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Convention and Trade Show Schedule

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.

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[SJG Attended] 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!

April 2017 • May 2017 • June 2017 • July 2017 • August 2017 • September 2017 • October 2017 • November 2017 • February 2018

April 2017

Apr. 28-30: International Steampunk Symposium – Cincinnati, Ohio
Location: Crowne Plaza Blue Ash – 5901 Pfeiffer Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242
The International Steampunk Symposium is a three day festival of all things Steampunk, Victorian, and somewhat geeky. Founded on 2012, the convention has grown each year. The show's dense schedule includes speakers, workshops, gaming, live music and performances, literary and media guests, and the signature event . . . the Steampunk Olympics!
Contact Person: Aloysius Fox
For more info, contact: 8259 Wicklow Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45236

Apr. 28-30: Midwest Media Expo – Dearborn, MI
Location: Edward Village Michigan, 600 Town Center Drive, Dearborn, Michigan, 48126, United States
Returning in Spring of 2017 is Metro Detroit's pop-culture extravaganza: The Midwest Media Expo. M2X is a popular culture event, similar to most Comic Conventions; however, instead of focusing on only comics, the Midwest Media Expo is a celebration of all popular media. This includes, but is not limited to: Animation, Television, Film, Literature, Video Games, Tabletop Gaming, Comics, and Internet Culture. The Midwest Media Expo brings a unique, all-ages blend of interactive events, celebrity guest panels, and live musical performances to Metro Detroit.
Contact Person: Alan Toby
For more info, contact: 3007 Carly Court, Auburn Hills, MI 48326

Apr. 28-30: Mid – Dearborn, MI
Location: Edward Village, 600 Town Center Dr, Dearborn, MI 48126
Returning in Spring of 2016 is Metro Detroit's pop-culture extravaganza: The Midwest Media Expo. M2X is a popular culture event similar to most Comic Conventions, but instead of focusing on only comics the Midwest Media Expo is a celebration of all popular media, including: Animation, Television, Film, Literature, Video Games, Tabletop Gaming, Comics, and Internet Culture. The Midwest Media Expo brings a unique all-ages blend of interactive events, celebrity guest panels, and live musical performances to Metro Detroit.
Contact Person: Alan Toby
For more info, contact: 3007 Carly Court, Auburn Hills, MI 48326

Apr. 28-30: PretzCon – Omaha, NE
Location: Ralston Arena, 7300 Q St, Ralston, NE 68127
The seventh annual PretzCon gaming convention will take place the weekend of April 28-30, 2017 at the Ralston Arena. PretzCon has grown steadily each year. This year we expect as many as 400 attendees throughout the weekend and over 200 scheduled gaming events, with even more games played as open gaming throughout the convention weekend. We would like to invite your company to be a part of PretzCon!
Contact Person: Andy Goergen
For more info, contact: 4003 Ramblewood Dr

Apr. 29: Chattanooga Tabletop Game Fest – Chattanooga, TN
Location: Chattanooga State Community College, 4501 Amnicola Hwy, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37406
CTGF will feature 12 hours of non-stop board games, role-playing, war games, card games, and every other game you play on a table! We're taking over an entire building at Chatt State with plenty of dedicated space to spread out, relax, and game! Best of all? Entry is only $5 and is open to gamers of all ages! Enjoy hundreds of open game demos with volunteers on hand to teach new games; game giveaways; special guests from the industry; and of course space for you and your friends (or new friends) to play together! Parking is free and food and drink will be available for purchase.
Contact Person: Jason Mink
For more info, contact: Jason Mink, CTGF Director, 1323 Hixson Ave, Hixson, TN, 37343

May 2017

May 5-7: Austi-Con – Austin, MN
Location: Austin National Guard Armory
Weekend of Tabletop Gaming in Austin MN, May 5-7 2017. Admission will be 10 Dollars for the weekend. Attendees will get a swag bag (contents are limited and will be given on a first come first serve basis).
Contact Person: Michael Jordal
For more info, contact: Michael Jordal, 811 5th Ave. NW, Austin MN 55912

