Competition Day

Arrival – Requirements – Schedules – Maps – Meals – Dress Code

General Information & Schedule

Detailed AM/PM Performance Schedules

A.M. and P.M. Schedules are subject to change. Revisions are often necessary and unavoidable. Please, visit the website often between now and competition day for the latest revisions.

Additionally, we will keep the WMA Fine Arts Competition Participant Facebook group promptly updated, as well. Thank you for your flexibility and patience.

For up-to-date news and announcements you may choose to join us on the

WMA Fine Arts Competition Participant Private Facebook Group

for students, families, parents, guardians, teachers, directors, judges, and WMA staff and volunteers.

*PLEASE, be prepared. Know all requirements and print the necessary music pieces, judge’s forms, artist’s statements, drama scripts, etc., before your arrival. Onsite printing services are no longer available. No exceptions.

If you have ANY questions or need clarification, please email us prior to competition day at:, with “2024 COMPETITION QUESTION” in the subject line.

Additional Information:

Transporting Art

NO Woodridge Music Academy staff members or art judges are permitted to transport art pieces to the competition site on behalf of other schools or groups. Thank you.

Warm Up Rooms

There will be warm up rooms available on a sign-in basis throughout the building. Warm up rooms are NOT to be used as hang out space.


A map of the building will be posted throughout the building and online. The schedule is color-coded to coordinate with the map of Lifeway Baptist Church to aid the students in finding warmup and performance locations. 

Meal & Snack Options

Purchase from on-site Food Trucks

These food trucks, and possibly more, will be on site in 2024, with affordable prices! They will be located just outside the gymnasium exit door to purchase lunch and/or dinner! Cash, debit and credit cards are accepted. Check out what they have to offer at the links below!

WMA Cafe

Enjoy the purchase of snacks, baked goods (including, some gluten-free options), water, soda, and coffee at The WMA Cafe throughout the day!

Cash, debit, and credit cards accepted, BUT it is recommended that you bring cash in case of technical issues.

 Please keep food and beverages in the gymnasium, with the exception of water.  

Water bottles may be carried throughout the building.

Visit Local Restaurants

There are several restaurants within 5 minutes of the church premises and approximately 15-20 minutes into Bloomington. Please, plan accordingly to allow time to return for performances.

Bring Your Own Food

You are welcome to bring your own food to eat in the gymnasium or at the picnic tables outside. ***Note: No crockpots, please. Microwaves and other appliances will NOT be available for heating food from the outside.