Event Guide for The International Dota 2 Championships

Monday, August 20, 2018 – Saturday, August 25, 2018


RFID Badge Pickup

Fans are advised to pick up their badges at the Rogers Arena Ticket Centre on Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19 from 10:00AM to 6:00PM as we are expecting long lineups on the first event day. Once you have your badge, please head over to the badge binding kiosks to sync your badge with your Steam and DOTA 2 profiles and pick your swag bag on the North Plaza.

Cosplay Reminder

Please note all cosplay weapons must be checked at the Peace Bonding Tent at the North Plaza prior to entry.

Event Schedule

Monday, August 20

Tuesday, August 21 – Thursday, August 23

Friday, August 24

Saturday, August 25

Subject to change.

Event Policies

Cosplay weapons must be checked at the Peace Bonding Tent at the North Plaza.

Standard sized bags and backpacks will be permitted into the building for this event.

All tickets are general admission seating with in and out privileges.

Parking is not available for this event, with the exception of accessible parking.

For more information, contact Fan Services at 604-899-7440.

Subject to change.

Promotions & Merchandise

Swag bags will be available for pickup starting at 10AM on Saturday, August 18 at the North Plaza.

The Valve badge binding tent will open on Monday, August 20 at the North Plaza.

Limited player autograph sessions will be offered daily and administered using a special token system.

Vanbase is offering fans a special opportunity to pre-purchase merchandise. Order online for pickup at Rogers Arena or for delivery after the event.

Rogers Arena Guidelines

Bag Policy
Standard size bags and backpacks will be permitted into Rogers Arena.

Prohibited Items
Audio and video recording devices, bottles, cans, and outside food and drinks are prohibited. Please see the A-Z Guide for more information.

We welcome the opportunity to serve all our guests. Learn more about how Rogers Arena accommodates accessibility.

Ticket Centre Hours

Saturday, August 18
10:00AM – 6:00PM

Sunday, August 19
10:00AM – 6:00PM

Monday, August 20
7:00AM – 9:00PM

Tuesday, August 21 – Friday, August 24
8:00AM – 9:00PM

Saturday, August 25
8:00AM – 5:00PM

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Frequently Asked Questions

For more tips when planning your visit, please have a look at our A-Z Guide.

  • Can I bring my bag into Rogers Arena?

    Standard size purses, bags, and backpacks will be allowed in Rogers Arena for this event. Please note that cosplay weapons must be checked prior to entry.

  • Can I park underground at Rogers Arena?

    Parking is unavailable, with the exception of accessible parking. Please contact our Fan Services department at 604-899-7440 or [email protected] (subject to availability and on a first come, first serve basis).

  • Can you verify my tickets?

    Please obtain your tickets from Ticketmaster or other authorized agents to avoid purchasing invalid tickets. Unfortunately, we cannot verify tickets or honour lost, stolen, or counterfeit tickets. Any fan who, knowingly or unknowingly, gains entry using invalid tickets will be subject to eviction without compensation.

  • When can I pick up my tickets at Will Call?

    Visit the Toyota Ticket Centre at Gate 10 (ground-level, on the north side of Rogers Arena). Guests are required to show photo identification and the credit card used to purchase when picking up tickets. Hours are as follows: 10:00AM – 6:00PM August 18 and 19, 7:00AM – 9:00PM on August 20, 8:00AM – 9:00PM from August 21 to 24, and 8:00AM – 5:00PM on August 25. For questions, please call the Ticket Centre at 604.899.7676.

  • How do I get to Rogers Arena?

    Rogers Arena is located in the heart of downtown Vancouver and is easily accessible via public transportation and private vehicle. See directions.

  • Can I bring my camera into Rogers Arena?

    Non-flash, still photography is welcome as long as the camera lens is not detachable and does not exceed 75 mm. Please leave your audio and video recording devices at home. Contact Fan Services at 604.899.7440 or [email protected] for more information.