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COVID-19 Health and Safety Update – March 18, 2022

Rose City Comic Con 2022 is being planned as an in-person event on September 9th, 10th, and 11th at the Portland Convention Center in Portland, Oregon.

The health and safety of all participants is priority at Rose City Comic Con and all LeftField Media events. In organizing this event, we are following the state, county, and CDC guidelines in order to promote a safe experience. Even so, please understand there is an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 in visiting any public place where there are people.

We are constantly reviewing and reevaluating protocols as they relate to the current COVID-19 situation, which continues to change rapidly. We encourage you to revisit this page prior to traveling to the event.

Proof of Vaccination

At this time, Rose City Comic Con will not require proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test to attend the event.

Face Coverings

At this time, face coverings for Rose City Comic Con are optional. We highly encourage attendees who are not vaccinated to continue wearing masks while indoors as recommended by the CDC.

Hygiene and Sanitization

Throughout the Portland Convention Center there will be additional measures taken to support a safe environment. This includes precautions like enhanced cleaning procedures and additional sanitation stations throughout the building. You can find more information below the Frequently Asked Questions.

We ask that all attendees sanitize and/or wash their hands as often as possible.

General Wellness

We ask that all attendees self-evaluate prior to coming to the event in order to protect others at the event. If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, or have been in close contact with someone who has had COVID-19 in the 7 days prior to the event, please do not enter the convention center.

As COVID-19 news changes rapidly, we recommend you subscribe to our newsletter and follow us on social media (Facebook / Instagram / Twitter) to be the first to receive new information. If you have any questions, please reach out to us at info@rosecitycomiccon.com.


For the most part, no. At this time, wearing a face covering will be optional, however, masks may still be required for some specific panels or guest interactions.

We highly encourage attendees who are not vaccinated to continue wearing masks indoors as recommended by the CDC.

No. At this time Rose City Comic Con will not require proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test to attend the event.

With Rose City Comic Con badges, we are not able to provide refunds. However, we certainly don’t want you to come to the show if you are feeling unwell! In this case, stay home and immediately reach out to info@rosecitycomiccon.com to let us know your situation so we can work with you on a solution that keeps everyone safe.

Celebrities are people too, and each has their own preferences and comfort levels when it comes to COVID-19. Each celebrity interaction will have different precautions in place based on the individual guest’s comfort level. These precautions will be listed within each individual celebrity purchase opportunity once they go on sale.

Guests reserve the right to modify precautions at any time due to comfort level at the time of the event.


GBAC Star Accreditation

The Oregon Convention Center has obtained the Global Biorisk Advisory Council
(GBAC) Star Accreditation. The GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation Program
is2021 GBAC Star Facility Gradient RGB performance-based and designed to help facilities establish a comprehensive system of cleaning, disinfection, and infectious disease prevention for staff and venues.

To achieve GBAC STAR™ accreditation, the Oregon Convention Center was required to demonstrate compliance with the program’s 20 core elements, which range from standard operating procedures and risk assessment strategies to personal protective equipment and emergency preparedness and response measures.

Learn more about GBAC STAR accreditation at www.gbac.org.

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