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ADMISSION EXPECTATIONS

GP Badges do not guarantee entry to any single screening, panel, or event, only admission up to capacity, so we advise our attendees not to purchase a Badge for a single event or individual.

If you only want to see one person, you may very well be disappointed. We do our best to prevent changes in programming, however schedules can change or an opportunity to see that one person simply may not arise. Instead, come because you like a few of the series and attendees, and ultimately because you love TV and you’d like to learn about it, discover new shows, and emerge from the festival with a new group of TV-loving friends like yourself!

ADMISSION EXPECTATIONS

With the exception of Evening Marquee Events at the Paramount Theatre*, Camp Badges do not guarantee entry to any single screening, panel, or event, only admission up to capacity, so we advise our attendees not to purchase a Badge for a single event or individual.

If you only want to see one person, you may very well be disappointed. We do our best to prevent changes in programming, however schedules can change or an opportunity to see that one person simply may not arise. Instead, come because you like a few of the series and attendees, and ultimately because you love TV and you’d like to learn about it, discover new shows, and emerge from the festival with a new group of TV-loving friends like yourself!

*In order to take advantage of the Admission Guarantee to Evening Marquee Events at the Paramount Theatre offered to Camp Badges, you MUST arrive 20 minutes prior to the scheduled start time and line up with the Fast Passes to secure a seat. Don’t be tardy because if you arrive less than 20 minutes before the scheduled start time, we cannot guarantee entry.

AGE RESTRICTIONS

You must be 18 years or older to purchase an ATX TV Festival Credential, as some content may not be suitable for anyone under the age of 18.

Attendees between 12 and 17 years of age are allowed to attend ATX TV Festival, but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times, and both must have official ATX TV Festival Credential for the event they would like to attend. Children under 12 years of age are not permitted to attend Festival Programming or Events.

BADGE TRANSFER POLICY

While ATX TV Credentials are non-refundable, if you bought a badge and are unable to attend, you can transfer your badge to another person until May 6, 2022 with a $25 service charge.

To transfer your badge to another attendee, please contact our ticketing partners at support@prekindle.com. Include your Festival Badge confirmation number, as well as the name and email of the new Badgeholder.

We are unable to accept badge transfers after May 6, 2022, and no two (2) badges will be printed with the same name, so make a point to get any transfers taken care of promptly!

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

More information about Season 11 Registration will be available when we’re closer to the festival.

Please note that each individual must be present and pick up their own Badge – you will not be able to pick up Badges on behalf of another attendee.

WHEN DOES EVERYTHING HAPPEN?

ATX TV Festival Season 11 will take place June 2 – 5, 2022, and we’ll release the full schedule closer to June. We’ll start announcing programming in January, and keep in mind that Programming and Panelists may be added all the way up to the weeks and days before the festival. Check back often, subscribe to our newsletter, and follow our social channels for updates!

Friendly reminder that Panelist appearances/schedules are based on availability and are not guaranteed. All Programming and Events are subject to change and/or cancellation without notice. We try to keep you updated on these changes as they happen, but remember to check back often!

GETTING YOUR FAST PASSES

To help you have the best festival ever, with your GP Badge, you have access to our Fast Pass reservation system to help secure seats to the Programming you’re most excited about.

EACH GP BADGEHOLDER HAS ACCESS TO THREE (3) FAST PASSES.

Fast Pass reservations are made through the Prekindle lottery system and you’ll receive more info about the lottery process when we’re closer to the Festival. But here’s how it works – in May, you’ll have a window of time where you’ll submit eight (8) different panel or screening preferences in order of priority through the Prekindle’s selection form. The system randomly sets a selection order, and don’t worry – the time at which you submit your selections doesn’t affect your assigned Fast Passes. Fast Passes are assigned one at a time and give each GP Badgeholder their three (3) highest available selections.

Important note — you are only guaranteed three (3) Fast Passes if, and only if, you follow the guidelines and submit eight (8) different panels/screenings by the lottery deadline. If you submit less than eight different selections, you are not guaranteed three (3) Fast Passes. And pro tip, submitting the same piece of programming eight times in no way increases your chances of getting that Fast Pass – all eight will just count as one submission.

GETTING YOUR FAST PASSES

To help you have the best festival ever, with your Camp Badge, you have access to our Fast Pass reservation system to help secure seats to the Programming you’re most excited about.

EACH CAMP BADGEHOLDER HAS ACCESS TO FIVE (5) FAST PASSES.

Fast Pass reservations are made through the Prekindle lottery system and you’ll receive more info about the lottery process when we’re closer to the Festival. But here’s how it works – in May, you’ll have a window of time where you’ll submit eight (8) different panel or screening preferences in order of priority through the Prekindle’s selection form. The system randomly sets a selection order, and don’t worry – the time at which you submit your selections doesn’t affect your assigned Fast Passes. Fast Passes are assigned one at a time and give each Camp Badgeholder their five (5) highest available selections.

Important note — you are only guaranteed five (5) Fast Passes if, and only if, you follow the guidelines and submit eight (8) different panels/screenings by the lottery deadline. If you submit less than eight different selections, you are not guaranteed five (5) Fast Passes. And pro tip, submitting the same piece of programming eight times in no way increases your chances of getting that Fast Pass – all eight will just count as one submission.

USING YOUR FAST PASSES

In order to utilize your Fast Pass, you MUST arrive 20 minutes prior to the scheduled start time to secure a seat. Don’t be tardy because if you arrive less than 20 minutes before the scheduled start time, your Fast Pass is voided.

Fast Passes don’t take up the whole theater/venue capacity – only about a third of a venue can be reserved in the Fast Pass System, thus if you didn’t get a Fast Pass to something, NEVER FEAR! You can still attend!! Your GP Badge grants you access to attend as much General Programming as you would like – Fast Passes were created to alleviate stress and give our attendees peace of mind to a limited number of individually prioritized events.

Having said all of this, friendly reminder that all seating is first-come, first-served (unassigned), and GP Badges aren’t guaranteed a seat in a particular venue, only admission up to capacity. We also often start seating up to 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time to keep folks from waiting in line in the heat – so if you want your pick of seats, we recommend getting in line early!