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PyCon 2013 Registration Information

Registration Desk @ PyCon

Badges are to be picked up onsite. We ask that everyone pick up their badge individually and show a picture ID. The registration desk will be located in the lobby of the Santa Clara Convention Center. The registration desk will be open the following days/times:

  • March 12, Tuesday - 2:00pm (soft opening) - 6:00pm
  • March 13, Wednesday - 7:00am - 6:00pm
  • March 14, Thursday - 7:00am - 6:00pm
  • March 15, Friday - 7:00am - 5:00pm
  • March 16, Saturday - 7:00am - 5:00pm
  • March 17, Sunday - 7:00am - 1:00pm

PyCon 2013 Registration is SOLD OUT! We have reached our capacity of 2500 attendees!

Tutorial registration is still open - see below for details and register here.

Registration Prices

  • SOLD OUT:Early Bird rates apply to the first 1000 tickets sold.
  • SOLD OUT:Regular Rate will run after early bird is sold out until March 6, 2013
  • Information on Room Sharing

Conference Registration     Early Bird Rate     Regular Rate     On Site
Corporate $450 $600 $750
Individual $300 $350 $400
Student $100 $125 $150

Tutorial Registration     Pre Conference Rate     On Site
Tutorials $150 each $200 each

Tutorial registration is not included in regular conference registration prices. Each tutorial is in addition to normal registration

Financial Aid

The Financial Aid deadline has passed and grants have been awarded.

Registration Types

Corporate Rate

If your company is paying for you to attend PyCon, you should register at the corporate rate. You'll be helping to keep the conference affordable for all, especially for students and those needing financial aid. Government employees should also register at the corporate rate.

Individual Rate

If you are paying for yourself to attend PyCon, feel free to come as an individual. Employees of non-profits may register at the individual rate.

Student Rate

This rate is for full-time students and academics.

Tutorial Rate

If you are only attending one or more PyCon Tutorials and not the conference, there is no additional registration fee. You can use the online registration system linked above to register for tutorials only, if you have issues, please contact

What's Included?

Conference registration includes a light breakfast, lunch, and morning/afternoon break refreshments on the three conference days (Friday, Saturday, & Sunday).

Tutorial attendees will be provided with lunch and break refreshments. Tutorials are charged separately from registration and do not include admission to the main conference.

If you have questions or issues with registration, please send email to


PyCon has negotiated discount rates at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara. The conference rate is only available to attendees of the PyCon conference who make reservations through the conference registration site.

Currently we have the following hotels available:

  • Hyatt Regency Santa Clara - $149/night (plus tax)
  • Avatar Hotel - $149/night (plus tax)

More venue information can be found on the venue page.