|Read about what schools need to do as part of Rock Challenge®|
Schools or colleges interested in participating should contact UK Rock Challenge.
Contact them by email:firstname.lastname@example.org or
by phone on 02380 617729, or
by fax on 02380 617740, or
by mail to:
UK Rock Challenge
Upper Market Street
If you are interested in supporting Rock Challenge® or in bringing Rock Challenge® to your Constabulary, Council or Health Trust, DAT, or area, then you need to contact General Manager David Beal at the Be Your Best Foundation.
Contact him by email:email@example.com or
by phone on 02380 617753, or
by fax 02380 617740, or
by mail using the address above.
2013 Tour Information
The 2013 Draft UK Tour Calendar is on the website. More schools wanted to enter in 2012 than there were places to hold them so DO get in touch with the people above for more information about entry in 2013 as soon as you possibly can!
For new teams in particular - GOOD LUCK! Entering a team and holding them together until you get them to a Rock Challenge® Event is a magnificent achievement ... everything else that might follow is all a bonus.
8 minutes of fame|
Each school entering the Rock Challenge® creates an eight-minute dance-drama based performance on a theme of their choice creating the set, props, costumes, hair and make-up, lighting, choreography, drama, and soundtrack that they want to use to put their theme across.
The climax of their involvement comes at an event day in a professional venue full of fun and rehearsals culminating in a spellbinding evening performance in front of a packed audience of family members, peers, VIPs, and a panel of judges.
Awards are given out at the end of the show including the top-scoring schools announced with, in most cases, the top school winning through to the regional final.
School pride, team work and unity|
Hundreds of schools and tens of thousands of students compete in Rock Challenge® and Junior Rock Challenge® shows across the UK.
The benefits of a school's involvement in the Rock Challenge® for itself and its young people are numerous.
Many schools report a greater sense of pride, team work and unity from the experience as teachers and students work together.
Research shows that Rock Challenge® can also help reduce truancy rates as students are encouraged to participate in something fun while learning new skills.
The program also encourages community links and builds teacher-student relations, increases self-esteem, provides curriculum links and makes school more enjoyable for all.
Rock Challenge® is universally inclusive with schools and colleges from all backgrounds taking part - such as junior schools, middle schools, colleges, schools catering for students with special needs, independent schools; the Rock Challenge® welcomes any school who wants to be involved.
The Rock Challenge® is a memorable and life-changing event for schools, teachers, communities and young people alike.
100% Drug-Free Experience|
While the result is a professional event staged in some of the UK?s top venues, the main aim of the Rock Challenge® is to encourage participants to have fun while enjoying a 100% drug-free experience.
|Entering Rock Challenge®|
To enter, simply fill in parts 1 and 2 of the 2013 entry form (links are on the website) and send them in just as soon as possible! (You might want to ring the office first on the number given above - almost all places are snapped up very quickly.)
After you've been accepted and received your username / password combination, you can access the online forms area of the system here ... and GOOD LUCK ! :)