July  20—22, 2022


Gateway Church | Southlake Campus
700 Blessed Way
Southlake, TX 76092

General Questions

Are partial conference rates available?

Partial registration is not available. We recommend registering and attending as much of the conference as your schedule will allow.

Are seats assigned?

All tickets for this conference are general admission. Doors open 30 minutes prior to each session. There will be a number of seats saved for worship teams, guest speakers and large groups (40+). Any other seat-saving before the doors open is not allowed.

Can I (parent or guardian of attendee) come inside the building?

Due to safety concerns we do not allow adults into the building that is not a registered Gateway Student Conference volunteer or staff member. We require every adult working conference to have a background check. This is the best way for us to ensure your student is safe. Thank you for understanding.

Can I register at the door?

If the conference is NOT sold out, at-the-door registration will be accepted at the At The Door rate.

How do I request financial aid?

Financial aid applications will be available to students currently attending Gateway Students on Wednesday nights beginning April 15, 2022. If you are in need of financial aid for a current Gateway Student, please contact his or her campus directly.

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What does the registration fee cover?

The registration fee covers conference admission only. Meals, hotel, and transportation are not included.

What should I bring?

You should bring your Bible and money for meal purchases onsite or conference merchandise.

What should I wear?

Casual attire is recommended. The auditorium is enclosed and air-conditioned. Because the temperatures may vary, we encourage wearing jeans and layered clothing. We suggest bringing a light jacket or hoodie. All of our activities will be indoors.

When does the event begin and end?

Check-in begins on Wednesday, July 20 at 4:00 pm. Even though the first session of the conference doesn’t start until 7:00 pm, we start check-in early to accommodate those traveling from out of town and those interested in avoiding lines. The conference concludes on Friday, July 22 by 10pm.

Who can attend Gateway Student Conference 2022?

Gateway Student Conference is designed for Junior High and Senior High students (7-12th graders for the 2021-2022 school year) as well as youth leaders and youth pastors.

Will there be any extra fees?

The registration fee covers conference admission and admittance to the Youth Pastor Track (for adult youth pastors). You may also want to bring additional money to purchase conference merchandise.


How does the meal wristband work?

The meal wristband is available as an ‘add-on’ to your ticket in Brushfire before July 1st. Each meal wristband costs $40 and covers four meals (lunch and dinner on Thursday and Friday). These wristbands cover all meals and there is not another option for certain meal times only. If you purchased a meal wristband, you will receive it at check in. To pick up your meal, go to the meal pick up tent marked on your map and show the Food team your meal wristband.

What meals are included with the meal wristband?

Some examples of meals we provided the past few years include BBQ sandwiches, Chick-Fil-A sandwiches, cheeseburgers and turkey sandwiches (all meals came with chips and a drink). Although we can’t guarantee specific meals, for GWSC22 we expect to serve similar meals. Unfortunately, we are not currently able to accommodate food allergies. Additional food is available for purchase at the Cafe.

Will meals be provided?

Meals are not included in the cost of registration. However, we do have meal wristbands available for purchase as well as drinks and snacks from the Gateway Cafe. There are also many area restaurants, but we encourage calling ahead for large groups.


Which airport should attendees fly in to?

Southlake is a short, 15-minute drive from DFW airport. Dallas Love Field is a 35 minute drive.

Is there transportation available from my hotel to the event site?

Depending on where you are staying, there may be hotel shuttle transportation available to the event site. Please ask the hotel concierge what options are available before making your reservations.

Can GWSC staff help attendees arrange their hotel stays and transportation?

We are unable to assist attendees with hotel and transportation arrangements.


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Guest Churches

Do I have to bring students in order to participate in the Youth Pastor Track?

While we would love for you to bring the students from your youth group, it’s not required to participate in the Youth Pastor Track. Please note you will still need to purchase tickets for each adult attendee.

What is the Youth Pastor Track?

The Youth Pastor Track is available to guest youth pastors while your students are engaged in community groups with our staff. These sessions are an opportunity to connect with each other and receive valuable behind-the-scenes time with our Gateway Students staff and conference speakers. When it comes time to leave the conference, we want guest youth pastors to feel refreshed, encouraged, and empowered to lead their students like never before! There is no additional cost for participation in the Youth Pastor Track sessions.

Will there be childcare available?

There will be no childcare available. Please make outside arrangements for children younger than 7th grade if you plan to attend GWSC.

I am a youth leader bringing a large group. Can we request group seating?

If you bring 40 or more attendees, you qualify for reserved seating! After you register, we will send you an email to confirm that you would like to take advantage of group seating.


How can I register to be a volunteer?

Volunteer registration will open on April 15 to current attendees of Gateway Church. Please go here to register to be a volunteer at Gateway Student Conference.

How can I sponsor this event?

We love partnering with other organizations to help bring awareness to your mission. If you are interested in being a sponsor for Gateway Student Conference, please apply here.

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