All participants may stay in university residence halls for the entire four-day competition. Because of limited space, we can accommodate room requests only for siblings.
Groups traveling great distances or those who do not wish to travel on Sunday may arrive as early as 6:30 p.m. on Saturday at no additional charge.
Please bring a pillow, linens for a single bed (or sleeping bag), bath linens, soap, umbrella, etc.
Includes lodging and all meals
|On-campus, non-competing student attending with participating group*|
Includes lodging and all meals
Includes lunch and dinner
* Non-competing student registration forms must arrive with participating group forms.
|Standard band/orchestral instrument rental**||$25|
|Large lever harp rental**||$35|
|Pedal harp rental**||$50|
** Limited number of instruments will be available for rental during the festival week. Please call ahead for availability.
To make arrangements for a BJU accompanist, please contact Mr. Tom Grimble by email or at (864) 242-5100, ext. 2782 by October 19. Include your name, email address and phone number, and which contest you’ll need an accompanist for.
To make arrangements for use of university percussion equipment, contact Rob Schoolfield by email or at (864) 242-5100, ext. 2752. For all other instrument rental, simply specify the needed instrument on your reservation form.
Sponsors for groups of two or more will be our guests for residence hall accommodations and/or meals, based on the number of high school students in the group.
Note: We cannot accommodate adults, other than sponsors, in the residence halls.
Registrations must be in the Welcome Center office no later than Sept. 26. Medical release forms must be signed in order for registration to be processed.
Each participant and sponsor must complete individual registration forms. Sponsors for groups (including homeschool groups) should send one check for full payment and all registration forms for their entire group (including non-competing prospective students) in one envelope.
Payment (less a $25 processing fee) will be refunded only if cancellation is received in the Welcome Center office no later than Sept. 26. There is no refund for cancellations made after this date.
All participants should check in on Monday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the lobby of Rodeheaver Auditorium. A required opening meeting for all participants and sponsors will be held at 6:45 p.m. in the Founder’s Memorial Amphitorium. Preaching Conference participants will meet again at 8 p.m. in Levinson Hall in the Student Center.
While On Campus
What to Wear
Women: Please wear knee length skirts or dresses while on campus during class hours or during performances. On campus casual (jeans or pants) attire is appropriate after 5 p.m. and for scheduled recreational activities. Recreational attire (including tennis shoes) may be brought for activities in the Davis Field House. It is suggested that students should wear modest clothing that is not revealing in either fabric, cut or tightness.
Men: Please wear pants and shirts with collars while on campus during class hours. On campus casual (jeans or pants) attire is appropriate after 5 p.m. and for scheduled recreational activities. Recreational attire of shorts and a t-shirt (including tennis shoes) may be brought for activities in the Davis Field House.
Art: Those planning to participate in workshops should bring a smock/old shirt and old pants.
Have a question? Email the Welcome Center.