The JUMP JAM Competitions are a competitive inter-schools event that provides schools an opportunity to showcase their students and school in the artistry of JUMP JAM, Regionally, Nationally and Internationally, with the chance for television and media exposure and prestigious Regional and National Championship titles.

Competition TypeEvent Dates 2018Location
Strictly Live Competition for newcomer studentsEntries Close 9th MayBetween 11th June & 29th JuneVenues TBA - Across NZ
Challenge & XtremePreliminary Entries CloseWednesday 15th AugustOnline
Challenge & XtremeResults due outFriday 24th AugustEmailed and Online
Challenge & XtremeRegional Registrations Close12th SeptemberOnline
North & South Island Regional Comp Tickets Tickets Go On Sale via Ticketek 14th September till 24th OctoberOnline Via Ticketek website. No Venue Pickup
Challenge & XtremeNorth Island Regional CompetitionSaturday 27th October
9am - 8pm
Venue TBC, Tauranga
Challenge & XtremeSouth Island RegionalSaturday 3rd NovemberVenue TBC, Christchurch

Coaching Tips from successful JUMP JAM coaches

  1. Coaching Tips From Former Head Judge Cindy Smith – the audition process
  2. Coaching Tips From NZ National Winning Coach Linda Compton
  3. Coaching Tips From NZ National Winning Coach Kirsty-Lee Bracegridle

Benefits of Entering A JUMP JAM Competition

  1. Growth of self confidence in all participating students
  2. Gaining physical fitness and endurance, plus body awareness and posture
  3. Team comradery and gaining friendship and a feel of community within a group
  4. A squad ready for any performance or display opportunities
  5. Student leaders confident to lead others in JUMP JAM
  6. The benefits of goal setting to achieve a common outcome
  7. Promotes healthy lifestyle values for the school
  8. The students have fun doing it!

 

Strictly JUMP JAM

Strictly JUMP JAMThis category is open for all JUMP JAM licensed schools. Students will present a JUMP JAM routine without costumes or choreography changes. This is “Strictly JUMP JAM” is only for newcomer students who have never competed at a JUMP JAM Regional or National event. Two levels, Years 1-4 & 4-8. For 2018 we wish to host live competitions from Whangarei to Invercargill in June. Venues and dates to be advised.


JUMP JAM Challenge

JUMP JAM ChallengeThis category is open for all JUMP JAM licensed schools. It offers the opportunity to make up to 25% or 33% choreography changes to JUMP JAM routines and allows costumes and makeup. Ideal for schools that wish to express their creativity. 1-4 Novice and Open 4-6 Novice and Open, 7-8 Novice and Open & 4-8 All Boys. Teams will compete against other schools from across either the North or South Island. Teams will qualify via an online Preliminary video entry competition. Selected teams will then compete in either Christchurch or Tauranga.


 

JUMP JAM Xtreme

This category is open for all JUMP JAM licensed schools. It offers the opportunity to change up to 50% of the choreography to JUMP JAM routines and allows costumes and makeup. This category is for year 7-10 students only. Teams will compete against other schools from across either the North or South Island. Teams will qualify via an online Preliminary video entry competition. Selected teams will then compete in either Christchurch or Tauranga.


For competition related questions, please email Brett competitions@jumpjam.co.nz