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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.

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 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 at conventions.

[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 2019 • May 2019 • June 2019 • July 2019 • August 2019 • October 2019 • February 2020


April 2019

Apr. 6-7: Sails and Swords Con – Butte, MT
Location: We are still exploring venues right now. Our current choice would force us to charge vendors and we would like to avoid that.
A con centered loosely around vikings, pirates, and maybe ninjas if we can catch them. City wide scavenger hunt, beard/mustache contest, art hall, vendors, food, guest speakers, demos, gaming and more...
Contact Person: Christie (Stormy) Standish
For more info, contact: 1907 Whitman Ave., Butte, MT 59701


Apr. 26-28: Cape Con – Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Location: Osage Centre
The 14th annual Cape Comic Con will be held at the Osage Centre in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, April 26-28, 2019. Cape Comic Con features 3 days of professional comic book artists, publishers, cosplay, and over 130 tables of comics, art, toys, gaming merchandise, and more for fans of all genres to enjoy. Fans from all over the region come to celebrate with us. Make plans to join us for another amazing weekend!
Contact Person: Carolyn Smith
For more info, contact: Southern Illinois University, Attention: Carolyn Smith, 1230 Lincoln Drive, Mail Code 6603, Carbondale, IL 62901


May 2019

May 3-5: 1d4Con 2019 – Shepherdstown, West Virginia
Location: Clarion Inn & Conference Center, 233 Lowe Dr., Shepherdstown, WV 25443
1d4Con is going into it's seventh year. We are fans, running a gaming convention for fans at the Clarion Inn & Conference Center of Shepherdstown, WV. Throughout the weekend of May 3rd, we offer several options to get your gaming fix: Tabletop RPGs, LARPs, Miniatures Wargaming, and a growing board game library for those who just want to grab something quick to play. Our charity for 2019 is once again Extra Life, supporting the Children's Miracle Hospital located WVU Morgantown, WV. 
Contact Person: James Winfield
For more info, contact: James Winfield, 43 Chisholm Dr, Hedgesville, WV 25427


May 4-5: Tupelo Con 2019 – Tupelo, MS
Location: Tupelo Furniture Market, Building V, 1879 N Coley Rd, Tupelo, Mississippi 38801
Tupelo Con is a multi-genre event that celebrates ALL geek fandoms and we've made great efforts to provide a diverse Exhibitors' Hall, Cosplay Contest, Special Guests, etc.
Contact Person: Witt Sullivan
For more info, contact: Tupelo Con Gaming, c/o Witt Sullivan, 147 County Road 399, Saltillo, MS 38866


May 4: OkeCon – Waycross, GA
Location: Waycross-Ware County Public Library, 401 Lee Ave.
OkeCon is a fan convention celebrating geeky culture in conjunction with Free Comic Book Day. Programs include play-to-win gaming tables, a Smash Bros tournament, VR gaming, cosplay contest, kids' crafts and games, Maker activities, boffering and HEMA sparring, and of course, free comics! We're a public library so the event is completely free.
Contact Person: Kathleen McClure
For more info, contact: ATTN: OkeCon, 401 Lee Ave., Waycross, GA, 31501


May 23-27: Atlanta Game Fest 33 – Alpharetta, GA
Location: Atlanta Marriott Alpharetta
Boardgame fans from across the Southeast gather for four days of fun and games. Hundreds of the world's best boardgames are available for play, as well as friendly folks who can help with the rules.
Contact Person: Ward Batty
For more info, contact: 3717 Evans Dale Drive., Atlanta GA 30340


May 24-26: Mobicon 2019 – Mobile, AL
Location: Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel, 64 S Water St, Mobile, Alabama 36602
Mobicon is one of the fastest growing multi genre science fiction, cosplay, and gaming convention on the Gulf Coast.
Contact Person: Steve Huckabee
For more info, contact: Steve Huckabee, Mobicon Support, 10474 Steeplechase Dr., Gulfport, MS 39503


May 31-June 2: LibertyCon – Chattanooga, Tennessee
Location: The Read House, 107 W M L King Blvd, Chattanooga, TN 37402
You probably know by now that LibertyCon is a convention that prides itself on great guests, phenomenal panels, a killer ConSuite and our ‘Family Friendly Atmosphere'. We're a convention that is small on purpose (we limit the attendees to 750, which is actually set in stone in our Charter) since we want to give the fans a chance to sit down and chat with the guests. Sure we could try to bring in twice the attendees, but do you think you'd be able to sit on a couch with Terry Brooks talking about law or playing Magic the Gathering with Brandon Sanderson if we did?
Contact Person: LibertyCon


June 2019

*June 12-16: Origins 2019 – Columbus, OH
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 N High St., Columbus, OH 43215
Join Steve Jackson Games at Origins 2019! Whether it is running demos & events in the SJ Games Event Room and selling product through the SJ Games Booth in the exhibit Hall... we'll be bringing the latest and greatest from Steve Jackson Games. We will be showcasing several new games this year including The Fantasy Trip, Munchkin Warhammer 40, 000, pre-release demos of the new edition of Car Wars and the new Munchkin Steampunk Girl Genius expansion, and more! Steve Jackson Games is dedicated to making sure your Origins is overflowing with fun! So, be sure to come visit us!
Contact Person: Origins
SJ Games Staff Attending: to be announced


July 2019

July 12-14: Southern-Fried Gaming Expo – Atlanta, Georgia
Location: Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center, 2450 Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339
Southern-Fried Gaming Expo (SFGE) is a gaming convention located in Atlanta, GA. SFGE is a 3-day convention focused solely on everything gaming. The expo is held July 12-14, 2019 at the beautiful Renaissance Waverly Hotel and Cobb Galleria and boasts a huge area for tabletop games as well as over 250 full-sized arcade games, pinball machines and console systems, vendors, special guest speakers, movie screenings, nightly entertainment, tournaments and so much more!
Contact Person: Shannon DeWitt
For more info, contact: Player One, LLC, c/o Shannon DeWitt, 904 Koala Court, Lawrenceville, GA 30043


