TOURNAMENTS

We will offer some great tournaments during RAGECON. Please sign up as soon as possible at TABLETOP.EVENTS to make sure you get a seat.

All tournament seats are first come, first served and each tournament is open to any player.  Please bring your own game materials or use our demo material and let us teach you the game unless otherwise noted.

 

 

WEST COAST REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENTS

RAGECON's longest running tournaments presented by Double Exposure!

Want to win a pass to GenCon 2019 including a room? If you win any of these tournaments you will be going to GenCon 2019 to compete in the final round of the National Championship plus win a copy of the game!

 

Each event is limited to 15 seats so sign up at TABLETOP.EVENTS soon to make sure you get a seat. All first come seating.

Diamonds – 2019 West Coast Regional Championship
Friday 7PM – 10PM
16 players, 4 tables

This Stronghold game by Mike Fitzgerald is a trick-taking card game in which players collect Diamonds. Whoever has the most points in Diamond Crystals at the end of the game wins! The winner of this tournament will get a trophy, a copy of the game, a free badge for Gen Con 2019, free crash space for 3 nights (with up to 3 other winners) at Gen Con 2019, plus a seat at the final round of the U.S. National Championship at Gen Con 2019! Winner gets a copy of the game!

Coup – 2019 West Coast Regional Championship
Friday 9PM – 12AM
16 players, 4 tables

In Coup, you want to be the last player with influence in the game, with influence being represented by face-down character cards in your playing area. The winner of this tournament will get a trophy, a copy of the game, a free badge for Gen Con 2019, free crash space for 3 nights (with up to 3 other winners) at Gen Con 2019, plus a seat at the final round of the U.S. National Championship at Gen Con 2019! Winner gets a copy of the game!

 

Nevermore – 2019 West Coast Regional Championship  
Saturday 9AM – 12PM
16 players, 4 tables

This game from Smirk & Dagger is a casual-style, card-drafting game in which you quickly build your hand each round, collecting cards you want and poisoning your opponent’s hand by passing along cards you think they can’t use. The winner of this tournament will get a trophy, a copy of the game, a free badge for Gen Con 2019, free crash space for 3 nights (with up to 3 other winners) at Gen Con 2019, plus a seat at the final round of the U.S. National Championship at Gen Con 2019!

 

Wordsy – 2019 West Coast Regional Championship  
Saturday 1PM – 4PM
16 players, 4 tables

Players study the 8 letters on the board in real time. The first player to write down a word flips a 30-second timer. That player is now the fastest player, and every other player now has 30 seconds to write down their word. The winner of this tournament will get a trophy, a copy of the game, a free badge for Gen Con 2019, free crash space for 3 nights (with up to 3 other winners) at Gen Con 2019, plus a seat at the final round of the U.S. National Championship at Gen Con 2019!

New York Slice – 2019 West Coast Regional Championship  
Saturday 4PM – 7PM
16 players, 4 tables

Each player slices pizzas into portions, giving their opponents first choice, while they take the leftovers. There are a dozen kinds of pizza to work with, from veggie to hawaiian to meat lover’s, and each player decides if they want to eat or keep some of the slices, building the best collection of pizzas possible! The winner of this tournament will get a trophy, a copy of the game, a free badge for Gen Con 2019, free crash space for 3 nights (with up to 3 other winners) at Gen Con 2019, plus a seat at the final round of the U.S. National Championship at Gen Con 2019!

Skull King – 2019 West Coast Regional Championship
Saturday 7PM – 10PM
16 players, 4 tables

Brent Beck’s Skull King is a trick-taking game similar to Oh Hell!, Wizard and Spades, with players needing to state how many tricks they think they’ll win each round. Pirates and other special cards add to the strategy. The winner of this tournament will get a trophy, a copy of the game, a free badge for Gen Con 2019, free crash space for 3 nights (with up to 3 other winners) at Gen Con 2019, plus a seat at the final round of the U.S. National Championship at Gen Con 2019!

Dimension – 2019 West Coast Regional Championship  
Sunday 9AM – 12PM
16 players, 4 tables

Six task cards are laid out each round, with these cards dictating how the balls in the game should be stacked on top of one another and side to side. These challenges aren’t easy as some colors shouldn’t touch one another. The winner of this tournament will get a trophy, a copy of the game, a free badge for Gen Con 2019, free crash space for 3 nights (with up to 3 other winners) at Gen Con 2019, plus a seat at the final round of the U.S. National Championship at Gen Con 2019!

ICECOOL – 2019 West Coast Regional Championship  
Sunday 12PM – 3PM
16 players, 4 tables

A flicking game in which each round one of the players takes the role of the Hall Monitor – his aim will be to catch each other penguin and get points for that while the others will try to run through doors to gain fish. The winner of this tournament will get a trophy, a copy of the game, a free badge for Gen Con 2019, free crash space for 3 nights (with up to 3 other winners) at Gen Con 2019, plus a seat at the final round of the U.S. National Championship at Gen Con 2019!

 

Pyramid Poker – 2019 West Coast Regional Championship  
Sunday 3PM – 6PM
16 players, 4 tables

Pyramid Poker is a two-player design that consists of 54 wooden rectangular blocks, 52 of them with the standard card deck distribution (2-A in four suits) on one side and two of them with a pharaoh on one side.The winner of this tournament will get a trophy, a copy of the game, a free badge for Gen Con 2019, free crash space for 3 nights (with up to 3 other winners) at Gen Con 2019, plus a seat at the final round of the U.S. National Championship at Gen Con 2019!

MORE TOURNAMENTS

Note: Some of these tournaments will require an entry fee that is in addition to your RAGECON admission. See event listing for details.

