Badge/Hotel News

SDCC Open Online Registration Set for Spring

Tomorrow is the big day: Preregistration will take place at 9AM PT, and thousands of hopeful attendees will be vying for fewer spots than there are attendees. However, the important thing to remember is that if you don’t walk away victorious tomorrow, or if you’ve been watching from afar and waiting impatiently for your turn to try to attend Comic-Con ... Read More »

SDCC 2014 Badge Preregistration Date Announced for February 8 [UPDATE – Emails Going Out]

Ready your battle stations and check your e-mail, because Comic-Con International has finally announced a date for Preregistration badge sales: this Saturday, February 8th. The sale will begin “shortly after 9:00 AM Pacific Time”, though as previously reported, you’ll be able to enter the EPIC Registration landing page starting at 7 AM. You’ll need your registration code, which will be ... Read More »

CCI Offers Insight Into Preregistration Waiting Room Process [UPDATE 2]

While today’s Professional registration process could have gone smoother, CCI seems to have a plan to help curb those problems from happening in the Preregistration sale. Attendees have had a lot of questions about how the new process — which includes a randomized waiting room and a unique registration code to access the sale — and thanks to a Toucan ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con 2014 Preregistration Tips [UPDATE 2 – How To Make The Most Of The New Process]

[Editor’s Note] We’d like to welcome our guest contributor, Lisa McDowell, with her first article! Since Comic-Con International has stated 2014 SDCC preregistration will take place soon (sometime in early 2014), the possible window of time for badge sales is starting to close in. Whether last year was your first time attending or you’ve been there from the start, we ... Read More »

Professional Registration Problems – Could It Delay Prereg? [UPDATE]

The first badge sale for San Diego Comic-Con 2014 kicked off this morning, with Creative Professionals vying for a badge. Similar to how Preregistration will work, just because a creative professional is registered and ‘eligible’ for a badge, does not mean that he or she would walk away victorious. As with Prereg in past years, this can lead to thousands ... Read More »

Reader Response: Preregistration Changes – Good Or Bad?

When Comic-Con International announced earlier this week that they would be changing the way the EPIC Registration waiting room would function, basing your place in line to purchase tickets on a randomized algorithm rather than the nano-second you arrived at the website, chaos ensued. A lot of our readers have strong opinions about whether or not the changes are positive ... Read More »

CCI Alters Badge Registration Process; System Randomized for 2014

CCI has finally given anxious attendees a few updates on both how and when the impending preregistration sale will take place, and most attendees are either going to be very happy or very upset by the changes. According to a new Toucan Blog update, part of the hold-up for the sale has been that CCI and EPIC Registration have completely ... Read More »

Win a SDCC Trip For Two From Sideshow Collectibles

While attendees are still anxiously awaiting news on Preregistration (which we think is all but guaranteed to take place next month in February), there’s another tactic that hopeful attendees can try to get into Comic-Con this year. Sideshow Collectibles is giving away a trip to send one lucky individual and a guest to San Diego Comic-Con, with all travel and ... Read More »