LVO 2021 Registration Now Open!

This year’s LVO Character: Exarch Saim Hann-i Davis Jr.!

Registration is now open!

LVO 2021 Website

It’s been a wild year but we’re pulling everything together to host the Las Vegas Open 2021! The event is an incredible experience and well worth the trip. We’ve got a slew of awesome events planned and can’t wait to see everyone. Be sure to mark your calendars to jump on those tickets as if early registration this year was anything to go by, it’s going to sell out quickly. And for those asking what early registration is, it is available to those that have purchased LVO High Roller Packages.

The web-cart will populate at 9am PST, so be sure to grab any event tickets you might want early, many of the popular events sold out in a day last year.

Covid-19 and the LVO

The obvious question on everyone’s mind is how the LVO will be impacted by Covid-19, if at all. The short answer is: we don’t know. We’re 7 months out from the event and predicting what impact this will have on it, if any, is impossible to say. We will of course put the safety and well being of our attendees first and will be abiding by the current health and safety guidelines at the time of the event. In the event of the LVO 2021 being cancelled, we have cancellation guidelines in place. We will make everyone aware of this eventuality if it comes to be as far out in advance as possible. Let’s all hope that doesn’t happen so we can have a good time at the LVO 2021!

Please post any questions in the comments section below. Thanks!

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26 Responses to “LVO 2021 Registration Now Open!”

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    kaixaukyr June 28, 2020 8:56 pm #

    I’ll be shocked if this happens as scheduled. I applaud your enthusiasm but I really don’t think it’s a good idea to plan large social events in the US in January 2021. Nurgle seems like the only winner there. Hope I’m wrong!

    • Reecius
      Reecius June 29, 2020 7:24 am #

      As we’ve been saying, we’re contractually obligated to run the LVO through 2023, so we don’t have a choice in the matter quite frankly. However, I am confident the situation will be better then, there’s lots of treatments and possible vaccines in clinical trials now and Dr. Fauci has also stated publicly that he’s cautiously optimistic of a vaccine by year’s end. That would be ideal to just alleviate people’s anxiety on the matter.

      Regardless, we will abide by the medical guidelines presented to us at that time by the professionals and we have a robust response prepared in the instance we are instructed by the state authorities to cancel the event (which of course we would comply with) so that anyone that does buy a ticket has a lot of options if that occurs and can purchase with confidence. But, we’re hoping it doesn’t come to that and that we can all go and safely have a good time!

      Judging by the early registration numbers, I think a lot of people feel the same way. It was the strongest early reg we’ve ever had which came as a bit of a surprise, so I think there’s quite a few folks that feel confident in their ability to go. Time will tell of course, and we certainly live in interesting times to put it mildly.

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        kaixaukyr June 29, 2020 8:07 am #

        not much you can do about contractual obligations. hope things do work out!

        • Reecius
          Reecius June 29, 2020 12:42 pm #

          Yeah, it is what it is and we all hope for the best. Thanks! =)

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        abusepuppy June 29, 2020 8:42 am #

        It is fairly unlikely there will be a vaccine ready by that time- the ‘accelerated’ timeline for the vaccines is somewhere in the 10 month range at this point, and that is assuming that nothing unforeseen happens and they get lucky and the best current candidates don’t turn out to have any side effects and are fully efficacious (which is usually somewhere between 3-to-1 and 5-to-1 against, from what I’ve heard from friends in the medical community.) Having one ready earlier than that is _maybe_ possible, but the chances of serious side effects would be quite high because that would mean no screening tests at all.

        That also does not account for the time needed to manufacture and distribute the vaccine in numbers as well as to actually deploy it, all of which are significant hurdles as well. A timeline of a year to a year and a half before widespread immunity is possible is still fairly optimistic, and that is still discounting any problems caused by antivaxxer dipshits screwing the whole thing up.

        I know it’s tough for you guys with all of this, especially because of the contracts. I may well still purchase a ticket with the understanding that it’s unlikely to happen, but we should definitely keep a realistic perspective in mind for all of this.

        • Reecius
          Reecius June 29, 2020 12:44 pm #

          Yeah, there is a lot of uncertainty for sure. We were thinking the same things you mentioned but we have to just roll with it and hope for the best. I know a few potential vaccines are entering the final phase of testing (which isn’t a fast process) but I am not a Dr. so have no authoritative opinion on the matter. We just hope we have the wind at our backs and all of us can roll some dice and have fun.

          And thanks for the support, buddy! It is indeed a difficult situation.

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          Venkarel July 1, 2020 8:41 am #

          Yeah the chance of having a vaccine by LVO 2021 is almost zero. One thing to keep in mind is that COVID-19 was probably (like 90%) being spread at LVO 2020 and the world did not end. On the other hand many gamers do seem to have one or more of the co-morbidity factors that increase the danger of Covid-19, so that is a negative.