Magic the Gathering: Open House Free Event
Friday 1pm-4pm

RAGECON welcomes Magic the Gathering to the convention with a free deck tournament, sponsored by Hydra’s Lair!
More details to come. 

 

BattleCON
Friday 6pm-9pm

Pick your fighter from a massive roster and prove that you’re the strongest! Prizes will be available, as well as bragging rights as the RAGECON champion!

Games are 1v1, and each match follows the Level 99 Games tournament rules, where people select three characters and their opponent has the opportunity to ban one, then they select which of the two they will use. BattleCon has roughly 90 tournament legal fighters.

 

Catan National Qualifier (Friday Prelim)
Friday 7pm-Midnight

RAGECON is hosting an official Catan US Nationals Qualifier Tournament in the 2020 Season. The Champion will win a guaranteed seat at the 2020 Catan US Nationals Tournament at Origins Game Fair in Columbus, OH. The Champion will also join the other Qualifier Champions and Catan Studio for a celebratory dinner on Saturday night of Origins. The Catan US National Champion will be sent to the 2020 Catan World Championship in Bermuda, courtesy of Catan Studio. 

Magic the Gathering: Standard Draft
Friday 7pm-1am

$14.00 entry fee to be paid at the time of the Draft to Hydra’s Lair (RSVP is free) 

 

Horus Heresy 30k Event for RAGECON
Saturday 8:30am – 4:30pm

$10 entry fee 

Check in starts when the Doors open at 8am.

500 points, LOW’s can’t exceed more than25% of your army.  Must have army lists and rules for any detachments you are using to show Judges and opponents.  Battle Scribe is acceptable.

And YES!  You can use your Demons if you choose to!

Please contact Joel directly at riderjoelsn95@yahoo.com to sign up! See the events page for more details.

 

Drop It!
Saturday 10am-11:30am
Circles, triangles, squares and diamonds: Drop It is about letting go, with the pieces you drop landing somewhere in the vertical game board, ideally where they’ll score the most points, but the tiles bounce around and don’t always land where you expect them to! 

Drop It! is fast, easy, great for all ages! We will have one practice game to learn the rules…then best total score of 2 games. Winners will advance to Final, where it will be the best total score of 3 games!

 

A Song of Ice and Fire
Saturday 12pm-6pm
Beginner friendly 3 round tournament for A Song of Ice and Fire the miniature game ($10 entry fee, to go to adding more prizes, to be paid at the time of the event). Capped at 16 players, this 40-point tournament will give prized differently: You will be awarded raffle tickets, based on sportsmanship, wins, eliminating enemy commanders, painted armies, etc… Tons of prizes that include unit boxes, gift certs., CMON tournament boxes. Armies available for those that are new. (90 min. rounds)

Catan National Qualifier (Saturday Prelim)
Saturday 1pm-6pm
RAGECON is hosting an official Catan US Nationals Qualifier Tournament in the 2020 Season. The Champion will win a guaranteed seat at the 2020 Catan US Nationals Tournament at Origins Game Fair in Columbus, OH. The Champion will also join the other Qualifier Champions and Catan Studio for a celebratory dinner on Saturday night of Origins. The Catan US National Champion will be sent to the 2020 Catan World Championship in Bermuda, courtesy of Catan Studio. 

 

 

Cronkinole Tournament

Saturday 2pm-4pm
Crokinole is a Canadian dexterity game from the late 19th century. Think tabletop curling and shuffleboard!

Swiss paired tournament, so everyone gets to play and have fun even if they lose a game! $10 entry covers the prize support, winner will walk away with a Mayday board that retails for $150! Entry fee will be collected at the time of the game.

RAGECON Warhammer 40k event
Saturday 5:30pm – Midnight 

$10 entry fee 

1850 points. No more than 3 detachments allowed for your army list.

We will be using the most recent and updated rules/FAQs from GW for Warhammer 40k. You must have lists available for Judges and your opponents readily available. Battle Scribe will be sufficient. Please have all the rules for your armies on hand for quick reference so as not to slow down play.

We only have 10 spots available so please contact Joel directly at riderjoelsn95@yahoo.com to sign up! See the events page for more details.

Keyforge: sponsored by the Glass Die
Saturday 6pm-10pm

Entry fee of $10 will go towards prize support. 
Standard format (bring your best deck!) with Swiss pairing. 
Top 4 will proceed to a final two round sealed tournament.

 

 

Pandemic Survival Series
Saturday 8pm-10pm

Must be 18 or older to participate: Pandemic Survival is an extreme version of Pandemic, where teams of two players face each other simultaneously with the same objective in mind: Be the first team to find all four cures or be the sole survivor at the end of the game.

During this unique Organized Play experience, each team faces the same starting situation: identical roles, infected cities, and the same player cards in the same order. Only each team’s strategic choices will differentiate them and prove a winning—or losing—strategy. Further, all tournament material was cultivated to add to the experience.

Winners of each Regional advancing to Nationals, where each country will declare a champion to send to the World Championship ($5,000 vacation grand prize).

 

Catan National Qualifier Finals!
Sunday 12pm-6pm

This is for the winners of the Prelim games only! If you did not win you cannot sign up! 

 

Star Wars Destiny: sponsored by the Glass Die
Sunday 1pm-5pm

Standard format! Bring a deck and battle it out. 
$10 entry fee will cover prize support.
Prizes TBA

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Browse the schedule and click the “Get” button on the tournament you are interested in signing up for.

 

On the right you will see a button that says “Get ticket for [YOUR BADGE NAME]”. Click that and the tournament will be added to your cart. Go back to the schedule and add any other tournaments you would like to join in the same way.

 

When you have added all the tournaments you would like to join, simply go to your cart and hit the “Check Out For Free” button and you will be signed up! The tournaments will be under your “My Schedule” (Make sure you click your badge to view!) if you need to make any changes.