2024 Challenge Rules – Big change for Registrations.

Registrations will open 14th August and close 4th September 2024

2024 Challenge Competition Timeline

Challenge Events DatesLocation
Registrations CloseWednesday 4th SeptOnline
Qualifying Categories Thursday 12th September Emailed
Tickets Available fromFriday 4th October (Until sold out)Online Trybooking.com
South Island RegionalSaturday 2nd NovemberCashmere High School PAC
North Island Regional Saturday 9th NovemberBethlehem College PAC
National Winners AnnouncedSaturday 9th NovemberAfter each category

Videos Explaining Correct Technique For Training Competition Teams

JUMP JAM Challenge

This category is open for all JUMP JAM licensed schools. It offers the opportunity to make up to 25%, 33%, 40% or 50% choreography changes, adding your own new moves, plus pattern/formation changes, costumes and makeup. Ideal for schools that wish to express their creativity. Year levels 1-3, 4, 5-6, 7-8 & 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. Details will be in the rules.

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, Waihopai School
  3. Coaching Tips From NZ National Winning Coach Kirsty-Lee Bracegridle, Heaton Intermediate
  4. Coaching Tips From NZ National Winning Coach Barbara Laing, Omanu School
  5. Coaching Tips From NZ National Winning Coach Ripeka Koia, Paroa School
  6. Amberley’s Competition Journey & Coaching Tips From NZ Winning Coach – Nicky Lotz
  7. Thoughts & Tips From Brett 2021

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 camaraderie 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!

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