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Conv: PAX East www Calendar 03/06/2015 03/08/2015 PAX East Conv: http://east.paxsite.com/ PAX East is a three-day game festival for tabletop, videogame, and PC gamers. Taking place April 11-13 in Boston, PAX East hosts dedicated tournaments and freeplay areas as well as nerdcore concerts, panel discussions, and an exhibitor hall filled with booths displaying the latest from top game publishers and developers. Ranging from as hardcore to D&D to as casual as Bananagrams, the PAX Tabletop area has games for all gamer types and skill levels. With hundreds of freeplay tables and the ability to checkout games like you would books at a library, this area could easily keep you occupied for the entire weekend. Forget all those digimal beep boops - rolling a twenty and looking your opponent in the eye is where it’s at! Boston,MA 02210 true MM/DD/YYYY Boston,MA Mar 6th Mar 8th
Conv: Gnome Con www Calendar 03/06/2015 03/08/2015 Gnome Con Conv: http://gnomecon.org We are a group of gamers, sci/fi and fantasy fans who decided we needed a convention closer to home. Our convention features authors, artists, comics, gaming, entertainment, a kid’s track, guests and cosplay. We are fans of gnomes and know not to fall under the spell of elves. We dream about dice and game tiles and wonder how we will ever make it through the elusive dungeon of our dreams. We know you should check for loot cautiously in any endeavor and look forward to meeting you in March! Savannah,GA 31401 true MM/DD/YYYY Savannah,GA Mar 6th Mar 8th
Conv: ConQuest Avalon www Calendar 03/13/2015 03/15/2015 ConQuest Avalon Conv: http://www.conquestsac.com Our conventions offer the chance to play, watch and buy a variety of board games, war games, card games, miniature games (historical and sci/fi fantasy), roleplaying games (campaign and classic), and collectible games. Sacramento,CA 95815 true MM/DD/YYYY Sacramento,CA Mar 13th Mar 15th
Conv: Tennessee Game Day... www Calendar 03/13/2015 03/15/2015 Tennessee Game Days 2015 Conv: http://tngamedays.com/ Tennessee Game Days is an open gaming convention held annually just south of Nashville, TN. Attendees from all over Tennessee and surrounding states gather for three solid days of open gaming. All kinds of board and card games will be available for play and you can find willing opponents for just about any game. After another year that saw another increase in board gamers, Tennessee Game Days is eagerly anticipating 2015 and an event milestone. For our tin anniversary, we will be returing to the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs. Hundreds of gamers from around the southeast (and beyond!) will gather for three solid days of open gaming, including the return of last year's fun events (the Tour of Gaming Destinations, Crokinole Tourney, Wits & Wagers Game Show, the annual Take it Easy event, and more). Registration is now open -- don't delay! Franklin,TN 37067 true MM/DD/YYYY Franklin,TN Mar 13th Mar 15th
Conv: Madicon www Calendar 03/13/2015 03/15/2015 Madicon Conv: http://madicon.org/ Madicon is a convention at James Madison University, in Harrisonburg, VA. It’s organized by members of the Science Fiction Fantasy Guild (SFFG), a JMU student organization. There will be a Larp, Rave and a Costume Contest. Harrisonburg,VA 22807 true MM/DD/YYYY Harrisonburg,VA Mar 13th Mar 15th
Conv: Game Storm www Calendar 03/19/2015 03/22/2015 Game Storm Conv: http://www.gamestorm.org/ A popular tabletop gaming convention in the Vancouver WA area. Vancouver,WA 98660 true MM/DD/YYYY Vancouver,WA Mar 19th Mar 22nd
