As per the Archdiocese of San Antonio effective March 12, 2020:
Youth Spectacular: Walking in the Way of Love, the archdiocese’s major annual gathering for and with youth, will not be held as scheduled. The event had been set to take place Saturday, March 21, on the campus of St. Mary’s University. On March 11, St. Mary’s announced — to help ensure the health and safety of its campus community in dealing with COVID-19 — that it was extending spring break by one week for students, with classes to resume on campus March 23. The additional week will also be used by St. Mary’s to prepare for the possibility of delivering effective online instruction.
The action of St. Mary’s University was consistent with announcements from all other institutions of higher education in San Antonio that day, including the University of the Incarnate Word, Our Lady of the Lake University, and the Mexican American Catholic College. At this time Youth Spectacular 2020 is indefinitely suspended and a timeframe for rescheduling is yet to be determined.
Regarding registration fee refunds, all paid registration fees will be refunded. Please allow one to two weeks, depending on bank, for the refund to process whether paid by check or credit card. For payments made via check, refunds will be issued to the account used to submit payment within the same timeframe. If T-shirts were purchased, purchasers are requested to pick them up at the archdiocesan Pastoral Center at 2718 West Woodlawn Avenue in San Antonio on Thursday, March 19, from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. T-shirt fees will not be refunded. To purchase additional T-shirts, limited sizes are available. For questions on refunds, call the Department of Pastoral Ministries administrative center at (210) 734-1952.
The cancellation of Youth Spectacular on March 21 is being taken out of a great abundance of caution and concern for all attendees as well as the wider community.