Registration Hours and Discounts

Pre-registration for Tekko 2020 is not yet open.

Please check back later for more information!

Registration Add-Ons and Upgrades

General T-Shirt

$18 Each (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, and 3XL)

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Ladies T-Shirt

$18 Each (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, and 3XL)

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Band T-Shirt

$18 Each (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, and 3XL)

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Unlimited Bag Check – $10

Save time and money by purchasing our Unlimited Bag Check option! Without the Unlimited Bag Check add-on, you will be charged $5 each time you need to place more items in the bin. Hurry, the price will increase to $12 at show!

Frequently Asked Questions

What if I need a refund?

All sales are final so please be sure before you purchase a badge. However, you can transfer your purchase to another individual up to one week before the event.

Can I buy the Exclusive Tekko Merchandise Item separately?

No.  This perk is a thank you to our supporters who purchase a Premium Badge.  This item will use the Team Tekko logo that is otherwise only seen on our staff shirts and will not be for sale in the Tekko Exhibition Hall.

Why are there no single day badges being offered?

Single day badges hurt conventions of our size financially. Working in the convention center is extremely expensive and we have managed to keep our cost for a general admission badge the same for the past few years.  Since most people do not preregister, offering a single day badge would make it much harder to predict if we would even be able to afford to pay our bills. Fun fact: if you preregister before March 1st it’s only $45.

On another note, single day badges create a lot more work for our staff.  First off we would need to design different badges for each day, then registration staff would need to sort and dispense them.  The real burden however is placed on our security staff who would now need to look for six types of badges instead of three (currently General Admission, Premium, & Rock Star). While this doesn’t seem like a lot on paper the David L Lawrence is a huge place and our security team works hard to keep everybody safe so we try not to make their job any harder.

Can I purchase a Premium or Rock Star Badge at the door?

Yes! Well sort of… if there are still Premium or Rock Star Badges available you can purchase them at the door.  The number of these badge types is limited due to the exclusive perks that are offered with them so we recommend that you preregister if you would like a VIP Badge.

All badge perks are subject to change at the Pittsburgh Japanese Culture Society’s discretion.

Can I register more than one individual at a time?

Yes! We have partnered with Showclix to provide a smoother Pre-Registration experience for our attendees. You may purchase up to 10 tickets per transaction.

I purchased a badge but now I cannot attend, what do I do now?

Unfortunately there is a no refund policy for all badge purchases however you can transfer your badge to someone else up to a week prior to the show starting.

Will my badge be mailed to me?

If you are a Rockstar VIP Badge Holder, you may soon have the option to pay an additional $10 to have your badge mailed to your address. Other registrants may have the option in the future.

If you a a Rockstar VIP Badge Holder and would like to purchase the mailed option, please email

What if I have a question that was not answered here?

Please email for any additional questions related to Tekko Registration.

Group Registration

Groups or Organizations such as high school or college anime clubs, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc. can apply for a group registration.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why should we register as a group?

First, because of the added convenience at the preregistration pickup counter one representative will be able to pick up all of the badges for your organization.  Second, because it’s cheaper!

When does Group Registration Close?

All applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM on April 1 through the form on our website and payment must be received by April 10.

How do we register our group?

Step 1: Please download and fill out this Excel sheet with the information for each member of your group.

Step 2: Fill out the Tekko Group Registration form and upload the Excel sheet.

Step 3: Send check payment to the provided address AFTER receiving confirmation from the Tekko Sales Director.

How much cheaper is Group Registration?

Each ticket is $40, a full $10 off the At Door Rate.

Does my group qualify for the special rate?

Your group must have (10) ten or more members and must be an actual group or organization.  Examples of acceptable groups are High School or College Anime (or other) clubs, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.. All Group Applications are assessed on a case by case basis by the Sales Director.

There’s no Credit Card option below how do we pay?

You must pay via check for all group registrations.  Checks should be made out to “Pittsburgh JCS INC.” and mailed to Tekko Group Registration PO BOX 15187 Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Should I mail my check now?

No, please mail your check once you receive notice stating that your group registration application has been accepted and directing you to mail your check.  Registrations are not final until payment is received and processed.

What happens if my check bounces?

Your registration will be voided and you will be assessed a $30 fee in addition to any bank fees incurred.

How will I know that you have received our check?

We will e-mail you silly!

Group Registration Form

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