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--UNDER CONSTRUCTION--

Unless otherwise noted on the Special Events pages, the event sign-ups will be posted 24-hours before the event begins. You are allowed to signup yourself and one other person. An exception to this rule is allowed for Spiel-A-Thon, Puzzle Hunt, and Game Show where one person may sign up their entire 4 person team.

Wednesday

Time
Event
Sponsor
Location
10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Check-In

Convention Lobby
10 a.m. - 1 a.m.
Library

Maverick
10 a.m. - 1 a.m.
Hot Games

Enterprise 2
ALL DAY WEDNESDAY
EXHIBITOR HALLS CLOSED TO PUBLIC

EXHIBITOR HALLS CLOSED TO PUBLIC
5 p.m.
Board Wargamers Meet and Greet
Decision Games (I)
Cattle Barons
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Orphans & First-Timers Meetup

Innovation Ballroom
8 p.m. - 1 a.m.
PitchCar Tournament

1113
8 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Designer-Publisher Speed Dating
Indie Game Alliance
1106

Thursday

Time
Event
Sponsor
Location
8 a.m. - 1 a.m.
Library

Maverick
8 a.m. - 1 a.m.
Hot Games

Enterprise 2
9 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Check-In

Convention Lobby
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Exhibitor Halls

Aviators & Made in Texas
10 a.m.
Introduction to Board Wargaming
Decision Games (I)
Cattle Barons
10 a.m. - 12 a.m.
AssassinCon - Initial Target Assignments
Mayday Games
MayDay Games Booth (#305)
10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
ProtoAlley by UnPub
UnPub
1106
12 p.m.(noon)- 5 p.m.
Tichu Tournament (Group Stage)-Score packets due at 10pm

Innovation Ballroom
12:30 p.m. & 2:00 p.m.
MeetMax Games

1105
4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Catch the Moon
Active Player Network
1105
5 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Math Trade

Innovation Ballroom
6 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
Virtual Flea Market

Innovation Ballroom
8 p.m. - ? p.m.
Gloomhaven with Special Guests

Innovation Ballroom
8 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Designer-Publisher Speed Dating
Indie Game Alliance
1106

Friday

Time
Event
Sponsor
Location
8 a.m. - 1 a.m.
Library

Maverick
8 a.m. - 1 a.m.
Hot Games

Enterprise 2
9 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Check-In

Convention Lobby
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Exhibitor Halls

Aviators & Made in Texas
10 a.m.
Introduction to Board Wargaming
Decision Games (I)
Cattle Barons
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Western Legends
Kolossal Games
1105
10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
ProtoAlley by UnPub
UnPub
1106
12 p.m.(noon)- 5 p.m.
Tichu Finals (Bracket Stage)

1113
1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Spiel-a-thon
The Spiel Foundation
Innovation Ballroom
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Treasure Island
Surfin' Meeple
1105
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Panel of Podcasters

Innovation Ballroom
8 p.m. - ? a.m.
Poker Tournament
Tasty Minstrel Games
Innovation Ballroom
11 p.m. - 1 a.m.
Battling Tops
Mayday Games
Enterprise Foyer

Saturday

Time
Event
Sponsor
Location
8 a.m. - 1 a.m.
Library

Maverick
8 a.m. - 1 a.m.
Hot Games

Enterprise 2
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Check-In

Convention Lobby
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Megagame

1105
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Exhibitor Halls

Aviators & Made in Texas
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Board Game Bazaar (formerly named Flea Market)

Innovation Ballroom
10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
ProtoAlley by UnPub
UnPub
1106
1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Puzzle Hunt
The OP
Innovation Ballroom
4 p.m.
AssassinCon - Master Assassin Announced
Mayday Games
MayDay Games Booth (#305)
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Special Guest Panel

Innovation Ballroom
6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
LIBRARY CLOSED

LIBRARY CLOSED
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Closing Ceremonies

Enterprise Ballroom
8 p.m. & 10 p.m.
Game Show x2
The OP
Innovation Ballroom
After Game Show (midnight-ish)
Rock Band

Innovation Ballroom

Sunday

Time
Event
Sponsor
Location
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Library

Maverick
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Hot Games

Enterprise 2
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Exhibitor Halls

Aviators & Made in Texas

Dedicated Areas

While not being on the official schedule, some areas are set aside for certain kinds of games and events:

  • Quiet Games: Carter, Hobby, Jonnson
  • Wargamers HQ: Cattle Barons, Wildcatters, Developers
  • Scheduled Games: McCombs, Lady Bird, Dennard, Kilby, Matthews, 1101, 1103, 1104, 1109, 1110
  • Social Games (Werewolf, Resistance, 2 Rooms, etc.): Vandergriff & McKee
  • Card Playing Lounge: Maverick Foyer

Game Scheduling

While BGG.CON is mostly about open gaming, there are occasions where you want to make sure a specific game happens. These geeklists here are used to coordinate that kind of activity.

BGG Con 2018: Epic Games Meetups (and Mules)
BGG Con 2018: Wargames, Meetups, and Mules
BGG Con 2018: Pre-Con Game Scheduling for Monday and Tuesday
18XX at BGGCON 2018
BGG CON 2018: RPG Meetups

And we set aside the dedicated boardrooms in McCombs, Lady Bird (Convention Level) and Dennard, Kilby, Matthews (Lobby level) and UP on the 11th floor - 1101, 1103, 1104, 1109, 1110 for scheduling RPG's and games that could use the larger tables using this wiki page:

Boardroom Scheduling

Attendee Scheduled Events

We're excited to see all the awesome things that "just happen" at BGG.CON! While we don't have the logistical resources to run all the different kinds of events that many of you want to participate in, we know that you, our community, are awesome enough to run your own "Special Event". If you have an idea for an event, and you're confident you can get 30-50 or even up to 75 people to join in, and you don't need any official support other than dedicated space, reserve your spot here:

Attendee Scheduled Events

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