May 5-7: LexiCon Tabletop Gaming Convention – Lexington, Kentucky
Location: 1950 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511
LexiCon Tabletop Gaming Convention host over 150 board gaming related activities through out the weekend. We have many learn to play events, opening gaming, and tournaments. We start at noon on Friday until 6:00 on Sunday.
Contact Person: Chris Grzywacz
For more info, contact: 629 Galata Dr., Lexington, KY 40503

May 5-7: Gojotekicon – Ashalnd, OH
Location: Holiday Inn Express, 1392 Enterprise Parkway, Ashland, OH 44805
Gojotekicon, or "friendly-con, " is the only anime, gaming, and comic convention in Ashland, "the world headquarters of nice people." 1/4 mile off I-71, we are less than 1/4 mile from shopping, dining, and picturesque outdoor spaces during wildflower season- perfect for photo opportunities.
Contact Person: The Staff at Gojotekicon

May 5-7: PDXAGE – Portland, Oregon
Location: Holiday Inn - Portland Airport, 8439 NE Columbia Blvd, Portland, OR 97220
PDXAGE is a 3 day dedicated table top gaming event. Attendees can participate in game tournaments, fun contests, game demos, free play gaming with library games, and several more activities. The event has a general raffle each day of the event and a charity raffle each year, this years' proceeds will benefit a local charity, Night Strike. We expect to have around 550 gamers attending this year.
For more info, contact: PDXAGE, 15350 SW Sequoia Parkway, Suite 105, Portland, OR 97224

*May 10-11: Lion Rampant Imports & Distribution Open House – Brantford, Ontario
Location: Brantford, Ontario
Contact Person: Information
SJ Games Staff Attending: Rhea Friesen and Ross Jepson

May 12-14: Chupacabracon IV – Round Rock, TX
Location: Wingate by Wyndham Round Rock Hotel & Conference Center

May 12-14: ChupacabraCon – Austin, TX
Location: Wingate by Wyndham Round Rock Hotel & Conference Center, 1209 N. IH 35 North, Round Rock, TX 78664
ChupacabraCon is the brainchild of a group of RPG gamers (called The TPK Gamers) in Austin, Texas. Sometime back in 2013 they were sitting around the table, eating their weekly shared meal before the start of the total party killing festivities, lamenting the lack of an RPG convention in Austin. What started as the usual, "we should do something about that, " a week later turned into the start of the planning. 8 months later Chupacabracon opened at the Airport Hyatt Inn and it was all down hill from there. The convention benefits nonprofit Austin Creative Pathways whose mission is to inspire and prepare youth for careers in the roleplaying, table top and video game industries through technology, writing and visual arts education. In this increasingly digital age of ours, analog gaming is becoming a more important aspect of game development rather than less of one. Many of the same art, planning, and story development skill cross between genres. A lot of our modern MMORPG deve
Contact Person: Sheena Vandevanter
For more info, contact: 11000 Anderson Mill Rd Unit 28, Austin, TX 78750

May 13-14: CurioCon – Pasadena, California
Location: Pasadena Convention Center Exhibit Hall, 300 East Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91101
CurioCon is an annual Southern California convention for artists, designers, producers, and fans to converge for a fun-filled weekend celebrating independent creators and everything that makes them unique!
Contact Person: Ayleen Dority

May 13: OG Con 2016 – Gulfport, MS
Location: Orange Grove Public Library, 12135 Old Hwy 49, Gulfport, MS 39503
This will be a free event at the Orange Grove Public Library in Gulfport, MS. it is to show people what a con is like. It's kid friendly and should be a lot of fun.
Contact Person: Steve Huckabee
For more info, contact: Steve Huckabee, 10474 Steeplechase Dr., Gulfport, MS 39503

May 13: Bellingham Anime Convention – Bellingham, Washington State
Location: Whatcom County Community College Main Campus
Anime, video gaming, and tabletop games expo providing safe, fun, and thought provoking entertainment and interactive events for the entire family.
Contact Person: Tim Rodenberger
For more info, contact: 2845 Valencia Street, Bellingham WA 98226

