def con registration

DEF CON Registration

You can still order or add to your order a DEF CON badge onsite.

To purchase your DEF CON Badge in advance simply follows these steps:

  • Go to the Black Hat Registration Page and go to Update Your Current Registration (below New Black Hat Attendee Sign-Up).
  • Enter the email address you registered with along with your password.
  • You will now be on the Review Page.
  • Choose Change the Package to the appropriate one that includes DEF CON and then scroll down to check the purchase of the DEF CON badge for $150.00.
  • Click "Save" to return to the Review Page.
  • Click "Make a Payment" to complete the payment.


  • DEF CON badge pickup will take place on July 26th 11:00 - 17:00 PST for Black Hat delegates from the Emperor's Ballroom. You will need to present both the DEF CON voucher portion of your badge as well as show your main Black Hat badge.
  • This badge pickup is for Black Hat delegates only. Public sales of DEF CON badges are at the Rio ONLY.
  • No additional badges are available for sale at either the regular or discount price.
  • DEF CON takes place at the Rio Hotel. No transportation or shuttles are provided between Caesars and the Rio.
  • DEF CON regular badge pricing is $200 cash only at the DEF CON reg desk. They DO NOT do pre-registration.

Please check the DEF CON website for hours and other details: