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Convention and Trade Show Schedule

This is a schedule of the game conventions that we know about, some of which we plan to attend. We are more than happy to help you promote your convention. If you'd like to add your con to our list, use our handy convention registry form.

We can also provide support to GMs who run SJ Games events at conventions and other types of convention support, such as GMs to run SJ Games events! Send mail to conventions@sjgames.com and let us know how we can help.

You can download these posters to publicize your games and help you find new players at conventions (or stores, or schools)!

We also need volunteers to help us at conventions.

[SJG Attended] Conventions listed with this pyramid symbol will have an SJ Games staffer in attendance. (For a list of JUST those conventions we'll be attending, click here.) If you would like a Steve Jackson Games staffer at your event, please read our guidelines for requesting a guest for your convention.

Caution and Disclaimer: SJ Games provides this page as a public service. The information has been provided by the conventions themselves. We cannot be responsible for errors, changes of plans, hoaxes, or Acts of God. Or the other side, for that matter. If you plan to attend, please contact the convention and verify things for yourself ahead of time!


February 2020 • March 2020 • April 2020 • May 2020 • June 2020 • July 2020 • August 2020


February 2020

*Feb. 14-16: BASHCon – Toledo, OH
Location: University of Toledo, 2801 Bancroft Street, Toledo, OH 43606
The convention is held at the University of Toledo in Toledo, OH. The 2020 Con will open at 5pm on Friday, February 14th and close at 5pm on Sunday, February 16th. The description on their website is this: BASHCon is a nerd culture convention that takes place in February at the University of Toledo. BASHCon started in 1985 as a small gaming convention under the name of “Winterfest”. With the help of the community, BASHCon went from a small University event, to a convention that people from different parts of the country come in to see. BASHCon features a variety of events, including: panels, video and card game tournaments, anime screenings, arcade, board games, RPGs, and LARP. Every year brings new and exciting things!
Contact Person: Daniel Fry
For more info, contact: UTBASH, 2801 W Bancroft St SU 1503, Toledo, OH 43606
SJ Games Staff Attending: Alex Yeager


*Feb. 27-Mar. 1: PAX East – Boston, MA
Location: Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, 415 Summer Street
Join Steve Jackson Games at PAX East! This year we'll be demoing the upcoming Car Wars Sixth Edition along with the lasted Munchkin title, Warhammer Age of Sigmar! Plus we'll have fan favorites like Zombie Dice, Illuminati, Super Kitty Bug Slap, and Simon's Cat for some quick, fun for all! Plus don't miss a sneak peek of the upcoming release, Deadly Doodles 2 and Gelatinous! See you there!!
Contact Person: SJ Games Event Coordinator
SJ Games Staff Attending: Alex Yeager and Julie Yeager


March 2020

Mar. 5-8: SaltCON – Layton, UT
Location: Davis Convention Center, 1651 N 700 W, Layton, UT 84041
The mission of SaltCON is "to bring people together with games." Come play with your family and friends. We have exhibitors, prizes, game teachers, tournaments and a huge game library to try out new games. We have board games, card games, party games, role playing games, dexterity games, miniatures games and more!
Contact Person: Jeff Briggs
For more info, contact: 1350 w 300 n #12, Clearfield UT 84015


*Mar. 20-22: Zenkaikon – Lancaster, PA
Location: Lancaster County Convention Center
We are a 5500+ attendee multigenre 501c3 convention featuring science fiction, anime, gaming, and all forms of fandom which takes place in Lancaster, PA, about a ninety-minute drive outside of Philadelphia.
Contact Person: Adam Beaton
SJ Games Staff Attending: Jimmie Bragdon and Steve Jackson


Mar. 28: EGOCON 2020 SCI-FI FANTASY GAMING EVENT – Stevens Point, WIS
Location: Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center, 1001 Amber Ave - Stevens Point, WI 54481
Gaming, dealers, demonstrations, vendors, charity auction. Proceeds from the charity auction go to WPTV and St. Paul's Food Pantry of Stevens Point. Tickets are $10, 12 & under $5, carry-in's NC
Contact Person: Paulette Imhoff
For more info, contact: EGOCON/NEWFOD, P.O.Box 112, Rothschild, WI 54474=0112


April 2020

*Apr. 3-5: FnordCon 2 – Austin, TX
Location: Omni Southpark Hotel, Austin, TX
Save the date and join us for a weekend of games, contests, and tournaments. And games. And more games. Did we mention games? There will be lots of Munchkin. There will be "Steve vs. the World" in Ogre. There will be new Fantasy Trip stuff to see and play. And by that date, we should have good printer samples, and test runs of the new miniatures, for Car Wars. There will also be some reveals that we can't reveal yet because, duh. Come get your game on with us! Membership will be $40/person, same as last year, by advance sale only (not at the door). Yes, there will be a Swag Bag. Registration today! You can already book your hotel rooms for the nights of April 2, 3, 4, and/or 5 at the very discounted rate of $139 plus taxes and other stuff, but you MUST ask for the FnordCon rate. Yes, there will be a special extra swag bag for those staying in the Omni. You can call the Omni Hotel at 512-448-2222, or visit the convention page for the direct link to the hotel website. Come meet special guest John Kovalic. Meet Steve and the gang. Play games. More information soon!
Contact Person: Convention Coordinator
SJ Games Staff Attending: Alex Fernandez, Andrew Hackard, Alex Yeager, Brandon McClelland, Ben Williams, Darryll Silva, Eric Dow, Jimmie Bragdon, James Holder, Julie Yeager, Lisa Villaire, Phil Reed, Philip Villarreal, Randy Scheunemann, Sabrina Gonzalez, Steve Jackson, and others to be announced


May 2020

*May 29-31: UK Games Expo – Birmingham, England
Location: NEC (National Exhibition Center), Birmingham, England
Join Steve Jackson Games at UK Games Expo 2020! The UK Games Expo (UKGE) is the largest hobby games convention in the UK, and we're excited to be part of thefun! You'll find us each day co-exhibiting with our retail partner, Eclectic Games. We'll be demoing the upcoming Car Wars Sixth Edition, the latest Munchkin title, Deadly Doodles, and our small family games. So, if you're a Steve Jackson Games fan, the Birmingham NEC is where you want to be May 29-31! See you there!!
Contact Person: SJ Games Events Coordinator
SJ Games Staff Attending: Alex Yeager, Julie Yeager, Phil Reed, and Steve Jackson


June 2020

*June 17-21: Origins Game Fair – Columbus, OH
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 N. High Street
Join Steve Jackson Games at Origins 2020! Whether it is running demos & events in the SJ Games Event Room and selling product through the SJ Games Booth in the exhibit Hall... we'll be bringing the latest and greatest from Steve Jackson Games. We will be showcasing several new games this year including pre-release demos of Car Wars Sixth Edition, the latest Munchkin titles, Deadly Doodles 2, Gelatinous, and more! Don't forget to pick up your Origins Pin Bazaar Pin at our retail booth!! Redeem our coupon in the coupon book at our event room!! Steve Jackson Games is dedicated to making sure your #Origins2020 is overflowing with fun! So, be sure to come visit us!
Contact Person: SJ Games Event Coordinator
SJ Games Staff Attending: Alex Yeager, Amy Zwick, Eric Dow, Hunter Shelburne, Jimmie Bragdon, Julie Yeager, Kat Rider, Lisa Villaire, Randy Scheunemann, and Susan Bueno


July 2020

July 10-12: Southern Fried Gaming Expo – Atlanta, GA
Location: Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center, 2450 Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339
The Southern-Fried Gaming Expo (SFGE) is a 3-day fan convention focused exclusively on gaming. The expo is held July 10-12 at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel and Cobb Galleria Convention Center in Atlanta, GA, and boasts over 300 full-sized arcade and pinball machines, console systems, along with huge tabletop area, RPG, minature painting, vendors, special guest speakers, wrestling, tournaments and more!
Contact Person: Shannon DeWitt
For more info, contact: 904 Koala Court, Lawrenceville, GA 30043


July 17-19: Sioux City Comic-Cade – Sioux City, Iowa
Location: Hilton Garden Inn, 1132 Larsen Park Road, Sioux City, IA
This is going to be a mix of a gaming convention as well as having comic and media guests. We will have an art room as well as a dealer room and plan on having multiple days of gaming fun for all ages.
Contact Person: Kyle Baker
For more info, contact: Sioux City Comic-Cade, 1622 Pierce St., Sioux City, IA 51105


*July 30-Aug. 2: Gen Con – Indianapolis, IN
Location: Indiana Convention Center, 100 S. Capitol Ave.
Steve Jackson Games is excited to be part of Gen Con 2020!! Be sure to stop by our booth (#1401) in the Exhibit Hall for FREE demos and a remote version of W23 where you can pick up our latest games to take home. We'll be showcasing the latest releases along with a few new surprises! Don't miss free demos, new releases, signings, and so much more! More to come as details are finalized!
Contact Person: SJ Games Event Coordinator
SJ Games Staff Attending: Andrew Hackard, Alex Yeager, Eric Dow, Hunter Shelburne, Jimmie Bragdon, Julie Yeager, Kat Rider, Lisa Villaire, Phil Reed, Philip Villarreal, Ross Jepson, Randy Scheunemann, and Sabrina Gonzalez


August 2020

Aug. 28-30: 2D Con – Minneapolis, MN
Location: Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, 1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55403
2D Con is an all inclusive, family friendly and charitable gaming event held every summer in celebration of the gaming community. Featuring tournaments, live music, table top, RPG, TCG, speedrunning, cosplay, industry guests, retro gaming and more; 2D Con aims to be the best event around, no matter what your gaming style is.
Contact Person: Save Point
For more info, contact: 11011 Vincent Ave S, Bloomington, MN 55431

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