May 20-21: Southern Geek Fest – Hattiesburg, MS
Location: Forrest County Multipurpose Center, 962 Sullivan Dr, Hattiesburg, MS 39401
The main goal of Southern Geekfest is to bring pop culture interest to Hattiesburg, MS and to provide a forum to attract an amazingly broad spectrum of exciting and talented individuals who cover the fields of television, movies, graphic art, and writing. This event brings together actors, artists, writers, radio personalities, cosplayers and many others, to showcase their craft and to interact with fans and dedicated fan groups. Southern Geekfest is the first of its kind in the Southern MS Pine Belt, and is dedicated to the dream of entertaining all those who come from not just Mississippi, but from all over the country. People from all walks of life are encouraged to come and have fun and be the hero (or heroine) you want to be!
Contact Person: Steve Huckabee
For more info, contact: 10474 Steeplechase Drive, Gulfport, MS 39503

*May 23-25: Las Vegas Licensing Expo – Las Vegas, Nevada
Location: Mandalay Bay Convention Center
Contact Person: Customer Service
SJ Games Staff Attending: Phil Reed

*May 24-27: ACD Gamesday 2017 – Madison, WI
Location: Monona Terrace Convention Center, One John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI 53703
Contact Person: Catherine Crowns
SJ Games Staff Attending: Hunter Shelburne and Randy Scheunemann

May 25-28: Momocon – Atlanta, Georgia
Location: Georgia World Congress Center, 285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
Momocon is one of the South's largest Anime and Gaming conventions! We have video games, PNP RPGs, LARPs, Card Games, and of course plenty of Board Games.
Contact Person: Thomas Faine
For more info, contact: 3220 Post Woods Dr. Apt. D, Atlanta GA, 30339

*May 26-29: BGG Spring – D/FW, TX
Location: Hyatt Regency DFW Airport, 2334 North International Parkway, P.O. Box 619014, DFW Airport, Texas, USA 75261
Contact Person: Customer Service
SJ Games Staff Attending: Bridget Westerman, Jimmie Bragdon, and Sabrina Gonzalez

*May 26-29: PaizoCon 2017 – Seattle, WA
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotels, 18740 International Blvd., Seattle, WA 98188
Join us for PaizoCon 2017, the annual celebration of Paizo, Pathfinder, and the folks who play it! From special guests to once-in-a-lifetime game events to previews of future Pathfinder releases, PaizoCon is the annual epicenter of all things Paizo. Gamers from all over the world converge for a laid-back, gaming-focused gathering unlike any other.
Contact Person: Customer Service
SJ Games Staff Attending: Guy Himber and Hunter Shelburne

May 26-28: Anime North – Toronto, Ontario
Location: The Toronto Congress Centre, 650 Dixon Rd, Etobicoke, ON M9W 1J1
Anime North is an anime convention located in Toronto, Canada that celebrates anime, manga, music, games and all other forms of Japanese Culture! Anime North will be the weekend of May 26 - 28, 2017 at the Toronto Congress Centre and International Plaza Hotel. We have the largest convention gaming section in our area for a non gaming convention.
Contact Person: Erin Miklos
For more info, contact: Anime North, Gaming North, 655 Dixon Rd, Etobicoke, ON M9W 1J3

May 26-28: Mobile Comic Con – Mobile, AL
Location: Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel, 64 S Water St, Mobile, AL 36602
Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con is an annual convention held in Mobile, Alabama in May. It was re-founded in 1998, with its membership increasing each year. Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con is a multi-genre convention with fandoms in science fiction, fantasy, gaming, comics, anime, manga, horror, paranormal and mass media. Each Mobicon's Mobile Comic Con, fans from these genres, along with actors, artists, authors, and other media guests get together to interact with each other and participate in a number of events that are unique and pertaining to their particular interests.
Contact Person: Steve Huckabee
For more info, contact: 10474 Steeplechase Drive, Gulfport, MS 39503

May 26-28: UnderCon – Kansas City, Missouri
Location: Sheraton Downtown Kansas City, Gilham Hall
UnderCon is the UnderGopher gaming convention held in Kansas City over Memorial Day weekend. Run by the hosts of the UnderDiscussion and Preferred Enemies podcasts, it strives to offer a fun-filled weekend any tabletop gamer can enjoy.
Contact Person: Kevin Shook
For more info, contact: 136 Kensington Ave, Kansas City, MO 64123

