2017 INFO Packet

 

Things You Need To Know

 

About Jr. Convention

 

 WHEN:

Thursday & Friday, November 9 & 10, 2017

 

LOCATION:

Lighthouse Christian School

Valdosta, Georgia 31605

Phone: (229) 244-8436 Fax: (229) 244-9361

Email: DeepSouth@lbcministry.org

Webpage: www.lbcministry.org

Computer Program Up & Running:

Login Page:  www.jrconvention.com

Follow the instruction to register your school, sponsors, students and guests. There are videos that will help you each step of the way. If you have any questions feel free to email me or call me

(229)244-8436.

              * School Registration Fee of $100.00 is only $75 when paid by October 6, 2017 (non-refundable).

* Cost: $50.00/Student upon arrival. $10 charge for guests and sponsors. No charge for Judges.

* Competition age: Students who attain their 8th birthday by Dec. 31, 2017 and who have not attained their 13th birthday by the same date.

* A noon meal will be provided for your convenience at no extra charge. A concessions stand will be available throughout the day. (Candy, chips, soft drinks, ice cream, etc.)

$10 charge for attendance for sponsors or guests which includes the noon meal on Friday.

* All writing, photography, Power Point, & Radio Program entries must be mailed and postmarked by October 6, 2017.

* Check-In Time: Thursday, November 9, 2017, from 12:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. Science Projects, Arts & Crafts, Sewing, etc. must be set up by 2:30 p.m.

* Competition starts on Thursday ending with a Rally @ 5:30 p.m.   Friday will start with a Rally @ 8:30 a.m. followed by competition and the day ending with a Rally and Awards @ 5:00 p.m.

* Follow the ISC guidelines for all events. Please pray for the Junior Convention.

* If you need more information please call (229) 244-8436 or e-mail us at DeepSouth@lbcministry.org

* A student can enter 14 events plus 3 athletic events for a total of 17 events/student. Out of the 14 events a student can not enter more than 8 performance events.

 List of Junior Convention Events
 PERFORMANCE EVENTS:

A student can not enter more than 8 of these performance events and

not more than 14 performance & non-performance events combined.

 Vocal Music:

     Female Solos

     Male Solos

     Duets

     Trios

     Quartets

     Small Ensemble

Instrumental Music:

     Female Piano Solo

     Male Piano Solo

     Misc. Instrumental Solo

Misc. Instrumental Group

Platform (Speech):

     Expressive Reading

Famous Speech

   Male Preaching

Poetry Recitation

Clown Act

Dramatic Dialogue

Illustrated Storytelling

Puppets

 

Other Performance Events:

Bible Memory (3 entries/school)

Checkers (3 entries/school)

Chess (3 entries/school)

Spelling (3 entries/school)

Bible Bowl: (3 entries/school) (Book of 2 Timothy)

Consecutive Word Count (New) 

 

NON-PERFORMANCE EVENTS:

A student can only enter 14 performance & non-performance events

combined plus 3 Athletic events for a total of 17 events.

Science Exhibits:

Collection

Research

Engineering

Theoretical

Social Studies Exhibits:

Collection

Research

Writing:

Essay

Poetry

Short Story

Arts & Crafts:

Oil

Watercolor

Acrylics

Sketching

Pen/Ink

Colored Pencils

Pastels

Wood Construction

Clay Sculpture

Metalwork

Dresses

Crochet

Counted Cross Stitch

Sewing

Color Photography:

Plants

Animals

Scenic

Character Trait

Still Life

Other Non-Performance Events:

Radio Program (One entry/school)

Power Point -- Linear only (Christian School related)

Christian Strength Award (Memorize Psalms 103:1-22)

Before/After Books of the New Testament

ATHLETIC EVENTS:

A student can not enter more than 3 of these athletic events as individuals.

And a school can only enter 5 students in each of the following events:

Male Soccer Kick

Female Soccer Kick

Table Top Shuffle Board

Carpet Ball

Washer Toss

Ladder Ball

Female Softball Throw

Male Softball Throw

Female Basketball Free Throw

Male Basketball Free Throw

Male Shot Put

Female Basic Archery

Male Basic Archery

 

List of Motels:

Several motels in our area have agreed to give special rates to those staying overnight for the convention. Mention the Deep South Jr. Convention when you call for reservations.

Contact information is listed below:

Days Inn ~ Exit 16 @ 1827 West Hill Ave.    229-249-8800    Continental Breakfast

Super 8 ~ Exit 18 @ Valdosta Mall    229-269-4132    Continental Breakfast

Days Inn ~ Exit 18 @ Valdosta Mall    229-269-4115     Continental Breakfast

Drury Inn ~ Exit 18 @ Valdosta Mall    1-866-599-6674    Breakfast, Free Snack/Drinks

Howard Johnson ~ Exit 22@4598 N. Valdosta Rd.    229-244-4460     No Breakfast

Best Western ~ Exit 22@ N. Valdosta Rd.     229-241-9221    Breakfast