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2015 Convention Schedule

Siege of Augusta
16-18 January, Augusta, GA
Theme: The British Army in 1815;  Victory in Europe, Defeat in America, A 200 Year Anniversary

Game On!
5 – 8 Feb, Seattle, WA

  • Wargames
  • Board and Card Games
  • Monster Games, with the time and space you need to play them
  • Freefamily day on Sunday — Spouses and kids play free with your admission
  • The 10th Annual NW ASL Championships
  • OCS/TCS/SCS (if you play ‘em, you know what they are)
  • Card Games and Minis (X-Wing, Sails of Glory, and stuff with zombies)
  • Our annual swap meet
  • PLUS, beer and food served right at your table!

Williamsburg Muster
6 – 8 Feb, Williamsburg, VA
The Williamsburg Muster is an annual wargaming convention in Williamsburg, VA, hosted by the Hampton Roads Wargamers.

Our goal is to host a convention that is both family friendly and appealing to a wide variety of gamers.  We primarily feature historical miniature wargames, but we also showcase a board-gaming room with many of the most popular titles currently on the market, as well as science-fiction based and role playing games.  We want and encourage visitors, whether experienced gamers or first time visitors, to participate in as many games as possible.  Check out our Primary Events List as we get closer to the convention dates for more details.

OwlCon
6-8 February, Houston, TX
Pre-registration open, includes a variety of role-playing, tabletop, and minis games.

DundraCon
13-16 Feb, San Ramon, CA
Includes a West coast edition of the War College (with Dana Lombardy, among others) and a pretty robust event calendar.

PrezCon
23 Feb – 1 Mar, Charlottesville, VA

We are planning over 95 Tournaments and 50+ Demo events, and 24 hour Open Gaming will be allowed starting Monday Morning at 9am. We also have a sold-out Dealers Hall. PrezCon is the place for gamers. Once you pay your registration fee, there are no additional fees to enter games. (NO TICKETS) So one price pays for all the gaming you can cram in over the convention.

Cold Wars
5 – 8 Mar, Lancaster, PA
This year’s theme is “The End of the American Civil War: The Beginning of the End!”

ConSimWorld Expo
20-27 June, Tempe, AZ

CSW Expo 2015, featuring MonsterGame.CON XV, has it all! The best and grandest games ever assembled, the most enthusiastic gamers and industry personalities coming together to celebrate the hobby, fantastic hotel accommodations and event facility, exhibitor showcase, seminars, game auction, flea market, breakfast speakers, TONS of door prizes, and much more.

Origins
3-7  June, Columbus, OH
Featuring the GrogHeads Central Command

Historicon
15 – 19 July, Fredericksburg, VA

Each year HISTORICON draws about 3500-4000 people from around the world and around 100 vendors offering everything you need to recreate military battles from across history or alternate battles drawn from your own imagination. Scenarios can range from historical ancients to history making moderns, while some even create games from the rich worlds of Sci-Fi and Fantasy. There are tournaments, seminars and a Hobby University of painting classes and events. Activities go from 8am until the wee hours. If you are a gamer, military history buff and within driving distance you should try and make it – even for just the day – you will love it!

World Boardgaming Championships
3 – 9 Aug, Lancaster, PA

The BPA’s largest event is the annual World Boardgaming Championships® (WBC) where about 1,500 people from around the world compete to be named champion of their favorite games. By vote, BPA members select the 100 or so games (the “Century Group”) in which competitions are scheduled.

GenCon
30 July – 2 Aug, Indianapolis, IN

Featuring hundreds of game companies, award-winning authors and artists, costumed attendees, more than 14,000 events, a Family Fun Pavilion, and the debut of exciting new games, Gen Con truly is The Best Four Days in Gaming™!

DragonCon
4-7  Sep, Atlanta, GA
Join 50,000 (no that’s not a typo) other fans of sci-fi and fantasy literature, art, games, movies, and comics for a weekend of pure geek heaven.

BuckeyeGameFest
10-13 Sept, Columbus, OH
At some point, they’ll update their website…  You can also find info on CSW, too.

Southern Front
16-18 Oct, Raleigh, NC

MACE
13-15  Nov, Charlotte, NC

MACE is a table top gaming convention, once held in High Point, NC since 1997 and now held in Charlotte since 2012. The previous incarnation called ROC 96.5 was a gaming event associated to Roc Of Ages Con in Charlotte. Since then, it has grown to be one of the largest gatherings of gamers in the Carolinas. We at Justus Productions/MACE pride ourselves in providing the best and most variety of games in the Carolinas.

Battleground
28 Nov, Stockton-on-Tees, UK

We’re always trying to bring the best selection of both display and participation games to the show, some presented by local games clubs and others by traders demo’ing their wares.

We’ll be updating the games lists from August onwards, so keep checking back!

 


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2 Responses to 2015 Convention Schedule

  1. Brittany says:

    I am just wondering about the dragon con in Atlanta in September. What exactly is it and what is the age range for this? How much are the tickets and when can you purchase them? What is included in the purchase of a ticket/admission?

    • Brant Guillory says:

      Not sure about DragonCon’s details other than what’s on the page, but there are usually kids as young as 5-6 at most major cons, and many of them are in costume. It’s a huge convention full of gaming, literature, media, and more. You can order / purchase online, and the admission usually gets you into the exhibit hall and all the non-premium events. Most big conventions also have some limited attendance events, like speakers’ panels or games with limited seats, that you have to pay extra for.

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