June 2017

June 2-4: Ohana-Con – Madison, WI
Location: Monona Terrace
Ohana-Con is a family friendly cosplay and gaming convention featuring celebrity guests, vendors from around the country, a cash prized cosplay contest, and incredible amounts of gaming!
Contact Person: Stephan Ruszczak
For more info, contact: Ohana-Con LLC, 5608 N 2nd Street, Loves Park, IL 61111

June 2-4: PrairieCon – Brandon, Manitoba
Location: Assiniboine Community College, 1430 Victoria Ave E, Brandon, MB R7A 2A9
PrairieCon is a weekend long event which allows the Brandon and area gaming community to get together. The primary purpose is entertainment, and the main attractions are the tournaments and events. The mission of PrairieCon, which is a non-profit event, is to promote gaming as a form of recreation in the community, and by gaming we are referring to board games, role-playing games, collectible card games, miniature games and live-action role-playing games; we do not promote gambling of any sort.
Contact Person: Trampas Johnson
For more info, contact: PrairieCon, c/o Alex Braun, 83 Clement Drive, Brandon, MB R7B 0X1, Canada,

*June 2-4: UK Games Expo – Birmingham, United Kingdom
Location: NEC Hilton Metropole
Contact Person: Hayley Holloway
SJ Games Staff Attending: to be announced

June 3-4: Wellycon – Wellington, New Zealand
Location: Wellington Girls College, 30 Pipitea Street, Thorndon
Wellycon is New Zealand's biggest, fun, friendly board game convention. Over the course of Queen's Birthday weekend 400+ people from 6 to 60 get together to play modern board games. Got a game you'd like to try? Peruse the library of games brought by your fellow players. Or want to meet some designers & have input into a game design? Everyone from Cheeky Parrot to Weta games will be there.
Contact Person: Ceedee Doyle
For more info, contact: 19a Fox Street, Ngaio, Wellington 6035

June 9-11: Southern-Fried Gameroom Expo – Atlanta, GA
Location: Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center, 2450 Galleria Parkway Atlanta, GA 30339
The Southern-Fried Gameroom Expo (SFGE) is a 3-day convention now in its fourth year focused solely on everything gaming. The expo is held June 10-12, 2017 at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel in Atlanta, GA, and boasts over 250 full-sized arcade games, pinball machines and console systems, along with tabletop gaming, vendors, special guest speakers, movie screenings, tournaments and more! The event is a family-friendly event that will be fun for all ages. Guests announcement are available on our site and social as they happen.
Contact Person: Shannon DeWitt
For more info, contact: 904 Koala Court, Lawrenceville, GA 30043

June 10: SWFL SpaceCon – Fort Myers, Florida
Location: Crowne Plaza at Belltower Shops, 13051 Bell Tower Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33907
Next Summer, in 2017, Nexus9 will be hosting our first convention in SWFL. This con will bring together comic book fans, anime fans, table top gaming fans, sci-fi fans and cosplayers. We will have comic book vendors, superheroes, sci-fi presentations, a table top game room with game tournaments and local game designers, table top game sellers, manga / anime sellers, and artist. Dress up as your favorite scifi character, anime character or superhero and join us for a one day Spacecon immersion! ​
Contact Person: Michelle Wassall

*June 14-18: Origins Game Fair – Columbus, Ohio
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
SJ Games Staff Attending: Hunter Shelburne

June 23-25: Boarder City Game Convention – El Paso, TX
Location: Adventures in Learning, Address: 7230 Gateway Blvd E. El Paso, Texas 79912
Making its debut in 2016, Boarder City Game Convention (BCGC) is the premier tabletop gaming convention for the El Paso area. BCGC is a 3 day event for those interested in trying a new fun and friendly hobby, casual gamers looking to learn more, and seasoned gamers looking for others to enjoy a game with. Along with open gaming, other entertainment will be provided making for an event everyone can enjoy. BCGC was a creation by a student organization eager to share the joy of tabletop gaming with the residents of El Paso and others in the Southwest region. In hopes of starting a tradition and spreading awareness of the gaming hobby, BCGC focuses on bringing people together and promoting a sociable, fun, and safe hobby. Located in the border of two states and countries, BCGC is proud to aid bridging the gap of cultures and uniting people through fun, and friendly gaming.
Contact Person: Rogelio Long
For more info, contact: Rogelio Long, 10225 Bon Aire Dr., El Paso, TX 79924

