Attendee Information

Attending OwlCon

Thank you for your interest in OwlCon!

At OwlCon, we let anyone walk around, watch events, and visit exhibitors. However, to participate in OwlCon you will need to register and then signup for events. All of the processes involved are handled via websites. The only time you need to visit our Registration desk is to pick up your badge and shirt. All information pertaining to your attendance at OwlCon can be found on your My Convention page.

Registering for OwlCon

Registering to be an Attendee involves 1) creating an account on and 2) purchasing or earning a Badge.

Earning a Badge for OwlCon

OwlCon is executed by volunteers. You can earn a badge (and t-shirt) for OwlCon by joining our volunteer ranks. For more information, please see our Volunteers page.

Purchasing a Badge at OwlCon

Because OwlCon is run via a student organization at Rice, our badge purchase process is handled via the Rice Marketplace. Once you purchase a badge there, we will have to process that purchase and assign the appropriate badge to your account on We correlate your purchase to your account via the email address you provide for your account; please be sure to accurately provide it when you make your purchase.

Signing Up for Events

To sign up for Events at OwlCon, the following needs to be true.

If all of these are true, you will then be able to sign up for sessions of events, which you can locate via the Events Overview or Event Listings.