Starts:

Friday, April 21st, 2023


Registration Begins at 9:30 AM

Saturday, April 22nd, 2023


Farewell Lunch at 12:30 PM

Ends:

Event Schedule:

Friday, April 21st, 2023

9:30-10:30: Registration

10:45:  Dr. Grady McMurty (TBA)

12:00: Lunch

1:15: Breakout Session 1a: Dr. Grady McMurtry (TBA)

1:15: Breakout Session 1b: Mr. Tom Lorimer (TBA)

2:15 – 5:30: Talent Competition & Activities

5:30 : Supper

7:00 – 8:00: Dr. Grady McMurtry (TBA)

8:00 – 9:00: Talent Showcase

9:00 – 9:45: Jr/Sr Late Night Breakfast

9:00 – 11:00: Evening Activities

11:00: Worship and Devotions

Saturday, April 22nd, 2023

8:00 – 8:45: Breakfast

9:00: Dr. Grady McMurtry (TBA)

10:00: Break

10:30: Breakout Session 2a: Dr. Grady McMurtry (TBA)

10:30: Breakout Session 2b: Mr. Zane Darland (TBA)

11:30: Chapel with Dr. Rob Pocai

12:30: Farewell Lunch

Basic Information:

We welcome you to join our college family during this exciting event! Throughout the weekend, KMBC will provide the meals, housing, and all of the activities for FREE! We look forward to seeing you here! “Got Talent” is an event for High School Sophomores and above. Attendees are expected to attend all events.

Amazing Activities – Fun Games – Talent Show – Music & Worship – College Life – & Much More

This promises to be a fun, inspirational, informative, action-packed weekend! We would be thrilled if you could come.

Pastors and youth leaders:

Please bring your youth group, and climb higher with us at this exciting weekend! Students will be housed in KMBC dorms. There is limited group housing available with pre-registration.

Housing:

Youth will be housed in the college dorms with current KMBC students. Limited housing for adults bringing youth is available with pre-registration. For questions or to secure housing call 1-800-879-5622 ext. 130. See a list of area hotels below!

What to bring:

  • Sleeping Bag & Pillow
  • Toiletries
  • Bible & Notebook

A TALENT CONTEST IN EIGHT CATEGORIES

Accepting In-Person AND Video Submissions for 2022

Do you have some talent you'd like to share? You could win a $1000 scholarship to KMBC! Even if you're not looking to compete, the weekend promises to be a fun youth event as a part of our Youth Worldview Conference, and KMBC's Open House for prospective students.

Students wishing to attend classes may come early. Classes start at 7:55 a.m. Friday morning. Students coming for classes may arrive at 8 PM Thursday night.

Preaching
  • The speaker will prepare and deliver a 3-5 minute message.
  • The speech should be Inspirational in nature.
  • The speech should be Christian in emphasis.
  • The judges will evaluate the speech by a scoring guide.
Dramatic Presentation
  • The speaker will prepare and deliver a 3-5 minute presentation.
  • The speech should be a Drama, Mime, or Monologue.
  • The speech should be Christian in emphasis.
  • The judges will evaluate the speech by a scoring guide.
Vocal Solo
  • The singer will prepare and sing a 3-5 minute song.

  • The song should be sacred or worship in nature.

  • The singer may use recorded or live accompaniment, providing one’s own accompanist.

  • If using a track, submit a digital copy to music@kmbc.edu.

  • The judges will evaluate the selection using a scoring guide.

