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The 2021 & 2022 Guide To Board Game Conventions

Looking to attend a board game convention? Our guide to board game conventions can help you decide what to pack, play, and pass on!

Event calendar last updated: May 16, 2021

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The board gaming hobby can be quite overwhelming for a newly budding board game geek. With thousands of new games coming out each year, it can certainly be hard to jump in head first. Maybe you’ve started your own gaming community, but you want an opportunity to meet even more gamers? Maybe you’ve started to build up a collection, but you want to get to try some of the new hot games before they come out? Checking out a board game convention might be the next best step for you!

If you’re still trying to get a grasp of the hobby, that’s totally fine as well! Go ahead and check out our previous article, So you like board games… What now?, before jumping head first into the convention scene.

If you are ready to take this next step, read on! It’s the perfect time to jump aboard since we are just kicking off convention season!

What is a board game convention anyway?

Origins 2017 - Renegade Games booth
Origins 2017 – Renegade Games booth

Board game conventions come in all shapes and sizes. Some are small intimate gatherings where people marathon through games, and some are weeklong events with large dealer halls and lots of gaming events. We’ll mostly be talking about larger conventions, but before we jump in too deep, let’s take a look at what the difference is.

Small Con vs. Large Con

For the most part, gaming conventions can be put into two categories: either small conventions or large conventions. Of course, small and large can mean different things to all people, so we’ll try to distinguish that a little more.

Small/Local Conventions

Small conventions are often also called “Local Conventions.” The reason for this is that most of them simply attract a local crowd instead of drawing people in from all over the country. These conventions usually host anywhere from 200 – 5,000 attendees. Usually, they are more focused on bringing people together just to play games and often lack an exhibitor hall.

CMON Expo 2017
CMON Expo 2017

Personally, I love these kinds of conventions. With their small size, you often feel like you get to know a lot more people, especially if you come back year after year. We have a local convention called Tennessee Game Days that has grown to about 700-800 people over the years. Now that I’ve been coming for the past few, there are so many familiar faces. I even have friends in other states whom I only get to see at the convention each year. The small intimate feel is a huge perk to these local cons.

Meeple Mountain also runs Nashville Tabletop Day, a single day event in April. It’s small, but growing, with attendance nearing 500.

Large Conventions

The big conventions are always huge, vibrant, and exciting events. These can be hard to categorize because their attendance is so high in variance, but usually they host between 15,000 all the way up to 200,000 people. Most conventions that break the 15k mark of attendance will have a large dealer hall where you can buy games directly from the publishers and large event halls where you can sign up to play specific games or in tournaments. There is often not an emphasis on just playing games all day, and instead are focused on the shopping aspects, events, panels, etc. Large conventions can be quite overwhelming, so hopefully this article will help you understand them!

Gen Con 2016
Gen Con 2016

Online Board Game Conventions

Online events are on the rise! As bandwidth becomes cheaper and more reliable, more gamers are looking to save money on travel and lodging by attending online board game conventions (also called virtual board game conventions). Their numbers are small, but growing, and you can expect to see more in the coming years. If you’re not sure what to expect then make sure to check out our tips for attending an online board game convention so that you can get the most out of one. Then when you’re ready, check out our listing of online board game conventions in our master list.

Why should I go to a board game convention?

There are lots of great reasons to go to a convention! Everyone gets something different out of their experiences, but here are some prominent reasons that a board game convention might interest you.

You want to:

  • play a lot of games.
  • try the hot new games before they are released.
  • meet your favorite designers, authors, artists, publishers, or media personalities.
  • compete in large gaming tournaments.
  • find really cool stuff to buy and take home.
  • survey lots of different board games from different publishers to find something new that you might like.
  • meet other gamers with similar interests.
  • hear talks and panels about topics in the industry that interest you.
  • get ahold of exclusive promotional cards/pieces/expansions for your favorite games.

If any of those interest you, then giving a gaming convention a shot might be right up your alley! In all honesty, there is so much more to do at conventions, but these are a few of the cool things that really stand out.

