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The Australian Catholic Youth Festival will welcome over 15,000 attendees over the three days for the event. 

A full outline of the Registration process, terms and conditions and proformas can be found on the Festival registration page (link below).

Festival organisers are dedicated to ensuring the safety of participants by only allowing those within the age group of the Festival to attend in conjunction with supervising adults and partnering organisations.

Before you register: review the information below to plan and prepare for your registration.

Registrations Options
GROUPS: 
There are 2 Groups registrations options.

  1. Groups with U18’s*: incorporating youth from Year 9-18 years, adult participants (aged 18-30 years); and adult leaders.
    How to register  U18's group guide here
  2. Adult Groups: incorporating adult participants (aged 18-30 years), and adult leaders
    How to register Adult group guide here

INDIVIDUALS: Individuals aged 18-30 years can be registered*NOTE: Youth participants (year 9 to 17 years of age) can only register for the ACYF in a ‘Group with U18’s’

Group Registrations
Groups will require a Group Coordinator to register. Coordinators will initially need to provide the following information:

  • An approximate Group Number (size)
  • Working with Children Check  (WWCC) number and details, or their state equivalent (for U18’s Group Coordinators), and
  • The following logistical information (on behalf of the group):
    Travel - Bus or train?  All day parking for bus / which train station (if known)?
    Meals - Will your group be purchasing lunch and /or dinner on site each of the 3 days?
    Pilgrimage- which pilgrimage will your group undertake on Saturday afternoon on way to the Final Mass in the Domain
    Lights of Christmas – will your group be attending the Lights of Christmas reception on the evening of 6 December

As an incentive, any Group Coordinator who registers a group of more than 10 by 31 May will receive complimentary registration.

Individual Registrations
Individual Participants will need to answer a series of logistical questions:
Travel - Bus or train?  All day parking for bus / which train station (if known)?
Meals - Will your group be purchasing lunch and /or dinner on site each of the 3 days?
Pilgrimage- which pilgrimage will your group undertake on Saturday afternoon on way to the Final Mass in the Domain
Lights of Christmas – will your group be attending the Lights of Christmas reception on the evening of 6 December


Lights of Christmas

The Lights of Christmas is an event unique to Sydney. All interstate attendees to the ACYF are invited to attend the launching of the lights on the night of Wednesday, December 6th.  For more information visit: http://lightsofchristmas.com.au

ACYF attendees are invited to a light reception before the launch in the nearby St Mary’s Cathedral Hall.

Further details to come