Jamboree Invitation

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If your team advances to the World Championship Jamboree after competing in a Regional Jamboree, all attendees must register for World Championship Jamboree. Payment of World Championship Jamboree attendance fees must be received by iGEM Headquarters by October 25 at 11:59pm EDT. Payments after the due date will increase $50.00 and are limited to on-site registration at the World Championship Jamboree event.

Guests, Family and Friends

Guests, including family and friends are welcome to register for all iGEM Jamboree events.
Limited access badges are US $100 and grant access to ONE of the following events: team presentation (one session), poster session (A or B), the social event on Sunday, or the awards ceremony.
Full access badges are also available at US $475 and grant access to all events. To obtain either badge, official registration is needed. On-site registration is available and can be paid for with all major credit cards.

Note: iGEM teams that have not advanced to the World Championship Jamboree, but would like to attend, will be considered guests.
Entrance to the awards ceremony is not guaranteed, and is dependent on the capacity of Kresge Auditorium. Preference is given to iGEM team members, team instructors, team affiliates, followed by general public.

Guest Attendes
Limited Access Badge
Team Presentation (One session) $100
Poster Session (A or B) $100
Social Event $100
Awards Ceremony $100
Full Access Badge
Awards Ceremony $475

Refund Policy:

World Championship Jamboree

Requests for cancellations, substitutions, or other changes may be made online until October 25. Changes after that date should be made at the on-site registration desk. Refunds for cancellations received in writing on or before October 25 will be granted less a $50 processing fee. No refunds will be granted after that date. No refunds will be given for portions of the registration not being used. All refunds will be made in US dollars and will be processed in the manner in which the original payment was submitted, with the possible exception of wire payments which, at the organizers' discretion, may be refunded via check. If a refund is made via wire transfer, any bank fees will be deducted from the refund. Credit card refunds will be issued to the card that was used to make the original payment. iGEM is not responsible for cancellations or the inability of an individual to travel due to weather, threat of terrorism, act of God, and other events beyond iGEM's control.

Payment Instructions:

Individuals attending the World Championship Jamboree must register at the following registration site:

The following payment methods will be accepted: credit card, check, and wire transfer. All team payments must be received on or before the due date.

Credit Card
MasterCard, Visa, Discover & AMEX
You may submit online credit card payments via the online registration form at the following registration site:
in USD, drawn on a US bank,
made payable to iGEM Foundation
After completing the registration form (link provided above), print your invoice and mail with check payment to:
iGEM Foundation
iGEM 2013/Your Team Name
One Kendall Square - Building 600
Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

It is recommended that you send your check payment via a traceable delivery method, such as Fedex or DHL, to ensure successful delivery.
Wire Transfer
Please allow enough time for the transfer to arrive by the deadline (10-14 days)
After your submission of the team payment form (link provided above), see the wire transfer information page for details on how to submit payment via wire transfer.


An invoice will be available upon completion of the iGEM 2013 Jamboree attendance form at the registration websites listed above. To request an invoice at a later date, return to the registration website above, enter the email address previously used to complete the form and click on 'View or Change your Existing Registration' and log in with the email address and password previously used to complete the form. From there you will be able to access a copy of your invoice.


For questions about payments for iGEM 2013 contact:
iGEM Headquarters
registration AT igem DOT org
+1 617 500 3106

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Guest Attendees

General public attendees are welcome to attend the iGEM Regional Jamborees!
All guests must register and pay the Jamboree attendance fees. Entrance to awards ceremony and presentation rooms is dependent on space availability. Preference is given to iGEM team members, team instructors, team affiliates, followed by general public. These prices only apply to Guests Attendees.

Registration and Payment

Individuals attending the Regional Jamborees must register and pay on site.

What's included? Limited Access

In the interest of allowing family and friends of iGEM team members to support their family as they participate in iGEM, iGEM Headquarters will be implementing a limited access badge policy. Under this policy a general participant may register to attend ONE of the following Jamboree events and obtain a limited access badge for access to that event only.

Team presentation
Poster session
Social event
Awards ceremony

Limited access registration is $100 plus processing. For questions, contact Meagan Lizarazo, meagan@igem.org
Full access to Jamboree events require Regional Jamboree registration.

What's included? Full Access

Your Jamboree registration fee includes team presentations on Saturday, a social event on Saturday, and the awards ceremony on Sunday. The registration also covers refreshments on Friday evening during the team practice sessions; lunch and dinner on Saturday; and refreshments on Sunday.