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Challenge Conference 2024

July 2 @ 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Location: Kansas City Convention Center & Municipal Auditorium

Event Dates: July 1-5, 2024 (Monday–Friday)

Registration Begins: January 8, 2024

Registration Ends: June 6, 2024, or capacity reached

Cost: (early-bird by Mar. 14) (regular rate by Jun. 6)

– DEPOSIT: $100 (non-refundable)

– EARLY BIRD TOTAL: $600 (If registered by 3/14) – Save $40

– REGULAR PRICE TOTAL: $640 (If register between 3/15–6/2) 


Cost includes:

– 13 meals (Monday dinner; breakfast, lunch, and dinner Tuesday through Friday)

– 4 nights in a hotel (Mon–Thu): students will go home Friday evening

– Awesome afternoon & evening options (outreach, equipping labs, recreation)

– Guest speakers and worship bands

– Conference notebook



Challenge is the national gathering for students entering 9th through completion of 12th grade (fall 2024). It has proven to be a catalytic environment challenging students to live on mission with God every day, everywhere, and forever. Not only will there be amazing worship and biblical teaching from a variety of speakers, but students will also have the opportunity for outreach projects around KC, attend afternoon electives, recreational activities, experience a different culture through the Reach Global Experience, and be part of a student prayer movement (Prayer Moves) that meets every evening. (More details HERE)


Challenge 2024 will be hosted at the Kansas City Convention Center & Municipal Auditorium, in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The center is conveniently located near our hotels, and provides an incredible environment for students and leaders. Our group will be staying in a hotel near the Convention Center from Monday night–Thursday night.


Parents will drop their students off at the hotel on the afternoon (we’ll give you a specific time closer to the date) of Monday, July 1 and then pick them up at the hotel around 10 PM on Friday, July 5.


Challenge Conference 2024 is open to all current 8-12th graders. This will be a great opportunity for all of our students to build community with each other, worship the Lord with thousands of other high school students from across the nation, and learn more about the Scriptures through specific learning intensives throughout the week. It is our hope that students will take this opportunity to invite their friends, churched or unchurched, to join them for this impactful week in learning about and growing deeper in faith in Jesus Christ, building deep Christ-centered friendships, and having some amazing fun on a weekend away!


The cost covers hotel lodging, meals, activities, and more! It does not include personal munchies, puppies, and/or souvenirs (there will be a bookstore at the Conference where shirts, stickers, and other Challenge-branded items will be for sale). 


PAYMENT FORM (only use this form after filling out the Registration form and making a deposit)


DEPOSIT**: $100

PAYMENTS: After registering, you should get a confirmation e-mail that includes a link for payments. If you are not able to pay the full amount when registering, we have made it possible for families to pay down the balance by June 23. The total of your payments depends on when you registered and paid the $100 deposit:

– EARLY BIRD – Register between 1/8–3/14: $500 ($600 total)

– REGULAR – Register between 3/15–6/2: $540 ($640 total)

– FINAL BALANCE DUE: Sun, June 23 

* We don’t ever want money to be the reason that a student can’t attend so PLEASE contact us before registering so we can talk about how we can help

** The $100 deposit can only be refunded if it can be transferred to a student of the same gender AND depends on the circumstances (if one is needed, please contact the Student Ministries/Associate Pastor at your campus)


For more information regarding the schedule during the week, you can check out those details HERE.


Registration is open from January 8, 2024 – June 2, 2024!


PAYMENT FORM (only use this form after filling out the Registration form and making a deposit)


July 2
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Kansas City, MO 64105
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