Kolkata, Apr 4 (IBNS) Asia's leading sports content provider ESPN STAR Sports on Wednesday announced the launch of School Quiz 2012 with HDFC Life as the title sponsor.
Based on the theme of Olympics, the school quiz will judge the sporting quotients of young minds across the country.
The television rounds will see 72 teams, with 2 members each; vie for the 'India's Top Sports School Quiz Team' title.
In order to make the television rounds of the quiz accessible to students across the country, ESPN STAR Sports will hold a grand entrance exam for students studying in Class VI to Class X on April 8 in 23 cities across the country.
ESPN STAR Sports' presenter & commentator Alan Wilkins will host the quiz.
Speaking on the occasion, Sanjay Kailash, Executive Vice President, ESPN Software India Pvt Ltd, said, "The quiz tests not just skills and knowledge but also provides healthy, popular entertainment to the vast nationwide audience. I am eager to see how children from this sports mad country fare in this special Olympics edition."
The on-air telecast of HDFC Life School Quiz 2012 begins on June 1.