New Hope Christian Academy (NHCA) students in grades 4 and higher participate in the Heartland Christian Conference Bible and Academic Competition. Competition is divided into three categories (Academics, Art, Bible). Each student may enter a maximum of three performance events and six non-performance events. All NHCA students in 4th grade and higher are required to participate in at least one competition category.
For NHCA students, entry into non-performance competition categories are first come, first sign up. NHCA students must speak with the principal in-person during school hours and sign the appropriate sign up sheet in the office's Bible and Academic Competition folder.
For NHCA students, entry into performance events will be earned by participation in pre-competition qualifying events held in March at NHCA leading up to the Bible and Academic Competition in April.