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Onsite Registration: Very Frequently Asked Questions

Click on the day that you’ll be arriving as we answer the most frequently asked questions to answer on how to pickup or purchase your San Japan convention badge at San Japan.

To answer a very frequently asked question, yes, you can purchase a convention badge in person when you attend the convention. You are not required to purchase it online. It will be the same price online and at the convention.

IF You Are Arriving on THURSDAY (09/01/16) - CLICK HERE

Question Answer - Thursday (09-01-16)
What Badge Can I Pick Up? Pre-Registration and 3-Day On-line Pass Registration. You may purchase a regular 3-day or FRIDAY pass at the convention.

NOTICE: Credit Cards Only. NO CASH TRANSACTIONS ON THURSDAY!
When Can I Pick Up My Badge? Hours: 4:30PM - 10:30PM Lineup starts at 4PM.
NOTICE: We will be turning away attendees who show up before 4PM as we will be setting up for the convention.
How Long Will I Wait? Peak Times (Wait Time up to 60 minutes AFTER doors open): Up until 7:00PM
After 7:00PM: 15 Minutes Or Less
Where Can I Pick Up My Badge? Registration in Exhibit Hall 4B.

Maps & Layouts of San Japan. We will have signs posted to the area.
How Much Does It Cost (Age 13 & Up)? 3-Day Pre-Registration: Tier Date/Pricing is listed on our Registration Page.

On-line purchase is always available.
Child Pass Cost (Age 0-12)? We will allow pre-registration to purchase Child Passes on Thursday. CREDIT CARDS ONLY.

Child Passes are $20, valid for all 3 days of the convention.
Can I Buy a 1-Day or 3-Day Passes In Person? YES. Credit Cards only for Thursday. No cash transactions!
What Do I Need To Pickup My Badge? Purchased On-Line: Barcode E-Mail Confirmation printout OR Barcode Confirmation on Phone OR Paypal Receipt OR Gov't Issued ID.

Barcode E-Mail Confirmation printout or on phone is HIGHLY preferred to be processed quickly.
Where Do I Pickup my Gold Pass? Pickup is at Info Desk located in Hall 4B in the same area as Registration.
You will be given a Convention T-Shirt, San Japan poster and be able to select your guest for the VIP Brunch.
Can I pickup my friend or family member badge? Yes, but only if you have the barcode e-mail confirmation paperwork. You do not have to show your ID if you have the confirmation paperwork. We will accept if shown on your phone.

IF You Are Arriving on FRIDAY (09/02/16) - CLICK HERE

Question Answer - Friday (09-02-16)
What Badge Can I Pick Up? 3-Day On-line or Pre-Registration, 1-Day Friday passes. 1-Day Saturday & Sunday pickup will be turned away.
When Can I Pick Up My Badge? Hours: 9AM - 9:30PM
Lineup starts at 8AM
How Long Will I Wait? Peak Times (Wait Time up to 60 minutes AFTER doors open):
Pre-Registration Pick-Up: Until 1:00PM

On-Line Registration Pick-Up: Until 12:00PM

Payment In Person: Until 12:00PM.

After 2:00PM: 10 Minutes Or Less for everything
Where Can I Pick Up My Badge? Registration in Exhibit Hall 4B.
Maps & Layouts of San Japan. We will have signs posted to the area.
How Much Does It Cost (Age 13 & Up)? Required For All People Including Parent or Guardian:
3-Day Pre-Registration: Tier Date/Pricing is listed on our Registration Page.

On-line purchase is always available.
We do not offer a 2-Day discount pass.
Child Pass Cost (Age 0-12)? Child Passes are only sold at the convention for visual verification. They are not sold on-line.

Child Passes (Age 6-12): $20
Child Passes (Age 0-5): FREE
All children issued a child pass must be with an adult at all times.
Can I Buy a 1-Day or 3-Day Passes In Person? Yes. Cash, Credit Cards and Debit (Mastercard/Visa) are accepted.
What Do I Need To Pickup My Badge? Purchased On-Line: Barcode E-Mail Confirmation printout OR Barcode Confirmation on Phone OR Paypal Receipt OR Gov't Issued ID. Barcode E-Mail Confirmation printout or on phone is HIGHLY preferred.

In Person: Cash, Check or Credit/Debit Card. ID is not required to purchase a badge in person.
Debit card must be from a major credit card holder.
Where Do I Pickup my Gold Pass? Pickup is at Info Desk located in Hall 4B in the same area as Registration.
You will be given a Convention T-Shirt, San Japan poster and be able to select your guest for the VIP Brunch.
Can I pickup my friend or family member badge? Yes, but only if you have the barcode e-mail confirmation paperwork. You do not have to show your ID if you have the confirmation paperwork. We will accept if shown on your phone.

