The National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC, http://ncyc.nfcym.org/) gathered for 3 days on November 17-19. 25,000 youth have come together for this event. NCYC holds a conference every 2 years. It is organized by the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry(http://www.nfcym.org/).
At these conferences the youth join in prayer, Confession, Mass, Adoration of the Eucharist, Music and talks. There are dances, concerts and comedy associated with this event. The last conference was in Kansas City, Missouri with 23,000 people attending.