July 2017

July 1-4: Westercon 70 / ConAlope 2017 / LepreCon 43 – Tempe, Arizona
Location: Tempe Mission Palms 60 East Fifth Street Tempe, AZ 85281 Phone: (480) 894-1400
ConAlope: Westercon 70 is a Western regional science fiction, fantasy, science, and pop culture convention that will be taking place on July 1st-4th, 2017 at the Tempe Mission Palms hotel in Tempe, Arizona. primary focus of ConAlope: Westercon 70 Westercon is a pop culture convention with a focus on science fiction and fantasy that travels around the area of the US and Canada west of the 104th meridian. It is selected like Worldcon with bidding, mail and at-con voting, and a 2-year lead time. Westercon 70 is sponsored by Leprecon Inc. and as such Westercon 70 will also be LepreCon 43. Leprecon Inc. is an Arizona federal 501(c)(3) non-profit volunteer corporation that exists to promote the science fiction and fantasy genres with a specific emphasis on art, with gaming as a sideline attraction for the convention named Conflagration Gaming event.
Contact Person: Earl C. Hedges Jr
For more info, contact: Westercon 70, c/o Dee Astell, 1616 N 56th Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85035

*July 7-9: RTX – Austin, Texas
Location: Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX 78701
Contact Person: General Information
SJ Games Staff Attending: to be announced

July 7-8: Salt Lake Gaming Con – Salt Lake, Utah
Location: South Towne Expo Center
Salt Lake Gaming Con is a convention that will focus on video games, tabletop games, and cosplay. The convention will feature top game developers from all over the country who will be demoing their games and running tournaments.
Contact Person: Breana Landon
For more info, contact: 395 south ironwood drive

*July 20-23: San Diego Comic-Con – San Diego, California
Location: San Diego Convention Center
SJ Games Staff Attending: to be announced

August 2017

Aug. 4-6: MegaMooseCon – Richburg, SC
Location: Gateway Conference Center, 3200 Commerce Dr, Richburg, SC 29729
MegaMooseCon is a tabletop gaming convention. Our main focus is board game events. Our goal is to provide a fun, friendly atmosphere for tabletop gamers to enjoy their hobby.
Contact Person: Mark Kale
For more info, contact: Mark Kale, 618 Adams Ridge Dr, Fort Mill, SC 29715

Aug. 11-13: 2D Con – Bloomington, Minnesota
Location: 7800 Normandale Blvd, Bloomington, MN 55439
This is Geek is a Minnesota (USA) based 501c(3) recognized charity. Our mission is to host affordable social and education events throughout the Twin Cities while raising money for our list of partnered charities. Our largest fundraising event every year is called 2D Con - an all encompassing gaming event. We host everything from open tabletop, open video game, newest in VR, independent developers, concerts, speedrunning, industry panels, arcade and pinball, tournaments and so much more!!
Contact Person: Shanna Hartzell
For more info, contact: This is Geek, C/O Shanna Hartzell, 11011 vincent ave south, bloomington, mn 55431

*Aug. 17-19: Munchkin Tavern – Indianapolis, Indiana
Location: Tavern on South, 423 W. South Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225
Steve Jackson Games takes over Tavern on South and makes it into a temporary Munchkin Headquarters!
Contact Person: General Information
SJ Games Staff Attending: to be announced

*Aug. 17-20: GenCon – Indianapolis, Indiana
Location: Indiana Convention Center
Contact Person: Customer Service
SJ Games Staff Attending: to be announced

Aug. 25-27: Dragonflight – Bellevue, Washington
Location: Hilton Bellevue, 300 112th Ave SE, Bellevue, WA 98004
Dragonflight is a small non-profit convention completely ran by volunteers. That includes our game hosts, staff, and general volunteer pool. We provide a weekend of tabletop gaming that is family friendly and welcomes everyone. A vintage game auction, movie room, murder mystery, and dealers bazaar are other key features we offer.
Contact Person: Athena Louscher
For more info, contact: 1600 W Armory Way, #C-106, Seattle, WA 98119