Ok! I want to go! Now what?!

Good question! The first thing you’ll need to do is decide on whether you want to go to a smaller or larger convention. For many people, location will be a big factor in this decision, while others may be willing to travel long distances. Let’s take a look at some of the options available. Most of these will be “large” conventions, but there are some smaller ones that squeak through based on popularity.

Most Popular Board Game Conventions

This is, by no means, an exhaustive list of gaming conventions. There are hundreds of game conventions each year, just in America, so it would be quite difficult to cover them all. The selections below are all either significant because of their pure size or following. Some may be “smaller” conventions, but they are still very prevalent in the board game industry or even run by a large publisher or media outlet. Check out the bottom of this article for an up to date list of worldwide board game conventions!

Small to Medium Conventions

BGG Con
BGG CON (& BGG SPRING)
Dallas, TX
CMON Expo
CMON Expo
Atlanta, GACheck out Phil & Justin’s experience at CMON Expo!
Dice Tower Con
Dice Tower Con
Orlando, FL
Geekway to the West
St. Louis, MO

Large Conventions

UK Games Expo Expo
UK Games Expo
Birmingham, UK
~21,698 attendees
Origins Game Fair
Origins Game Fair
Columbus, OH
~20,642 attendees
Pax Unplugged
PAX Unplugged
Philadelphia, PACheck out Ashley & Justin‘s recap of PAX Unplugged 2018.
Gen Con
Gen Con
Indianapolis, Indiana
~60,000 attendees
Essen Spiel
Essen Spiel
Essen, Germany
~174,000

I’ve picked a convention, how do I prepare for it?

Buy your badge

Gen Con badge

First things first, you’ve got to purchase a badge. Some conventions only last a day or two and only have one badge option, while others will allow for you to purchase a badge for individual days or just the weekend. Since most conventions run through both weekdays and weekends, you’ll need to decide what works best for your schedule. Purchasing a badge is usually simple and can either be done online or at the door. Be careful, though! Many conventions sell out ahead of time!

Find housing

Find housing
We got lucky with a beautiful airBnB at Gen Con in 2016!

Housing can be one of the most frustrating parts of prepping for a gaming convention. Each con is a little different, but most are infamous for making this a true pain. If you buy your badge as early as possible, you should receive some sort of communication before the hotel sales go live. This can be a tricky process as some will have a “queue” system and others will have a “whoever can get through” set up. Either way, for larger conventions these websites will often become bottlenecked and crash. Honestly, there is often just a lot of luck here. Make sure you’re online the second they go live!

If you aren’t interested in a hotel or you weren’t able to get one, there are still lots of other options! I’ve used airBnB a couple times for this and it has worked wonderfully. You might have to walk a bit farther or drive to the convention center, but you also might save some money and stress, so it’s often worth it for many people.

Register for events

Giant King of Tokyo at Gen Con 2016.

Each convention will have a long list of events that you can attend. These can range from talks/panels, gaming tournaments, game demos, and more. Some events will cost while others will be free. Most conventions open their events up to pre-registrations and many events fill up. Each convention website should have a portal that you can log into to find and register for each event. If you miss out on registering in advance, sometimes you can still make it into them, though! Most large conventions will offer “generic tickets” that you can purchase and spend for events. If it isn’t full, you should be able to spend these “generics” to jump in. If a “full” doesn’t have all of its registered attendees, you might be able to jump in with generics as well!

Make a plan of attack

The convention floor can be overwhelming! With so many booths to stop in and so many new games to try, it’s easy to see why you could get lost in the mix. To help ease this sensory overload, it can be helpful to have a plan before you even begin your travels to the convention. There are two things that can help with this: making sure you know which games you are interested in up front and preparing your path in the expo hall.

It can be hard to keep up with all of the games coming out each year, especially with so much going on during the convention season. One of the best ways to keep an eye out on new releases during the major conventions is through the Boardgame Geek Preview lists. Board Game Geek usually releases their preview geeklist a month or two in advance of each major convention. These lists have all of upcoming convention releases and their information listed in order by publisher. This is a great resource to scope out the games that really interest you the most. Be careful, though, as you don’t want to miss out on a game that you didn’t expect to enjoy by counting it out ahead of time!

