And that’s a wrap!

On behalf of the organizing committee, we would like to thank our terrific volunteers, vendors, & gamers for making the best yet!

We want to hear your feedback so we can keep improving the weekend. Please fill this quick survey and let us know your thoughts (your answers will be anonymous unless you add your name/email).

The survey will run from Sept 27-Oct 13, upon which two draws for a FREE mobile game (“Through the Ages” or “Galaxy Trucker”) from Czech Games Edition will be made. Those who submit their emails at the end of the survey will automatically be entered into the draw, and the two winners will be contacted by email.

Click here for survey.

Thanks for your feedback, and see you next year at FallCon 31!

Fallcon 30 Online Ticket Sales are Over

Online Ticket Sales are over!

You will be able to buy tickets at the door starting at 4pm, Friday September 22nd.

Useful Links

At the Door Prices: (Sept 22-24)

  • Weekend Adult: $70.00
  • Weekend Youth (13-17): $20.00
  • Weekend Child (12 and under): FREE*
  • Friday Adult: $30.00
  • Friday Youth: $5.00
  • Saturday Adult: $40.00
  • Saturday Youth: $15.00
  • Sunday Adult: $30.00
  • Sunday Youth: $5.00

* Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a ticketed parent.

Food Services at SAIT

Food Services

We have confirmation of the various food services that will be available during the convention.
There is a list of the various venues on the SAIT website – but a number of the venues have agreed to stay open for FallCon.

Stan Grad Centre  Food Court
(Kitty-corner to Campus Centre, M on map)
Friday – closes at 7pm.  Saturday/Sunday 8:30am-7pm  

  • On The Go
  • Tim Horton’s Express
  • Pizza 73

Sunday & Sunday the following will be open for the lunch rush (11am-1pm)

  • Austin Grill
  • Teriyaki Express

Campus Centre (V on map)

  • Jugo Juice – Open all Convention Hours

Northland Mall (Friday 10am-8pm, Saturday 10am-6pm Sunday 11am-5pm)

A number of options are available

Late Night Options (7pm – Midnight) (H on map)

 

  • On Campus Pizza Delivery (More info at the FallCon Info Desk)

 

  • Dennys

Caffeine Fix

  • Starbucks
  • Tim Hortons

Auction Preview is Live!

Auction Preview is Live!

We are excited to officially announce that our live auction preview list is almost complete! You can view the items currently listed for sale on our public view spreadsheet. This list will evolve over the next few weeks: check back to view updates and changes! Most of the games can be searched on BoardGameGeek if you are looking for more information.

The auction will begin at 5:30 pm on Saturday night in Room A of the convention and we are looking forward to having you join us!

 

FallCon Auction FAQ:

    • Can I view the auctioned items before the Auction?
      Yes, you can view the Auction list at http://tinyurl.com/FallCon30Auction and you may view the exterior of the boxes on the Auction shelves until 5:00pm Saturday. If you wish to view a game’s components prior to that time, you must ask an auction volunteer to pull the game from the shelf for you.

 

  • How does it work?
    The auctioneer will announce a lot number and a game. Holding the game aloft, they begin reciting dollar amounts which grow higher in value. Bidders raise their pink batons high, lowering them only when they are no longer willing to pay the bid amount. Once there is a single baton still raised, the auctioneer will point at the bidder and repeat the winning bid amount. A runner takes the game to the purchaser, who pays CASH in exchange for the game.
  • Can I pay with paypal or with my credit card?
    No. The auction is cash only. Please bring lots of small bills and some loonies!
  • Where do I get my pink baton?
    Your pink baton will be given to you when you enter the auction area before it begins. Hold the baton up only when you want to bid on the current item being auctioned. Keep it down when you are not wanting to bid on an item.
  • Do I have to attend the auction?
    No, there will be open gaming & limited FallCon staff available in the rest of the gymnasium.
  • What else happens at the Auction?

 

      • The Canadian Game Design Award winner will be announced.  For more information, check out this link.
      • Our Door Prizes will be given away during the auction: your ticket will be given to you when you check in to the convention!

 

  • Are there any refunds, if I don’t want the game I just purchased?
    If for any reason you are unhappy with the completeness/quality of the game, we will give a full refund, & return the game to the seller or attempt to resell the game if the auction is still in progress. ? You must tell the runner ? Not sure how to handle this at reg? After 10pm Sat. all sales are final.

  • Can I use my baton to hit other players?
    Only if they outbid you. Seriously is this really a question? No, you cannot hit other players.

Accomodations at SAIT Residences

SAIT Residence would like to welcome friends and families attending FallCon to stay right here on campus!

Your stay includes linens, complimentary toiletries, Wi-Fi, parking, and even breakfast!

Kindly fill out the below reservation request form to start the reservation process and get your accommodations reserved.

  • 2 Bedroom unit – $115 + tax/night
  • 4 Bedroom Unit – $185 + tax/night
  • Studio Suite Unit – $130 + tax/night (Limited Availability)

NOTE: Double occupancy (two heads per bed) is an additional $10/night

There is a form that you need to fill out which you can find here:
http://www.emailmeform.com/builder/form/D2B32V0avac0z1f

Disclaimer 1 (SAIT)

  1. This submission is a request; It does not guarantee a booking until we have processed it subject to our availability. You will have an agreement returned to you by email with specific information in order to finalize all bookings.
  2. Double occupancy must be stated at the time of submitting this form.
  3. Parking passes are available in the following quantities: 2 passes per quad unit and 1 pass per any other suite booked. Additional passes are $25.00 per booking.
  4. Online reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance. For same day bookings please call 403.284.8013.

Disclaimer 2 (FallCon)

FallCon is just passing along the information received from SAIT Residences and is not responsible for either party in this transaction.

FallCon 30 Event Submission is Open

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Hosted events are a cornerstone of FallCon. It gives you, the opportunity to showcase and teach your favourite game, and give back to the gaming community.  Convention attendees are given the chance to learn a new game or play an old favourite.  As the game host, you structure your event for either experienced players, or beginners, or both. You also decide if you want to just host the session, or join in the game play.

The process is very similar to last year; you submit an event, filling in the hosting application form to the best of your ability.  The Event Coordinator will review, and try to accommodate and incorporate your event into the schedule.

This year we are planning to finalize the schedule before we open registration to the public. Event  submissions will accepted until June 15th. Convention registration is expected to open July 1st.

The number of event spots is limited; if you are not successful, or would like a different experience in addition to hosting a specific game,  we also invite you to become an Ambassador by volunteering with Open Gaming.  Email info@fallcon.com if you are interested.

Please keep in mind that you still will need to register for the convention., You will receive a $10 credit per session you run (up to a maximum of 50% off your pass value). Thanks for considering being an event host – we look forward to a great program for this year’s convention!

You Event can be submitted here

Host an Event at FallCon 30

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