Designed For Life 2020

Conference One

JQH Arena
October 8-10, 2020

685 S. John Q. Hammons Parkway
Springfield, MO 65897

Designed For Life 2020

Conference Two

James River Church
October 15-17, 2020

6100 North 19th St
Ozark, MO 65721


Conference Schedule

*Schedule subject to change

  • Thursday

  • 12:00PM

    On-site Registration / DFL Info Center Open

  • 5:00pm

    Building Doors Open | DFL Boutique/Concessions Open

  • 6:00pm

    Building Doors Open (*Conference 2)

  • 7:00pm

    Opening Night

  • 10:30pm

    Session Close | DFL Boutique/Concessions Open

  • Friday

  • 8:00AM

    Building Doors Open | DFL Boutique/Concessions Open

  • 9:00AM

    Morning Session

  • 11:30AM

    Prayer Session

  • 1:00PM

    Afternoon Break

  • 3:00PM

    DFL Boutique Closes

  • 5:00PM

    Building Doors Open | DFL Boutique/Concessions Open

  • 7:00PM

    Evening Session

  • 10:30PM

    Session Close | DFL Boutique/Concessions Open

  • Saturday

  • 8:00 AM

    Building Doors Open | DFL Boutique/Concessions Open

  • 9:00am

    Morning Session

  • 12:00pm

    Lunch Break | DFL Boutique/Concessions Open

  • 1:00pm

    Seating Opens

  • 1:30pm

    Conference Finale | DFL Boutique/Concessions Close

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The Mommy Lounge

The DFL Mommy Lounge will be open throughout the conference where you and your baby (newborn-one year) can relax and share the conference sessions on screen. If you feel overwhelmed by the thought of bringing your baby, stroller, and bags into the auditorium, please take advantage of the conveniences available to you in The Mommy Lounge!

Group Information

We would LOVE to host your group!

To be eligible for the group discount, you will need to register at least 15 individual girls. After you register your group, you will be emailed a confirmation of your group registration and a login for your group leader portal. If you would like to continue expanding your group, we want to help! Feel free to contact us here.

The Connect Center

For those coming alone, no worries! The Connect Center is a place where you can make new friends! Stop by the Connect Center and you will find a host of girls who would love to hang out with you and sit with you during the conference.

Nearby Hotels

Special Rates Available!


2009 South National Avenue
Springfield, MO 65807
Phone: (417)-881-8118

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2715 North Glenstone Ave,
Springfield, MO 65803
Phone: (417)-863-8400

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4155 South Nature Center Way
Springfield, MO 65804
Phone: (417) 875-8800

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is my ticket into the conference?
Your ticket into the conference will be a personalized name badge and lanyard, which must be worn at all times in order to access the conference venue. You will receive your name badge in the mail before the conference and lanyards will be distributed on-site when you arrive.
Are group rates available?
Yes, and we would love to host your group! Groups of 15 or more will receive $10.00 off adult rate tickets. To register your group or for more information, click here.
What is the refund policy?

Refund/Transfer/Cancellation Policy
We understand that life circumstances affect schedules, that being said, the following refund/exchange options are offered to all delegates.

  • Cancellations or refunds may be requested to [email protected] through January 27th, 2020.
  • Ticket transfer (between conferences or people) will be available to delegates until July 13th, 2020.
  • Beginning July 14th, all transfers must be processed through the Registration Office – a $20 fee applies.
  • You are welcome to re-sell your conference registration at your own discretion. Please note the Designed for Life Conference is not liable for losses incurred due to unauthorized transfers, resales, cancellations, and/or refunds.
Before the Conference
Can my daughter come with me?
We highly recommend that you bring your daughter with you to the conference! Our recommended age for girls sharing the conference experience with their moms or grandmas is 12 years and older. Student registration rates are available online. Please note, for safety reasons, minors must be accompanied by an adult at all times during the conference.
Can I bring my baby with me?
Your baby is welcome at DFL! The DFL Mommy Lounge will be open throughout the conference where you and your baby (newborn-one year) can sit back, relax, and share the conference sessions on screen with other mommies! Learn more about The Mommy Lounge here.
Are there any nearby airports to fly into?
There are two airports in the Springfield, MO area that you can use to fly into. The Springfield-Branson Airport (SGF), which is the closest to the conference, and the Branson Airport (BKG). There are also several nearby hotel options to choose from.
At the Conference
What if I'm coming alone?
No worries, we can’t wait to meet you! Feel free to email [email protected] or call us in advance at 417-581-5433 to let us know that you would like to be a part of the CONNECT CENTER, a designated place to connect with you. Or you can just visit the CONNECT CENTER when you arrive on-site at the arena or church. There are a host of girls who would love to hang out with you during the conference!
Is seating assigned?
We offer open seating throughout the conference. With that in mind, we recommend you arrive early to secure your seat. If you are a church group leader, we would love to connect with you. Please contact Laura at [email protected].
Where can I park at the conference?
Conference 1 – JQH Arena
There are multiple parking options available near JQH Arena. DFL hosts will be available at each lot to assist you!

Conference 2 – James River Church South Campus
Parking is located on-site at James River Church.

Are translation and interpretation services available?
Translation services will be available by advance request. Contact the DFL Registration Office by calling 417-581-5433 or by emailing [email protected] before August 1, 2019, to set up translation services.

Please note: limited languages and seats are available only in main sessions.

Are there any places to eat near JQH Arena?
There will be a variety of food options available on-site for purchase, as well as restaurants in the area within a 10-15 minute walking distance. Check out some great local restaurant options here.
What if I need special assistance?
Our team is available to help any girl who is mobility impaired, hearing impaired or who needs special assistance. Please contact the DFL Registration Office by calling 417-581-5433 or by emailing [email protected]. Feel free to visit the CONNECT CENTER or the INFORMATION CENTER when you arrive on-site.

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