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GATEWAY returns to the LAX Radisson for Labor Day Weekend (Friday September 4th through Monday 7th) where you can play 400 different events and win $4000 in prizes! Join 1000 gamers for a holiday weekend full of board games, card games, miniature war games and video game tournaments! Play your favorite traditional games and Euro games, historical, collectible, strategy and family games.

Gateway also hosts LARPs, painting contests, kid's events, war college seminars, really bad movie night and roleplaying games. Scroll down to check out our Guest of Honor, $100 Tourneys and other Special Events!

FREE VALET PARKING AT THE RADISSON
The convention room rate is $99 per night. That's $25 per night if you pack four buddies in a room. Valet parking is FREE for one car per hotel room. Call 1-800-333-3333 to book your hotel room. Ask for the special convention rate! This special offer ends August 14th so book today!

PRE-REGISTRATION ENDS AUGUST 31st

Pre-register today and only pay $40 for the entire weekend. Save $10 off the At-Door price by registering at www.strategicon.net

Members of Bakersfield Board Gamers, BoardGameGeek, Boardgame News, Camarilla, DCI, HMGS, LA Games, Live Effects, Orange County Board Gamers, PolyCon, Quest Club, RPGA, SoCal ASL Club, SoCal Gamers, SoCal Games Day, The Random Wargamers, Warlord LA, Westside Gamers all receive an additional discount. This special club discount is only good for pre-registration.

SPONSORED MAGIC THE GATHERING TOURNAMENTS
Gateway is sponsoring four different M:tG tournaments throughout the weekend. The First Prize for each tourney is a brand new booster box of the newest Magic set! Special thanks to our official M:tG judges who make this event possible.

ACQUIRE - DAVID E. WOOLCOTT MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT
Mergers, acquisitions and hostile takeovers in the hotel industry! David E. Woolcott was a dear friend of Strategicon for many years and passed away recently. David was a great gamer who brought his spirit of fun to our conventions. He will be missed. In his honor, his close friends have initiated this Acquire tournament with a special prize.

SUNDAY NIGHT SETTLERS OF CATAN
Sunday Night we are hosting a huge Settlers of Catan tournament. Trade wood for sheep and build the longest road in this thrilling classic board game. The First Prize is $100!

MONDAY MORNING DOMINION
Our Monday morning Mega-Dominion tourney was a massive success with over 30 players! We are committed to making Mondays even bigger with more events and tournaments. Come play Dominion at 9am Monday and compete for the $100 First Prize!

GUEST OF HONOR: JASON MATTHEWS
Jason Matthews is our Guest of Honor for Gateway 2009. Jason is the co-designer of Twilight Struggle and 1960: The Making of the President. Twilight Struggle won the James F. Dunnigan Award for 2005 and is rated #4 All-Time Game on Board Game Geek. It also won several awards including two IGA Awards and two Golden Geeks and a Charles S. Roberts Award. 1960: The Making of the President also received several awards and is in the top 30 games on Board Game Geek. Join Jason for Q&A about his award-winning games and playtest his newest creations Campaign Manager 2008 and Founding Fathers!

DUNGEONS & DRAGONS
The Role-Playing Game Association presents the upcoming Living Forgotten Realms Special adventure. This new core adventure is only available at regional conventions and Gateway is the location of choice for Southern California! RPGA will also host the official launch of the Pathfinder RPG system, several paragon-level play opportunities in Living Forgotten Realms, a Gateway-only interactive "Big Trouble in Little Shou" (the girl with green eyes is the key!), the return of our popular "Introduction to D&D 4th edition" events of new players, and much, much more.

MINIATURES BOOTCAMP
Strategicon will be hosting Miniatures Bootcamp! Win Dealer Dollars by learning how to play various miniatures game such as Warhammer, Flames of War and General Quarters. Also, join them for massive Mustangs & Messerschmitts air battles and the only large scale General Quarters events in Southern California.

ONE WORLD BY NIGHT
Vampire returns to Gateway both Friday and Saturday nights.

Go to www.strategicon.net right now and get your Pre-Registration discount! Would you like to volunteer for Board Games? Contact BGG Username: strategicon
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