Health & Safety Acknowledgement

For Your Safety

Please be advised that a risk of exposure to COVID-19 or other illness exists in any event or public space, including Gen Con. Prior to purchasing a badge for and attending Gen Con, please ensure you have read the latest How to Protect Yourself & Others from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

By attending, you acknowledge this inherent risk and, as a condition of entering, you acknowledge, understand, and confirm each of the following in accordance with applicable health guidelines:

You will abide by all IEC health-and-safety requirements;

You are not currently experiencing any of the following symptoms of COVID-19, as identified at, including, but not limited to:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

During the course of IEC Convention & Expo 2021, you will monitor yourself for any symptoms of COVID-19 and remove yourself from the convention in the event that you experience any of them.

Prior to attending you have not been in contact with someone with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 symptoms without completing a 14-day quarantine;

You are not under any self-quarantine orders; and

You agree that the potential health risks from contracting COVID-19 include death and not-immediate lethal damage to lungs, heart, and brain functions, and that such damage may include long-term impairment that is not fully understood at this time.


Mask-Wearing Requirements

Mask-wearing is required in all indoor and crowded outdoor IEC Convention spaces this year for all attendees, exhibitors, event organizers, and staff.

Masks must cover your nose and mouth and fit snugly against the sides of your face without gaps. Masks can be either manufactured or homemade and should be a solid piece of material without slits, exhalation valves, or punctures.

Neck gaiters are acceptable if they follow the above guidelines.

Bandanas are not acceptable.

Face shields and/or goggles are not acceptable on their own but can be worn with a mask that follows the above guidelines.

Masks may be removed only while actively eating and drinking in designated areas — all food and drink should be consumed in designated seating areas located in the Colorado Convention Center, , Hall B, and lobby A. Lowering your mask briefly to sip a beverage or snack is acceptable, but all meals must be consumed in a designated area.