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          mvirks September 16, 2020 7:09 am #

          I’m on the Oxford/AstraZeneca trial as a patient and the word on the grapevine is that it’ll go to approval in November, which means that it’ll likely be available in January. Cutting things super-fine, especially considering the fact that key workers etc. will be prioritised for doses initially.

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        Venkarel June 30, 2020 6:09 pm #

        Depending on how the contract is written there are often “act of God” Force Majeure clauses that let you cancel the contract but you would know if it exists. With FLG giving full refunds up to pretty close to the event I see no risk in signing up and paying my money even if I have to cancel later.

        • Reecius
          Reecius July 1, 2020 6:39 am #

          Yeah, if force majeure clause is invoked we are off the hook to a degree but that will depend on the state really. And that was our thought, we want to give everyone protection.

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    kaixaukyr June 29, 2020 12:28 pm #

    i work in bio so i have a little experience with related processes and i think abusepuppy has the right idea of the time frame. my personal guess is there *might* be a vaccine by LVO 2022 🙁

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    JimV June 30, 2020 10:03 am #

    Hopefully the US Border opens and things settle down, as is a lot of international people basically can’t attend. I am optimistic to come but going to have to wait to buy in case our border stays closed.

    • Reecius
      Reecius June 30, 2020 10:18 am #

      Well, I don’t know of course but I highly doubt the border will remain closed for over 7 months. Time will tell of course but that seems very unrealistic.

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        JimV June 30, 2020 10:18 am #

        Hope so my friend!

        • Reecius
          Reecius June 30, 2020 10:45 am #

          Yeah and for many more reasons than just how it impacts the LVO, lol.

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        Carlos June 30, 2020 2:13 pm #

        It’s not just the borders in the US being closed stopping international travellers. It’s also travel bans in other countries. Here in Australia there is a an international travel ban and very limited circumstances where you can be exempt. If you do meet the criteria to travel overseas you do so knowing that you have a minimum 2 weeks stay in a hotel for quarantine on your return.

        This travel ban isn’t going to be lifted anytime soon and suspect a travel ban to the US will stay in place even after other countries start to open.

        • Reecius
          Reecius July 1, 2020 6:40 am #

          That is possible but 7 months is a long time, who knows where we will be at that point, you know?

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            Carlos July 1, 2020 2:08 pm
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            Love your optimism and I really do hope you are right however 7 months isn’t a long time in pandemic terms.

            It’s taken us 4 months for Aussies to get where they are now and one of our states has just had a massive flare up again and are doing their own lockdown as we speak. The borders to travel to Queensland haven’t even opened back up again.

            Even if the virus infection rate dies down again over the next 3 to 4 months realistically it will just reset the clock on the travel ban as this is where the majority of Australias new cases are coming from.

            This all really sucks as a group of us were all planning to attend LVO 2021 as we are friends with Chris Wright who won the free trip for winning ITC Australia earlier this year.

          • Reecius
            Reecius July 1, 2020 3:15 pm
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            Yeah, the entire situation is a bummer. And we will have to see what happens, you know? I am not an expert on this topic so I do not pretend to understand what’s hapenning. But, we’re under contract to proceed as normal and so we march on! We will be flexible and we’ve set it up so that the attendee has essentially no risk to purchase a ticket. Hopefully that gets us through these uncertain times and with luck we can have the event. If not, we’ve got things set up to allow us to be flexible and handle it if it doesn’t happen.

            Hope to see you all there! if not, always 2022 =)

  4. Reecius
    Reecius June 30, 2020 11:14 am #

    Damn, many events already sold out and the 40k Champs is already over 50% full just hours into reg!

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    Nick Wenker June 30, 2020 11:17 am #

    Rushed to buy my ticket! Looking forward to my fourth LVO in a row.

    Honestly I would rather go to Vegas and face Covid-19 than 2019 Space Marines again 😡

    • Reecius
      Reecius June 30, 2020 11:36 am #

      Lol, that was a sick burn, haha. And thanks, looking forward to it! Hopefully it all works out and we can safely have some fun =)

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    Sebastian Magnusson June 30, 2020 1:06 pm #

    Who is this Dr Fauci Reece keeps mentioning all the time? Some kind of Dr Phil spinoff?

    Anyhow, best of luck!

    • Reecius
      Reecius July 1, 2020 6:41 am #

      Lol, he gives good advice, right form the heart, you know?

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    Mate Csaszar June 30, 2020 7:39 pm #

    Will be my first LVO and also think i will be the first people from my country who will be attending 🙂 will make them proud!

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