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Unless otherwise noted, 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.

Artemis

It's your turn to be captain/engineer/pilot of a starship hurtling through space and encountering alien races. Never played before? See this thread: Artemis Room at BGGcon 2013 which includes a training video and general instructions.

Time: Wednesday - Noon til midnight; Thursday - Saturday, 10 a.m. til Midnight
Location: Harvesters

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Sign-ups for this event will be posted outside Harvesters.

Battling Tops

Battling Tops awesomeness and Lucha Libre masks? That’s right, it’s the Annual Battling Tops Tournament.

Time: Friday, 11:00 p.m. - approx. 1 a.m.
Location: Enterprise Foyer (Convention Level)

Hosted by the fabulous Chad Krizan, BGG Advertising Manager and Matthew Monin, BGG Community Manager

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BoardGame Bazaar (formerly known as Flea Market)

Are you ready for an hour of game buying insanity? If you think you’re up for it, come for your chance to snag the game of your dreams. Lots of sellers, Tons of games! You may find a wonderful bargain or you may find the game at the going price but you won’t have to pay shipping! Don’t hesitate because the bargains won’t last. If you want to sell games, watch for the sign-up thread in the fall.

Time: Saturday, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Location: Innovation Ballroom
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Charity Auction

Come and participate in an auction of a few BGG Library games and other publisher donations with all proceeds going to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Texas.

Time: Thursday, 8:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Location: Innovation Ballroom
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Hosted by: Nerd Night

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No pre-registration - you'll pay $1 at the auction to sign up for a number, first come first serve, max about 300 people

Designer / Publisher Speed Dating

Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday nights at 8pm and again at 9pm we'll host an event of 8 designers each sitting at a table. Then every 6 minutes a new publisher will come to the table to hear your 6 minute pitch about your game. From 10pm on you can feel free to play full sessions of your games at the tables if a publisher is interested.

Time: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 8-10 p.m.
Location: 1106
Link: [ TBD Designer/Publisher Speed Dating ]

Questions, Ask James Mathe or Dan Naylor

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Sign-ups are requested so we can make appropriate arrangements due to space, etc. Please contact James Mathe to register either as a designer or a publisher.

Game Show

One of the most popular events, we have to run it twice! Teams of four compete in a massively-multiplayer game show extravaganza!

Time: Saturday, 8:00 p.m. & 10:00 p.m.
Location: Innovation Ballroom

Hosted by Peter Sarrett

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Math Trade

Were all your wishes fulfilled during this year’s Math Trade? Be sure to meet up to complete your trades. Mischa advises you to make a sign with your username in big, friendly letters so people can find you for pickup or delivery. As always, feel free to make your trades before or after this meeting time at your trading partners' convenience! Look for this year's trade list to open in October. Math Trade newbies are welcome to show up to watch and ask questions!

Time: Saturday, 12 Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Innovation Ballroom
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Orphans and First-Timers Meet-Up

New to BGG.CON? Don't know anyone at the convention? Let us introduce you to some folks!

Time: Wednesday, 6 p.m.
Location: 1105

Hosted by our very own TEAM GEEK (the volunteers in the white football jerseys)

No sign-ups are required, just show up and be prepared to have fun.

Poker Tournament

This Annual Texas Hold’Em Tournament is a great staple for BGG.CON. Be the last man standing for great prizes. Since no money is involved, amateurs are encouraged to play. Show up at 7:45, and we’ll go through the rules of the game to help you get started.

Time: Friday, 8:00 p.m. - approx. 1 a.m.
Location: Innovation Ballroom

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Puzzle Hunt

Compete with fellow geeks as your four person team completes a variety of puzzles and challenges. We don't want to turn anyone away, but we need to know how many puzzle packets to print so sign up early!

Time: Saturday, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Innovation Ballroom
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Sign-ups for this event will be posted in the Convention Lobby soon after the convention begins. (The 24-hour rule is suspended for this event only since space is not limited.)

Spiel-a-Thon

The Spiel-a-thon is a fund raiser for The Spiel Foundation, a non profit organization that donates bundles of 5 quality board and card games to children's hospitals and senior centers. The money we raise at the event helps us bring more fun to kids and seniors across the country! (thespielfoundation.com)

This year's Spiel-a-thon is totally different!

10-12 game stations with teachers will be set up in the Innovation Ballroom from 1-4 PM on Friday, November 18. Each game will be a goofy, fun, quick to learn game like Dr Eureka, Strike, Loopin' Louie or Tumblin' Dice.

To participate in the Spiel-a-thon, come get a punch card from the cashier table. No registration or sign up needed. Just come get a punch card once the event has started!

For each game you play, you'll get a stamp on your punch card. When you're done, come back to the cashier and you'll pay a small amount ($2-3) per stamp on your card.

You can play for five minutes and donate a few bucks but the longer you play the more chances you will have to win free games during our regular raffles during the event and if you score enough stamps, you'll compete in the final round for an amazing array of game prize baskets!

Come play and help us raise money for a great cause!

Time: Friday, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Innovation Ballroom
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Tichu Tournament

Back by popular demand, the Tichu Tournament pits your partnership against several other partnerships in this climbing card game, to see who can rid themselves of cards first and gain the most points.

Time: Group Stage - Thursday 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: 1105
Time: Bracket Stage - Friday, 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: 1113

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UnPub

Calling all game designers! Proto Alley is the place to see and be seen if you have raw, early-stage board games designed and ready to play test. Come test your game at UnPub with like-minded game designers who can give it the tough love that a new game needs.

Time: Thursday, Friday & Saturday, 12 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Location: 1106
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Sign-ups are requested through UnPub so we can make appropriate arrangements due to space, etc. Those who do not have a prototype are welcome to come and help playtest prototypes.

Virtual Flea Market

Here is the concept - While the BoardGame Bazaar (formerly known as Flea Market) is great, for some of us who are traveling to the convention, carrying games to the convention that you may or may not be able to sell is a hassle at the very least. So, use the "Virtual Flea Market" instead. If you have items that you'd like to sell at BGG.Con, list them here with the condition of your items, and the price or terms you'd like to sell for. With any luck, the deals will be done ahead of the convention and you can just do the physical swap in Dallas.

Time: Thursday, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Innovation Ballroom
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