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November 17-18, 2023

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Costs and Deadline

Regular Registration and Cost: Students are $65 & Leaders are $40 (Ends November 9th)


Late Registration and Cost: Students are $70 and Leaders are $45  (Ends November 16th)

Day of Registration and Cost: Students are $75 and Leaders are $50 

NOTE: Senior/Lead Pastors are FREE and the TWO (2) Youth Leaders are FREE. You will receive your code upon group registration to subtract the group total.

Saturday Food Purchase Options
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For Saturday lunch, we give you three options for purchasing lunch for your students. (Note: we reduced the overall cost to help absorb this cost). Group meals will be available at registration, and we will send an updated meal form the week of IC. This is just an option to save you from having to leave the church and go off-site.

Saturday, pre-purchased choices are: 

Little Caesars Pizza - 3 slices and drink - $6.00 pp

Chickfila sandwich, chips and drink - $8.00 pp

Jason's Deli turkey or ham sub, chips and drink - $9.00 pp

2023 Influence Merchandise

Afterparty @ Family Life Church

After Friday's Service, we will continue the fun and fellowship onsite at Family Life Church with 5 Food Trucks w (food for purchase), inflatables, pickleball games, and more.

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Zorb Ball Racing Track
Mini Wipeout Run
24 ft Rock Wall
Basketball Shot w/IPS
Triple Bungee Run
Mechanical Bull
Football Throw w/IPS
Fusion FAQ

What is INFLUENCE Conference?

INFLUENCE is a student conference that seeks to empower, equip and send students into their communities to make a positive difference. OUR FAITH MOTIVATES US TO BE AN POSITIVE INFLUENCE! We want to see this generation filled and empowered by the Holy Spirit with boldness to shift a culture and share the Gospel. Our heart is to see teenagers from across Louisiana make a marked impact on their schools, their families, and their communities. 

Where is INFLUENCE Conference?


2223 Dulles Dr

Lafayette LA


Who can attend INFLUENCE?

Influence is designed for junior high (6th-8th grade) & high school (9th-12th grade) students. Adult student ministry leaders are encouraged to attend with the students they lead. We also allow groups of Youth Leaders to register without bringing their students if they’d like to attend with a leadership/team building focus. Lead Pastors and their spouses will receive complimentary registration.


When does the event begin and end?

Although early check-in will begin on Friday, November 17th at 5:00 p.m., the first session of the conference will not take place until 6:30 p.m. (Pre-service activities at 6:00.) We open registration and check-in early to help accommodate those that are traveling from out-of-town. The conference will conclude on Saturday, November 18th following the 2:00 pm service. 


Will there be a sign language interpreter at INFLUENCE?

We will have one available upon request ONLY.


Will there be childcare available?

Yes. There is childcare available. 


What is the cost of INFLUENCE?

Students cost is $65 by midnight, November 9th.  From November 10th-16th, student cost is $70. Any registration onsite/at door is $75 per student. All leaders cost is $40 per leader over first 2. Per Group, First 2 Leader Tickets per youth ministry is FREE.

What does the registration fee cover?

The registration fee covers :

Your admission to all sessions of the conference.

A Free  Speed The LIght Armband

Admission to the After party at Family Life Church on Friday.

Cost does not include transportation or lodging. There will be Food Trucks for sale at the Afterparty Friday Night and items available for pre-order for Saturday Lunch online prior to the event.

Will there be any extra fees?

You may want to bring additional money to purchase INFLUENCE merchandise and we will have a Speed the Light Offering which is optional.


Is there merchandise for sale?

Yes, INFLUENCE22, CALLED and Speed the Light merchandise will be available online at the registration link and onsite. 


Can registrations be canceled or transferred?

We can transfer registrations within a group but are non-refundable with exceptions being illness or death in family.

Do I have to register now, or can I do it at the door?

Although there may be an opportunity to register at the door, we encourage you to register as soon as possible so that we can plan accordingly for your experience. In the likely event that INFLUENCE sells out the number of chairs in the sanctuary, we cannot guarantee availability at the door.

Are there special rates available for large groups over 50?

Yes. Contact our office for more information.

How do I request group seating for my group?

All seating for INFLUENCE is first come, first serve.

Are there day or session passes available?

Yes, day or session passes are available for students who are unable to attend the whole conference due to school and sports conflicts.  We recommend that you reserve your place now by registering in full for the conference. One Day Passes are $40. Talk to registration team for more info.


If I register as a Youth Leader, am I still able to attend all the sessions?

Yes! Every registration gives you access to all sessions, of the INFLUENCE Conference.


How do I contact INFLUENCE if I have a question?

Email us at



When will I receive my ticket / wristband / lanyard?

You may pick up your wristband and/or lanyard and tshirt when you arrive at Family Life Church. We will be set up at the foyer next to the Coffee Bar.



How do I eat during the conference?

Friday Night, there will be food trucks sold during the after party.  Saturday Lunch is NOT included. At group registration, there will be an option to buy group tickets for lunch (Little Caesar's pizza, Jason's Deli sandwich box or Chick Fil A sandwich box) will be delivered at the site location. 



How do I reserve lodging and how much is it?

Groups can stay at one of the area hotels. These hotels have agreed to a late check in at 1pm and will hold rooms open till 2 weeks prior to event.   Check out the HOTELS list below.

Fusion Hotels


119 Lake Farm Rd
(337) 408-8700
Lafayette, LA 70508
King Room - $117.00 plus tax
Double Queen Room - $125.00 plus tax


1700 Commerce Blvd
1310 Camellia Blvd,
Lafayette, LA 70508
(337) 534-0844
King Room - $108.00 plus tax
Double Queen Room - $108.00 plus tax

210 Kaliste Saloome
Lafayette LA, 70508
King Room - $118.00 plus tax
Double Queen Room - $125.00 plus tax


1700 Commerce Blvd
Opelousas, Louisiana, 70570

King Room - $139.00 plus tax
Double Queen Room - $149.00 plus tax

1909 Kaliste Saloom Rd
Lafayette, La.  70508
(337) 706-8610
King Room - $95.00 plus tax
Double Queen Room - $105.00 plus tax

2105 Kaliste Saloom Rd, 
Lafayette, LA 70508
(337) 984-6900

King Room - $98.00 plus tax
Double Queen Room - $98.00 plus tax


1606 W Pinhook Road,
Lafayette, LA , 70508
King Room - $93.00 plus tax
Double Queen Room - $102.00 plus tax

2144 West Willow
Lafayette LA 70583
King Room - $95.00 plus tax
Double Queen Room - $97.00 plus tax

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