Visitor Information

  • rAge Expo tickets for JHB will be available to purchase from Ticketpro (online and at all their outlets) from 1 September. Tickets will also be available at the door.
  • For information about the venue click here.


Dates: 6, 7, 8 October 2017 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
Show times: Friday 10h00-18h00 | Saturday 09h00-18h00 | Sunday 09h00-16h00
Day ticket:  
Weekend ticket:  
Kids under 6: Free
Venue: Ticketpro Dome  | Cnr. Olievenhout Avenue & Northumberland Road | North Riding, Johannesburg



What is rAge?
rAge is South Africa’s award-winning video gaming, technology and geek culture exhibition. Now in its 15th year, rAge 2017 will be held in Johannesburg (October).

What is the NAG LAN?
The NAG LAN is South Africa’s largest BYOC (Bring Your Own Computer/Console) LAN, where gamers spend 52-hours playing games with and against each other on the same network. The NAG LAN is an event that is held at rAge every year, and a separate ticket will need to be purchased (i.e. a rAge Expo ticket will not give you access into the NAG LAN).

When do tickets go on sale for rAge 2017?
Tickets for rAge will be available online via Ticketpro as well as at all Ticketpro outlets from 1 September 2017. You will also be able to buy tickets at the door. NAG LAN tickets will go on sale via Computicket at 09h00 on Saturday 29 July.

When and where is this year’s rAge?
rAge JHB takes place at the Ticketpro Dome in Northgate from the 6th – 8th October 2017.

What are the opening and closing times for rAge?
rAge JHB: Friday 10h00-18:00 | Saturday 09h00-18h00 | Sunday 10h00-16h00.
NAG LAN JHB opens at 09h00 on Friday and closes at 15h00 on Sunday. 

I’m bringing a young child with me, do I need to purchase a ticket for them?
Children under 6 are allowed free entry into the expo.

What is a weekend ticket?
A weekend ticket gives you (1 person) access to the expo for all three days at a discounted price.

I bought a NAG LAN ticket but now I can’t attend. Can I have a refund?
Computicket will only offer refunds on NAG LAN tickets in accordance with their standard terms and conditions: If the cancellation occurs more than 30 days prior to the event a 15% cancellation fee will apply; If the cancellation occurs less than 30 but more than 7 days prior to the event a 50% cancellation fee will apply; If the cancellation occurs less than 7 days prior to the event a 100% cancellation fee will apply.
Tickets for the NAG LAN are transferable so you’re welcome to give your ticket to a friend. If you have already purchased an expo ticket for a specific day and are only able to attend on an alternate day we will accept your ticket at the door. Please note that reselling of any tickets is strictly prohibited by Computicket.

Are there any age restrictions for rAge or the NAG LAN?
rAge is a family show so visitors of all ages are welcome to attend. Please do note that some gaming content on display at the various stands may be age restricted and not suitable for minors. There is no age restriction for the NAG LAN but we do suggest that young minors to be accompanied/supervised by an adult.

My son/daughter has purchased a ticket to the NAG LAN. Can I accompany them inside when they arrive?
Parents are welcome to assist their children to settle in at the LAN and will be issued a Parent Pass wristband upon arrival.

Is there an additional cost for parking?
The venue charges an additional fee for parking in some areas. This cost is not included in your rAge Expo ticket price.

This is my first time attending the NAG LAN. What do I need to know?
A detailed list of everything you need to know about the do’s and dont’s in the LAN can be found on our forums. If you’ve never been to the NAG LAN before this video will give you a really good idea of what to expect.

Do I need a press pass in order to film or take photos at the expo?
Everybody is welcome to take pictures or video at the expo, but do note that some exhibitors may not allow photography or filming of their games on display and you may be asked to refrain from taking photos or filming.
Should you wish to attend the expo as accredited media, please do so by registering via the Press Accreditation link.

How do I enter the Cosplay contest?
The rAge Cosplay contest information and rules will be posted here for the JHB event, so we would suggest joining this community Facebook page so you know how to get involved.

Can I cosplay at the expo?
You are more than welcome to come dressed up as your favourite character, but please do keep the following things in mind before selecting your outfit: (1) rAge is a family show so we dont allow cosplay that is revealing, explicit or overtly sexual in any way. If we do find your outfit to be offensive we will have you escorted off the premises; (b) Please be mindful of your weapons and props – we dont allow knives, swords or guns of any kind. Any items found to be of a dangerous nature or have the potential to injure someone will be confiscated by security and only be returned to you when you leave. 

I’ve never been to rAge before – what can I expect to see and do?
If this is your first time attending rAge you should check out our Video Gallery to watch videos from previous rAge events. You can also browse our Photo Gallery. Both of the galleries will give you a very good idea of what rAge is and why you HAVE to be there!

Is there a shuttle bus service to get to rAge?
No but you can make use of Uber or other local taxi services.

Is there a discount for students/scholars?
We do offer a group discount if you are a teacher arranging a class trip on behalf of a school, college or university. Please email us for more information on how to book.





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