TEC (Teens Encounter Christ)


TEC began in the Archdiocese of Dubuque about 50 years ago, with the first weekends being held in the spring of 1968 at the former Regis High School in Cedar Rapids.

Over 500 TEC weekends have taken place since it first began in this Archdiocese.

Click here for the TEC Brochure 19-20

To Register for a TEC, scroll to the bottom of this page and select the TEC you want to attend.


Help invite others to celebrate 50 years of Teens Encountering Christ in the Archdiocese!

Share any of these images on social media or in parish bulletins and invite all past TEC participants and team members to join us for our 50th Anniversary Celebration on Sunday, November 18, 2018. (register at www.dbqarch.org/events)

TEC in the 1960s

TEC in the 1970s

TEC in the 1980s

TEC in the 1990s


TEC in the 2000s

TEC in the 2010s


Image for Parish Bulletins


Additional information for TEC Adult leaders can be found here.

To register for a TEC, simply click on the TEC below that you hope to attend and complete the online registration. Your parents/guardians will be emailed a link to a liability waiver and payment option.

The 2019-2020 TEC Schedule is:

[ai1ec view=”agenda” cat_name=”TEENS ENCOUNTER CHRIST”]