Once you’ve found the games you are most interested, you can either register for demo events or seek them out in the exhibit hall. The advantage to demoing games in the hall is that you usually will only play a quick demo to get a feel for them. Of course, if you want to play a full game or don’t want to wait in a line, events might be better for you. If you do chose the path of the exhibit hall, it can be a huge help to familiarize yourself with where booths you want to visit are actually located. Most conventions will post a map of the exhibit hall ahead of time, and you can even print it out to highlight and draw the most efficient path for you!

One more thing to keep in mind is that sometimes it can be important to prioritize the “hot” booths first. Every year there are certain games that everyone knows will sell out quickly. If you want those games, you’ll need to make sure that they are your first stops! This can be hard to tell sometimes, but keeping an eye on the comments of the preview lists can help you gauge people’s interest.

Pack accordingly

My pre Gen Con shopping trip from 2016
My pre Gen Con shopping trip from 2016

So, what do you bring to a convention? Well, outside of the obvious answer of clothes, there are some things that I’ve found helpful to have on you.

  • Hand sanitizer. Seriously. The “con crud” is real and you don’t want to mess with that! Think about it, tens of thousands of people in one room does not lead to good sanitation.
  • Snacks. Cliff bars, trail mix, crackers. Whatever you need, make sure to keep some snacks on hand to keep yourself energized.
  • Water bottle. Similar to the snacks, you’re going to want to keep hydrated to stay healthy.
  • Battery chargers. My phone always seems to die twice as fast during conventions. The last thing you want is to not have a way to find your friends in the midst of tens of thousands of people!
  • Games. Ok, I’ve overdone this too many times. In my experience, it isn’t worth bringing big box games unless you have a specific plan to play them. Instead, I always make sure that I have a couple small card games in my bag for those times where you’re stuck in a line or waiting on something to start.

Get Out of the Con

Yes, we know you’re there for board games. But if you’re traveling to a new city, then consider getting out of the con at least once and seeing sights. Visit an art museum, eat at a great local restaurant, or look for a board game cafe in that city.

Update: Since this piece was originally published we’ve added lots more Gen Con content. Make sure to check out our Gen Con 2017 wrap up, and Gen Con 2017 interviews, along with our newbie’s guide to Gen Con.

Run Your Own Gaming Event

If all of this seems a bit overwhelming, perhaps you should start smaller. Check out our guide to running a successful board gaming event and start your own event in your hometown!

Conclusion

I know this process can be quite stressful, but hopefully this gives a little bit of direction for your journey to your first convention! Do you have any other tips or tricks? Make sure to let us know in the comments below!

Worldwide Board Game Convention List

The following list of worldwide board game conventions is updated regularly.

Help us keep our list of board game conventions up to date. If you know of an event that has cancelled or postponed their event dates, let us know using the form below.

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Australia

Albury Jun. 7-10, 2019
Bankstown Jul. 2-4, 2021
Blackheath Jul. 17-18, 2021
Glen Waverley Apr. 2-5, 2021
Grifith Nov. 27-29, 2020
Mitchell Jan. 22-24, 2022
South Wharf Sep. 13-21, 2020

Belgium

Brussels Aug. 27-29, 2021
Brussels Sep. 4-5, 2021
Genk Oct. 3, 2020
Merelbeke Feb. 8, 2020
Merelbeke May. 16-17, 2020

Canada

Alberta

Calgary Sep. 27-29, 2019

British Columbia

New Westminster Nov. 6-8, 2020
Vancouver Jun. 20-27, 2021
Vancouver Oct. 16-18, 2021

