Announcements

Some folks have asked about sending mail to CHICsters this week. If you’d like to try to get something to them, make note that the address varies by dorm – and our recommendation is to send the mail ASAP! To find the correct address you will need to know the dorm your student is staying in this week, among those listed below, and drop it in the post office box! [+]

You’re right, it IS Tuesday. You’ve gotten used to finding things out on Fridays, however, we’ve decided to shake things up. Check out our new website and you’ll notice things have changed.

We hope that you find our fresh-faced site easy to use – even on your mobile phone! Throughout the event, you’ll find information and a variety of ways to stay connected to the on-campus happenings through Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, and Instagram. You’ll also be able to connect to our daily LIVE morning broadcast from UT, daily videos, downloads, the CHIC blog, and contact information if you need to reach someone on campus!

What more could you be looking for? Seriously, what more?! We’re looking forward to being with you in 5IVE days!

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We want to first thank everyone who participated in our Backstage Pass Giveaway! The partnerships you are forming in your communities is both creative and inspiring. After several days of Facebook voting, our winner is – [+]
First and foremost, we want to thank everyone who participated in this contest. Your ideas are not only creative, but valuable to the charities and groups you have chosen to serve.  Our hope is that each and every one of you choose to move forward in your partnerships, regardless of the competition results! After reviewing each submission, we would like to announce the following CHICsters as our finalists: [+]
CHIC 2012 is just around the corner! To help you get ready, we wanted to give you and a friend a BACKSTAGE PASS at CHIC this year!  For this Backstage Pass Competition, we here at CHIC want you to answer one question: What would YOU do for a charity of your choice in return for a backstage pass to one of the main sessions at CHIC?

By answering this question, you could win both the backstage pass AND early access into the arena for your group to reserve seats. Simply choose a charity or organization and be creative with your answer! This could be anything from raising funds, to volunteering, to launching an awareness campaign for your charity. Just remember that you will have to show us how you’re partnering if you are chosen as the winner! [+]

We want to first thank everyone who participated in our Leap Forward Competition! We love seeing you serve as catalysts for change in Christ. The work & care you are showing to your neighbors is truly inspiring! After 6 days of in intense, Facebook voting, it’s time to announce our winner… [+]
Hello Friends of CHIC! It’s that time – time to announce the TOP 3 FINALISTS of our Leap Forward Competition! Before we make our announcement, we would like to thank everyone who participated in our contest. It’s incredible to see how youth all across America are serving as catalysts of change for Christ. The impact you are making in your communities, country, and world is truly inspiring. This was not an easy decision! [+]
Hello Friends of CHIC! In celebration of Leap Day, we want to give you an opportunity to win a $500 VISA Gift Card for your youth group! What would your youth ministry do with $500?!!!

We’re looking for creative ideas that capture the purpose of CHIC (i.e., challenging students to see themselves as catalysts of change in Christ). Whether it’s idea that helps your youth ministry inspire students or something that provides care to a city, we want to hear about it! [+]

The CHIC 2012 Covenant World Relief Offering will be used to support Covenant Kids ministries in India, Colombia, Congo and Sudan. Together, Covenant World Relief, and Covenant World Mission are partnering with national church ministries to break the cycle of poverty for children and students by providing formal and non-formal education in these four countries. For more information regarding Covenant Kids, click here
What do 5,000+ teens, hundreds of youth leaders and thousands of volunteer hours have in common? They’ll all be descending upon the University of Tennessee’s campus for CHIC 2012! What is CHIC? Glad you asked! For starters, it’s an experience like no other. Whether you’ve been before or this is your first time, there’s always something new to discover. From general sessions with life-challenging messages to focus groups allowing you to dig a bit deeper. From opportunities to worship through amazing music to an afternoon in the sun, on the rapids or on the court. From quiet time alone to challenging conversations with friends, new and old. CHIC 2012 will provide a way for you to connect with God, others and yourself on a whole new level. It’s the summer that’ll change your life, and it starts with CHIC 2012!

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