The Minquiz competition aims to encourage interest in careers in science, engineering and technology, especially in minerals and metallurgy, and to promote an awareness of the importance of minerals and metallurgy to South Africa. The competition took place at the FOSST-DC on the 14th of May 2015, hosting 18 high school team of 4 learners each from Grade 12. The teams were divided into Platinum and Gold groups. The participating learners wrote a preliminary multiple-choice question test individually, followed by competing as a team during a live, on-stage oral quiz, also with multiple-choice questions. Questions are in the areas Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and general knowledge in science, engineering and technology, and are in line with the National Curriculum Statement. The winning teams will be participating in the final round of Minquiz in Johannesburg.