As-salamu alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh,


The deadline for the submission of the annual competition answers has been extended to Wednesday, May 17th.
 Therefore, if  you have not submitted your answers, May 17th is your last chance to do so!
If you have already submitted your answers, but have left some answers blank, you are allowed to re-submit based on two conditions:
1.) You are not allowed to change the answers that you have already completed
2.) You are only allowed to complete questions that you have left with no answer
***Helpful Note: If you still are unable to complete all questions by the May 17th deadline, and therefore submit your answers with some unanswered questions, it would still be to your advantage/benefit to keep working on your unanswered questions even after the May 17th deadline. Although you wouldn’t be able to submit after May 17th, if your submitted answers qualify you for the second round of the competition (June 3rd and June 4th), you will be expected to have knowledge of all the questions asked, not just the questions that you have answered!
May Allah put success and benefit in all of your efforts!

Answers’ Submission Deadline in:


More than two weeks have passed after we sent out the questions. Remember to keep working on them and do not hesitate to ask us any questions.
We expect you to send out the answers to 45 questions (Adults) and 25 questions (youth) by now and do so every two weeks
Reminder: there will be an open questions session this Friday, March 31st 7:30pm inshaAllah. We strongly recommend everyone to work on the questions and ask during the session.
If you need a book from the library, you can stop by and read it in the library. You cannot check out any books unfortunately as many contestants may need to use it as well.
Jazakum Allahu Khayran

Questions were sent to you on Thursday, March 9th.

If you haven’t received the questions, e-mail us and let us know. You can click here to download the questions
There will be an information session on Friday, March 10th @ 7:30pm Plan to attend.

Read carefully the list of questions before the session and bring your concerns with you
The Questions’ Booklets will be distributed during the session.
Jazakum Allahu khayran

*** REGISTRATION has been closed;

If you have registered, you should have received an e-mail to confirm.

If you did not receive an e-mail, send us your updated e-mail to:, we will check your information and we will add you.

  • Information Session – Friday, February 24th 7:30 pm at Al-Hidaya Center *** If you have missed this, summary will be posted soon inshaAllah!

322 Troy Schenectady Rd. Latham, 12110

This session will include:

  • Overview of the competition

  • Sample questions

  • Advice on resources to be used

  • Any questions or concerns you have.

    If you cannot make it or for any questions, do not hesitate to e-mail us at:


About the Competition

The Annual Competition has been designed to encourage people to gain important knowledge of our Qur’an Sciences, Seerah, and Fiqh …etc, to create a quest for learning and memorizing practical religious matters, to create a competitive environment while learning our deen to get closer to Allah. A perfect opportunity to increase the scale of good deeds in a month when Allaah opens the gates of Paradise.

Abud-Darda (May Allah be pleased with him) reported:

The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said,

“Whoever travels a path in search of knowledge, Allah will make the path to the paradise easy for him. The angels lower their wings for the seeker of knowledge, being pleased with what he does. The inhabitants of the heavens and the earth, and even the fish in the depth of the oceans, seek forgiveness for him. The superiority of the scholar over the devout worshipper is like the full moon over the rest of the stars (i.e., in brightness). Scholars are the heirs of the Prophets, who bequeath neither dinar nor dirham but only knowledge, and he who acquires it, has indeed acquired an abundant portion.”

[Abu Dawud and At- Tirmidhi].

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First Prize

The House of Allah is calling you!! First prize for the Adults is an Umrah trip.


More Exciting Prizes Follow!

The other prizes include electronic items.

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Donations will be for the competition’s use only:

*** Pick Category: Annual Capital Region Islamic Knowledge Competition ***