Following the success of previous shows. Digicel have announced their sponsorship for the 2010 Digicel Battle of the Minds Quiz. A Rotaract incentive – Digicel have been a major player in the success of the show being Naming Rights sponsor for the quiz from its launch in 2006.
“Empowering the Youth is the drive behind the quiz and Digicel support activities that promote education” said Pepe Christian Fruean, CEO of Digicel Samoa. “We’re excited to be a part of this incentive five years running.”
Being a community driven initiative, partners for the Digicel Battle of the Minds include TV1 - Quality Broadcasting Corporation, have rendered their generous assistance through free production and advertising for the Digicel Battle of the Minds. Ministry of Education Sports & Culture another major supporter will be providing the questions from the Year 12 curriculum as well as judges for the quiz each Saturday.
Digicel’s Battle of the Minds Quiz will commence this Saturday on the 11th September and will run weekly until the finals on the 21st October. TV1 will air the show every Saturday at 8pm with reruns during the week.
New to this year’s program, Digicel have initiated a “DigiMinds” text competition to encourage greater interaction with the TV viewers. Each week a question will be put to the viewers. All customers who text in the correct answer, will go into a draw to win a weekly prize from Digicel.
“We’d like to reward the viewers and fans of the game show by providing a competition for them to participate in” Stated Pepe. “The show is not only for the contestants, it also invites the participation of the wider audience.”
Eight Secondary Schools/Colleges have been confirmed year’s quiz competition. These schools include:
Paul VI College
St Mary’s College
St Joseph’s College
LDS Church College
Robert Louis Stevenson College
Keeping in line with promoting education, prizes for this year’s Digicel Battle of the Minds Quiz will include student scholarships, stationery and school equipment.
“We are most privileged and grateful for the assistance of the Digicel Battle of the Mind’s family of sponsors,” says Savave Sapolu, President for the Rotaract Club of Apia. “We expect that with their full support there’s no doubt that this year’s event promises to be the best one yet.”