Conv: MidSouthCon www Calendar 03/20/2015 03/22/2015 MidSouthCon Conv: http://midsouthcon.org/ This year over 700 attendees joined in the gaming at MidSouthCon 31. We have a lot of new things in the works for MidSouthCon 32 and we will be announcing them over the upcoming months. At MidSouthCon we really take pride in our programming. We have an average of over 120 hours of programming in multiple tracks during the Con (and that's not counting the Video Room, Anime Room or gaming tracks). This year we are expanding our programming and will have more tracks than ever before. We will have panels or presentations on Science, Education, Space, Gaming, Fandom, Comics, Anime, Costuming, Movies, SCA, Art, Writing, and much more. Memphis,TN 38120 true MM/DD/YYYY Memphis,TN Mar 20th Mar 22nd
Conv: Coastcon www Calendar 03/20/2015 03/22/2015 Coastcon Conv: http://www.coastcon.org/ CoastCon is Mississippi’s longest running and largest science fiction, fantasy and gaming convention. It is the main sponsored event of CoastCon, Inc., a non-profit literary organization. CoastCon, Inc. and its ten-member volunteer board develop events and gatherings to promote reading, education, fellowship, and science fiction, fantasy and gaming in all formats across the Southern United States, for over thirty-five years. Biloxi,MS 39531 true MM/DD/YYYY Biloxi,MS Mar 20th Mar 22nd
Conv: Conbust www Calendar 03/27/2015 03/29/2015 Conbust Conv: http://sophia.smith.edu/conbust/ ConBust is a sci-fi/fantasy/anime/gaming convention put on each spring by students at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. This three-day event provides fans of various geekdoms the opportunity to gather and enjoy their interests as a whole. Panels and workshops, as well as many artists, vendors, and tabletop/LARP games, can be found in great abundance throughout the weekend. And of course, we have a fabulous array of guests who will be attending and presenting panels. What sets ConBust apart from most other sci-fi, fantasy, anime, and/or gaming conventions is its focus on the female members of the participating community. While the various realms of geekdom remain stereotypically male-dominated, ConBust is held to celebrate the work and participation of women amongst these genres. Northampton,MA 01063 true MM/DD/YYYY Northampton,MA Mar 27th Mar 29th
Conv: Fan Expo Vancouver... www Calendar 04/03/2015 04/05/2015 Fan Expo Vancouver Conv: http://www.fanexpovancouver.com/ Come out and meet your favorite celebrity or creator and shop for the hottest or most rare in comic books, graphic novels, manga, toys, t-shirts and more! Vancouver (Waterfront / Coal Harbour / Canada Place),BC V6C true MM/DD/YYYY Vancouver (Waterfront / Coal Harbour / Canada Place),BC Apr 3rd Apr 5th
Conv: CodCon XX www Calendar 04/10/2015 04/12/2015 CodCon XX Conv: http://www.codcon.com/ A Gaming Con Sponsored by the College of DuPage Sci-Fi/Fantasy Club. Our 20th year as the best gaming con in the western suburbs of Chicago. We have just about every type of gaming, from rpgs, card, miniatures, tabletop, to video games, as well as CosPlay, anime, dealers, and more! Still only $5 a day or $10 for the weekend (less with pre-reg)! Glen Ellyn,IL 60137 true MM/DD/YYYY Glen Ellyn,IL Apr 10th Apr 12th
Conv: Midwest Media Expo... www Calendar 04/10/2015 04/12/2015 Midwest Media Expo Conv: http://www.midwestmediaexpo.com/index.php The Midwest Media Expo is a popular culture event similar to most Comic Conventions. Instead of focusing on only comics, the Midwest Media Expo is a celebration of all popular media, including: Animation, Television, Film, Literature, Video Games, Tabletop Gaming, Comics, and Internet Culture. The Midwest Media Expo will bring a unique all-ages blend of interactive events, celebrity guest panels, and live musical performances to Downtown Detroit. The World Cosplay Summit is pleased to announce that the National Finals event will be held at the Midwest Media Expo at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center during the weekend of April 10th to 12th, 2015. Pairs of cosplay teams from across the United States will gather and compete, showcasing the best craftsmanship and performances with characters from anime, manga, and video games. Competing teams will have been chosen from regional events at conventions across the United States. The winning team at this event will represent the United States internationally at the 2015 World Cosplay Summit in Japan in a televised event. Detroit,MI 48243 true MM/DD/YYYY Detroit,MI Apr 10th Apr 12th