Manitoba

Brandon Jun. 14-16, 2019
Winnipeg Nov. 8-10, 2019
Winnipeg Jan. 11, 2020

New Brunswick

Online Sep. 10-12, 2021

Ontario

Kingston Apr. 4-5, 2020
Niagara Falls Jan. 14-16, 2022
Oshawa Oct. 16-18, 2020
Ottawa May. 15-17, 2020
Peterborough Oct. 15-17, 2021
Stratford Mar. 18-20, 2022
Thunder Bay TBA
Toronto Nov. 12-14, 2021
Toronto Mar. 4-6, 2022

Quebec

Chertsey Apr. 15-19, 2020
Gatineau Nov. 8-10, 2019
Longueuil Sep. 11-13, 2020

Denmark

Copenhagen Oct. 15-17, 2021

England

East

Basildon Mar. 5-7, 2021
Basildon Feb. 25-27, 2022
Colchester Apr. 30 – May. 4, 2020
Norwich May. 3, 2020
Tring Apr. 10, 2021

East Midlands

Leicester Jul. 17-20, 2020
Leicester Aug. 7-10, 2020
Northampton Nov. 13-15, 2020
Nottingham Feb. 16, 2020
Silverstone Jul. 31 – Aug. 3, 2020

London

London Sep. 26-27, 2020

North West

Chester Jun. 27, 2020
Manchester Nov. 13-15, 2020
Penrith Jun. 28, 2020
Preston Jun. 28, 2020
Sale Apr. 25, 2020
Southport Sep. 19-20, 2020
Thirlmere Oct. 29 – Nov. 1, 2020

South East

Broadstairs Nov. 1, 2020
Eastbourne May. 1-4, 2020
Eastbourne Nov. 20-22, 2020
Farnham Mar. 20, 2021
Maidenhead Aug. 10, 2020
Milton Keynes Mar. 14, 2020
New Milton Nov. 26-30, 2020
Pulburough Jul. 10-13, 2020
Southampton Oct. 1, 2021

South West

Bournemouth Feb. 8-9, 2020
Bristol Feb. 14-16, 2020
Bristol Feb. 29 – Mar. 1, 2020
Cheltenham Aug. 14-16, 2020
Cucklington Jul. 25, 2020
Kennford Apr. 20-24, 2022

West Midlands

Birmingham Jun. 4-6, 2021
Bromsgrove Nov. 14-15, 2020
Burton-on-Trent May. 16-17, 2020
Hereford May. 16, 2020
Leamington Spa Sep. 19, 2020

Yorkshire

Driffield Jun. 20-21, 2020
Sheffield May. 9-10, 2020
Sheffield Oct. 10-11, 2020
Sheffield Jun. 5-6, 2021

Finland

Helsinki Jul. 30 – Aug. 1, 2021

France

Cannes Feb. 21-23, 2020
Deux_Sevres Jul. 8-19, 2020
Lille Mar. 27-28, 2021
Lyon Oct. 2-3, 2021
Paris Jun. 26-27, 2021
St Gilles Croix de Vie Sep. 14-21, 2020
Toulouse May. 15-17, 2020

Germany

Berlin Jul. 17-19, 2020
Bielfield Nov. 13-14, 2021
Bremer Mar. 7-8, 2020
Essen Oct. 14-17, 2021
Göttingen Jun. 6-7, 2020
Hamburg Jun. 4-6, 2021
Höchst/Odenwald Jan. 10-13, 2020
Höchst/Odenwald Jul. 24 – Aug. 2, 2020
Mülheim/Ruhr Jan. 2-5, 2020
Nuremburg Jul. 20-24, 2021
Ratingen Sep. 4-5, 2021

India

Mumbai Dec. 10, 2019

Ireland

Dungarvan Feb. 28 – Mar. 2, 2020
Galway Feb. 14-16, 2020

Israel

Tel Aviv Aug. 26-27, 2021

Italy

Cerveteri Nov. 29 – Dec. 1, 2019
North Tonawanda Sep. 3-5, 2021

Japan

Osaka Mar. 1, 2021
Tokyo Feb. 13, 2021

Mexico

Cancun Nov. 21-27, 2021
Mexico City Feb. 29 – Mar. 1, 2020

Netherlands

Amersfoort Sep. 18, 2021
Utrecht Nov. 7, 2020
Veldhoven Apr. 4-5, 2020

New Zealand

Auckland Aug. 28-29, 2021
Christchurch Jul. 17-18, 2021
Dunedin May. 15-16, 2021
Hamilton Jun. 12-13, 2021
Hamilton Oct. 16-17, 2021
Wellington Jun. 5-6, 2021

