Online Registration

Online registration is only available during the pre-registration period between 11/26/2014 and 4/18/2015. For a complete description of Origins badge types please visit the Badges page.register

Onsite Registration

Badges can also be purchased onsite at the time of the show. For a complete description of Origins badge types please visit the Badges page.

Getting Your Badge

Registrants picking up or purchasing badges at Origins must show a valid picture ID with a name that matches the one on the badge (additional credentials are required for discounted badges). A family member may pick up all the badges for his or her family. Attendees must display their badges at all times.

Origins accepts Cash, Money Orders, Travelers Checks & Credit Cards Credit Card Logos with valid picture ID.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Cancellation or refund requests for pre-registered badges and/or event tickets for the Origins Game Fair must be submitted by the pre-registration deadline. Send requests to registration(at)gama.org. All requests must be submitted from the same email address used to create the original registration. All refunds will be credited to the original card used for purchased and are subject to a $10 administrative fee. Cancellation/refund requests will not be accepted after the cutoff date.

Origins Game Fair Badges are not transferable.

Onsite Registration Hours

Wednesday 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Sunday 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM (all generics must be refunded by 5pm

Navigating Registration at the Show

Below you will find all of the registration stations and what services are available at each.

Onsite Registration

The following badges can be purchased here;

 Full Show Badges ($65)
One Day Badges ($20)
Child Badges* ($0)
Club Badges ($35)
Educator Hall Passes ($35)
Military Badges ($35)
Retailer Badges ($0)
Ribbons (varies)
Generics ($2)
Family Day Passes (credit card only) on Sunday only

Family Day Pass Window (cash only)

Family Day Passes ($15) are purchased here on Sunday only.

Pre-Registration

All pre-registered items can be picked up here including badges, ribbons, event tickets and generics. Photo id required for badge pickup, proper credentials required for Military Badges and Educator Hall Passes.

Customer Service

This is where we can answer your questions, resolve any issues that may arise and apply refunds when applicable.

GM HQ

Pick up pre-registered GM Badges (including all pre-registered ribbons, event tickets and generics) and GM Packets with event materials. Additional GM Badges and Child Badges* can be purchased here.

Event Registration †

Register for events onsite. Event tickets and generics are purchased here.

Exhibitor Registration

Pickup pre-registered Exhibitor Badges and Child Badges*. Additional Exhibitor Badges and Child Badges* can be purchased here.

Show Office (room c112)

The following pre-registered badges (including all pre-registered ribbons, event tickets and generics) can be picked up here;

Artist Badges
Child Badges*
Guest of Honor Badges
Press Badges
Special Guest Badges
Volunteer Badges

*Child Badges

For children 9 and under. The back of your child’s badge includes a place for you to include your Badge ID # and contact phone number for you while you are at the show. For your child’s safety, please remember to fill these out.

†Event Tickets and Generics

Event Tickets – An attendee must have a badge to purchase event tickets. Refunds for event tickets will only be issued if the event is cancelled (the event ticket MUST be signed by the applicable Area Manager at the event HQ to receive this refund).

Generics – Generics can be used to get into events with open spots (ticket holders and attendees with ribbons will be seated first). Unused generics can be returned for a refund by 5pm Sunday. Generics cannot be purchased by attendees with the Family Day Pass wristband.