Persuasive Presentation
  • The speaker will prepare and deliver a 3-5 minute speech.
  • The speech should be Motivational in nature.
  • The contestant should identify a spiritual/missional need and persuade others to get involved.
  • The judges will evaluate the speech by a scoring guide.
Creative Writing
  • The author will submit a writing sample no more than 10 pages in length.
  • The speech should be Christian in emphasis.
  • The judges will evaluate the writing by a scoring guide.
Instrumental Solo
  • The instrumentalist will prepare and play 3-5 minute hymn or worship arrangement.
  • The instrumentalist may use recorded or live accompaniment, providing one’s own accompanist.
  • If using a track, submit a digital copy to music@kmbc.edu.
  • The judges will evaluate the selection using a scoring guide.
Photography
  • The photographer will submit a photo demonstrating skill in both technical and artistic aspects of photography.
  • Photography is the one category that does not have to have a specifically Christian subject; general subject matter is acceptable.
  • The photographer must present their own work from start to finish.
  • The photographer should include details about the photo and any additional explanation they wish to include.
  • The judges will evaluate the photography by a scoring guide.
Worship Presentation
  • For youth worship bands and groups.
  • The instrumentalists will prepare and play 3-5 minute hymn or worship arrangement.
  • The judges will evaluate the selection using a scoring guide.
The top performers will receive a
$1000.00 scholarship
to KMBC and be asked to perform in the Friday evening “KMBC’s Got Talent” Show.
Each contestant may participate in multiple categories; Multiple scholarships will be awarded
*The contestant is responsible for providing one's own accompanist.

Previous KMBC Got Talent Winners:

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Learn More About KMBC

KMBC

Jackson, Kentucky

(606) 693-5000

855 Highway 541
Jackson, KY 41339

(On site at KMBC)

Paul's Motel

Jackson, Kentucky

(606) 666-2471

1184 Main Street
Jackson, KY 41339

(Abt. 11 Min. to KMBC)

Red River Gorge Inn

Campton, Kentucky

(606) 668-7072

205 Quillen Chapel Road
Campton, Kentucky 41301

(Abt. 23 Min. to KMBC)

Cabins at Birch Hollow

Stanton, Kentucky

(606) 663-0005

170 Birch Hollow Road, Stanton, KY 40380

(Abt. 35 Min. to KMBC)

Cliffview Resorts

Campton, KY

888-596-0525

(Abt. 30 Min. to KMBC)

Holiday Inn Express & Suites

Hazard, KY

606-487-0595

192 Corporate Drive

Hazard, KY 41701

(Abt. 40 Min. to KMBC)

There is a nice selection of restaurants in the Jackson area. These restaurants are no more than 15 minutes away from the KMBC campus. Most of these restaurants are located on the main drag through Jackson which is Highway 15. There are also a few that are located on Main Street by the court house.

Fast Food
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    Dairy Queen

    198 Back Lane near Advanced Auto

    Open:

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    Hardee's

    Highway 15 near the BP

    Open: 5:00 am – 11:00 pm

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    KFC - Kentucky Fried Chicken

    382 Highway 15 North

    Open: 7:00 am – 11:00 pm

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    Little Caesars

    137 Highway 15 #140

    Open: 10:30 am -10:00 pm

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    Mcdonalds

    931 Highway 30

    Open: 5:00 am -11:00 pm

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    Subway

    445 Highway 15

    Open: 6:00 am – 2:00 am

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    Taco Bell

    382 Highway 15 North

    Open: 7:00 am – 11:00 pm

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    Wendy's

    31 Highway 15

    Open: 10:00 am – 1:00 am

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    White Flash #2 & Tasty Twist

    701 Washington Avenue near Appco Fuel Station

    Open: 6:30 am – 8:00 pm

Sit Down
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    Chen's Asian Buffet

    100 Highway 15 South

    (Near Family Dollar)

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    Cozy Corner

    1134 Main Street

    (Downtown Jackson)

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    Kelsey's On Main

    1124 Main Street

    (Downtown Jackson)

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    Mi Degollado

    1550 Highway 15 South

    Open: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

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    Margie's Kitchen

    1134 Main Street

    (Downtown Jackson)

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    Showtime Video

    860 Highway 15 South

    (Next to Sears)

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    Variety Pizza

    1189 Main Street

    (Corner of Washington Ave & Main Street)

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    White Flash

    1144 Main Street

    (Downtown Jackson)

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    White Flash

    1144 Main Street

    (Downtown Jackson)

Catch a glimpse of what takes place at the KMBC Open House! 🙂