Pretty Pickle Camp 2022 Membership Application Is Open

The camp membership application for BRC 2022 is now open. If you would like to be considered for a Stewards Sale ticket invitation, please fill out the form as soon as possible. Camp population will be 8-12 people this year, and we will likely not have enough Stewards Sale ticket invitations to cover all members.

Placement will inform us of our Stewards Sale (fka Directed Group Sale) ticket allocation in early February. Stewards Sale invitations will be allocated to selected camp members via Burner Profiles on February 23, and the Stewards Sale ticket sale opens on March 9. See for full ticketing information.

Burning Man 2022 Ticketing Information

Important Dates:

DateWhat is Happening
Wednesday, January 26 – Saturday, January 29FOMO Sale registration open
Wednesday, February 2FOMO Sale SALE starts
Early FebruaryStewards Sale allocations announced
Wednesday, February 23 – Friday, March 4Stewards Sale form open
Wednesday, March 9 – Friday, March 11Stewards Sale purchase period
Wednesday, March 16 – Wednesday, May 18Ticket Aid Program Application open
*application may close earlier if capacity is reached before May 18
Wednesday, March 23 – Friday, March 25Main Sale registration open
Wednesday, March 30Main Sale sale starts
Early JulyTicket order delivery begins
Wednesday, July 6Kids Tickets Available
Wednesday, July 27 – Friday, July 29OMG Sale registration open
Wednesday, August 3OMG Sale starts

2022 Refund Policy

Though we have our sights set on a return to Black Rock City this year, we are still in the midst of an unpredictable pandemic. Should circumstance prevent us from bringing our city back this year, and force us to cancel the event before early May, we intend to make a one-time exception to our “no refunds” policy and offer partial refunds of up to 50% of your ticket purchase. If we have to cancel the event later than early May, we will be unable to make any exception to our policy, as a large amount of our necessary spending will already have taken place.

Please note that tickets will not be refundable in any amount for any other reason, including if you find yourself unable to attend BRC after you buy a ticket (but you can still transfer your ticket to someone else via STEP!).


Radical Inclusion. Radical Deflection.

This is a powerful episode of The Intersection podcast. If you listen carefully at 42:42, you can hear the voice of a founding board member respond to the question on the viewing platform at First Camp “Is anyone here on the board?” with the answer “There’s two members and they’re all down there.”

Dust or bust!

Caveat: Everything is subject to change at any time for any reason, but in particular, for the prevailing global pandemic and the uncertainty of what tomorrow will bring. Having said that, please read on!

Hello Pickles!

Heather and I are cautiously hopeful that the stars will align, vaccines will be administered (and be effective), and that we will be able to be together in the dust again this year! I received the 2021 Placement Newsletter #2 today (attached below), and it’s chock full of tentative information and outlines some cautious steps to start planning for Black Rock City 2021.

Placement is asking us to fill out the Early Placement Decision Form no later than Wednesday, March 31, at 12pm PDT/ 3pm EDT / 7pm GMT to receive a DGS (Directed Group Sale) ticket allocation for 2021. The form asks us to nail down the number of DGS tickets our theme camp will need this year. Placement will confirm 2021 DGS allocations for the camp by Friday, April 16.

To that end, please fill out the Pretty Pickle Camp 2021 Membership Application by Friday, March 26, if you would like to be considered for a DGS ticket in 2021.

Choosing to receive a DGS ticket allocation does not obligate us to purchase those tickets. Placement understands that we are still living with a pandemic and that things can change at any point to make going to BRC seem more or less likely.

Estimated Timeline: 

  • March 16: PPC Membership Application opens for heroes and rock stars who want consideration for DGS tickets
  • March 16: Early Placement Decision Form opens 
  • March 31: Early Placement Decision Form due at 12pm PDT / 3pm EDT / 7pm GMT
  • April 1: PPC Membership Application remains open for additional campers up to the population limit determined by the camp lead
  • April 16: DGS allocations provided to camp leads
  • April 28: Form open in Burner Profiles for camp leads to distribute DGS access
  • May 3: Placed Camp Questionnaire opens
  • May 22: Camp Symposium (all virtual)
  • June 3: Placed Camp Questionnaire due at 12pm PDT / 3pm EDT / 7pm GMT
  • Mid-July: Placement decisions announced

With briny love, 
Wade (DhammaSeeker)