Mayfair Games Events http://www.mayfairgames.com Join Mayfair Games at the 2015 ASTRA (American Specialty Toy Retailing Association) Marketplace. ASTRA’s Marketplace & Academy gives you the tools and toys you need to engineer a strong fourth quarter—all in one place, and all from manufacturers who understand your business. ASTRA’s Marketplace & Academy is known for its productive but relaxing atmosphere and all the one-on-one relationship-building time with toy manufacturers that’s hard to get at other industry events. en-us Copyright 2015 Mayfair Games Mayfair Games Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0500 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0500 Ground Hog Day Gaming Retreat - Clarion Inn Hotel and Conference Center, Hudson http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=522 http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=522 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0500 Fri, Jan 30, 2015 - Sun, Feb 01, 2015<br /> <dl><dd>6625 Dean Memorial Pkwy</dd><dd></dd><dd>Hudson, OH, US 44236</dd><dd><a href="https://www.facebook.com/GHDGaming" target="_blank">https://www.facebook.com/GHDGaming</a></dd></dl> <p>Groundhog Day (GHD), where it is all about the game. 2015 brings the 3rd Annual Groundhog Day Game Retreat for 3 days of games and fun. From January 30 – February 1, 2015 GHD offers a warm and friendly space for people to get together and play games. Register with a friend or meet new friends! A large well-rounded game library, plenty of table space, and good people is a recipe for great gaming. Don’t worry about tickets or events; play whatever you want, whenever you want to! Register early; Groundhog Day has sold out the past two years in a row and is limited to the first 100 people. Price is $5. until November 14th. $10 starting November 15th. That is for all 3 days! In addition to gaming, the event will feature a large raffle, game demos, and an auction on Sunday. For more information, visit our Facebook page at facebook.com/ghdgaming Groundhog Day Game Retreat, bringing warmth to your winter. Website expected to be up and running for 2016. For now all information will be posted on Facebook.</p> GenghisCon XXXVI - Radison Hotel, Aurora, CO, Aurora http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=537 http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=537 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0500 Thu, Feb 12, 2015 - Sun, Feb 15, 2015<br /> <dl><dd>3155 S. Vaughn Way</dd><dd></dd><dd>Aurora, CO, US 80014</dd><dd><a href="http://www.denvergamers.org/" target="_blank">http://www.denvergamers.org/</a></dd></dl> <p>The Denver Gamers Association cordially invites you to a weekend of great gaming and special events at GenghisCon XXXVI! We have a record number of fabulous Guests of Honor attending this year! Puffing Billy has joined us again for tons of awesome train games! ConJr continues to grow; we appreciate your support with the next generation of gamers.</p> Catan National Championship (CNC) - U.S. Qualifier Tournament - Orccon - Hilton Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=509 http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=509 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0500 Fri, Feb 13, 2015 - Mon, Feb 16, 2015<br /> <dl><dd>5711 W Century Blvd</dd><dd></dd><dd>Los Angeles, CA, US 90045</dd><dd><a href="http://www.strategicon.net/" target="_blank">http://www.strategicon.net/</a></dd></dl> <p>Orccon is proud to host a Qualifier for the Catan National Championship - U.S.! The overall Orccon winner will go to the Catan National Championship at Gen Con Indy in August 2015. Winner will receive: A seat in the Catan National Championship - U.S. Tournament, double occupancy hotel with another contestant, a 4-day badge to Gen Con 2015, transportation to Gen Con Indy, and other prizes. Please visit the Orccon website for details as to exact time of the tournament. Players must be U.S. citizens who are at least 18 years of age.</p> North American International Toy Fair - New York - Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=516 http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=516 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0500 Sat, Feb 14, 2015 - Tue, Feb 17, 2015<br /> <dl><dd>655 West 34th Street</dd><dd></dd><dd>New York, NY, US 10001</dd><dd><a href="http://www.toyfairny.com" target="_blank">http://www.toyfairny.com</a></dd></dl> <p>The 112th annual North American International Toy Fair® is the largest toy and youth product marketplace in the Western Hemisphere, bringing together more than 1,000 exhibiting manufacturers, distributors, importers and sales agents from around the globe to showcase their toy and entertainment products. From classic toys to interactive entertainment and everything in between, the Toy Fair playground includes: action figures and dolls, games and puzzles, construction toys, arts and creative activities, earth-friendly products, bicycles, tricycles and ride-ons, radio-controlled vehicles, infant and preschool toys, cars, trucks, and trains, puppets and plush, audio and video cassettes, computer software and video games, playground and sporting equipment, Halloween, Christmas, books, stationery, party supplies, and much more. Registration is open to the trade only; Toy Fair is not open to the public. Visit us at booth #6205</p> Gamicon - Sheraton Hotel Iowa City, Iowa City http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=512 http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=512 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0500 Fri, Feb 20, 2015 - Sun, Feb 22, 2015<br /> <dl><dd>210 S. Dubuque Street</dd><dd></dd><dd>Iowa City, IA, US 52240</dd><dd><a href="http://www.gamicon.org" target="_blank">http://www.gamicon.org</a></dd></dl> <p>Gamicon is a great convention for gamers who want to learn new games, or come play old favorites. Our Guest of Honor is Dan Proctor from Goblinoid Games. Artist Guest of Honor is Tyler Walpole. We will have 2 LARPs, RPGS, Board, Card and Video Gaming as well as a HUGE game auction.