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Thank you for your interest in the National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC). In order to facilitate your coverage of NCYC and to expedite on-site credentialing, please register using the link below. Also, be sure to check the Requirements for Media Participation prior to registering, as you will have to affirm that you will comply with these as part of registration.
As the primary participants of NCYC are high-school age youth, this process will assist the NFCYM with our mandate to create a safe environment for our participants. NO media personnel will be allowed into the secure NCYC areas (Long Beach Convention Center) without official NCYC Credentials.
In connection with participation in this conference as a member of the media, you must agree to:
The National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC) gathers thousands of Catholic teens, parish youth ministry coordinators, bishops, pastors, parents, school campus ministers, adult chaperones, coaches, scout leaders, and diocesan leaders from across the United States. Sponsored by the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry (NFCYM), the three-day experience offers an opportunity for young people to encounter Christ, experience Church, and be empowered for discipleship. NCYC provides teens and their leaders time for prayer, service, reconciliation, eucharist, and recreation. For more information about the National Catholic Youth Conference, visit ncyc.us.
All logos, graphics, photographs, and other illustrations are the exclusive property of NFCYM. Media sources may use the content provided if they provide property credit to NFCYM.
Please reference the following brand guide for use of the NCYC and NFCYM logos and colors.
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There’s still time to support the NCYC Scholarship fund! All donations (up to $250,000) are currently matched until June 30, 2022.
The National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry (NFCYM) is a membership organization dedicated to advancing the field of pastoral ministry to young people.
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