Mississippi Association of Free Will Baptists
 Youth Conference & Competition (Friday, April 23-Saturday, April 24)

Connect Church
1650 N Veterans Blvd, Tupelo, MS

Contacting Your MS
CE Board Representative:

Little Brown Creek Association:
 - Rev. David Harper         (501) 580-0324  
 - Rev. Ryan Smith           (209) 380-0505
North East Association:
  - Mr. Kris Greer               (662) 255-2076
  - Mr. Colton Wages          (662) 419-4025
South MS Association:
 - Rev. Thomas Holloway   (601) 912-2248
Competition Categories:
Bible Memorization        Grades 1-12
Group Memorization      Grades 1-12
TruthQuest              Grades 7-9,1-12
Bible Millionaire               Grades 4-6
Bible Sword Drill              Grades 4-6
Bible Tic Tac Toes            Grades 7-9
Bible Bowl                   Grades 10-12
Vocal Solo
Male Vocal Solo
Female Vocal Solo
Praise Band
Ensemble (5-12 people)
Choir (13+ people)
Instrumental Solos (Woodwind, Brass, Bowed Strings, Plucked Strings, Pitched Percussion)
Instrumental Ensembles           
Keyboard/Keyboard Ensembles
Famous Speech Recitation
Illustrated Story Telling
Individual Drama
Dramatic Duo
Group Drama
ASL Sign Language
Human Video
Puppetry (Live and Recorded)
Mixed Media
Original Computer Art
Computer Graphics
Single Photo
Photo Essay
Banner Design
T Shirt Design
Fabric Art
Sculpted Clay
Pre-Molded Clay
Conceptual Art
Creative Writing (Short Story, Essay, Poetry, Play, Comic Book, Bible Study Lesson)
Instructional and Promotional Media
Exhibitation (Preaching, Extemperatneous Translation, I-Phone App, New Ministry Idea)

Entry Fees (same as NYC fees).
Exhibition Categories
$15 per exhibition category entry.

All Other Categories
$ 30 per single entry category
$ 60 per group entries of 2-4 people
$100 per group entries of 5 or more people
Entry fees paid by State Competition winners will be used to pay national entry fees. At the National Youth Conference there is also the $25 Youth Conference Student Fee that each student must pay to pre-register and get a conference badge ($35 after June deadline)
Looking For Competitive Materials?

In conjunction with the MSFWB Association Meeting, we are pleased to announce our annual Mississippi State Youth Conference! This event, which will also take place at the Courtyard Marriott on Friday evening and Saturday morning, April 23-24, will feature fun activities, moving worship, and the opportunity to fellowship with other Christian youth from across our state.
We will also be conducting our state youth competition during this event! The following is a tentative schedule of events for the MSYC:
6:30 - 8:00 – Worship Service
       Andrew Pierce & Tanner Stahl

8:00 - 9:00 – Pizza Fellowship

9:00 – Special Guest: Todd Smith

Todd is a Christian and an illusionist from Central MS who has had the opportunity to travel and perform throughout the southeast. For more information visit toddsmithmagic.com

  9:30 – Begin Competition.
  • The logistics of the competition schedule will be available by early to mid-April. That is why it is important to have your registration submitted by the March 15th deadline.
        – Awards Following
IMPORTANT NOTICE for Competitors:

Be sure to get an UP TO DATE Guidelines Book and Bible Study Pack CD.  

The state level will accept registrants directly from the churches rather than a district level competition. We still desire for the individual churches to send their first place competitors in all music and arts.   However, we will now allow 1st and 2nd place competitors in all Bible competitions. The NYC allows us to send 1st in 2nd place competitors for all Bible competitions INCLUDING Memorization. However, a score of 50% is required for TEAM Bible Competitors to Advance to NYC per the MS CE Board. They only allow us to send 1st place for all music & arts categories.

Creative Writing (Category 8) entries are to be sent with a digital copy of the CTS Ministry Expo Event Entry Form the appropriate fees directly to CTS@verticalthree.com as described in the Guidelines Book on pages 48-50. 

There are several updates to the guidelines this year.


Would You Like to Participate?


If you are representing your church in the state competition, please download the Competition Entry Form and mail with appropriate entry fees by March 15 to:
MS Christian Education Board
8515 Highway 363
Mantachie, MS 38855

Please download the Judge's Application and mail to:

MS Christian Education Board
8515 Highway 363
Mantachie, MS 38855

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