A couple of weeks ago we had the incredible Northern Finals! It was a super fun, exciting and hot week in Grimsby Auditorium with two J Rock™ finals, as well as our Northern Open and Premier finals! Ambassadors Will and Katie tell you what it was like... We kicked off the week with our first … Continue reading The Volunteer Diaries: Northern Finals 2019!
Thank you to everyone for being patient while the Rock Challenge® team works to get all events happening on the 2019 tour! With the first 6 shows completed and the team preparing for many more in the coming weeks, we wanted to share with you how to make the most of your event day! So … Continue reading How to make the most of your event day!
Hey guys! Hope you all had an amazing Christmas and New Year with lots of celebration, family, food and fun! Can't believe it's 2019 already but it's time to get back to school and that means back to Rock Challenge®! We're only three weeks away from our first heats in High Wycombe & Guildford. The … Continue reading Happy New Year – let’s volunteer!
Merry Christmas everybody! We hope you've had a great 2018, from finishing this year's tour in the summer to starting on your new performance this term, Rock Challenge® has been a blast. We can't wait to see what you're going to bring to tour next year!! But since we're taking a break for the holidays, … Continue reading Looking back at Rock Challenge® history!
In 2019 the Be Your Best Foundation will present Rock Challenge® and J Rock ™ events in the UK. We are inviting your school to join over 300 participating schools and experience the thrill of the event next year! Some background information: In 1996 Sir John Hoddinott, the then Chief Constable of Hampshire Constabulary, introduced … Continue reading Prep for Entry Day!
The 2018 tour came to its pinnacle last weekend at the Magna Centre, as 9 teams from across the country made their way to Rotherham from the very bottom of England right up to the North East of Scotland! The National Final was on such a huge scale that it required a gigantic team of … Continue reading The Volunteer Diaries: National Final 2018!
Last weekend the Northern Finals absolutely blew the roof off Grimsby Auditorium, here's three of our Ambassadors, Ben, Chris and Beth to tell you more about what they got up to! Rock Challenge® Ambassador Ben Pallister on the Northern J Rock™ Final: Thursday July 28th and my first ever Grimsby J Rock™ event. I'd previously helped at … Continue reading The Volunteer Diaries: Northern Finals 2018!
It is easy to forget all of the backstage crew in Rock Challenge® teams as they are never seen by the audience, but they are key to the success of a Rock Challenge® piece. With so many marking criteria such as visual enhancement, soundtrack and set design & function relying on the efforts of the … Continue reading Recognition for those behind the scenes