Adult’s Quiz

Organising the Adult’s Quiz

One – two months before:

  • Agree date, time & duration of the Quiz with Head.
  • Check hall is available (no late after school clubs or staff/ parent events).
  • Apply for drinks licence (£21).
  • Design poster.
  •  Find someone to write the questions.
  • Find a Quiz Master for the event.
  • Decide who from the Committee can help at the event (to mark the papers, sell drinks, serve the food etc)
  • Provisionally book meals from Bardsleys (or other food supplier) x 150, number to be confirmed with ticket sales.

Two – three weeks before:

  • Put up posters.
  • Letters out to parents in book-bags with slip to complete.
  • Collect slips & money as it comes in to the office & tabulate number & type of meal required.
  • Buy prizes (Bottles of wine for winners/ wooden spoons for losers).
  • Write Risk Assessment.

5-7 Days before:

  • Distribute tickets in book-bags.

2-3 Days before:

  • Shop for serviettes, plastic or wooden knives & forks, condiments : salt, pepper, ketchup, brown sauce, vinegar.
  • Shop for snacks & drinks : wine, soft drinks, crisps, chocolate bars,
  • Check we have enough biros – if not, purchase some .
  • Print out price list for snacks & drinks.
  • Photocopy answer sheets & picture round sheets.

On the day:

  • Get float for snacks & drinks sales.
  • Set out tables in main hall: Tables from classrooms off hall, chairs from hall.
  • Set up projector if using and sound system for music round.
  • Set up snacks & drinks table at back of hall including jugs of water.
  • Price up snacks and drinks.
  • Answer sheets & picture round sheets distributed to teams tables.

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