July 13-19: GACUCon Game Cruise – Miami, Florida
Location: Multiple Locations through the event days:, 13 & 14 July: Hialeah Gardens Holiday Inn, 15 - 19 July: Royal Caribbean
GACUCon is a gaming and fandom event aboard a cruise ship including a pre-cruise party in South Florida called GACUBash. This event includes cruise ship travel to the Bahamas, all you can eat buffets, non-alcoholic beverages, 24/7 event room with manga, comic and tabletop libraries. It also includes scheduled cruise activities such as comedy shows, ice rink, art galleries, excursions and more. The GACUCon Game Cruise lets you relax, enjoy the hobby, meet new people and take a vacation with as much or as little adventure as needed.
Contact Person: Andru Fratarcangeli
For more info, contact: 2736 Fenway Ave, Chesapeake, VA 23323


August 2019

*Aug. 1-4: Gen Con 2019 – Indianapolis, IN
Location: Indiana Convention Center, 100 S. Capitol Ave., Indianapolis, IN
Steve Jackson Games is excited to be part of Gen Con 2019!! Join us in the Exhibit Hall for FREE demos of the latest and greatest releases of 2019 and don't forget to pick up the latest games to take home! And don't miss our many schedule events over in Hall D highlighting the long gaming history of SJ Games including The Fantasy Trip, Ogre, Illuminati, Munchkin, Car Wars and so much more! Visit us during Gen Con in booth #1401 for all this and more!!
Contact Person: Gen Con
SJ Games Staff Attending: to be announced


Aug. 2-4: Comic Con Honolulu – Honolulu, HI
Location: Hawaii Convention Center, 1801 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815
Comic Con Honolulu is a 3-day convention in Hawai'i that's dedicated to the promotion of all aspects of science fiction, fantasy, gaming, comic book, and other related genres!
Contact Person: Van H. Fujishige
For more info, contact: 909 Makahiki Way #4, Honolulu, HI 96826


Aug. 15-19: Worldcon – Dublin, Ireland
Location: Spencer Dock, N Wall Quay, North Wall, Dublin 1, D01 T1W6, Ireland
We've brought together old and new voices to organise Dublin 2019, and want to be able to welcome all fans from around the globe in order to make a diverse, exciting and vibrant Worldcon happen in this lovely city. As well as bringing the rich history of Ireland's science fiction and fantasy to Worldcon, we also want to celebrate its current voices, and to reach beyond traditional Worldcon audiences to celebrate the greatest parts of SF/F media and culture on an international level.
Contact Person: Worldcon


Aug. 16-18: Coulee Con – La Crosse, WI
Location: La Crosse Center, 300 Harborview Plaza, La Crosse, WI 54601, USA
Coulee Con is a tabletop gaming convention held in La Crosse, WI. We interpret gaming broadly as including board games, collectible card games, role playing games, miniatures, live action role playing, video games, and puzzles. Our motto is: Bringing Gamers Together. We aim celebrate and connect the gaming community. Friday and Saturday feature tournaments, open gaming, and special events. Sunday has an added focus on families with reduced admission and family-focused games.
Contact Person: Josh Hertel
For more info, contact: Coulee Con, 404 15th St S, La Crosse WI 54601


Aug. 24-25: Tabletop Scotland – Perth, Scotland
Location: Dewars Centre, Perth, Scotland.
2 day board, card & RPG convention. 2018 was our first year and we had 27 different exhibitors (4 retailers with the rest being publishers and crafters who make tabletop related items). We expect that to increase to over 40 in 2019. We had 14 tables of RPGs running in 5 slots over the weekend. We expect that to increase to 20 in 2019. We have 500 seats for open play / demos of board games. We are planning to increase that to 1, 000 in 2019. We hosted a 3 seminars in 2018 on accessibility, game design and a panel show. We're aiming to have a lot more in 2019 including topics like RPG design, world design, art (including a showing of Eye Of The Beholder : D&D Art movie) and more.
Contact Person: David Wright


October 2019

Oct. 4-6: TokenCon – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Location: Wyndham Garden Oklahoma City Airport, 2101 S Meridian Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73108, USA
Join us for the second year of Oklahoma's board game convention! We had great feedback from last year, but the overwhelming response was, 'more of everything', and that is our goal for 2019. Enjoy more open gaming from our 500+ game library, meet our special guests, participate in state championship tournaments, check out our vendors, panel discussions, play-to-win games, and more!
Contact Person: Paul Burton
For more info, contact: Oklahoma Board Game Community, 101 E Hurd St, Suite F, Edmond, OK 73034


February 2020

Feb. 14-16: BASHCon – Toledo, OH
Location: University of Toledo, 2801 Bancroft Street, Toledo, OH 43606
The convention is held at the University of Toledo in Toledo, OH. The 2020 Con will open at 5pm on Friday, February 14th and close at 5pm on Sunday, February 16th. The description on their website is this: BASHCon is a nerd culture convention that takes place in February at the University of Toledo. BASHCon started in 1985 as a small gaming convention under the name of "Winterfest". With the help of the community, BASHCon went from a small University event, to a convention that people from different parts of the country come in to see. BASHCon features a variety of events, including: panels, video and card game tournaments, anime screenings, arcade, board games, RPGs, and LARP. Every year brings new and exciting things!
Contact Person: Daniel Fry
For more info, contact: UTBASH, 2801 W Bancroft St SU 1503, Toledo, OH 43606

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