Aug. 25-27: Coulee Con – La Crosse, WI
Location: La Crosse Center, North Hall, 300 Harborview Plaza La Crosse, WI 54601
Coulee Con is a convention focused on bringing gamers together in the Coulee region. Gaming is interpreted broadly as including board games, collectible card games, roleplaying games, miniatures, video games, and puzzles. The convention includes preplanned events as well as space for open gaming. Friday and Saturday are typical convention days focused on tournaments, special events, open gaming, etc. Sunday has an extended focus on gaming and families.
Contact Person: Josh Hertel
For more info, contact: Coulee Con, 404 15th St S, La Crosse WI 54601

September 2017

Sept. 1-3: Escape Velocity – Washington, DC
Location: Marriot Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Rd NW, Washington, DC 20008
Escape Velocity is an annual celebration of all things science and fiction in the Washington DC area. EV is part comicon, part traditional SF con, and part science and engineering festival, with guests that range from SF writers and actors, to scientists and astronauts.
Contact Person: Charles Hildebrandt
For more info, contact: Museum of Science Fiction | Escape Velocity, PO Box 88, Alexandria, VA 22313-0088

Sept. 4-8: Beer And Board Games Cruise – Port Canaveral, FL
Location: Royal Caribbean Majesty of the Seas visiting ports in the Bahamas
Would You Like to Travel Like a VIP While Playing Board Games and Making New Friends? Have you ever wanted to take a tropical holiday & play your favorite board games with people from around the world? Travel the Caribbean in style and comfort & play some new games or show your expertise in some old favorites. Enjoy the serenity of the Caribbean onboard this luxury Cruise Ship, the Royal Caribbean Majesty of The Seas. Relax with friends, soak up some sun, enjoy some local craft brew and have fun playing games! If this sounds like your idea of an awesome vacation, Then this Beer & Board Games Cruise is for you!
Contact Person: James Williamson
For more info, contact: 27025 Avenida Quintana, Cathedral City, CA 92234

*Sept. 8-10: Alliance Open House – Fort Wayne, Indiana
Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Contact Person: Emily Eickhoff
SJ Games Staff Attending: to be announced

October 2017

*Oct. 3-5: Fall Toy Preview – Dallas, Texas
Location: Dallas Market Center, 2100 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75207
Contact Person: Kimberly Carcone
SJ Games Staff Attending: to be announced

Oct. 6-8: CinCityCon – Cincinnati, Ohio
Location: Sharonville, Convention Center, 11355 Chester Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45246
CinCityCon is a new exciting convention with over 150 planned gaming events, a Ginormous Boardgaming Library (over 1, 400 games), RPGs, Minatures, LARPing, Cosplay, and great adult gaming parties in the evening.
Contact Person: Chris Grzywacz
For more info, contact: 629 Galata Dr., Lexington, KY 40503

Oct. 6-7: NobleCon – Noble, Il
Location: West Richland Elementary, ​320 E NORTH AVE. NOBLE, IL 628​68
Noble Con is one of the first gaming conventions to hit southeastern Illinois, featuring games of all types – pen and paper Role Playing Games, Board games Miniature war games and collectible card games. Our main goals are for attendees to have fun, learn about and try out new games, and to promote a positive gaming image to the community. This is a family-oriented two day gaming convention (Friday & Saturday). We will have single game events along with tournaments and competitive play. ​
Contact Person: Deb Longoria
For more info, contact: PO Box 131 Noble, IL 62868

Oct. 7-8: Nor'easter Gaming Expo – Bangor, Maine
Location: The Ramada, 357 Odlin Road, Bangor ME
Nor'Easter Gaming Expo is a 2 day event with the purpose of celebrating and sharing New England's gaming industry and communities. Our goal is to showcase New England's potential as a hub for gaming. Wether its table top or digital, wether its making them or playing them, anything that brings the community and the industry together. New England is special and our gaming communities are top notch. And of course, we hope to provide all our attendees with a quality and memorable gaming experience.
Contact Person: Diane Lapierre
For more info, contact: Diane Lapierre, 334 Ohio Street Apt 2, Bangor ME, 04401

Oct. 13-15: Falcon – Stamford, CT
Location: Downtown Sheraton, 700 East Main St. Stamford CT
Falcon is a boardgame and RPG convention every autumn in Stamford, CT
Contact Person: Mark Casiglio
For more info, contact: Falcon Boardgames, c/o Mark Casiglio, 48 Church Street, Ansonia, CT 06401

