Frequently Asked Questions About International Convention

What is IC?

International Convention is the largest annual gathering for Untied Synagogue Youth and this year will be in New Orleans, Louisiana (NOLA).

When is IC?

The International Convention will be held at the Hilton Riverside from December 22 – 26, 2013.

Will my region have a pre-convention or post-convention program?

Stay tuned for more information directly from your region.

How much will IC 2013 cost?

The cost for the USY International Convention will be available in August. The package cost will be approximately $800 – $900, including room and board at the luxurious Hilton Riverside from December 22 – 26, advisor fees and other related costs. Please check with your Regional Office about your region’s total package, including dates, pre or post convention opportunities, and transportation options.

What if I need to cancel?

The $400 deposit is refundable until October 14. After that date, there will be cancellation penalties. Each region will send out detailed information, additional pricing, and cancellation information. If you have any questions or need to cancel, please contact your Regional Youth Director.

What if I have additional questions?

Since each region creates a unique experience, it is best to contact your Regional USY Office directly with any specific questions.

Want to see what IC looks like?

Take a look at for a look at the 2012 video for a taste of IC.

Spaces are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Reserve your space as soon as possible and join us in NOLA where USY will REBUILD and REJOICE!