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THE SECOND ANNUAL CWS CONFERENCE 
June 21st - 22nd, 2024

What is the CWS Conference?

A career in college and professional sports is too challenging to be navigated alone.

 

Join hundreds of Christians working throughout every level and department of collegiate and professional athletics.

Get Connected. Be Encouraged. Leave Equipped.

What is the CWS Conference all about?

Click the button below to watch and listen to our full 2023 speaker lineup and learn more about how faithful brothers and sisters are making an impact in the sports industry:

 

Come learn how to live out your faith and use your platform for God’s glory!

 

Leave with a support system of brothers and sisters in Christ committed to leading lives of significance in their careers AND homes.

CONFERENCE GOALS
Leadership Presentation

Encourage & equip you to live out your faith while navigating a career in the sports industry.

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Connect you with other brothers and sisters in Christ working throughout college and pro sports.

2024 SPEAKERS & PANELIST

Industry Leaders and Front Office Staff from throughout College and Professional Sports.

WORSHIP WITH US

CWS welcomes RUN 51, who will be leading us in Worship Friday and Saturday.

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Run51 is a group of artists, worship leaders, and ministry professionals committed to reaching young people with a message of authentic fulfillment. They counter popular culture's emphasis on money, power, and sex by promoting the freedom and love found through faith. With roots in athletic culture, they value success beyond physical prizes, focusing on a higher purpose centered on the cross.

Learn more about RUN 51 below:

AGENDA

The complete 2024 agenda will be announced soon.

View the 2023 CWS Agenda Below

LOCATION

Twin Cities, Minnesota

SWCHS

1981 Bavaria Rd,
Chaska, MN 55318

DATES

June 21st and 22nd, 2024

*There will be an optional outreach and worship gathering Sunday morning (June 23rd).

PRICES

Early Bird Registration: $59

  • Available through January 15th

Early Registration: $79

  • Available through March 15th

Registration after March 15th: $99

ADD A REMINDER

Take advantage of the button below to effortlessly save the conference's date, address, and link to your calendar, streamlining your preparation and registration process!

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HOTEL & SHUTTLE INFORMATION

Hotel Block and Reservations

Holiday Inn Chanhassen

7855 Century Blvd,
Chanhassen, MN 55317

  • CWS Block Rate: $149 per night + tax

  • Located 4.7 miles from the conference location

  • Includes Complimentary Breakfast

*Uncommon Sports Group will provide a free shuttle to and from this hotel.

Book directly using the button below and then enter the conference dates, or call 952-401-8850

The Hotel Block Reservations will close on April 26th, 2024.

Book soon to ensure your spot.

Complimentary Shuttles and Transportation

We will provide complimentary shuttles from our chosen hotels to and from the conference. If you would like to use these complimentary shuttles, please indicate your interest on your registration form.

Shuttle pick-up and drop-off times will be indicated on your conference schedule. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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2024 CWS REGISTRATION FORM

Discounts will be processed as refunds. Refunds will be processed within 24 business hours of registration.

Registration:

Thank you for registering!

We look forward to connecting with you soon!

Donate & Support Future Leaders
of the Sport Industry

Make a tax-deductible donation to help a future leader of the sports industry attend CWS!

If you'd like to help a college student or young professional seeking to work in collegiate or pro athletics attend the CWS conference, follow the link below to make a one-time CWS Conference donation.

Simply select the "CWS Conference" fund in the form linked below:

CWS CONFERENCE SPONSORS

We are grateful to our partners and sponsors for helping make the CWS Conference possible!

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Legacy Sports Construction Logo
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I Am Second Logo
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CWS FAQ

  • I have more questions! Who can I contact?
    - Please reach out to USG’s Executive Director Drew Boe at drew@uncommonsg.org.
  • Which Ministries are involved in this conference?
    - This conference is put together by individuals from many different sports ministries and Christian leaders throughout college and pro sports. CWS is excited to gather individuals from many different ministries active throughout college and pro sports including Uncommon Sports Group, Sports Spectrum/ Pro Athletes Outreach, Nations of Coaches, Our Daily Bread - Power Up Sports Ministry, FCA, AIA, ADs 4 Christ, Faith & Sports Institute (Baylor), Baseball Chapel, Hockey Ministries International & SportsReach.
  • Where should I stay?
    - Please see the outlined hotel information section for details on the hotel block and shuttles.
  • What is the conference schedule?
    - The schedule will be announced in the months prior to the conference and will include several sessions from the main stage, worship, breakout groups, and meals together. The conference will kick off at 3:00 pm on Friday, ending the night with a social and dinner at Target Field. You can check out our 2023 Conference agenda here for a general itinerary idea. - Please note: There will be an optional outreach event, and worship service for those able to join on Sunday morning as well.
  • Who is this conference for?
    - This conference is for individuals working across any department or level within college and professional sports including individuals working in Front Office, Coaching, Administration, Operations, Equipment, Athletic Training, Marketing, Development, Facilities, Event Management, Media Relations, Scouting, Recruiting, Strength & Conditioning, Ticket Sales, etc. The conference programming is not designed for individuals presently working in full-time ministry, but ministry professionals working within college and pro sports are certainly very welcome and encouraged to join!
  • How can I further support this conference?
    We are still seeking Conference Sponsors. Please email drew@uncommonsg.org for existing sponsorship opportunities, or please consider making a tax-deductible donation by selecting “CWS Conference” here.
  • What airport should I fly into?
    - MSP (located approximately 20 minutes from the Conference Venue)
  • Am I able to consider this as a work trip that can be expensed?
    - This will vary depending on your organization and employer. While it is not the number one focus, there will certainly be many components of the conference that entail leadership development. There will also be relationship-building opportunities with professionals across all levels of college and professional sports.
  • What is the attire for the weekend?
    - Casual
  • What does the cost of my registration cover?
    - Thanks to generous sponsors and ministry supporters, your minimal registration fee covers the entire conference experience including all sessions, breakout groups, and meals! - Additionally, transportation will be provided to and from the hotel blocks to the conference center.

CONTACT US

We hope to see you soon!

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us.

We'd love to hear from you.

'As Iron Sharpens Iron, So One Person Sharpens Another.'

- Proverbs 27:17

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