SXSW Volunteer Registration

Welcome to SXSW Volunteer Registration for SXSW and SXSW EDU! Whether you are a new or returning volunteer, please review our registration process to join us in March.

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Volunteer Registration for SXSW and SXSW EDU 2023

Who Can Volunteer?

Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age, or older*. No special experience is necessary and there is a volunteer role for everyone!

How Do I Sign Up to Volunteer?

Registration, crew, and schedule selections begin January 9, 2023 for SXSW and SXSW EDU 2023. All volunteers should create an online volunteer account and then login to complete their registration. If you've already created an account in the past, please login with your email address or click "forgot password" to reconnect your account.

There are two ways to sign up to volunteer once you've created your account:

Online - Once registered, continue your online journey by selecting a volunteer type and crew, creating your schedule, and choosing your volunteer badge with a few clicks of the mouse!

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Volunteers under the age of 18 years of age will need a parent or legal guardian’s permission to sign up. Minor volunteers will need to email to arrange signature of SXSW Minor Waiver by a guardian.

Explore more information about SXSW Volunteers including Volunteer Types & Badges, Crews, and Out-of-Town Volunteers.

If you have questions about volunteering for SXSW, please email Volunteer Headquarters at for assistance or use the Contact Us form below. See you soon!

*Some crews have additional age requirements due to venue policy.

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Questions about volunteering at SXSW & SXSW EDU? Fill out the contact form. We’ll get back to you soon!

    Covid-19 Volunteer Guidelines


    During in-person events, SXSW expects that all participants follow public health authority and CDC guidelines related to safety, hygiene, and their identified measures to prevent disease. We will continue to work with local authorities to plan for a safe event.

    This page will be updated. Please check back regularly.

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