Norway

Haugesund Mar. 12-15, 2020
Oslo Jun. 18-20, 2021

Poland

Poznan May. 8-10, 2020

Portugal

Vieira de Leiria Mar. 31 – Apr. 3, 2022

San Marino

Serravalle Apr. 30 – May. 2, 2021

Scotland

Callander May. 8-10, 2020
Glasgow Apr. 24-26, 2020
Perth Aug. 22-23, 2020

Singapore

Singapore Dec. 5-6, 2020

Slovenia

Ljubljana Jan. 16, 2021

Spain

Barcelona Nov. 15-17, 2019
Barcelona Nov. 20-22, 2020
Córdoba Oct. 8-10, 2021
Zaragoza Sep. 21, 2019

Sweden

Gothenburg Apr. 10-12, 2020
Linköping Nov. 3-7, 2021
Skellefteå May. 21-23, 2020
Västerås Feb. 28 – Mar. 1, 2020

Switzerland

La Chaux-de-Fonds Mar. 20-22, 2020

United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi Oct. 24-26, 2019

United States

Alaska

Juneau Jan. 28-30, 2022

Alabama

Birmingham Jul. 8-11, 2021
Huntsville Jan. 21-23, 2022
Orange Beach Nov. 13-15, 2020

Arkansas

Springdale Jul. 24-26, 2020

Arizona

Mesa Nov. 6-8, 2020
Mesa Mar. 11-14, 2021
Phoenix Aug. 6-8, 2021
Phoenix Aug. 20-22, 2021
Tempe Jun. 6-13, 2020

California

Burbank Feb. 2, 2019
Burlingame May. 23-27, 2019
Chicago Nov. 19-22, 2020
Irvine Jan. 31 – Feb. 2, 2020
Long Beach Sep. 4-5, 2021
Los Angeles Jul. 2-5, 2020
Los Angeles Feb. 12-15, 2021
Los Angeles Sep. 3-6, 2021
Palmdale Jan. 6-9, 2022
Sacramento Mar. 20, 2020
Sacramento Apr. 2-4, 2021
San Diego Apr. 24-26, 2020
San Diego Jul. 23-26, 2020
San Diego Nov. 13-15, 2020
San Diego Mar. 5-12, 2022
San Diego, CA Oct. 24-26, 2020
San Francisco Nov. 26-28, 2021
San Jose May. 22-25, 2020
San Luis Obispo Jun. 12-13, 2021
San Mateo Sep. 3-6, 2021
Santa Clara Feb. 12-15, 2021
Walnut Creek Oct. 22-24, 2021

Colorado

Auroro Feb. 24-27, 2022
Broomfield Jan. 14-17, 2022
Colorado Springs Apr. 24-26, 2020
Denver Oct. 1-3, 2021
Manitou Springs May. 15-17, 2020
Northglenn Sep. 23-26, 2021

Connecticut

Falls Village Sep. 19, 2020
Stamford Sep. 27-29, 2019
Stamford Mar. 20-22, 2020
West Hartford Jul. 9-12, 2020

District of Columbia

Washington Mar. 20-21, 2021

Florida

Fort Lauderdale Aug. 1-8, 2021
Ft Lauderdale Feb. 13-19, 2022
Jacksonville Feb. 7-9, 2020
Jacksonville Feb. 20-25, 2021
Jacksonville Jan. 7-9, 2022
Miami Feb. 21-23, 2020
Miami Jun. 27 – Jul. 4, 2021
Miami Jan. 23-29, 2022
Orlando Aug. 1, 2020
Orlando Sep. 15-19, 2021
Orlando Jul. 6-10, 2022
Pensacola May. 21-23, 2021
Port Canaveral Jul. 18-25, 2021
Sarasota Feb. 7, 2020
West Palm Beach Jan. 11, 2020