*Oct. 26-29: Spiel Essen – Essen, Federal state North Rhin
Location: 45131 Essen, Federal state North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Contact Person: General Information
SJ Games Staff Attending: to be announced

November 2017

Nov. 3-5: CONjuration – Atlanta, GA
Location: Marriott Century Center, 2000 Century Blvd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30345
CONjuration is a weekend-long celebration for friends and fans with a passion for magic and magical fantasy. f you love Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings/Hobbit, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Once Upon a Time, or anything that includes magic, then you can be a part of it all at CONjuration! Join us for interactive programming, panels/discussions, gaming, music or just to be entertained! CONjuration is more than a convention for Harry Potter fans. It's a celebration of magic and magical fantasy!
Contact Person: Daniel Cook - Gaming Director

Nov. 10-12: TusCon – Tucson, Arizona
Location: Radisson Hotel Tucson Airport, 4550 S Palo Verde Rd, Tucson, AZ 85714
TusCon is an annual Science Fiction Convention sponsored by the Baja Arizona Science Fiction Association (BASFA), a Southern Arizona section 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization. The primary focus of TusCon is Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror, but we also pay attention to art, animation, science, media, and gaming.
Contact Person: Earl C. Hedges Jr
For more info, contact: BASFA dba TusCon, P.O. Box 2528, Tucson, AZ 85702,

Nov. 10-12: Philcon – Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel
Philcon is the oldest General SF Con around, and has a gaming area, an Art Show, an Anime Room, a Writer's Workshop, a Masquerade, and more!!
Contact Person: Hank Smith
For more info, contact: PO Box 8303, Philadelphia, PA 19101

Nov. 10-12: AetherCon VI – Online, Online
Location: Online (see website URL)
AetherCon is a free to attend, free to partake, non-profit initiative. Throughout the weekend we will feature: A Plethora of Independent, Publisher Run, and Organized Play scenarios using Roll20, Skype, Discord, or Google Hangouts (or it's successor) 16 Themed Panels using You Tube on Air 24 Live Industry Q&As 18 Live Speedpainting Duels with 3 artists each (and voting too) Voting for the 3rd Annual Cleric, Fighter, Wizard, Rogue Miniature Painting Tourney Great deals from your favourite game companies in Baublebrook's Bazaar Further highlights during the run-up to our event are original artwork that will be released periodically as free downloadable wallpapers as well as the Summer Roundtable Series of podcasts with industry professionals, both starting in July. In the spring months voting in our Here Be Monsters poll series as well as previews of the yet to be released wallpapers will be featured.
Contact Person: Stephen J. Holodinsky
For more info, contact: 250 South Drive, Apt#1, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada, N3Y-1G8

Nov. 10-11: True GamerZ Expo – Jacksonville, FL
Location: Prime Osborn Convention Center, 1000 Water St, Jacksonville, FL 32204
True Gamerz Expo is the premier Gaming and Technology Convention to hit Florida's First Coast. TGE will feature multiple Gaming Tournaments with Cash Prizes, Cosplay, VR, Computer/Mobile/Console and Board Gaming, Free play zones, "adult only" gaming zones, kid gaming zones, large exhibitor market, Tech Talks mini-conference series featuring gaming and app development info, Stage with live entertainment(Music, Live cosplay competitions, Robotics Challenges, Tech Talks and more). TGE is only for those #TRUEGAMERZ ready to claim trophies, cash, and of course Bragging Rights!
Contact Person: J. Scarver
For more info, contact: 2712 Cobblestone Forest Circle West, Jacksonville, FL 32225

*Nov. 15-19: BGG Fall – D/FW, Texas
Location: Hyatt Regency DFW Airport, 2334 North International Parkway, DFW Airport, Texas, USA 75261
Contact Person: Customer Service
SJ Games Staff Attending: to be announced

*Nov. 17-19: PAX Unplugged – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Contact Person: Customer Service
SJ Games Staff Attending: Phil Reed and others to be announced

February 2018

Feb. 8-Mar. 4: Franklog – Santa Rosa, Venezuela
Location: Venezuela
Contact Person:
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