Press & Content Creator Application
MagicCon: Minneapolis Press and Content Creator registration is open for journalists and creators who regularly make editorial and social media contributions. Editorial press includes writers, reporters, reviewers, producers, photographers, videographers, etc. who are attending specifically to write about MagicCon: Minneapolis and/or cover the event for internet sites, newspapers, magazines, TV and radio. Content creators include social media personalities who regularly develop Magic content for their social platform audiences.
Press and Content Creator Badges
MagicCon: Minneapolis Press and Content Creator badges are extended as a courtesy of MagicCon. These badge types provide complimentary access to MagicCon: Minneapolis for all three days of the event. Press and Content Creator badges grant you access to all panels and live events but cannot guarantee you seating. Press & Content Creator badge holders will receive a swag bag at Will Call upon arriving at the venue.
A Press or Content Creator badge DOES NOT:
- Grant early or special access into MagicCon: Minneapolis
- Give the ability to cut lines
- Include free access into any events requiring an additional ticket
- Grant early access or extra opportunities to purchase exclusive merchandise, On-Demand events, tournament tickets, or autographing sessions
Due to demand, submitting an application does not guarantee a badge for the show. If approved, additional information will be provided in your confirmation email and receipt. Every individual applying for a MagicCon: Minneapolis Press and Creator badge may only apply once. Please apply for either a Press or a Creator badge for MagicCon: Minneapolis, not both.
The deadlines for applying for either a Press or a Creator badge can be found below:
- Press Applications must be submitted no later than April 7 at 11:59 p.m. ET to be considered
- Content Creator Badge Applications must be submitted no later than March 24 at 11:59 p.m. ET to be considered.
Each Press and Creator badge is issued individually. If you're applying with a team, each person on your team needs to apply and be approved separately.
Press and Creator badges are non-transferable and non-resellable. Any individuals caught selling their Press and Creator badge will be disqualified from attending future MagicCon events. This is non-negotiable.
MagicCon Creator Badge FAQ
We want to offer all ranges of Magic creators the opportunity to attend a MagicCon event in a city they are most passionate and excited to attend.
Filling out the application as clearly and effectively as possible helps to better understand where you are in your Magic creator journey, your intentions for attending, and ensures Wizards is providing opportunities for members of the community who create Magic content to attend.
If you are part of a creator group, please connect with each member of your group to ensure each member applies to receive their own Creator badge. If members of your group do not apply under the same group name, we cannot guarantee they will receive a Creator badge to attend with your group.
We can allow up to two production members of your group to be considered for a Creator badge to support your content. They must clearly and succintly identify themselves as production for you when they apply for the Creator badge.
If you cannot fill out the form effectively, it will be difficult to be considered to receive a Creator badge. Please make sure links are not broken, metrics are reflective of what is featured on your channel, and you share clear and concise details that allow to more quickly provide confirmation that you will receive a Creator badge based on availability.
The Creator badge gives you access to attend MagicCon all weekend, access to the Command Zone, and a MagicCon swag bag to be picked up on site only.
The Creator badge DOES NOT provide you free access to any play events, those tickets must be purchased separately here.
The Creator badge DOES NOT cover any transportation, hotel, or any other travel accommodations.
If you have purchased a ticket for yourself prior to receiving your Creator badge confirmation, you may email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a refund.
We cannot refund tickets for those who did not receive a Creator badge confirmation.
If you purchased tickets for others to attend who are non-creators and were not approved for the Creator badge, we cannot provide a refund for those tickets.
You may use this email template to expedite the response time to confirm your Creator badge refund:
- Hi, my name is [insert legal name] and my creator name is [insert creator name/handle]. I received a Creator badge and I am looking to get a refund for my previously purchased ticket. I purchased my ticket under the email [insert email].
- If you purchased tickets for your whole creator group: I purchased tickets for the following creators who have been approved to receive a Creator badge: [list out everyone’s full names and creator names/handles they used in their Creator badge application that was approved]
If your ticket was purchased by someone else, please email email@example.com with the following information:
- Hi, my name is [Insert legal name] and my creator name is [insert creator name/handle]. I received a Creator badge and I am looking to get a refund for my previously purchased ticket. My [relationship], [insert full name] purchased my MagicCon ticket from the email [insert the relation’s email].
We cannot refund tickets for non-creators and who did not receive a Creator badge.
Creator badges do not cover onsite play events and we cannot refund any tickets purchased for play events if you received a Creator badge.
Purchased events are attached to the email you used to register, not your badge. If you receive a refund for your badge after claiming your Creator badge, you do not need to do anything to transfer your tournaments. Please keep your Purchase Confirmation emails as proof of purchase.
You cannot transfer your ticket to another person, but you may receive a refund for your ticket if you received a Creator badge.
No, you do not lose access to your paid play event tickets. Those tickets are separate from your Creator badge.
Yes, your Creator badge provides only you Command Zone access.
We cannot guarantee each event will have available stock to provide you to pass out to attendees and fans. If you are interested in doing surprise and delights, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line Request: Surprise & Delight MagicCon [City]
If you are a creator capturing content for your social media or web channels you do not need special permission. If you are filming other content, such as a documentary, please email to email@example.com submit your request to explore show permissions.
There is not a VIP party assigned to the Creator badge. You may individually purchase a Saturday Night Social Event ticket.