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Conventions We're Attending

These are the conventions we're currently planning to attend. (If you're only looking for the events that Steve's attending, that list is over here.) For a listing of ALL the game conventions we've been told about, 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.

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 (i.e. free stuff) to GMs who run SJ Games events at conventions – just ask us!. And we can sometimes provide other types of convention support . . . send mail to conventions@sjgames.com 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 with the SJ Games booth at certain conventions.

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!


May 2016 • June 2016 • July 2016 • August 2016 • November 2016


May 2016

*May 25-27: ACD Gamesday – Madison, WI
Location: Monona Terrace Convention Center
Contact Person: //
SJ Games Staff Attending: Amber Cook and Rhea Friesen


*May 27-30: BGG.CON Spring – Dallas, Texas
Location: Hyatt Regency DFW Airport
Contact Person: Guy HImber
SJ Games Staff Attending: Guy Himber


June 2016

*June 3-5: UK Games EXPO – Birmingham - The United Kingdom, The UK
Location: The show at the NEC Hilton Metropole (organised play and evening gaming) and the NEC (Trade Hall).
UK Games Expo aims to be the premier event in the UK where all aspects of the gaming hobby are represented under one roof: Card Games Boardgames Role-playing Games Miniature Games Family games The goal is to create a fun event which will appeal to families and the general public as well as the enthusiast. You arrive, you wander around the trade stands, try out any games you wish, sit in on the seminars or join in with the tournaments These are the main elements: Tournaments and Championships in the most popular game systems Newest games and releases on show AND PLAYABLE Large trade fair Family Zone - lots for the kids to do Authors and artists Participation and Demonstration Games - No need to know the rules or book in advance -JUST WALK UP AND ASK TO JOIN IN! Costumed Groups Guests Seminars and Talks Space for Open Gaming and Roleplaying Games Game Ambassadors in blue shirts - if you are new, on your own or just lost ask them and they will help.
Contact Person: Ross Jepson
SJ Games Staff Attending: Ross Jepson


*June 18-19: Brickworld – Schaumburg, Illinois
Location: Schaumburg Convention Center
Brickworld Chicago (in Schaumburg, IL) begins on Wednesday evening the week of the event. Thursday and Friday are devoted to registered attendees with Friday holding more younger attendee activities. During the day and evening of Thursday and Friday, AFOLs have lots of time for bonding, sharing and set up of displays. During the day, there are workshops, presentations and round table discussions provided by fellow AFOLs and other community partners. These sessions are designed to give registered attendees the opportunity to share with each other, learn from each other, discover new aspects of the hobby, and explore the various creations fellow AFOLs have on display. There are opportunities to: Build creations on site Participate in contests and games Hang out with friends Learn more about the hobby.
Contact Person: Guy Himber
SJ Games Staff Attending: Guy Himber and Steve Jackson


*June 23-26: Texicon – Hurst, TX
Location: Hurst Conference Center, 1601 Campus Drive, Hurst, TX 76054, Phone: (817) 581-0044
Texicon supports Miniatures gaming, Role-Playing, and Board gaming. Multiple games and game types allow players to try new games, and play games they love. Our GMs are excited to teach people to play new games. We also have open gaming tables--so bring your games. Texicon hosts seminars focusing on every aspect of gaming. Speakers will be experts, seasoned gamers, and industry specialists. We also have Minatures Tournaments. BBBS and the H.E.B. Schools also bring teens for a day of free fun.
Contact Person: Kevin Pajak
For more info, contact: Attn: Karl Pajak, 106 Paint Brush Rd., Lakeside, TX 76108
SJ Games Staff Attending: Andreas Stein and others to be announced


July 2016

*July 1-3: RTX – Austin, Texas
Location: Austin Convention Center
Contact Person: Guy Himber
SJ Games Staff Attending: Guy Himber


*July 7-10: Brick Fiesta – Houston, Texas
Location: The Westin Galleria, Houston, TX
A Celebration of LEGOŽ in Texas! Brick Fiesta is a non-profit, fan-run, family friendly annual convention celebrating the love for everything LEGOŽ! Brick Fiesta moves each year, among 4 major Texas cities, and this year Brick Fiesta 2016 will be celebrating LEGOŽ in Houston. There are 2 parts to Brick Fiesta; a 4 day Adult Fans of LEGOŽ (AFOL) convention and a 2 day Public Exhibition welcoming LEGOŽ fans of all ages. Brick Fiesta provides an opportunity for AFOLs from all over the country to come together to share in their enthusiasm for all things LEGOŽ. At the private convention the fan community can: Socialize, sharing tips, tricks, & building techniques Attend lectures, workshops, & round table discussions Participate in games, contests, & other activities Display original LEGOŽ creations (MOCs) Compete in a special LEGOŽ sponsored Celebrate Friends Building Competition Shop a variety of vendors At the 2 day Public Exhibition we wel
Contact Person: Guy Himber
SJ Games Staff Attending: Guy Himber


*July 7-10: ConnectiCon – Hartford, CT
Location: Connecticut Convention Center
ConnectiCon is a massively multi-genre convention held at the Connecticut Convention Center & Hartford Marriott Downtown the weekend of July 7-10, 2016 in Hartford, CT! Featuring the genres of anime, gaming, web-comics, science-fiction, fantasy and more, ConnectiCon is bound to have something of interest for the whole family. At ConnectiCon, convention members will find entertainment including (but not limited to!) gaming tournaments, video screenings of anime and major motion pictures, informative panels, workshops and demonstrations, and a 80, 000 Sq. Ft. Dealers Room, Artist Colony, and Online Media Guest Hall! Fans will have the opportunity to learn about the inner workings of their favorite entertainment industries as well as meet special guests of honor including Hollywood actors, anime voice actors, comic artists, game designers and more!
Contact Person: Erica McCarthy
SJ Games Staff Attending: Andrew Hackard


August 2016

*Aug. 1: PAX Prime – Seattle, WA
Location: Official event Dates and Locations pending
Contact Person: Guy Himber
SJ Games Staff Attending: Andreas Stein


*Aug. 4-7: Gen Con – Indianapolis, Indiana
Location: Indiana Convention Center
Contact Person: Guy Himber
SJ Games Staff Attending: Guy Himber, Phil Reed, and others to be announced


*Aug. 4-7: Munchkin Tavern 2016 – Indianapolis, Indiana
Location: Tavern On South, 423 West South Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225
Contact Person: Tavern On South
SJ Games Staff Attending: Bridget Westerman, Guy Himber, and others to be announced


November 2016

*Nov. 1: BGG.CON Fall – Dallas, Texas
Location: Official event dates and location pending
Contact Person: Guy Himber
SJ Games Staff Attending: Guy Himber and Rhea Friesen

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