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Badge Registration for
Pop-Up Gen Con and Gen Con Online
Opens Sunday, June 27 at noon Eastern

Registration for Pop-up Gen Con 2021 opens this Sunday, June 27 at noon Eastern on the Pop-Up Gen Con section of our website!

Your registration to the store of your choice costs $5, gets you access to in-store demos and events, and includes a badge, lanyard, and a special surprise!

Each participating retail location will offer their own options (i.e. demos, events, and/or sales) as part of their event. Check with the store directly regarding their plans. Once registration opens, click the "Get a Badge" button next to your chosen store to register for your badge.

More than 200 stores are participating in Pop-Up Gen Con as official hosts – check out the list on our website to find one near you and get ready to register on Sunday!

Pop-Up Gen Con brings a bit of the Gen Con experience to your friendly local game store with newly released games from select publishers. If you can’t come to Gen Con Indy, check out a Pop-Up Gen Con at your local participating FLGS!
Registration for Gen Con Online opens Sunday, June 27 at noon Eastern on the Gen Con Online section of our website!

Gen Con Online badge registration is free and is required to register for Gen Con Online ticketed events.

Event submission for Gen Con Online is open now, and dates for the Gen Con Online event catalog release and event registration opening will be announced in the coming weeks.

Magic: The Gathering Events at Gen Con Indy

Pastimes is excited to announce it is time to bring The Gathering back to Gen Con — Magic: the Gathering!

Pastimes, the event organizer for Magic events at Gen Con since 2004, shared:
“There will be a full schedule of Magic: The Gathering events at Gen Con in Indianapolis this September including everyone’s favorites: Commander, Booster Drafts, Standard, 2 Headed Giant, Modern, and more — including Pre-release events for Innistrad: Midnight Hunt! Great fun, prizes, and the celebration of slinging cardboard with friends will be the focus of the show. We will adhere to safety protocols to keep everyone as safe as possible while battling it out for unique prizes all convention long!

For the most up to date information about Magic events at Gen Con please follow Pastimes at and

Pride Charity Livestream Today on Gen Con TV

Today on Gen Con TV: Our week of Pride charity streaming raising donations for the Black Trans Advocacy Coalition culminates with a one-shot Quest RPG liveplay session with Transplanar, an all-trans, POC-led streaming group.

Join us live on Twitch today starting at 2 pm Pacific for TableTakes, and 4:30 pm Pacific for the RPG livestream with Transplanar!

About the Black Trans Advocacy Coalition:
  • Established in 2011, The National Black Trans Advocacy Coalition is the only social justice organization led by black trans people to collectively address the inequities faced in the black transgender human experience.
  • Advocating to end poverty, discrimination in all forms and its human inequities faced in health, employment, housing, and education that are rooted in systemic racism, to improve the lived experience of transgender people.

Badge Rollover Update

If you have already sent an email to requesting that your 2020 badge be rolled over to 2022, please be patient while our Customer Service team works through a significant backlog of requests.

As long as you have sent an email requesting the rollover, your request is in the queue and there's no need to reconfirm at this time. We appreciate your patience and will process these as soon as possible.

Coming Up:

Gen Con Online Badge Registration: June 27
Pop-Up Gen Con Badge Registration: June 27
Gen Con Indy Event Catalog Release: July 2
Gen Con Indy Event Registration: July 11
Gen Con 2021: September 16-19
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