Giant Jamboree/Register

Attending the iGEM 2020 Virtual Giant Jamboree? Get your event pass now!

Individual Registration is now open through Eventbrite! All attendees, including team members, should register through Eventbrite to get access to the "My iGEM" Platform and App, and to sign media release agreements for the event.

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Team Registration for the iGEM 2020 Virtual Giant Jamboree is now closed.

Please see Individual registration on Eventbrite above.


The Jamboree fee for the iGEM 2020 Virtual Giant Jamboree is $2500 USD per team for regular registration and $3000 for late registration (including students, instructors, advisors, and other team members listed on the team roster).


  • All iGEM teams must register by the Late Registration deadline (October 9, 2020, 11:59PM EDT).
  • All iGEM team members are welcome to participate, including students, instructors, professors, and advisors.



All prices are listed in USD currency.

  • Regular Registration $2500 per team
  • Late Registration $3000 per team


Regular Registration Deadline: September 30 at 11:59PM EDT
Late Registration Deadline: begins October 1 at 12:00AM EDT, ends October 9 at 11:59PM EDT

All iGEM teams must register and pay for the Giant Jamboree by the Late Registration deadline (October 9, 11:59PM EDT).
By registering to attend, you secure your team presentation slot and poster slot at the Giant Jamboree. If your team does not register by October 9, we will assume that you will not be participating in the Giant Jamboree and your team will not receive an assignment.


Teams attending the Giant Jamboree must register online. Registration is now open.

The following payment methods will be accepted: credit card, check, and wire transfer. All registration fee payments must be received on or before the deadlines posted above to secure the prices associated with those deadlines.

Credit Card
MasterCard, Visa, Discover & AMEX
You may submit online credit card payments via the team payment form at the following registration site:

If you encounter a credit card error, it is usually one of these two issues: 1) personal credit cards often reject international payments - please call the credit card company to inform them you will be making a payment to the US, or 2) institutional credit cards often have per-transaction limits - please make partial payments of $1000 or less until the full balance has been paid.
in USD, drawn on a US bank,
made payable to iGEM Foundation
Please send an email request to registration [AT] igem [DOT] org for an invoice (include Team Name, Team Code, Contact Name, Contact Email, and Billing Address), print your invoice and mail with check payment to:

iGEM Foundation
iGEM 2020/Your Team Name
27 Drydock Avenue
Suite 27E-230
Boston, MA 02210, USA

It is recommended that you send your check payment via a traceable delivery method, such as UPS, Fedex, or DHL, to ensure successful delivery.
Wire Transfer
Please allow enough time for the transfer to arrive by the deadline (3-5 business days)
Please send an email request to registration [AT] igem [DOT] org for an invoice (include Team Name, Team Code, Contact Name, Contact Email, and Billing Address), then login to your iGEM account to see the wire transfer information page for details on how to submit payment via wire transfer.

Confirm that the bank account information is correct before proceeding with the wire transfer.


To request an invoice for your team, please email your request to registration [AT] igem [DOT] org and provide the following information: Team Name, Team Code, Contact Name, Contact Email, and Billing Address. Please note we will process invoice requests during our normal operating hours, Mon-Fri 9-5pm EDT. Requests received over the weekend will be processed on the next business day.


All teams must register for the Giant Jamboree. Payment of Giant Jamboree fees must be received in full by iGEM Headquarters by the deadlines stated above to secure the prices associated with those deadlines.

Your Jamboree registration fee includes a team presentation slot, a team poster location, side events, and the awards ceremony.


Refunds for cancellations for the Giant Jamboree fee received in writing on or before September 30, 2020, will be granted less a $500 processing fee. Requests should be sent to hq [AT] igem [DOT] org. 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 a team to participate due to weather, threat of terrorism, act of God, and other events beyond iGEM's control.


For questions about payments for iGEM 2020 contact:

iGEM Headquarters
Email: registration [AT] igem [DOT] org
Phone: + 1.617.500.3106