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, locally, with the chance for media exposure and prestigious Championship titles.

Strictly & All-Star Competition Timeline

Register by 1st MayRegister by 8th MayRegister by 24th MayRegister by 28th June
24th May, Rotorua
25th May, Hamilton
26th May, Tauranga
6th Jun, Masterton
7th Jun, Wellington
8th Jun, Blenheim
9th Jun - Nelson
14th Jun, Central Otago
15th Jun, Invercargill
16th Jun, Dunedin
21st Jun, Ashburton
22nd Jun, Christchurch
23rd Jun, Nth Christchurch
28th Jun, New Plymouth
29th Jun, Palmerston Nth
30th Jun, Napier
2nd Jul, Gisborne
2nd Aug, Pukekohe
3rd Aug, Central Auckland
4th Aug, Nth Auckland
6th Aug, Whangarei

Strictly JUMP JAM

This category is open for all JUMP JAM licensed schools. Students will present a JUMP JAM routine without costumes or choreography/pattern/formation changes. Students will be given a JUMP JAM tee shirt to wear on stage as part of their entry fee. This is “Strictly JUMP JAM” is only for newcomer students who have never competed at a JUMP JAM event. However if your students were in year 1 or 2 in 2018 and competed at a Strictly Live competitions, they are permitted to enter Strictly again. Two levels, Years 1-4 & 4-8. For 2019 we will be running live competitions from Whangarei to Invercargill from May – August.


JUMP JAM All-Star

This category is open for all JUMP JAM licensed schools. Students will present a JUMP JAM routine with costumes and can creatively add formations and pattern changes to the original choreography, NO new moves are permitted.  Students who have previously competed at any JUMP JAM live event, are permitted to competed in this category, along with any other student. One age level this year, being Year 4-8.  These will be run live at venues listed in blue from Whangarei to Invercargill from May – August.

 

Videos Explaining Correct Technique For Training Competition Teams

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

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!

If you have any competition related questions please email Brett Fairweather at competitions@jumpjam.co.nz