If you pre-register before the convention, please plan on bringing a photo ID. You will need to show your ID in order to pick up your badge at the con.
Check Acceptance Policy
Checks are only accepted for pre-registration. This means that during the convention, checks are not accepted. ATM(s) are provided in the hotel lobby and surrounding area.
Returned Check Policy
Returned checks are subject to a $25 return check fee, per incident. Returned checks will result in cancellation of registration until the check and fee are paid.
Child Price Registration Policy
Children, defined as persons twelve (12) years old or younger, are subject to special pricing only at the convention. There is no pre-registration for children’s pricing. An adult must accompany children at the convention at all times. Unaccompanied children may be barred from attending convention events until their adult escort arrives. AWI accepts no responsibility for children. The accompanying adult does not have different pricing from a standard attendee.
Parents/Guardians are responsible for their children at all times. AWI accepts no responsibility for children. Parents/Guardians who wish to accompany a child to any convention function or space must have a valid paid badge.
Lost Badge Policy
All attendees must have a badge to enter convention spaces or events. AWI is not responsible for lost or stolen badges.
Registration Transfer Policy
Registrations can be transferred from one person to another only under the following conditions:
ALL Transfer Requests must be made no later than 30 days before the convention. Transfer requests must include the full name and address of the existing registrant, and the person to whom the registration is to be transferred. Mail in your request, or email
Refunds are available under the following conditions:
The request must be received in writing with the full name and address of the registration to be refunded, signed by the registrant. Mail your refund requests to the address below.
2941 W MacArthur Blvd,
Santa Ana, CA 92704
All requests for refunds must be made no later than 30 days before the event and are subject to a $ 10 administrative fee.
Refunds may not be paid until after the convention. Please allow up to 4 weeks for processing. Electronic registration fees, including Eventbrite, are non-refundable.