Georgia

Atlanta May. 31 – Jun. 2, 2019
Atlanta Apr. 30 – May. 3, 2020
Atlanta May. 21-24, 2020
Atlanta Jun. 3-6, 2021
Atlanta Jun. 3-6, 2021
Atlanta Aug. 20-22, 2021
Atlanta Sep. 2-6, 2021
Atlanta Sep. 24-26, 2021
Augusta Jan. 15-17, 2021
Norcross May. 7-11, 2020
Statesboro May. 30, 2020
Waycross May. 2, 2020

Hawaii

Honolulu May. 15-17, 2020
Honolulu Aug. 20-22, 2021

Iowa

Cedar Rapids Feb. 27-28, 2021
Cedar Rapids Feb. 25-27, 2022
Davenport Jul. 11, 2020
Okoboji Jan. 4-5, 2020
Sioux City Aug. 20-22, 2021
West Des Moines Oct. 22-24, 2021

Illinois

Bannockburn Jun. 4-5, 2021
Bloomington Oct. 8-10, 2021
Bolingbrook Sep. 10-12, 2021
Champaign Jan. 24-26, 2020
Chicago Nov. 21-22, 2020
Chicago Apr. 29 – May. 2, 2021
Collinsville Jun. 5-7, 2020
Collinsville Oct. 1-3, 2021
Decatur May. 1-3, 2020
Geneva Jul. 24-26, 2020
Glen Ellyn Apr. 8-10, 2022
Lisle Jan. 22-24, 2021
Lisle Jul. 16-18, 2021
Lombard Nov. 12-14, 2021
Mundelein Apr. 24-26, 2020
Rockford Oct. 23-25, 2020
Schaumburg Mar. 25-29, 2020
Tremont Feb. 28-29, 2020
Utica Apr. 16-18, 2021
Wheeling Jan. 28-31, 2021

Indiana

Fort Wayne Jun. 12-14, 2020
Indianapolis Mar. 6-8, 2020
Indianapolis Jul. 3-5, 2020
Indianapolis Sep. 16-19, 2021
Indianapolis Oct. 29-31, 2021
Kokomo Oct. 23-25, 2020

Kentucky

Frankfort Aug. 8, 2020
Lexington Jul. 30 – Aug. 1, 2021
Louisville Oct. 2-4, 2020
Louisville Oct. 9-11, 2020

Louisiana

Lafayette Apr. 4-5, 2020
Lafayette Aug. 28-29, 2021
New Orleans Jul. 24-26, 2020

Massachusetts

Boston Feb. 27 – Mar. 1, 2020
Boston Nov. 6-9, 2020
Boston Jan. 15-18, 2021
Boston Jan. 16, 2021
Shrewsbury Apr. 3-5, 2020

Maryland

Darlington Oct. 8-11, 2021
Oxon Hill Sep. 13, 2020
Rockville Oct. 9-10, 2021
Silver Spring Feb. 29, 2020

Maine

Bangor Jan. 18-19, 2020
Cornish Oct. 1-3, 2021
Durham Mar. 28, 2020
Portland May. 15-17, 2020
Portland Jun. 25-28, 2020

Michigan

Ann Arbor Nov. 13-15, 2020
Berrien Springs Apr. 4, 2020
Dearborn Jan. 14-16, 2022
Detroit Oct. 30-31, 2021
Grand Rapids Sep. 3-5, 2021
Kalamazoo Apr. 10-12, 2020
Livonia Oct. 2, 2021
Livonia Oct. 2, 2021
Novi May. 15-17, 2020
Okemos Feb. 21-23, 2020
Southfield Apr. 24-26, 2020

