The UK Rock Challenge is the British arm of the Global Rock Challenge. The Rock Challenge is an anti-drug and crime-prevention that takes the form of a friendly performing arts competition for schools and colleges. Originating in Australia in the 1980s, it reached UK shores due to Inspector Mark Pontin of the Hampshire Constabulary seeing it in 1995 and being so impressed that he persuaded the Chief Constable of Hampshire Constabulary to form a joint venture with Tony Barron, Chairman of Hampshire Education Committee and Peter Coles the Chief Executive, Together they introduced it into their area of the UK and found joint funding to do so. The first UK event took place in Portsmouth Guildhall, Portsmouth in 1996 involving 11 schools and around 750 young people. Since then, Rock Challenge h

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  • The UK Rock Challenge is the British arm of the Global Rock Challenge. The Rock Challenge is an anti-drug and crime-prevention that takes the form of a friendly performing arts competition for schools and colleges. Originating in Australia in the 1980s, it reached UK shores due to Inspector Mark Pontin of the Hampshire Constabulary seeing it in 1995 and being so impressed that he persuaded the Chief Constable of Hampshire Constabulary to form a joint venture with Tony Barron, Chairman of Hampshire Education Committee and Peter Coles the Chief Executive, Together they introduced it into their area of the UK and found joint funding to do so. The first UK event took place in Portsmouth Guildhall, Portsmouth in 1996 involving 11 schools and around 750 young people. Since then, Rock Challenge has expanded into many areas across the UK. In 2016 there are 49 days of events. (en)
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  • The UK Rock Challenge is the British arm of the Global Rock Challenge. The Rock Challenge is an anti-drug and crime-prevention that takes the form of a friendly performing arts competition for schools and colleges. Originating in Australia in the 1980s, it reached UK shores due to Inspector Mark Pontin of the Hampshire Constabulary seeing it in 1995 and being so impressed that he persuaded the Chief Constable of Hampshire Constabulary to form a joint venture with Tony Barron, Chairman of Hampshire Education Committee and Peter Coles the Chief Executive, Together they introduced it into their area of the UK and found joint funding to do so. The first UK event took place in Portsmouth Guildhall, Portsmouth in 1996 involving 11 schools and around 750 young people. Since then, Rock Challenge h (en)
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  • UK Rock Challenge (en)
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