The Austin Bid For ICYPAA is a city bid for ICYPAA, the International Conference of Young People in Alcoholics Anonymous. Although this is a city bid to bring ICYPAA to Austin for the first time the bid includes participation from the whole state of Texas. The bid was formed in 2019 when 4 members put in a token bid at the 61st ICYPAA in Boston.
The bid practices AA’s 3 legacies: Unity, Service and Recovery as well as the 36 principles of AA’s steps, traditions and concepts. The bid has a primary purpose to carry this message to the still suffering alcoholic and to one day bring ICYPAA to Austin Texas, The experience of ICYPAA has been lif e changing to many members of this bid and we want to pass on the experience which we have had to still others.