Checklist for purchasing tickets through the main (lottery) sale:
Have a VISA or Mastercard credit or debit card that can carry nearly $1400 for two entry tickets, one vehicle pass and fees (yes please buy everything if you can);
Nobody else is using the same card to purchases tickets;
Have updated your profile at profiles.burningman.org;
Have registered for camp (specifically joined the googlegroup and filled out the camp registration form);
Will monitor your camp email address for some hints and advice not on this public page;
Have a reasonably current laptop or desktop computer with a modern browser (smart phones are risky);
Have a reasonably reliable and fast internet connection;
Anticipate your bank asking “Is this really authorized?”
Be prepared to answer a phone call or message from your bank during the transaction (and you may need to re-run it);
Consider notifying them in advance of a planned large event ticket transaction;
You MUST preregister for the main sale between noon March 23rd and noon March 25 (Not Time critical)
Go to profiles.burningman.org, login, find and click "Register for [main] sale".
Main sale Starts: 12pm (noon) PDT March 30 - Do not be even 1 minute late (VERY TIME CRITICAL)
It may take a couple of hours to complete
All times are Noon Pacific Time, which is is 3:00 PM Eastern, 2:00 PM Central and 1:00 PM Mountain.
Please see the Entry Tickets page for an overview of the entire process.