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Questions about COVID Policies?

We understand that are lots of questions.  We're expecting DC to issue additional guidance around the middle of June.  We expect to be able to announce our finalized policies based on those recommendations.  We'll keep our COVID Information Page updated with information as we have it.

Questions about Otakon 2021 Refunds?

We continue to monitor COVID-19 very closely.  Otakorp Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable.  At this time, we do not have a change in that policy.  Should we need to cancel Otakon 2021 due to COVID-19, we will announce any policy changes at that time.

Otakon 2020 Memberships

The deadline to submit a refund request for Otakon 2020 was May 31, 2020, and all refunds received should now be processed. Please see the 2020 Event Cancellation page for more information and FAQs.  Please read those pages before submitting a help request here.

Otakon® is an annual celebration of Asian pop culture (anime, manga, music, movies, video games, etc.) and its fandom! Otakon is run by the non-profit organization Otakorp, Inc.

Please keep in mind, Otakon is run entirely by volunteers.  As such, we are unable to provide direct support over the telephone.  If you need to get in touch with us, please us the contact form at the bottom of this page.  However, first please make sure your question isn't already answered at one of these locations:

  • Our General FAQ page has answers to lots of things from membership, registration, hotels and more.
  • The Registration FAQ has answers to a lot of registration specific questions, including questions about mailed badges.
  • The All Roads Lead to OTAKON page has all your transportation releated information.
  • Need to know when application deadlines for things like Artist's Alley, Dealer's Room, Programming, etc. are?  Check out our Deadlines / What's Open Page.

Issues submitting your registration?  ShowClix is our official registration provider and you can contact them directly by phone or email:

Issues with your hotel reservation?  Maritz (formerly Experient) is our official hotel provider and you can find their contact information at the bottom of our Hotel Page.

Have a Guest or Programming Request?  We can't respond to these types of requests via this form, but we do have areas of our BBS setup specifically for these types of requests.


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