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!
Rock Challenge® Ambassador Ethan tells us about his experience at the Scottish Final this year and what a day in the life of a volunteer is like! I travelled with a group of friends from Peterhead in the northeast of Scotland to Dundee’s Caird Hall for this year's Scottish Final. I had volunteered at nearly … Continue reading The Volunteer Diaries: Scottish Final 2018!
Some of our volunteers and Ambassadors are recording their experiences from this year's finals to give you an insight into the event days and what it's like to volunteer for Rock Challenge®. Here's what Ambassadors Katy and Chelsea, who travelled all the way down to Portsmouth from Cumbria, have to say about this years Southern … Continue reading The Volunteer Diaries: Southern 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