Kumoricon - Oregon's Largest Anime Convention - Labor Day Weekend - September 5-7, 2009 - Hilton Portland and Executive Tower
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Registration Details



All attendees, both those who have pre-registered and those registering at the door, need the following to check in:

  • Photo ID
  • Parental permission form if under age 18

If you are pre-registered, then you also need:

  • Your badge/membership card, if you opted to have it mailed
Hours and Locations

Convention registration will be open during the following hours. During these hours, you can register at the door, or check in if you pre-registered.

For the first time this year, you can register at the door on Friday!

  • Friday: 4pm-9pm
  • Saturday: 6am-7pm
  • Sunday: 8am-7pm
  • Monday: 8am-3pm

Outside of these hours after closing on Saturday and Sunday, you can check in if you pre-registered at the Operations Office. At-the-door registration is only available during open hours.

Single-day badges can only be registered on the day they apply to, except that Saturday-only badges may be registered on Friday.

There are separate registration lines for at-the-door registration, pre-registration check-in (with mailed badge in hand), pre-registration check-in (will call), and VIP. Please check for signs at the convention to find the appropriate desk or line.

If you are attending as press or industry, you can pick up your badge at the Operations office. If you are attending as Exhibitors Hall or Artist Alley, please pick up your badge in the Exhibitors Hall during setup. If you are attending as a panelist, please pick up your badge in the Programming Office.

Convention Policies

Kumoricon convention policies – All attendees and people at the convention must follow these policies.


A minor is anyone under the age of 18.

Minors ages 13 to 17 are required to have a signed parent permission form in order to attend the convention. Download this form below. This can be mailed to us in advance, or brought to the con during check-in. Minors between ages 13 and 17 no longer require a convention guardian to attend, though we do encourage parents/guardians to come enjoy the con with their family.

Minors age 12 and under must be accompanied at all times by a parent or legal guardian who is also a paid attendee of the convention.

Your age on September 4, 2009 determines what type of registration you need to purchase. If you turn 13 or 18 during the convention, you can swap out your badge for the upgraded age type during the convention, starting on the day of your birthday, without any additional cost, but if you intend to do this, please contact us in advance to make arrangements.

Parent Permission Form [fillable PDF] – Required to enter if you are from age 13 to 17. This form is a fillable PDF. Please fill in the fields, print, have a parent sign, and include with your mail-in registration, or bring it with you to the convention if you registered online or are planning to register at the door.

Refunds and Transfers

We’re sorry, but Kumoricon does not allow badge transfers or refunds. Please contact registration@kumoricon.org if you have any questions.

Registration Prices and Options

Here are the registration options for Kumoricon 2009:

  • Pre-register online, by mail, or at one of our promotional events. All pre-registrations cover the entire three days.
    • $30 – until Dec. 31, 2008
    • $35 – until Apr. 5, 2009
    • $40 – until Aug. 16, 2009 (last day to pre-register; badges ordered after Aug. 2 will be held at will call)
  • $45 – Register for the full three days at the door.
  • Register for a single day at the door.
    • $30 – Saturday only
    • $30 – Sunday only
    • $25 – Monday only
  • $25 – Child registration (age 6 to 12) – Same cost whether pre-registered or at the door.
  • Free – Children age 5 and under
At-The-Door Registration

You can register for Kumoricon at the door and pay by cash, personal/business check, or money order.


Pre-registration gets you a mailed souvenir badge, a short line into the convention, and a lower membership cost.

Pre-registration is now closed for Kumoricon 2009.

Badge Mailing Schedule

Badges are mailed out in batches at the end of each pricing tier. Please note that although pre-registration runs until August 16, pre-registrations after August 2 are not mailed and are held at will call.

Online Pre-Registration

Online pre-registration is available through Acteva using your credit or debit card.

Pre-registration is now closed for Kumoricon 2009.

Online Pre-Registration for Kumoricon 2009

An email confirming your registration will be sent from acteva.com.

Mail-in Pre-Registration

You can pay for mail-in pre-registration by check or money order.

To qualify for a given pre-registration price, a mail-in registration must be postmarked (not necessarily received) by the final date listed for that price.

Pre-registration is now closed for Kumoricon 2009. Mail-in registration forms postmarked after Aug. 16 will not be processed.

Mail-in Registration Form [fillable PDF] – To pre-register by mail to attend Kumoricon 2009, please fill in the fields, and print and mail with payment enclosed to the address on the form. All fields are required except “Badge Name”, “Sex” and “Subscribe to email announcements”.

Parent Permission Form [fillable PDF] – Required to enter if you are from age 13 to 17. This form is a fillable PDF. Please fill in the fields, print, have a parent sign, and include with your mail-in registration, or bring it with you to the convention if you registered online or are planning to register at the door.

VIP Registration

Those of you looking for the royal treatment can opt for our special VIP Registration. For $200, you will receive:

  • No line at the door
  • Priority seating to all events
  • A ticket to the limited admittance guest dinner
  • A free Kumoricon 2009 T-shirt
  • A special VIP-only badge.

Only a limited number are made available. VIP registration is now closed for Kumoricon 2009.

Staff or Panelist Registration

If you intend to join staff or apply for a panelist discount, please contact the director for the staff position you are interested in, or submit a panel form, instead of pre-registering as an attendee.

If you have already pre-registered as an attendee, you can change from an attendee to staff if you decide to become staff later and are approved. This is an upgrade, and in that case, the difference between your attendee registration fee and staff dues will be refunded to you.

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