The students in Elementary, Junior High, and High School of FCA participate in the state-wide Fine Arts competition hosted by the North Carolina Christian School Association. Students compete in the areas of vocal solo, ensemble, chorale and choir, as well as instrumental solo and duet. The elementary students also participate in Bible Sword Drill, Choric Speaking, and Poetry Recitation in the Speech category.
In the month of April, the high school students are involved in the annual Southeast Association of Church Schools Competition. Several schools from North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia compete in this event. The students have the opportunity to compete in over 150 specific categories. The main categories to enter are music, platform, academics, athletics, arts, and crafts.