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Tenth Edition

August 13 to 15, 2021
Delta Calgary South, Calgary, Alberta
 
August 13 to 15, 2021
 
There are
327 days
remaining.
The Tenth Annual Edition of When Words Collide

Registration for 2021

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN.

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Registration Types and Information

Festival Weekend Passes, Banquet Tickets, and Master Class Passes are transferable* but not refundable. WWC will maintain a waiting list in the event registered attendees cancel.

Our festival registration cap is 800 people. If we are sold out before the festival, at-door registration will not be available.

Pre-/Post-festival Master Classes are 3 or 6.5 hour in-depth sessions made available by some of this year's (and sometimes former) festival guests of honour. Class type, duration, and size are determined by the presenter. This year's Master Classes will be announced as soon as they are scheduled.

Note: When Words Collide uses PayPal to process on-line PayPal, Debit and Credit Card transactions.

Mail-in registration form must be accompanied by payment via Cheque or Money Order only. Credit cards and cash are accepted with printed registration forms at The Sentry Box. We do not send out receipts, but a list of registered attendees (who specify on their registration form that they wish to be listed) appears on our website. Those who elect not to be listed will not be on the list. PayPal sends out a transaction receipt via email, although we have heard from a few people that they don't receive it (possibly blocked by spam filters). Some versions of various web browsers have been known to cause errors during the online registration process. If you have any trouble with on-line registration, please try a different web browser. If you have questions about your registration, please check the Passholders List before emailing info@whenwordscollide.org with your question.

*Transfers: If you are registered for the festival and discover you can no longer attend, WWC is happy to transfer your membership (and banquet ticket) to a friend or the next person on our waiting list. WWC will assist with waiting list transfers up to and including July 31.

Children under the age of 8 need not register, but must be accompanied by a registered adult at all times. Children who are running loose may be asked to leave the festival.

Parents bringing children to the festival must provide the children`s proof of age when picking up their registration package at the festival. The child’s age as of is used to determine the type of pass they will need.

Most people will want an Adult pass which allows you to attend all of the festival activities.

Registrations are non-refundable. However, you may transfer your pass to another person. Please contact us to make the transfer.

By registering for this festival you consent to allowing When Words Collide to use any photographs or other recordings taken at the festival for promotional purposes.

Current Registration Rates

Prices are in Canadian dollars. Ages are inclusive, so Youths are from their 13th birthday to the day before their 19th birthday.

Rates change in 327 days
Type Price Age Range
Child20 CAD8 up to 12
Youth30 CAD13 up to 18
Adult45 CAD19 and up
Banquet50 CADN/A
BanquetOnly50 CADN/A
Merchant100 CADN/A

Am I Already Registered?

If you are unsure about your registration status there are four ways you can check. Please remember, we do not send separate confirmations or receipts when you register. Instead, look for a PayPal email confirming your payment, or see your credit card or bank statement if that's how you paid. Those who register via mail or at the Sentry Box will have either the Sentry Box receipt or the cancelled cheque from your bank.

  1. If you did not ask to be left off the online list when you registered, our online passholders list should have your name. Names are listed in alphabetical order by given name. Of course, if you asked not to be listed then you'll have to try another method.
  2. If you have your 12-digit registration number, enter it in the box below and click on the Query button.

  3. If you don't have your registration number, enter your name below and click on the Send button. An email with your registration status with be sent to the address on your registration (assuming you have registered for this year). If you do not get an email within 24 hours it means you are not registered.

  4. If nothing else works, you can send us an enquery via email.

Mail-in Registration Form

CCV Number LocationMost credit card companies now include a 3-digit Credit Card Validation number that must be supplied when doing transactions to prove that you have the actual, physical credit card in your possession. This 3-digit number can be found on the signature-side of the card and is the final 3 digits of the number on the signature strip. See the illustration for the location. On American Express cards the CCV is four digits and on the front right side.

If you wish to mail your registration form, a printable copy is available here. Please leave enough time for the postal system to deliver the form. We cannot be held responsible for mail that arrives after a deadline.

Online Festival Registration

A REMINDER...

Passholder #1
Given Name ***
Example: Jane
Family name ***
Example: Doe
Badge Name
Example: Jane Doe (they/them)
In what town/city are you living?
Example: Calgary
In what province/state are you living?
Example: Alberta
Your email address
Example: jane@doe.com
Your web site URL
Example: https://janedoe.com/
Are you primarily a...? Example: Editor  Writer/Author
 Reader
 Other 
Would you like to be added to our mailing list for regular updates? You must explicitly click Yes to receive updates. Yes No
Do you want your name to be visible on the online pass-holder list? Yes No
Select one pass type
(All values in CAD)
Child ($20)
Youth ($30)
Adult ($45)

Banquet tickets are sold out. Email us to get on the waiting list for banquet cancellations.

