April 4-6, 2018 Visalia Convention Center
Youth Convention is an annual three-day gathering of around 3,000 young people and young adults in the Western District. Taking place in Visalia, Ca at the Visalia Convention Center, this life-changing event has impacted lives for over 50 years and continues to do so with each passing year.
Early Bird Registration (Until 3/4/18): $35
Registration After 3/4/18: $45
Single Day Pass: $20
WDYC17 Flash Drive: $20
Children (ages 2-11): $10
Booth Space (upon approval): $100
Main Headquarters Hotel
300 S. Court St, Visalia, CA 93291
Phone: (559) 636-1111
Group Code: United Pentecostal Church / Western District
Rate: $129.00 p/n
Cutoff Date: 3/5/18
Second Headquarters Hotel
9000 W Airport Dr. Visalia, CA 93277
Phone: (559) 651-5000
Keyword: United Pentecostal Church
Rate: Suites $139.00 p/n, Two Queens: $99 p/n, King $99 p/n
Cutoff Date: 3/14/18
Visalia Sequoia Gateway Inn by Best Western
9300 W Airport Dr, Visalia, CA 93277
Phone: (559) 651-3700
Group Code: Western District Youth Division / Youth Convention 2018
Rate: Two Queens: $102 p/n, King: $96 p/n, Suite: $114 p/n
Cutoff Date: 3/22/18
Fairfield Inn & Suites
140 S Akers St, Visalia, CA 93291
Phone: (559) 636-7600
Group Code: United Pentecostal Church
(Call in reservations only)
Rate: Two Queens: $125 p/n
Cutoff Date: 3/3/18
Lamp Lighter Inn
3300 W Mineral King Ave, Visalia, CA
Phone: (559) 732-4511
Group Code: United Pentecostal Church / Western District Youth Convention
Rate: King or Two Queens: $96 p/n
Cutoff Date: 3/14/18
After Service Events
All attendees (including chaperones) are required to pay as we are charged per-person for each event.
Food Truck Extravaganza
Quantum Leap Trampoline Park
4335 W. Noble Avenue, Visalia CA
Join in the jump at the all-new Quantum Leap with young people on Thursday Night of WDYC18. We will be renting out this venue exclusively and only 350 tickets will be sold. This event will last from 10:30pm-12:30am and each young person will get to jump for a full hour (first come, first serve). When you are not jumping, or you are waiting, or your hour is up, go and hang out in the upstairs room where there will be music, food for sale, and fellowship. Modesty rules will apply and will be enforced by members of the Western District Youth Committee and their wives. ALL participants MUST fill out the liability waiver and it MUST designed by parents if under 18 years of age. There will be no exceptions to this rule. The rules and modesty code are attached to the liability waver. Click here for the Form
520 S. Linwood Visalia, CA
Go roller skating with Christian, Holy Ghost filled young people on Thursday Night of WDYC18. $10 per-ticket. This includes your admission to the roller rink as well as skates. 10:30pm-1:00pm. Food will be for sale.
5600 W. Cypress Ave. Visalia, CA
Friday evening from 10:30pm-1:00am. $20 per-ticket. Join hundreds of other young people as they come together after the last service at WDYC18 for an incredible evening of fun. The ticket includes your all-access pass to bumper boats, miniature golf, go carts, batting cages, food, drinks and arcade (arcade is extra cost). Limited supply of tickets.
Booth Space: $100
All vendor booths must apply to have a booth at convention. Start your application here.
For more booth information, contact Josh Treadway at email@example.com.
Rev. Tyler Sullivan – Wednesday Evening Speaker
Rev. Jonathan Quinones – Thursday Morning Speaker
Pastor Tom Foster – Thursday Evening Speaker
Tom Foster was born in Tupelo, Mississipi on June 1, 1954. The first of twins, he claims that was the first and last race in which he ever beat his twin brother, Tim. The family settled in West Monroe, Louisiana when his father, Dr. Fred Foster, took the pastorate of The Pentecostals of the Twin Cities. Pastor Foster graduated from West Monroe High School and received his Bachelor of Arts in General Studies degree from the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Planning to attend Georgetown University to obtain his Law Degree, he changed his plans after a late night prayer meeting. He completed his Master’s Degree and married his high school sweetheart, Gayla Hayden. Setting out on the journey God laid out for them, they evangelized for several years… Pastor Foster preaching and Sis. Foster ministering in song, music and worship.
One day he was invited to preach in a small Dallas church and was voted in as pastor. From that moment on, Pastor and Sis. Foster have been God’s tools for healing hurts and building people in the North Texas area. The building the church presently occupies, stand as symbols of what God can do with two dedicated servants. Bro. and Sis. Foster travel throughout the United States and are in demand as keynote speakers. They reside in Ovilla, Texas where Pastor Foster has his horses within arms reach and Sis. Foster has plenty of space for her organic garden.
District Superintendent Mark Morgan – Friday Morning Speaker
Pastor Matt Tuttle – Friday Evening Speaker
Matt Tuttle has been a missionary, an evangelist, and is currently serving as Pastor of Eastgate Church in Vidor, TX. He began attending Indiana Bible College in 2000 and graduated in 2002. On January 8, 2005 he married Michelle McCoy and in 2006 they began to evangelize. In 2010, the Tuttle’s left the evangelistic field began serving as Missionaries in Dordrecht in the Netherlands (South Holland). In 2015, the Tuttle’s were elected as Pastor of Eastgate Church and Bro. Tuttle is continually sought after as a conference and camp speaker.
Victoria Reyes – Hyphen Breakout Session
Victoria Reyes is from America’s finest city, San Diego, CA where she attends The Anchor Church Pastored by James Larson. She’s passionate about seeing this generation become disciples of Jesus Christ, revivalists in their communities, and spirit led leaders in all they do. She currently works in the legal field while serving as Hyphen Director/Campus Ministry International Director for the Southern California District.