Last week saw the tour setting up in Dundee's Caird Hall for the Scottish Finals! It was a brilliant couple of days and featured the first EVER J Rock™ Scottish Final! The standard across both days was incredible and as always the Scots brought loads of energy and noise! Ambassadors and Volunteers Katy, Chelsea and … Continue reading The Volunteer Diaries: Scottish Finals 2019!
When I was younger, I was shy. If you know me now you might not believe that, but it is true. In class I couldn’t focus and was very quiet, then I discovered performing. After helping my friend learn a script, I pestered my mum asking if I could join a weekend drama class. Soon … Continue reading Florence’s Rock Challenge experience
So last week we had the amazing Southern Finals in Portsmouth which were all absolutely amazing! Volunteers and Ambassadors Chris and Chloe give us the inside scoop... To kick start the week we had the Junior JRock™ Finals taking place on the Tuesday & Wednesday. Throughout both days the atmosphere was incredible and every child had … Continue reading The Volunteer Diaries: Southern 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!
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!
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!
Backstage crew; our hidden heroes? It’s always great to go to a show and see your child on stage surrounded by some awe-inspiring set that “just appears” out of nowhere but what you hopefully don’t see is a team that is working hard to make the performance run as seamlessly as possible. So, what is … Continue reading Stage crew – the hidden heroes!
It is absolutely lovely to see Rock Challenge® senior teams working together to help out with their local junior school's J Rock™ performance - it creates a connection within your local community and a connection between the junior and senior event days which is great. We've gathered some stories from three of our Rock Challenge® … Continue reading Juniors and Seniors working together!