Conv: JohnCON 2015 www Calendar 04/10/2015 04/12/2015 JohnCON 2015 Conv: http://pages.jh.edu/~johncon/ JohnCon is an annual gaming convention held in Levering Hall on the Johns Hopkins University campus in Baltimore, Maryland. Hosted by the University's Science Fiction and Fantasy Association, Anime Club, and Pen & Paper Gaming Club. JohnCon completely takes over the entirety of Levering Hall (Glass Pavilion, Great Hall, Lounge, the whole thing) for the weekend and runs for 48 hours straight. Catonsville,MD 21228 true MM/DD/YYYY Catonsville,MD Apr 10th Apr 12th
Conv: CyPhaCon www Calendar 04/17/2015 04/19/2015 CyPhaCon Conv: http://www.cyphacon.org/ CyPhaCon is the culmination of a dream of Anime, Scf-Fi/Fantasy and Gaming fans in S.W. Louisiana. We have come together from different walks of life and disparate interests with one goal: A recurring and fun fan convention, by fans, for fans. When YOU enjoy yourselves, WE are at our happiest. The idea and planning for CyPhaCon began in the summer of 2010 with a board of 6 half-experienced, yet bold, staffers. To our surprise, we managed to not only pull off a successful first year, but a success beyond our wildest imaginings. Next thing ya know, we’re getting offers to help and requests for attendance from attendees and media personalities alike. Today we were pleased and humbled is an understatement; we couldn’t believe our good fortune. What had we done to deserve this? Apparently, people liked what they had seen…and wanted more. Word spread, especially among the Anime and Gaming community, and now we’re well on our way into our 5th Anniversary with bigger, bolder, better display than last year. Our staff has grown to over 30 members, and so has our ambition. Summed up, CyPhaCon is now Southwest Louisiana’s premier, family-friendly Anime, Gaming & Scifi/Fantasy convention venue. With close to 1700 attendees in our fourth year, we’re upping the ante with expanded board and video game tourneys, anime panels, costuming & cosplay displays, Musical guests, and much much more. Lake Charles,LA 70601 true MM/DD/YYYY Lake Charles,LA Apr 17th Apr 19th
Conv: Penguicon www Calendar 04/24/2015 04/26/2015 Penguicon Conv: http://www.penguicon.org/ Penguicon is a three-day event where we all learn from each other (as well as from our Guests of Honor) about hacking, building sci-fi universes, soldering, painting miniatures, gaming, coding, music, incredible costumes, and more. Our two pillars are Science Fiction and Open Source, but we cover as many diverse nerdy interests as possible. We have a consuite with free soda, coffee, munchies and other real food, which makes it easier on your budget. You can find all kinds of original artwork and non-commodity crafts in our enormous Maker Market. Southfield,MI 48075 true MM/DD/YYYY Southfield,MI Apr 24th Apr 26th
Conv: DemiCon www Calendar 05/01/2015 05/03/2015 DemiCon Conv: http://www.demicon.org/ DesMoines' annual Science Fiction, Fantasy and Gaming Convention. DemiCon has many activities both planned and unplanned. The planned activities tend to involve entertainment, discussions, and workshops. The entertainment ranges from video to live theater to live musical performance. The discussions range from old and new issues in literature to what to expect from the new television seasons. Workshop topics vary year to year and can cover projects involving writing, costuming, gaming, theater, music, programming, and art. Urbandale,IA 50322 true MM/DD/YYYY Urbandale,IA May 1st May 3rd
