Who should attend Crossroads Winter Conference?
Crossroads Winter Conference is designed to enrich the spiritual lives of anyone who desires to grow stronger in their relationship with the Lord. Come ready to learn from renowned Bible teachers and worship alongside top recording artists.
With a focus on identity, we'll dive into deep-rooted, Gospel-centered experiences to awaken a child-like wonder that transforms thinking, encourages next steps, and fosters relationships that lead to rich faith and community.
This is the perfect winter retreat for middle and high school students.
Where is Winter Conference?
We hold Winter Conference every year at the Gatlinburg Convention Center in Gatlinburg, TN.
Where will we be staying?
You can stay anywhere in the Gatlinburg area. We've put together a list of recommended accommodation: learn more here.
Is Winter Conference for college students?
This conference is geared for middle and high school students, although an opportune time for college students invested in student ministry to experience rich fellowship.
Registration and Ticketing
How much does it cost?
The event cost is $99 per person. This excludes lodging and meals.
How do I register?
If you are the group leader, you can go to our registration site here to sign up. If you've been to an event with us in the past simply log in to your account, if you're new to Crossroads, create a new account and then register.
When is the cost due?
Your (non-refundable) deposit of $25 per person is due upon registering in order to reserve your spot. Final balances are due on December 1st.
Do I have to come in a group?
No, unless you are under 18 then you are required to attend with a chaperone.
Are tickets transferable to other attendees?
Yes. Please login to your registration account or contact our Event Management Team at 864.437.8455 to change attendee information. There is no cost to transfer a ticket to another attendee within your group. You cannot transfer spots to other groups/churches.
What if I need to cancel a registration?
For a cancelled ticket, we will refund $74 ($99 less the non-refundable registration fee) through Dec. 1st. Any cancellations after Dec. 1st must be paid in full.
What if someone in my group needs to bring a small child or a nursing infant?
While families are extremely important to us, we are unable to accommodate children at this conference, and children will not be allowed into sessions. Please make alternate arrangements for any childcare needs.
What is the schedule?
Find the event schedule here.
What are my responsibilities concerning check-in as a group leader?
Upon your arrival, look for "Help Desk" signs. If you're bringing a group, only the leader is required to check in. Any outstanding balances are due upon check-in.
Is there a reserved seating option?
No, the auditorium seating is first come, first serve.
Will there be coffee available?
No, but there are local coffee shops within walking distance (i.e. Starbucks & Dunkin' Donuts).
Will you provide meals?
The registration fee does not include meals; however, there are a lot of restaurants within walking distance. Learn more here.
Will there be a place to store my belongings during the event?
We have a very limited amount of storage space onsite, so please plan to leave any large items, such as suitcases, in your car/hotel room during the event. If you are unable to do so, please visit the Help Desk, located in the main lobby, and we will do our best to accommodate. We are not liable for lost or stolen items.