Midwest Academic & Fine Arts Festival

Every year, Blue Ridge Christian School hosts the annual Midwest Christian School Academic & Fine Arts Festival. This event provides Christian and home school students the opportunity to:

  • develop their God-given talents
  • appreciate the God-given talents of others
  • receive recognition for the discipline and effort used to develop their God-given talents
  • enjoy fellowship with students from other Christian schools
  • share encouragement from God’s Word

This year’s festival is April 11 – 12, 2019 on the campus of Blue Ridge Christian School and Calvary University. For the complete details, rules and guidelines, please download the Official Handbook of Official Rules.

Festival Events

Students have the option to participate in the following events:

Bible Quizzing

  • Participation Round: James 1
  • Silver Round: James 1-3
  • Gold Round: James 1-4
  • Platinum Round: James 1-5
English Composition

  • Persuasive essay
  • Literary Essay
  • Original Short Story
  • Original Poem
Foreign Language

  • Spanish Level I
  • Spanish Level II
  • Spanish Level III
  • Spanish Level IV
Mathematics: Grades 6-8

  • Individual Effort
  • Team Effort (2-4 members per team)
Mathematics: Grades 9-12

  • Individual Effort – Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus
  • Team Effort (2-4 members per team) – Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus
Science

  • Experimental Science Projects
  • Demonstration Projects
Speech

  • Original Sermon
  • Original Oration
  • Informative Speech
  • Oral Interpretation – Prose
  • Oral Interpretation – Poetry
  • Extemporaneous Speech
  • Scripture Recitation
Drama

  • Dramatic Interpretation
  • Duet Acting
  • Humorous Interpretation
  • One-Act Play
  • Visualized Bible Lesson
Photography

  • Portrait
  • Human Interest
  • Scenic
  • Sports
  • Photo Shop Creations
Instrumental Music

  • Solo – String
  • Solo – Woodwind
  • Solo – Brass
  • Solo – Percussion
  • Solo – Handbell
  • Solo – Piano
  • Duet – Piano (2 students/1 piano OR 2 pianos)
  • Duet – Any instrument combination
  • Trio
  • Quartet
  • Ensemble (5-8 members)
  • Band (9 or more members)
  • Handbell Choir
  • Individual Original Music Composition
Vocal Music

  • Solo – Female
  • Solo – Male
  • Duet
  • Trio
  • Quartet
  • Small Ensemble (5-8 members)
  • Large Ensemble (9-16 members)
  • Choir (17 or more members)
Visual Arts

  • Drawing – Black & White
  • Drawing – Color
  • Painting
  • Graphic Design/Calligraphy
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
  • Crafts