Wednesday, April 15, 2015

CatanCon 2015: More Details

So, here's the schedule...

...which looks to be filled with all things Catan (as it should be).

I'm not much of a tournament guy (though I ran a number of Catan tournaments back in the day), but there are lots of other things to do as well.

Here's the press release from Mayfair:
Catan Con 2015 - “Where Catan Day Comes to Life!”April 24 -26, Gaylord Opryland Resort - Nashville, TN

Don’t miss your chance to play all things Catan, along with the entire Mayfair Games library. There will be an exciting event schedule with all Mayfair products including free open play!  
Additional show highlights include:
  • Catan National Championship Qualifier - begins at 10am Saturday ($5 additional fee). - 1st place winner will receive a trip to Gen Con 2015 (travel included, standard hotel room/double occupancy, and guaranteed seating into the semi-final on Sunday)
  • Settlers of America Tournament - The Train Gamers Association (TGA) will be joining us for a modified Puffing Billy game track and a Settlers of America Tournament. Winner of the Settlers of America tournament will receive a 4-day Gen Con badge and a TGA ribbon for Gen Con 2015
  • Play your favorite Catan games and even a few you probably haven’t seen in years including the original Catan Historical series, Settlers of Nuremburg, Das Buch and more.
  • “The Big Game” - 8pm Saturday evening – play in a 100-player version of the world record setting Catan game.
  • Catan Teen Tournament (ages 12-17yrs) - begins at 11am Saturday
  • Cities & Knights Tournament - begins at 9am Sunday morning
  • Modified Puffing Billy track, beginning at 6pm Friday and running all weekend, including, 18XX, Eurorails, Express, Silverton and the Empire Builder train game series. 
  • Mammoth Carpet/Floor Games (Catan, Star Trek: Catan, Catan Junior, Pompeii, Hot Tin Roof and more) - All weekend
  • Giant Tabletop Games - Catan, Seafarers, Lords of Vegas, Empire Express - All weekend
Registration link - CatanCon 2015.

For those of us within driving distance, this sounds like a great weekend. (I'll be covering it for the Opinionated Gamers blog... and bringing my younger son along on Saturday, who loves pretty much everything Catan.)

If you're a blog reader, look for me there and say "Hi!" Maybe we can get in a game!

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