This is a schedule of the game conventions that we know about, some of which we plan to attend. We are more than happy to help you promote your convention. If you'd like to add your con to our list, use our handy convention registry form.
We can also provide support to GMs who run SJ Games events at conventions and other types of convention support, such as GMs to run SJ Games events! Send mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know how we can help.
You can download these posters to publicize your games and help you find new players at conventions (or stores, or schools)!
We also need volunteers to help us at conventions.
Conventions listed with this pyramid symbol will have an SJ Games staffer in attendance. (For a list of JUST those conventions we'll be attending, click here.) If you would like a Steve Jackson Games staffer at your event, please read our guidelines for requesting a guest for your convention.
Caution and Disclaimer: SJ Games provides this page as a public service. The information has been provided by the conventions themselves. We cannot be responsible for errors, changes of plans, hoaxes, or Acts of God. Or the other side, for that matter. If you plan to attend, please contact the convention and verify things for yourself ahead of time!
Oct. 2-4: Falcon 2015 – Stamford, CT
Location: Crowne Plaza, 2701 Summer St., Stamford, CT.
Falcon features three days of open and scheduled board game events, plus RPGs.
Contact Person: Mark Casiglio
Oct. 9-11: Necronomicon 2015 – Tampa, Florida
Location: Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, 2900 Bayport Drive, Tampa, Florida, USA, 33607
Necronomicon is Central Florida's oldest and largest sci-fi/fantasy/horror convention. We have a wide variety of events which will include 100+ gaming events, trivia, masquerade, panels, art show, con suite, autographs, dances and lots more.
Contact Person: Dean Dryer
For more info, contact: Necrononicon Gaming, c/o Dean Dryer, 1971 Lumsden Rd. #109, Brandon, Fl 33511-8820
Oct. 9-11: Great Falls Gaming Rendezvous – Great Falls, MT
Location: TownHouse Inn, 1411 10th Ave S, Great Falls, MT.
We are a small gaming-focused convention based in Great Falls, Montana. This year will be our 4th year and we are growing every year. We are a 3-day event and our 2015 guest of honor is Will Shick of Privateer Press.
Contact Person: Robert Thomson
For more info, contact: Great Falls Gaming Rendezvous, 1221 10th Ave S, Great Falls, MT 59405,
Oct. 10: TinyCon – Round Hill, VA
Location: Round Hill Arts Center, 35246 Harry Byrd Hwy #170, Round Hill, VA 20141
TinyCon is an anime/sci-fi convention in Loudoun County, Virginia, created by and for teen fans! This is the organizations second event with a gaming and cosplay focus.
Contact Person: Nicole Andres
For more info, contact: 8534 STONEWALL ROAD, Manassas, VA 20110
Oct. 23-25: Rocket City NerdCon – Huntsville, Alabama
Location: Huntsville-Madison County Public Library- Main Branch, 915 Monroe Street, Huntsville, AL 35801
The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library is hosting the second annual Rocket City Nerd Con (RCNC) fan convention in Huntsville on Oct. 23-25, 2015 at the Downtown Branch Library. The idea behind this event is to create a local convention similar to other fan and industry conventions around the country. Rather than limit ourselves to a particular group or genre, we are seeking to include as many different representations of fan communities as possible. Basically, if people can geek out about it, we want to celebrate it.
Contact Person: Julia Hendon
For more info, contact: 1409 Weatherly Plaza, Huntsville, AL 35803
Oct. 29-Nov. 1: Youmacon 2015 – Detroit, MI
Location: Renaissance Center, 400 Renaissance Drive, Detroit, Michigan 48243
Youmacon is a popular culture event similar to most "Comic Cons", however instead of focusing on comic books, Youmacon is a celebration of Japanese popular culture and its influence on our own culture over the past few decades. Common themes throughout the event are Anime (Japanese animation), Video Games, Japanese style artwork and comics, and the rising internet culture influenced by all of the above.