Minnesota

Austin Oct. 22-24, 2021
Minneapolis Aug. 27-29, 2021
Roseville Sep. 24-26, 2021

Missouri

Kansas City May. 22-24, 2020
Kansas City Jun. 26-28, 2020
Lees Summit Sep. 6, 2020
Springfield Sep. 6-8, 2019
Springfield May. 1-3, 2020
St Louis Nov. 12-14, 2021
St. Louis Oct. 5-7, 2021
West Plains Apr. 24-26, 2020

Mississippi

Biloxi Mar. 4-6, 2022
Jackson Jun. 27-28, 2020

Montana

Great Falls Oct. 10-13, 2019
Missoula May. 22-25, 2020

North Carolina

Asheville Feb. 26-28, 2021
Charlotte May. 29-31, 2020
Charlotte Nov. 13-15, 2020
Durham Jan. 23-26, 2020
Greensboro Jul. 17-19, 2020
Kernersville May. 28-31, 2021
Raleigh Mar. 19-20, 2021
Wilmington Apr. 24-26, 2020
Winston-Salem Apr. 25-26, 2020

North Dakota

Fargo May. 21-24, 2020
Fargo Mar. 11-13, 2022

Nebraska

Lincoln Feb. 28 – Mar. 1, 2020
Omaha Apr. 24-26, 2021
Omaha Sep. 24-26, 2021
Omaha Nov. 5-7, 2021

New Hampshire

Nashua Jul. 19-21, 2019

New Jersey

Boxborough Mar. 26-29, 2020
Frederick Mar. 13-15, 2020
Morristown Jul. 8-12, 2020
Morristown Nov. 5-8, 2020
Morristown Feb. 18-21, 2021
Mount Royal Oct. 1-3, 2021
Olympia May. 22-24, 2020
Princeton Mar. 13-15, 2020

New Mexico

Albuquerque Apr. 17-19, 2020
Albuquerque Aug. 20-22, 2021

Nevada

Las Vegas Feb. 26 – Mar. 1, 2020
Reno Jun. 26-28, 2020

New York

Croton-on-Hudson Aug. 30 – Sep. 2, 2019
Garden City Aug. 7-8, 2021
Geneseo Feb. 12-14, 2021
Johnson City Aug. 18, 2021
North Tonawanda Jun. 27-28, 2020
Queensbury Sep. 12-13, 2020
Rochester Sep. 19-20, 2020
Syracuse Nov. 4-7, 2021

Ohio

Cambridge Feb. 22, 2020
Cincinnati Oct. 1-3, 2021
Cincinnnati Aug. 28-30, 2020
Cleveland Mar. 20-22, 2020
Columbus May. 8-10, 2020
Columbus Jul. 16-19, 2020
Columbus Oct. 9-11, 2020
Columbus Sep. 16-19, 2021
Columbus Sep. 30 – Oct. 3, 2021
Dayton Nov. 5-7, 2021
Hamilton Oct. 22-24, 2021
New Marshfield Oct. 17, 2020
New Plymouth Feb. 27 – Mar. 1, 2020
Richfield Oct. 14-17, 2021
Springfield Mar. 21, 2021

Oklahoma

Midwest City Jun. 26-28, 2020
Oklahoma City Jul. 23-25, 2021
Tulsa Jul. 10-12, 2020
Tulsa Dec. 3-5, 2021

Oregon

Portland Sep. 10-12, 2021
Portland Mar. 25-28, 2022
Springfield Feb. 7-9, 2020
The Dalles May. 1-3, 2020

Pennsylvania

Butler Sep. 18-20, 2020
Erie Oct. 8-9, 2021
Lancaster Oct. 8-10, 2020
Lancaster Nov. 12-15, 2020
Lancaster Apr. 8-11, 2021
Monroeville Oct. 2-3, 2021
Oaks Sep. 25-27, 2020
Philadelphia Nov. 20-22, 2020
Pittsburg Jul. 9-12, 2020
Pittsburgh Jul. 17-18, 2020
Seven Springs Jul. 25 – Aug. 2, 2020
Sharon Apr. 24-26, 2020
York Oct. 7-10, 2021

