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IKKiCON VIII is held in Austin, Texas December 27 – 29, 2013 at the Hilton Austin

For more information about Registration please see our Registration FAQ.

If your question isn’t answered there, please email

If you are looking for information about hotel reservations, please visit our HOTEL page.

Pre-registration Membership Badges cover all three days, all panels (unless there are additional restrictions, such as age), concerts, performances and a host of other activities. Registration for Anime Overload 4 is also available On-Site. On-Site registration and allows for purchase of registration for each day as well, instead of just weekend badges.

The following are NOT covered with your basic membership fee:

  • Some tournament gaming sessions, including console gaming and The Pit
  • Certain autographs as decided by each autographer
  • Any specific VIP benefits as addressed below.
  • Any specific benefits that require additional compensation

Early Registration Rates:

  • $50 Until 11:59 P.M. on December 21st, 2013 NOW AVAILABLE!

On-Site Registration

  • $55 Weekend Membership
  • $40 Weekend Child Membership (ages 8 to 11)
  • FREE Children Membership ages 7 and under
  • $10 off Military discount (On-site Registration Membership only)
  • $40 Friday Only Membership
  • $45 Saturday Only Membership
  • $30 Sunday Only Membership

Pre-Registration Rates:

  • $30 Until August 3rd, 2013
  • $35 Until August 17th, 2013
  • $40 Until 11:59 P.M. on October 26th, 2013
  • $45 Until 11:59 P.M. on November 30th, 2013

Early Registration means no hassle with on-site registration lines, and you save money. What’s different? You do not get a pre-printed personalized membership badge like Pre-Registration. Still, you have your membership badge waiting for you at the convention.

VIP Membership Rates/Info:

Silver VIP Membership
Additional $20 with Pre-Registration Membership
Our Silver VIP Badge allows certain benefits above that of the normal IKKiCON Membership.

  • Early entry into Exhibitors Hall

Every morning our exhibit hall will open for 30 minutes just for our VIP, giving them the opportunity to be the first to buy that special item.

  • Entry into Raffle

Raffle prize will be announce soon. This is a special raffle that is exclusive to our VIP and everyone has the same chances of winning.

  • Convention Shirt

You will receive an official IKKiCON shirt for no additional charge.

Gold VIP Membership
Additional $50 with Pre-Registration Membership (150 at Limited).
Everything from Silver, plus:

  • Special VIP line for all lined event (In Main Event and Programming Rooms)

There will be an exclusive line for Gold/Platinum VIP that will be seated before normal registration at the time of that particular event. After which all attendee’s will be in one line.

  • Special seating (In Main Events Room)

Excluding dances/concerts, there will be exclusive seating in Main Events for our Gold/Platinum VIP members. You must take your seats prior to the start each event, after that VIP seating will be dependent on availability.

  • Welcome/Goodie bag

IKKiCON and our sponsors are graciously donated an assortment of prizes and swag that is exclusive to Gold/Platinum VIP Members.

  • Free entry into Maid Cafe.

You will have full access to our Maid Cafe for no additional charges while it opens.

Platinum VIP Badge
Additional $80 with Pre-Registration Membership(Limited at 60).
Everything from Gold, plus:

  • Mixer

Enjoy a mixer with Special Guests including catered hors d’oeuvres (time to be announced on website and in program).

  • Backstage Pass

A special meet and greet with our the band at their concert at IKKiCON (time to be announced on website and in program).

  • Collectors Edition IKKiCON Poster

One of our talented artist have designed a poster that is ONLY available with this VIP level or higher.

Note: We do not offer additional discounts on our VIP Memberships, such as Group Discounts. All perks are subject to change at anytime without warning.

Badge Transferring

We no longer allow transfers of any kind for all memberships

Payment Options

We use a local third party company called “Whindo” that processes all our Preregistration memberships, and payments. Whindo offers several ways to pay for your memberships via Paypal; Credit Card(Visa, Master Card, Discover, Amex), Traditional account payment, and Bill me later.

Refund Policy

We do not offer refunds for memberships. If you can’t attend IKKiCON after you’ve pre-registered, transferring your is no longer allowed.

NOTE: We do not mail out badges. You will need to go to the registration desk and pick up your badge. Please remember to bring a photo ID. Bringing your confirmation sheet from your pre-registration will make the badge pick-up process much quicker.

NOTE: All Pre-Registration information is subject to change at anytime without warning.

How do I register?

  1. You can pre-register online via our REGISTER NOW! page.
  2. You can register on-site at IKKiCON VIII.

Picking up Your Badge

IKKiCON will not mail you your badge if you pre-register. You must pick up your badge at the Registration Desk during convention hours. There will be a Pre-Registration line that will have your badge collated by LAST NAME. You must have a copy of your paypal receipt, if applicable, as well as a state or school issued photo ID.

Registration Desk

Need to know where to find the registration desk? Check out our handy floorplan maps of the convention. This will show you where Registration will be located, as well as all of the other awesome activities at Anime Overload!

Registration Hours: (subject to change at anytime without notice)

  1. Thursday, December 27th: 6PM – 10PM (Pre-registration Pick-up ONLY)
  2. Friday, December 28th: 9AM – 9PM
  3. Saturday, December 29th: 9AM – 9PM
  4. Sunday, December 30th: 9AM – 2PM

Group Rate Discounts

Group rates are $5 off the current membership price. A group is 15 or more people sending in their memberships (by mail) to the office at one time in one envelope. Include the names, nicknames and addresses of all new members. DOWNLOADABLE FORM COMING SOON!

Children’s Memberships Policy

You must be 13 years old or older to purchase a membership by yourself without adult supervision. Children under the age of 13 can attend as long as they are accompanied by an adult (18+) with an IKKiCON membership.

Refund/Transfer Policy

We do not offer refunds or transfers for memberships.

I purchased a Weekend Pre-Registration Badge, but now I’d like to upgrade to a VIP Badge. Is that possible?

We do offer upgrades. If you are interested, you must contact and use the subject line V.I.P. Upgrade.

The cost of upgrading your IKKiCON membership badge based on the difference in the current V.I.P. membership price and what you paid at the time you pre-registered. V.I.P. memberships are limited upgrading for a weekend membership is subject to availability.

All upgrade requests must be made by Friday, November 30th, 2012. No upgrade requests can be processed after that time.

Please note that if the V.I.P. Membership you are interested in upgrading to is sold out, you will not be able to complete the upgrade process. In addition, once a membership has been picked up, that membership is not to be transferred to another person during the convention.

Have additional questions about upgrades? Email

What happens if I lose my badge?

A badge replacement is not available.

I want to order multiple registrations RIGHT NOW, but don’t know the individual names for each badge. What do I do?

For Pre-Registration, all names are required at the time of ordering badges. We cannot provide a pre-printed personalized membership badge without a name; it’s no longer personalized.

Questions Regarding Pre-Registration and On-Site Registration

If you have any questions regarding Pre-Registration and On-Site Registration that haven’t been answered here, please email The Registration location and hours will be announced closer to the show.