Each year, BTEC students share their talents by performing live on the BTEC Awards stage – and they bring the house down every time. This year, we are looking for talented groups and/or individuals to perform at the 9th Annual BTEC Awards ceremony taking place this summer.
The Showstopper Challenge closes 24th May 2019.
What is the Showstopper Challenge 2019?
What would you do if you were given the chance to perform or present on the national stage at The BTEC Awards, Thursday 4th July 2019? Perhaps you’d run a fashion show, demonstrate a robot you have built, or run a live competition to a captive audience via an app you created? For this year’s Showstopper Challenge, we are opening the doors to submissions beyond performing arts - we want to see entries from all BTEC subjects.
This year's theme is:
I am more than a BTEC student. I am a...
Musician, Singer, Dancer, Engineer, Scientist, Actor, Artist, Photographer, Fashion Designer, Florist, Police Officer, Fitness Instructor...
How can I apply?
Nominations for the Showstopper Challenge are now open and entering could not be easier. Here's exactly what you need to do to apply:
- Check out the competition guidelines and fill out The Showstopper Challenge 2019 entry form (PDF, 0.24 MB).
- Read the terms and conditions.
- Download copies of our consent forms (over 16 (PDF, 0.2 MB) or under 16 (PDF, 0.1 MB)) and ensure they are signed by the parents or guardians of all the performers.
- Create a video of the performance or showcase (5 minutes maximum) supplied in MOV/MPEG-4/WMV format.
- Email your completed entry to BTECawards@pearson.com by Friday 24 May.
Meet the 2018 Showstopper winners
Students from Arts1: Dance School opened this year's BTEC Awards ceremony with a powerful version of 'bring me to life' by Evanescence. The group act consisted of three singers and several supporting dancers.
Four students from Swindon Academy rocked the ceremony with their acapella performance of 'Jolene' originally by Dolly Parton in 1973. Their beat and harmony was perfectly on point throughout the entire performance.
Shemaiah, from JP Academy, finished the afternoon off with a spectacular performance to the song 'the colour purple' from the theatre production and film. She left the room in stunned silence with her astoundingly long high notes.