Q: Is there an age limit to RTX? A: Yes. You have to be under 150 years of age. Sorry great-great-great grandpa! Other than that, no- there is no age limit. Anyone, of any age, can attend! Children 6 and under can get in free with a paying adult.
Q: What is RTX? A: The Internet. For real. In Austin.
RTX is a convention hosted by Rooster Teeth, where we celebrate internet culture and gaming. RTX 2013 is from July 5-7 at the Austin Convention Center.
Q: Are you going to offer discounted hotel rooms? A: Yes, We will have some great deals lined up! We will be posting those on our website soon!
Q: When do tickets go on sale? A: January 5, 2013!
Q: Why doesn't honey badger give a shit? A: Because he's honey badger.
Q: Are you going to sell out before I get one again? A: We have several thousand for sale, so hopefully you can come and we can hang out!
Q: Can I be a volunteer at RTX? A: I don't know, can you? Maybe. Go to the Volunteer FAQ to get more information.
Q: Can I exhibit at RTX? A: We are looking to showcase people from multiple medias this year. If you have a videogame, comic, web show, podcast, or something along those lines please email exhibitor[at]rtxevent[dot]com, or check out the registration page for more info.
Q: When will _____ be announced? A: Event specifics, such as panel schedule, special guests, night activities, and more, are usually announced about a month prior to the event. Sorry it's not available sooner, but we promise it will be worth it!
Q: What if I'm under 18? A: Anyone can come to RTX, but if you're under 18, make sure your parent or guardian is aware that RTX is not responsible for you. Don't have your parent drop you off with the expectation that you will have someone to watch you.
Q: When is RTX 2013? A: RTX 2013 is the weekend of July 5th through 7th at the Austin Convention Center.
Q: How old do I need to be to volunteer? A: You must be over the age of 18.
Q: How much of a time commitment will volunteering be? A: We will be asking volunteers to be available from July 3-8, 2013.
Q: Should I volunteer for RTX? A: You should only volunteer if you are willing to dedicate your time to helping run the event. We require our volunteers to be available to work all 3 days of RTX, so if you can't do that, don't volunteer.
Q: How many volunteers will be chosen? A: A lot.
Q: What do Guardians do? A: Guardians are volunteers for the event. They help run the show in many ways, including tech support, managing lines and crowds, providing information to attendees, security, and much more.
Q: What will I receive if I'm chosen to volunteer? A: You will receive a weekend pass to RTX and a super fashionable volunteer shirt!
Q: How do I apply to be a volunteer? A: The application to be a Guardian for RTX 2013 can be found here:
Q: Do I need to live in the US to be a Guardian? A: No. However, you do need to be in Austin during the specified time frame.
Q: Any other info I should know? A: As a Guardian, you are responsible for your own travel and accommodations, so make sure you can have that covered before applying.
Q: Where is RTX 2013? A: RTX is at the Austin Convention Center in downtown Austin, Texas. The address is 500 E Cesar Chavez St Austin, TX 78701.
Q: Where is the Austin Airport? A: The Austin Airport is located at 3600 Presidential Boulevard Austin, Texas 78719, United States, approximately 15 minutes away from Downtown Austin.
Q: Do you have any special Hotel rates for RTX attendees? A: We have a bunch of discounted hotels available for RTX 2013 attendees! To see all hotels included, head over to the "Hotels" Page!
Q: Is there parking? A: The Austin Convention Center has a parking garage located on both 2nd and San Jacinto, and 4th and Red River.
A map can be found here: http://www.austinconventioncenter.com/directions/ACC_Parking.pdf
Q: Housing Opens on January 29, 2013 A: RTX has secured room blocks at specially discounted rates. These room blocks are managed by a housing bureau, not the individual hotels. In order to receive these discounts, reservations must be made on line via the RTXevent.com web site. You will not be able to secure these rates by contacting the hotels directly.
New Reservations, Modifications, Cancellations – Please do not call hotels, but go to the official on-line Passkey GroupMax housing website through ( RTXevent.com ). Changes and modifications may be made online using the acknowledgement number you receive once you have booked.
Q: Deposit & Taxes A: A credit card number is required to guarantee all reservations and is processed upon arrival, with the exception of the Hilton Austin hotel. They will charge 1 night’s deposit on June 4th, when they download reservations from the web site. All rooms are subject to a 9% lodging tax if you are tax exempt, 15% if you are not tax exempt.
Q: Housing Deadline is June 4th A: You must make your reservation by June 4th to qualify for discounted rates; however the RTX room block may be sold out before this date, so make your reservations early. Requests for rooms pre/post-convention may not be available through the Housing Bureau. Please contact the hotel directly for additional room nights needed based on availability at the regular rate.
You can continue making modifications or cancellations until the web site Close date of June 27th, and after this date you will have to contact the hotels directly.
Q: Booking outside the "RTX Window" A: If you want to book nights outside of the contracted room nights at the discount rate, you will have to contact the hotel directly for availability at the regular rate. Hotels that do not show on the screen to book from, after the attendee has selected the arrival, departure dates, number of rooms and room type needed, are not available based on information provided.