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Mailed Badge Activations

Mailed badges have started arriving in mailboxes! 

There was an issue with activating some badges which should now be resolved.  Please try your activation again.  Our apologies and thank you!

Questions about COVID Policies?

We are aware of DC's updates to their COVID policies.  Please see our COVID Information Page for our current policies for masks at Otakon 2022.  We'll keeping that page updated with information about how we'll be verifying vaccination status, as well as information about if we'll be accepting negative tests, exemptions, etc. as we have it.

Questions about Otakon 2020/2021 Rollovers?

All rollover requests were processed before the end of December 2021.  If you did not receive your request, please contact us and include your original order confirmation number.

Questions about Mailed Badges?

Mailed badge delivery starting shipping July 5th and will continue through the week.  Please allow time for delivery. Tracking information is in the process of being uploaded to Growtix.

The deadline for requesting a mailed badge was May 15, 2022.  When sent, tracking information will be available on your Growtix My Tickets page.

Where is my Activation Code?

Your activation code will be on the back of your membership badge, which you'll receive either when you pick it up at the con or in the mail if you purchased the mailed badge option.  If Growtix is asking you to activate your badge, you don't have to worry about that until you receive your badge.

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?  GrowTix 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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