IF You Are Arriving on SATURDAY (09/03/16) - CLICK HERE

Question Answer - Saturday (09-03-16)
What Badge Can I Pick Up? 3-Day On-line or Pre-Registration, 1-Day Saturday passes. 1-Day Sunday pickup will be turned away.
When Can I Pick Up My Badge? Hours: 9AM - 9PM Lineup starts at 8AM
How Long Will I Wait? Peak Times (Wait Time: Up to 60 minutes AFTER doors open):

Pre-Registration Pick-Up: None

On-Line Registration Pick-Up: Until 11:00AM

Payment In Person: Until 11:00AM

After 1:00PM: 10 Minutes Or Less
Where Can I Pick Up My Badge? Registration in Exhibit Hall 4B.

Maps & Layouts of San Japan. We will have signs posted to the area.
How Much Does It Cost (Age 13 & Up)? Required For All People Including Parent or Guardian:
3-Day Pre-Registration: Tier Date/Pricing is listed on our Registration Page.

On-line purchase is always available.
We do not offer a 2-Day discount pass.
Child Pass Cost (Age 0-12)? Child Passes are only sold at the convention for visual verification. They are not sold on-line.

Child Passes (Age 6-12): $20

Child Passes (Age 0-5): FREE

All children issued a child pass must be with an adult at all times.
Can I Buy a 1-Day or 3-Day Passes In Person? Yes. Cash, Credit Cards and Debit (Mastercard/Visa) are accepted.
What Do I Need To Pickup My Badge? Purchased On-Line: Barcode E-Mail Confirmation printout OR Barcode Confirmation on Phone OR Paypal Receipt OR Gov't Issued ID.

Barcode E-Mail Confirmation printout or on phone is HIGHLY preferred.

In Person: Cash, Check or Credit/Debit Card. ID is not required to purchase a badge in person.

Debit card must be from a major credit card holder.
Where Do I Pickup my Gold Pass? Pickup is at Info Desk located in Hall 4B in the same area as Registration.
You will be given a Convention T-Shirt, San Japan poster and be able to select your guest for the VIP Brunch.
Can I pickup my friend or family member badge? Yes, but only if you have the barcode e-mail confirmation paperwork. You do not have to show your ID if have the confirmation paperwork. We will accept if shown on your phone.

IF You Are Arriving on SUNDAY (09/04/16) - CLICK HERE

Question Answer - Sunday (09-04-16)
What Badge Can I Pick Up? 3-Day On-line or Pre-Registration, 1-Day Sunday passes.
When Can I Pick Up My Badge? Hours: 10AM - 4PM Lineup starts at 9AM
How Long Will I Wait? Wait Time (AFTER doors open): 10 Minutes Or Less
Where Can I Pick Up My Badge? Registration in Exhibit Hall 4B.

Maps & Layouts of San Japan.

We will have signs posted to the area.
How Much Does It Cost (Age 13 & Up)? Required For All People Including Parent or Guardian:
3-Day Pre-Registration: Tier Date/Pricing is listed on our Registration Page.

On-line purchase is always available.
Child Pass Cost (Age 0-12)? Child Passes are only sold at the convention for visual verification. They are not sold on-line.

Child Passes (Age 6-12): $20

Child Passes (Age 0-5): FREE

All children issued a child pass must be with an adult at all times.
Can I Buy a 1-Day or 3-Day Passes In Person? Yes. Cash, Credit Cards and Debit (Mastercard/Visa) are accepted.
What Do I Need To Pickup My Badge? Purchased On-Line: Barcode E-Mail Confirmation printout OR Barcode Confirmation on Phone OR Paypal Receipt OR Gov't Issued ID.

Barcode E-Mail Confirmation printout or on phone is HIGHLY preferred.

In Person: Cash, Check or Credit/Debit Card. ID is not required to purchase a badge in person.

Debit card must be from a major credit card holder.
Where Do I Pickup my Gold Pass? Pickup is at Info Desk located in Hall 4B in the same area as Registration.
You will be given a Convention T-Shirt, San Japan poster and be able to select your guest for the VIP Brunch.
Can I pickup my friend or family member badge? Yes, but only if you have the barcode e-mail confirmation paperwork. You do not have to show your ID if have the confirmation paperwork. We will accept if shown on your phone.


Ages 13 & UP (Including Parents / Guardians) Child (Age 6-12) Child (Age 0-5)
3-Day Weekend Pass/Badge $65 $20 FREE
Friday Only 1-Day Badge $45 3-Day Child Rate ONLY FREE
Saturday Only 1-Day Badge $45 3-Day Child Rate ONLY FREE
Sunday Only 1-Day Badge $30 3-Day Child Rate ONLY FREE
Available Online July 20th, 2016 OR At The Convention Only Available at the Convention Only Available at the Convention

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