Updated: January 10, 2023
The health and safety of Gen Con participants remains a top priority for convention organizers. Gen Con will continue to monitor the guidance of the Marion County Department of Public Health and the CDC regarding appropriate safety measures as the convention date nears. As of January 2023, Gen Con will not require proof of vaccination or masks at the 2023 convention. While continuously monitoring the situation, organizers will reserve the right to change this policy if conditions warrant at any time, including up to the start date of the convention. Masks and vaccines are strongly encouraged at Gen Con, but are not required at this time.
DAILY HEALTH MONITORING
Anyone who is not feeling well or begins to experience symptoms of COVID-19 or any other similarly communicable illness at any time during Gen Con should contact and follow the guidance of their physician. All participants are required to accept and comply with the below Health and Safety Acknowledgement in order to be granted entry to Gen Con.
Please ensure that you have reviewed any advisories or restrictions that may be in place for travel to the United States and for travel to Indianapolis IN.
Please be advised that risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any event or public space, including Gen Con. Prior to registering for and attending the event, please ensure you have read the latest CDC Guidelines for Prevention. By attending the event, you acknowledge this inherent risk on behalf of yourself and/or any Minor attending the event for which you serve as Guardian (collectively, “You”) and, as a condition of entering the event, You acknowledge, understand, and confirm each of the following in accordance with applicable health guidelines:
For purposes of this acknowledgment, a “Minor” means any individual who is under eighteen (18) years of age or has not reached the age of majority as defined by such individual’s jurisdiction of residence, and a “Guardian” means such Minor’s parent or legal guardian or other individual attending the Event who is over the age of eighteen (18) and acting in loco parentis for such Minor. Please see the event’s terms of participation to confirm the age requirements for entry.
You may not enter the event or the event venue if You cannot confirm all of the above criteria. If at any point during Your time at the event You do not meet all of the above criteria, You will be required to isolate and may be relocated or asked to leave the venue at the sole discretion of event management.
Please note: The guidelines in this document are based on information currently available regarding the behavior and characteristics of the COVID-19 virus, public health information, and local or state guidelines with respect to large gatherings. As more clarity with respect to these variables emerges, it is expected that these guidelines may need to be adjusted accordingly.
Visit these external resources that will keep you updated on information you may need while planning your travel:
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) World Health Organization (WHO) Self-Check for Coronavirus Symptoms United States Travel Uber Lyft Visit Indy
Indiana Convention Center & Lucas Oil Stadium
Gen Con show management partners closely with the Indiana Convention Center, and local, state, and federal health authorities to maintain a robust operational plan designed to maximize the health and safety of everyone. These include:
The ICC maintains an extensive health and safety plan for all events, including Gen Con. For more information and details, please visit:
If you have reason to believe you currently have COVID-19 or have been exposed to COVID-19, you must not attend Gen Con and should consult your physician, including if these conditions emerge while you are at the convention. Please review our Health and Safety Acknowledgement each day prior to attending Gen Con to ensure you can comply with all of the requirements therein.
Please Note: The protocols contained on this website are based on information currently available regarding the behavior and characteristics of the COVID-19 virus, public health information, and local or state guidelines with respect to large gatherings in any particular community. As more clarity with respect to these variables emerges, it is expected that these guidelines may need to be adjusted accordingly.