Rhode Island

Warwick Feb. 4-6, 2022

South Carolina

Columbia Jan. 14-17, 2022
Columbia Feb. 14-16, 2020
Columbia Aug. 22-23, 2020
Richburg Sep. 17-19, 2021

South Dakota

Sioux Falls Oct. 1-3, 2021

Tennessee

Chatanooga Feb. 18-20, 2022
Chattanooga Jan. 14-16, 2022
Franklin Aug. 20-22, 2021
Franklin Mar. 4-6, 2022
Memphis Mar. 20-22, 2020
Nashville Apr. 18, 2020
Nashville Apr. 18, 2020
Nashville Oct. 1-3, 2021

Texas

Austin Mar. 13-22, 2020
Austin Jun. 5-7, 2020
Austin Nov. 5-8, 2020
Austin Jun. 4-6, 2021
Austin Aug. 6-8, 2021
Dallas May. 22-25, 2020
Dallas Oct. 29-31, 2021
Grapevine Oct. 8-10, 2021
Houston Feb. 28 – Mar. 1, 2020
Houston May. 22-24, 2020
Houston Mar. 27-28, 2021
Irving Jun. 3-6, 2021
Irving Sep. 17-19, 2021
Livingston Aug. 7, 2021
Longview Apr. 23-25, 2021
Longview Nov. 12-14, 2021
Plano Aug. 16-18, 2019
Plano Apr. 2-5, 2020
San Antonio Mar. 15-17, 2019
San Antonio Jan. 17-19, 2020
San Antonio Sep. 4-6, 2020
Wichita Falls Feb. 28 – Mar. 1, 2020

Utah

Bryce Canyon City TBA
Layton Mar. 3-6, 2022
Logan Aug. 28-29, 2020
Provo Oct. 18-19, 2019
Salt Lake City Mar. 5-8, 2020

Virginia

Arlington Sep. 1-5, 2021
Charlottesville Feb. 24 – Mar. 1, 2020
Fredericksburg Jul. 8-12, 2020
Leesburg May. 1-3, 2020
Richmond Apr. 17-18, 2020
Richmond Mar. 19-21, 2021
Roanoke Feb. 28 – Mar. 1, 2020
Williamsburg Jan. 15-17, 2021

Vermont

Burlington Jun. 18-20, 2021
Killington Nov. 5-7, 2021
Killington Nov. 4-6, 2022

Washington

Bellevue Aug. 14-16, 2020
Bellevue Jan. 7-9, 2022
Bellevue Feb. 9-13, 2022
Bellingham Jan. 17-20, 2020
Redmond Jun. 5-6, 2021
Seattle Jul. 10-12, 2020
Seattle Aug. 21-23, 2020
Seattle Oct. 23-25, 2020
Seattle Nov. 20-22, 2020

Wisconsin

Eau Claire Jun. 26-28, 2020
Green Bay Jul. 17-19, 2020
La Crosse Aug. 13-14, 2021
Madison Jan. 3-4, 2020
Madison Oct. 21-24, 2021
Madison Dec. 2-5, 2021
Manitowoc Feb. 21-23, 2020
Milwaukee Jun. 5, 2021
Milwaukee Jun. 24-27, 2021
Milwaukee Nov. 5-7, 2021
Milwaukee Jan. 13-16, 2022
Oshkosh May. 30-31, 2020
Wausau Jan. 10-12, 2020
Wisconsin Dells Nov. 22-24, 2019
Wisconsin Dells Aug. 21, 2020

West Virginia

Charleston Jul. 12-14, 2019

Wyoming

Cheyenne Apr. 22-24, 2022

United States

Layton Jul. 30 – Aug. 1, 2021

Wales

Caldicot Apr. 25, 2020
Newport Oct. 3, 2020

About the author

Elijah Longwell

Elijah Longwell

Recruiter by day, board game enthusiast by night. Despite controversy, i’m a firm believer that collecting can be just as fun as playing games. My favorite aspect of the board gaming hobby is its ability to bring people together in a meaningful way.

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