Be In Good Health Symposium and Gospel Choir Competition

April 27, 2024
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Uniting music and health in a symphony of well-being.

Registration deadline for choirs is Sunday, February 25, 2024

On Saturday, April 27, 2024, join the Mississippi State Department of Health's Office of Health Equity and the Community Engagement Center of the Jackson Heart Study for a day of soul-stirring, heart pumping, sure to get you on your feet gospel choir competition that will take place between informative and lively TED-style talks from health experts.

Free on-site health screenings will begin at 8:30 a.m. The choir competition and symposium will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Special thanks to all our sponsors who made these prizes possible!



Jackson Convention Complex
105 E Pascagoula St
Jackson, MS 39201

Free Screenings

Get on-site testing of:

  • Blood pressure
  • Blood sugar
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • ... and much more

All at no cost!


Don’t miss this uniting of health and music in a symphony of well-being!

Registration and Auditions

Registration is free!

Register to Attend

Join the audience for this free health fair and gospel event.

Register now

Audition Your Choir

We'll select choirs for this competition based on videos you submit of your choir in performance. Submission deadline is February 25, 2024

Please register one individual as a contact person for your choir.

  • Choir size can range from 7 to 50 voices.
  • Send us a 2-3 minute video of your choir (include the name of your choir and/or church affiliation).
  • Choirs will be judged on appearance, originality, performance, expressiveness, and participation in health screenings after the performance.
  • We'll select the top six choirs to appear in April!

Upload a video

For questions about the event, please send e-mail to or call 601-206-1720.

Mississippi State Department of Health 570 East Woodrow Wilson Dr Jackson, MS 39216 866‑HLTHY4U Contact and information

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