Contact Person: Alan Toby
For more info, contact: 3007 Carly Court, Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Oct. 30-Nov. 2: FurPocalypse – Cromwell, ConenctiCut
Location: Crowne Plaza Cromwell, 100 Berlin Road, Cromwell, CT 06416
From Guitar Hero to Super Mario, Arkham Horror to Apples to Apples, and so much more, we'll have tabletop and video gaming rooms with a full schedule of pickup games and tournaments! All this in addition to the usual convention goodies like: Masquerade/Talent show, dances, costume games, dealer's den, artist's alley, costume parades, panels, Tricks, Treats, and MORE! (yes, we also have candy)
Contact Person: Gaming Director
For more info, contact: Furpocalypse, ATTN: Gaming, PO Box 865, Tolland, CT 06084,
Oct. 30-Nov. 1: 2050 Event Daytona Beach – Daytona Beach, Florida
Location: The Ocean Center & Arena
2015 will become 2050 as Koralis Entertainment launches its inaugural convention in Daytona Beach, Florida. We're merging film, comics and gaming into one incredible experience! Film Festival * Comic Convention * Video Game Tournaments * Parties * Cosplaying
Contact Person: lanie stevens
For more info, contact: 118 Orange Ave, Daytona Beach, Florida 32114
Nov. 6-8: Gamehole Con – Madison, Wisconsin
Location: Alliant Energy Center Exhibition Hall, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison, WI 53713
Gamehole Con is all about tabletop gaming and nothing else. The convention features role-playing games, board games, fantasy and historical miniature gaming, and collectible card games. Gamehole Con is for the fantasy and adventure tabletop gaming enthusiast. Serious gamers - you will love this con!
Contact Person: Alex Kammer
For more info, contact: Gamehole Con, Attn: Alex Kammer, 7205 Elmwood Avenue, Middleton, WI, 53562
SJ Games Staff Attending: Steve Jackson
Nov. 6-8: MillenniumCon 18 – Round Rock, TX
Location: Wingate Hotel & Conference Center, 1209 North IH-35, Round Rock, TX 78664
MillenniumCon 18 is a three day convention that supports Tabletop Wargaming with Historical Miniatures. We provide a unique event to celebrate our passion for playing wargames and crafting the miniatures and terrain used in these games. While we do focus on games involving historical time periods, our convention caters to many different gaming tastes and styles.
Contact Person: Mark Leroux
For more info, contact: Mark Leroux, 1910 Shoreham, San Antonio, TX 78260
SJ Games Staff Attending: Jennifer Atkinson and Scott Haring
Dec. 11-13: Geekonomicon – Biloxi, MS - Mississippi
Location: Mississippi GulfCoast Collisium and Convention Center
A second year convention. Our first year blew away all local expectations. A multi-fandom convention where we emphasize an all exclusion policy. We do not tolerate any bullying, discrimination or harassment. Please see our website for more.
Contact Person: Ian A McRae
For more info, contact: 1423 24th Avenue, Suite B, Gulfport Mississippi, 39501
Jan. 16-17: Gaming for Everyne – Los Angeles, CA
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Safe, fun, family friendly opportunity to learn new games and play old favorites in a non-competitive setting. Once you are comfortable, we will steer you to local cons with game rooms and game groups. then, when you're ready, the big competition game conventions.
Contact Person: Heide Nichols
For more info, contact: G4E c/o Heide Nichols, PO Box 732, Crestline, CA 92325
Feb. 26-28: MystiCon – Roanoke, Virginia
Location: Holiday Inn – Tanglewood ... 4468 Starkey Road, SW ... Roanoke, VA 24018 ... 540-774-4400
MystiCon is a family ordinated Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Pop-Culture, and Gaming convention. We are coming up our 6th year of being a bit unconventional.
Contact Person: Timothy A Howe
For more info, contact: MystiCon, 3735 Franklin Rd. SW, Suite 228, Roanoke, VA 24014-2260
Mar. 11-13: Cleveland ConCoction – Cleveland, Ohio
Location: The Cleveland Airport Sheraton Hotel in Cleveland Ohio
Cleveland ConCoction is a multi-genre convention in Cleveland, Ohio, that started in 2014. We bring together science fiction, fantasy, gaming, cosplay and fun into a single weekend every March. Each year we try to have a featured guest from each geeky area. Past Gaming Guests have been Sean Patrick Fannon and Andy Looney. We have a 2500 sqft dedicated space for scheduled games, and other, smaller areas available for pick up games.
Contact Person: Eric Hogg
For more info, contact: PO Box 770795, Cleveland, OH 44107