There had been talk about there being a Rock Challenge National Final for many years before 2009; a chance for the two regions at that time (Northern and Southern) to finally meet up and compete against each other - in friendly competition of course - but few could have anticipated how truly magical the … Continue reading Flash back to the 1st ever Rock Challenge® National Final – 10 years later…
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
My Rock Challenge® journey began as a performer in my school’s team, however this developed into not only performing but becoming a part of our pupil production team in my senior years of secondary school. I decided I wanted to be more involved with production elements as I had seen pupils before me do so … Continue reading Hope’s Rock Challenge® experience as a student leader
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!
Thinking back upon my years involved in Rock Challenge® it’s difficult to pinpoint an exact moment, or even year that I realised I’d fallen in love with the experience. Way back in 2010 I auditioned for my first ever Rock Challenge® piece at Thornton Grammar School and gained a dancing role within our production of … Continue reading Chelsey’s Rock Challenge® Journey
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!