   
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Passholder #2

If you wish to buy an additional pass for a person whose name you don't know at this time, just click on the Unnamed Guest button, and fill in ONLY the fields marked with *** (unnamed guest, pass type, banquet tickets). Leave the rest of the information blank. Email us later when you know the person's name.

Given Name ***
Example: Jane
 
Family name ***
Example: Doe
Badge Name
Example: Jane Doe (they/them)
In what town/city are you living?
Example: Calgary
In what province/state are you living?
Example: Alberta
Your email address
Example: jane@doe.com
Your web site URL
Example: https://janedoe.com/
Are you primarily a...? Example: Editor  Writer/Author
 Reader
 Other 
Would you like to be added to our mailing list for regular updates? You must explicitly click Yes to receive updates. Yes No
Do you want your name to be visible on the online pass-holder list? Yes No
Select one pass type ***
(All values in CAD)
Child ($20)
Youth ($30)
Adult ($45)

Banquet tickets are sold out. Email us to get on the waiting list for banquet cancellations.

   
Go Back to Top of Forms
Passholder #3

If you wish to buy an additional pass for a person whose name you don't know at this time, just click on the Unnamed Guest button, and fill in ONLY the fields marked with *** (unnamed guest, pass type, banquet tickets). Leave the rest of the information blank. Email us later when you know the person's name.

Given Name ***
Example: Jane
 
Family name ***
Example: Doe
Badge Name
Example: Jane Doe (they/them)
In what town/city are you living?
Example: Calgary
In what province/state are you living?
Example: Alberta
Your email address
Example: jane@doe.com
Your web site URL
Example: https://janedoe.com/
Are you primarily a...? Example: Editor  Writer/Author
 Reader
 Other 
Would you like to be added to our mailing list for regular updates? You must explicitly click Yes to receive updates. Yes No
Do you want your name to be visible on the online pass-holder list? Yes No
Select one pass type ***
(All values in CAD)
Child ($20)
Youth ($30)
Adult ($45)

Banquet tickets are sold out. Email us to get on the waiting list for banquet cancellations.

   
Go Back to Top of Forms
Passholder #4

If you wish to buy an additional pass for a person whose name you don't know at this time, just click on the Unnamed Guest button, and fill in ONLY the fields marked with *** (unnamed guest, pass type, banquet tickets). Leave the rest of the information blank. Email us later when you know the person's name.

Given Name ***
Example: Jane
 
Family name ***
Example: Doe
Badge Name
Example: Jane Doe (they/them)
In what town/city are you living?
Example: Calgary
In what province/state are you living?
Example: Alberta
Your email address
Example: jane@doe.com
Your web site URL
Example: https://janedoe.com/
Are you primarily a...? Example: Editor  Writer/Author
 Reader
 Other 
Would you like to be added to our mailing list for regular updates? You must explicitly click Yes to receive updates. Yes No
Do you want your name to be visible on the online pass-holder list? Yes No
Select one pass type ***
(All values in CAD)
Child ($20)
Youth ($30)
Adult ($45)

Banquet tickets are sold out. Email us to get on the waiting list for banquet cancellations.

   
Go Back to Top of Forms
Passholder #5

If you wish to buy an additional pass for a person whose name you don't know at this time, just click on the Unnamed Guest button, and fill in ONLY the fields marked with *** (unnamed guest, pass type, banquet tickets). Leave the rest of the information blank. Email us later when you know the person's name.

Given Name ***
Example: Jane
 
Family name ***
Example: Doe
Badge Name
Example: Jane Doe (they/them)
In what town/city are you living?
Example: Calgary
In what province/state are you living?
Example: Alberta
Your email address
Example: jane@doe.com
Your web site URL
Example: https://janedoe.com/
Are you primarily a...? Example: Editor  Writer/Author
 Reader
 Other 
Would you like to be added to our mailing list for regular updates? You must explicitly click Yes to receive updates. Yes No
Do you want your name to be visible on the online pass-holder list? Yes No
Select one pass type ***
(All values in CAD)
Child ($20)
Youth ($30)
Adult ($45)

Banquet tickets are sold out. Email us to get on the waiting list for banquet cancellations.

   
Go Back to Top of Forms

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When Words Collide is a festival for readers, writers, artists and publishers of commercial and literary fiction, including genre, YA, children's books, and poetry. Would you like to know more?

327 days until the next price increase

2021 Registration is 80.4% full

No banquet tickets for sale.

The current adult passholder rate is $45 CAD. . You can register on our web page, use our registration form or, in Calgary, stop in at The Sentry Box at 1835 - 10th Avenue SW to purchase your pass.

If we are sold out in advance, passes will not be available at the door.

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1835 - 10th Avenue SW,
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T3C 0K2, Canada.

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