Conv: Albacon www Calendar 05/08/2015 05/10/2015 Albacon Conv: http://www.albacon.org Albacon is a gathering of fans and creators of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Games, Anime, Web Comics; pretty much anything Geek related. We are not limited to literature but include movies, games, costumes, and almost anything else you can think of. Come for one day or all weekend. There will be panel discussions, art exhibits, dealers, interviews, films, games, readings, autographs! Plus lots of just hanging out with other people who share your interests and individual discussions and maybe even some debates (did Han Solo really shoot first). Albany,NY 12205 true MM/DD/YYYY Albany,NY May 8th May 10th
Conv: Gamex www Calendar 05/22/2015 05/25/2015 Gamex Conv: http://www.strategicon.net/ On behalf of all the volunteers and hard-working staff that bring you the Strategicon family of strategy game conventions, our warmest greetings! We are sure that you will find the convention to be a pleasant and memorable experience, and hope that you make many new friends in this wonderful atmosphere of gaming. Strategicon brings to you the widest array of family, historical, fantasy, and science fiction board, card, computer, miniatures, and roleplaying games at each and every one of our conventions. We hope that you pay a visit to the various game retailers and manufacturers in the exhibitor area of the convention, or perhaps attend some of the many seminars, demonstrations, displays, tournaments, and events that make up this convention. Feel free to mingle and ask questions. Gamers, like all people, love to talk about their hobby! Los Angeles,CA 90045 true MM/DD/YYYY Los Angeles,CA May 22nd May 25th
Conv: Origins Game Fair www Calendar 06/03/2015 06/07/2015 Origins Game Fair Conv: http://originsgamefair.com/ Run by GAMA (The Game Manufacturers Association) the highlight of the show is the annual Origins Awards. These awards highlight the best of gaming, nominated at the GAMA Trade Show and voted on by convention attendees, the awards are announced Saturday evening. In addition there are over 200 vendors and 1000′s of events. Columbus,OH 43215 true MM/DD/YYYY Columbus,OH Jun 3rd Jun 7th
Conv: Dice Tower IV www Calendar 06/24/2015 06/28/2015 Dice Tower IV Conv: http://www.boardgaming.info/convention/ This con is all about tabletop gaming, it's what we're passionate about. A lot of cons have divergent themes where games take a backseat, so we've created a convention where the entire experience is about playing games. From tournaments and demos, to the Math Trade and Flea Market; if you love board games, this is the con for you. We are just a group of gamers that wanted a better convention experience. We'll need your help and input to make it truly great, but we're willing to put in the work. We hope that you attend some of the many demonstrations, tournaments, events, and open gaming that make up this convention. Feel free to mingle and ask questions. We are sure that you will find the convention to be a fun and memorable experience, and hope that you make many new friends at this fantastic gaming event. Orlando,FL 32821 true MM/DD/YYYY Orlando,FL Jun 24th Jun 28th
Conv: GMX | Geek Media E... www Calendar 10/30/2015 11/01/2015 GMX | Geek Media Expo Conv: http://geekmediaexpo.com/ GMX is a multi-fandom convention encompassing all things geek from art to zombies! Fans of comics, sci-fi, horror, fantasy, video games, roleplaying games, and much, much more will love GMX. Over 20 areas of fandom are covered by programming at GMX. GMX also includes celebrities, artists, costuming, fan panels, numerous feature events, contests, exhibitions and everything else you would expect at a top rate multi-fandom convention! Nashville,TN 37214 true MM/DD/YYYY Nashville,TN Oct 30th Nov 1st
Conv: OryCon 37 www Calendar 11/20/2015 11/22/2015 OryCon 37 Conv: http://37.orycon.org/ OryCon is a fan-run, non-profit convention presented by Oregon Science Fiction Convention. We will be adding information on Guests of Honor, activities and more once OryCon 36 is completely put to bed. SPEAKING OF WHICH: If you haven't already taken the OryCon 36 survey, please do. Portland,OR 97201 true MM/DD/YYYY Portland,OR Nov 20th Nov 22nd