Bible Quiz Tournament to be held at SNU

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 22, 2006
Contact: Eunice Trent
Phone: 405.491.6600
Fax: 405.491.6381
E-mail: etrent@snu.edu

Southern Nazarene University (SNU) will host the 10th biannual General Nazarene youth international Teen Bible Quiz Tournament Tuesday, July 4th, 2006 through Saturday, July 8th, 2006.

More than 700 people, approximately 450 of which will be youth from 6th grade thru 12th grade, will be in attendance from 33 states, Washington DC, Canada, and Trinidad. Scholarships of over $11,000 will be awarded to the top quizzers.

Quiz competition will be held daily from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. on the campus of SNU.

Nightly activities planned for the participants and sponsors include a barbeque, games, fireworks, and attending the Redhawks game. Wednesday the participants and sponsors will give back to the Bethany/Oklahoma City area by participating in several ministry projects, which include: cleaning up a local park, assembling crisis care kits and school supply kits for Heart to Heart International, and assisting the Love Link Ministry staff located in the old Nuway Cleaners building at 6th and Western.

Daily devotions will be presented by Dave Curtiss, USA/Canada Regional Nazarene youth international Director, Gary Hartke, author and Global Nazarene youth international Director, and Daryle Wright, youth minister in Erin, Tennessee and regional quiz director for Trevecca Nazarene University with music provided by Leaving 99, SNU’s music travel group.

Team statistics, devotions and quizzes are seen live on snu.edu, SNU’s website. Team statistics and announcements will also be televised on Cox channel 22, SNU’s television station throughout the week.

For further information about the national quiz, contact Beverly Lyles, Director of Advancement Services by calling 405.491.6606 or e-mail her at blyles@snu.edu.