right as champions of science and mathematics education in Ghana.
Also, Primetime Limited disclosed the reason for the delay in the National Championship this year.
They attributed it to changes in the academic calendar of senior high schools (SHSs) due to the impact of COVID-19.
The National Championship of the National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ) is organized annually in June.
Check the dates for the NSMQ 2021 National Championship below:
Official Launch: 19th October 2021
Preliminary Stage: 26th October 2021 to 5th November 2021
One-Eighth stage to Semifinals: 12th to 23rd November 2021
Grande-Finale: 26th November 2021
The official launch will take place on October 19; a week later, 119 schools will compete at the Preliminary Stage, which will be organised on a regional and zonal basis.
The organisers, Primetime Limited, took this initiative, aimed at reducing the number of schools that will finally converge in camp for the subsequent stages of the national championship.
NSMQ 2020 Highlights:
Reigning champion, Presbyterian Boys’ Secondary School and 26 other seeded schools will later join the competition at the One-eighth Stage when the 54 qualifying schools from the Preliminary Stage have been determined.
PRESEC Legon will be yearning to make a third consecutive appearance at the Grand Finale on November 26 and possibly extend their dominance in the competition.