Panelist Badge and Registration Information


This includes information regarding how to get a Panelist Badge if you are running panels at Katsucon.

Panelist Registration is managed by the Live Programming department.  All accepted panelists will receive registration information directly from Live Programming.  If your panel was accepted and you have questions about Panelist Registration, please email us at:  [email protected]

If your panel is accepted for Katsucon 2024, then you will qualify to receive a Panelist Badge.  There is a maximum of two (2) panelists that qualify to receive a Panelist Badge for each panel, then anyone over the two (2) person limit can purchase a regular Attendee Badge to participate.

Panelist Registration Overview

If your panel is accepted, you will receive Panelist Registration information by email before February 1st.  Panelists need to pre-register for their badge to avoid delays on-site. This registration will count as acceptance to run your panel for the convention.

Once you arrive at the convention you will pick up your badge at Panelist Registration.

Panelist Registration Location: TBD


Thursday 2/15/2024 8:00 pm – 12:00 am
Friday 2/16/2024  10:00 am – 12:00 am
Saturday 2/17/2024 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday 2/18/2024CLOSED

Upon your arrival at Katsucon 2024, you will be issued a personal badge that must be worn to gain entry to run your Panel and entry to the other convention events, activities, and convention spaces such as the video rooms or the merchant room.  When picking up your badge, you must present a valid, government issued, photo identification containing your birthdate. Acceptable forms of identification include driver’s license, state-issued photo ID, US Government or Military ID card, US or foreign passport.  Other identity documents may or may not be accepted at the discretion of our the Programming Division (school identification cards will only be accepted as specified on the main Registration page).

  • No Shows
    • Any panelist that does not show up to run their panel may not be considered to run panels in the future.
  • Age Restrictions
    • If you will be under 18 years of age at the time of the convention pay close attention to the rules regarding other identification documents and PARENTAL PERMISSION forms required.  This information is specified on the main Registration page. 
  • Other Registration Information
    • For all other registration information including: Accessibility, Photo Identification, Parental Permission Forms, etc. refer to the Registration page for additional information and policies.