August 8-12, Barrytown, NY

BCSF strives to create a hub for Unificationists and their friends to connect and celebrate the values of our community through through sports and culture.



The Blessed Culture and Sports Festival (BCSF) is a 5-day culture and sports event that was started in 2006 and has taken place every year since.

BSCF is a grass-roots lead project of Family Federation for World Peace and Unification. All staffing, program design and management is done by unpaid volunteers. There is a core team of about 10 people who work with dozens of volunteers around the world each year. 



Vision Statement:

Positively influence the culture of the world by:

  • Creating a hub for Unificationists and their friends

  • Infusing the belief that individuals and communities can impact the world

  • Empowering those people to share their talents, skills and values


The cultural aspect of BCSF involve various expressions and venues for fine art, cinema, dance, and music. Cultural elements include:

  • Independent Movie Festival
  • Battle of the Bands/Open Mic
  • Art Galleries
  • Creative Workshops
  • Dance Workshops/Social
  • Fashion Show
  • Family Day/BBQ


The sporting aspect of BCSF involve multiple competitive and intramural sports tournaments with teams from around the world coming to compete. Sports include:

  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Ultimate
  • Badminton
  • Tennis
  • Basketball
  • Mud Run Obstacle Course
  • Running
  • Climbing
  • Table Tennis
  • Video Game Tournaments


Because of your contribution, participants will walk away with new friends and a positive and healthy perspective of their faith community. Our hope is that they can leave BCSF more confident and connected in their faith than ever before.


c/o Financial Office/BCSF
481 8th Avenue, Box A12
New York, NY 10001

Please note that the BCSF is a grass roots led and funded event supported and fiscally sponsored by HSA-UWC, a 501-c3 non-profit group. We appreciate any donations which are used directly for the event and are tax deductible.