2016 Competition Rulebook

If you’ve participated in MIST previously, you will notice the following important changes:

  • Changed "Qu'ran Recitation" to "Qur'an Memorization"

  • Updated Qur'an levels and ballots

  • Changed Debate from Lincoln-Douglas to Parliamentary 

  • Updated Nasheed ballot

  • Minor changes to other rules and ballots

This year’s Knowledge Test books are:
1. A Muslim in Victorian America: The Life of Alexander Russell Webb by Umar F. Abd-Allah
2. How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading (A Touchstone book) by Mortimer J. Adler et al.
3. Rising Strong by Brene Brown
4. Green Deen: What Islam Teaches about Protecting the Planet by Ibrahim Abdul-Matin

This year’s MIST Bowl topics are:
Topic I – Technology of the 2000s
Topic II – Kingdoms of Africa (Updated)
Topic III – The Muslim Influence - PDF download
Topic IV – How Muslims Shaped America
Topic V – Revolutionizing Social Change Part III (Updated)
Topic VI – Current Events (Starting January 1st, 2016)

Other competitions that require topics:
Original Oratory/Prepared Essay
Debate (Updated with National Topics)

Pilot Competitions:
Mobile Apps Ballot
Culinary Arts Ballot
Scrapbook Ballot

Click here for the MIST Detroit Rulebook Addendum

The ballots for the exciting competitions listed below are in the "Detroit Rulebook Addendum": 
Culinary Arts
American Sign Language
Mobile Applications


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