10 days!

Posted 01 Sep, 2010 10:38 PM by Ron

there are only 10 days until our first quiz! Are you getting excited? I am!  Registration is open, and I need officials and equipment!  Please let us know if you are able to help!


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Great times!

Posted 22 Aug, 2010 02:32 PM by Ron

Well, I hope that all of you who were able to attend enjoyed all the fun at Quizmania.  I know that it'll take me a LONG time to forget Scott and Jeremy's battle in MINUTE TO WIN IT!!  And the group that quizzed over chapter 2--the finals coming down to question 20!  Awesome! I've added the pictures and we'll try to have some stats available shortly.   I hope that it got everybody into quiz mode, and you're excited to start this year.  For those of you who couldn't be there, I hope to see you in September, as we dive in to the gospel of John, learn who Jesus is, and have several more terrific times together this season. 

September 11 will be our first official quiz over John 1-3.  We will be meeting at Joliet 1st at 8:30 for registration, with quizzing starting promptly at 9 am.  The cost is $3 per quizzer and you need to register online by NOON September 9th.  If you are new to online registration, please email me and i'll do my best to get you all set up. 

See you soon, and remember, Jesus came to be in your situation. 

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Posted 14 Jul, 2010 12:04 AM by Ron

Ok.  The details you've all been waiting for!  This is going to be an event you DO NOT want to miss!!

Quizmania will be an overnight this year, starting at 7 pm on Friday August 20th, and ending at 3 pm August 21st.  The overnight will be held at Kankakee 1st church.  All participants will need to bring sleeping bags and pillows as we will be using the floor in the youth area and the gym for sleeping arrangements. 

We will be having 2 or 3 divisions, for quizzers studying and not studying.  We may divide up the quizzers who have studied into experienced and novice.  Already studying quizzers will be quizzing over chapter 1. Quizzers will sign up at registration for the division in which they want to participate. 

We will also be providing training for adult volunteers on how to be an official, coaching tips, and use of the website with updated features.

Quizzers will have the opportunity to learn more about study methods, challenging, and getting involved in NYI events. 

Quiz portions will be provided for all quizzers. Breakfast and lunch will be provided saturday, and a late night snack will be provided Friday. 

COST: $15 per quizzer, $10 per adult if registerered by August 16th.  After August 16th, There is a $5 late fee per participant. As an added bonus, the first 30 quizzers to register will receive free registration at the September Quiz.  Registration forms will be available online Thursday July 15th.

You can download a flyer here.

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looking for a few good people

Posted 06 Jul, 2010 11:00 PM by Ron

As we continue to focus on creating serious followers of Jesus:  I am looking for coaches, quizzers, officials, parents and anyone else who may be interested in writing short devotionals for our webpage.  We would like to post a new one once a week, and it can be from what you're learning in John to anything else you come across while on your journey with Jesus.  If you can be one of those people, email me, we'd love to get you involved.

We're looking for a few other people too...aside from devotion writers, we are also in need of forum moderators (2), and recreation coordinators -to plan hang out events like 4-square following the september, november, january and march quizzes,  and people willing to share testimonies and devotions during quiz meets.

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