Q: Who can register?
A: Pursuit is open to single young adults ages 18-39. If you are married or over age 39, you may volunteer at the event.
Q: How do I volunteer?
A: Email Melinda at HRvolunteer@fotf.org for more information.
Q: What is the cost?
A: The $185 cost of your registration includes conference attendance, a coffeehouse/dessert on Thursday, lunch on Friday, dinner on Saturday, a morning coffee, a couple of snack breaks as well as conference materials. Attendees are responsible for their own lodging, transportation and any other meals. For an additional $25, you can add the 5K run/walk to your registration and get a race T-shirt!
Q: What is the address of Focus on the Family in Colorado Springs?
A: Check-in for Pursuit on Thursday, Aug. 7 will begin at 2:30 p.m. in the Focus on the Family Welcome Center located at 8685 Explorer Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80920.
Q: What if I have some dietary restrictions?
A: When you register for Pursuit, you will be able to indicate any medically necessary dietary requirements, including gluten-free, dairy-free and vegetarian.
Q: Are there group discounts?
Q: Will you provide childcare?
Q: Can I register for the 5K at the same time as the event?
A: Yes. On the registration form, just check the box that you desire to sign up for the 5K, and $25 will be added to your total bill.
Q: Will there be things to do if I don't want to do the 5K?
A: The Pursuit 5K run/walk will be our official Saturday morning activity for the conference. Remember, this is open to conference attendees and the general public, so all ages and ability levels are welcome. You do not need to be an Olympian — you can run, jog, walk or crawl your way to the finish line. Wheelchairs are welcome, too! If you'd rather not lace up your shoes, please join us on the sidelines to cheer on your fellow conference attendees. We need all the support we can get! Note: You must register for the 5K to get a race T-shirt.
Q: What should I bring?
A: Here are a few things we recommend: A light jacket, water bottle, your Bible and a journal, sunscreen, sunglasses, a camera and clothes and shoes for the 5K. Dress code is casual yet classy and modest.
Q: Is there a way for me to find a roommate?
A: Yes. Go to our Pursuit event page on Facebook to connect with other attendees and make arrangements.
Q: How can I get the most bang for my buck while at Pursuit?
A: Check out Martha Krienke's blog post "Money-Saving Tips for Coming to Pursuit 2014."
Q: How can I be a sponsor of the event?
A: Email Doug.Sommer@fotf.org for more information.
Q: What will the coffeehouse/mixer on Thursday be like?
A: Our Thursday night coffeehouse/mixer is our way of kicking off the conference in a fun, laid-back and relational way. We'll have coffee (obviously!), snacks, acoustic music and tables that encourage meeting and mingling. Think your favorite coffee shop with hundreds of your closest friends. Lisa may also provide get-to-know-you questions for your table, because she likes to be controlling like that.
Q: What will there be to do during the free time Saturday?
• Attend a seminar by Boundless founders, Steve and Candice Watters
•Meet the Boundless bloggers (split guys and girls)
• Watch Focus on the Family's just-released documentary, Irreplaceable, in our 170-seat theater
• Take a behind-the-scenes tour of Adventures in Odyssey and/or Focus on the Family
• Visit our bookstore and Welcome Center where you can ride down our three-story corkscrew slide
• Meet people like you at various affinity group meet-ups
• Play a game of volleyball, ultimate Frisbee, or another outdoor activity of your choice
• Watch The Song, a modern adaptation of Song of Solomon that will be in theaters Sept. 26, 2014
Q: What is your cancellation/refund policy?
A: View cancellation/refund policy.
Q: If I have any questions about the event, who can I contact?
A: Email us at Pursuit2014@fotf.org or call 719-548-5914.