</p> Catan National Championship (CNC) - U.S. Qualifier Tournament - Cat & Mouse Games - Cat & Mouse Games West Loop, Chicago http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=526 http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=526 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0500 Sun, Feb 22, 2015<br /> <dl><dd>2212 W. Armitage Ave</dd><dd></dd><dd>Chicago, IL, US 60647</dd><dd><a href="http://cat-n-mouse.com/ocart/settlers-of-catan-tournaments-chicago" target="_blank">http://cat-n-mouse.com/ocart/settlers-of-catan-tournaments-chicago</a></dd></dl> <p>Every year Cat & Mouse Game Store holds a series of six Settlers of Catan tournaments, where novices and experts alike gather to trade and build over that famous field of hexes. In addition to the friendly competition, each preliminary event will include a variety of prizes. That's more FUN for everyone! Event 4 - Saturday, February 22, 11am at our West Loop store This series is a Catan World Championship (CWC) pre-qualifying event. The winner of each tournament will advance to the Cat & Mouse Catan Final in Spring 2015, and the winner of the final will go to the national competition at GenCon in August 2015. Visit Cat & Mouse Game Store online for complete tournament information http://cat-n-mouse.com/ocart/settlers-of-catan-tournaments-chicago</p> CAMEX - Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=517 http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=517 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0500 Sun, Feb 22, 2015 - Tue, Feb 24, 2015<br /> <dl><dd>285 Andrew Young International Blvd. NW</dd><dd></dd><dd>Atlanta, GA, US 30313</dd><dd><a href="http://2015.camex.org" target="_blank">http://2015.camex.org</a></dd></dl> <p>Join Mayfair Games (booth #3250) at CAMEX this February for the largest educational products trade show in the world. CAMEX is the largest educational event and trade show serving the collegiate retail industry and attracts nearly 7,000 exhibitors and attendees. The event draws attendees from more than 1,100 college stores and 700 exhibiting companies. For more information about CAMEX, visit www.camex.org.</p> Catan National Championship (CNC) - U.S. Qualifier Tournament - PrezCon - Doubletree of Charlottesville, Charlottesville http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=504 http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=504 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0500 Mon, Feb 23, 2015 - Sun, Mar 01, 2015<br /> <dl><dd>990 Hilton Heights Rd</dd><dd></dd><dd>Charlottesville, VA, US 22901</dd><dd><a href="http://www.prezcon.com" target="_blank">http://www.prezcon.com</a></dd></dl> <p>PrezCon is proud to host a Qualifier for the Catan National Championship - U.S.! The overall PrezCon winner will go to the Catan National Championship at Gen Con Indy in August 2015. The PrezCon winner will receive: A seat in the Catan National Championship - U.S. Tournament, double occupancy hotel with another contestant, a 4-day badge to Gen Con 2015, $500 for travel expenses, and other prizes. Please visit the PrezCon website for details as to exact time of the tournament. Players must be U.S. citizens who are at least 18 years of age.</p> Catan National Championship (CNC) - U.S. Qualifier Tournament - PAX East - Boston Convention & Exhibit Center, Boston http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=508 http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=508 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0500 Fri, Mar 06, 2015 - Sun, Mar 08, 2015<br /> <dl><dd>415 Summer Street</dd><dd></dd><dd>Boston, MA, US 02210</dd><dd><a href="http://east.paxsite.com" target="_blank">http://east.paxsite.com</a></dd></dl> <p>PAX East and Mayfair Games will once again host a Catan Tournament. This year's tournament is a Catan National Championship (CNC) - U.S. Qualifier, with the winner going to Gen Con 2015 to play in the CNC. Preliminary rounds will be held on Friday and Saturday. (Times to be updated soon). The semi-finals and finals will be held on Sunday. This will include the top 16 players from the preliminary rounds on Friday and Saturday. First place prize includes: 1. Transportation to Gen Con 2015 2. Double occupancy hotel accommodations 3. 4-day badge to Gen Con 2015 4. A seat in the CNC - U.S. Players must be a resident of the United States and at least 18 years of age to participate. Please visit PAX East's website for additional information http://east.paxsite.com</p> SXSW Gaming Expo - Palmer Events Center, Austin http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=518 http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=518 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0500 Fri, Mar 13, 2015 - Sun, Mar 15, 2015<br /> <dl><dd>900 Barton Springs Road</dd><dd></dd><dd>Austin, TX, US 78704</dd><dd><a href="http://sxsw.com/exhibitions/gaming-expo" target="_blank">http://sxsw.com/exhibitions/gaming-expo</a></dd></dl> <p>Join the Mayfair team at the SXSW Gaming Expo!! We will be demoing the ever popular Settlers of Catan along with our latest spring titles. The SXSW Gaming Expo is an integral part of the SXSW Interactive experience. This diverse and widely popular array of events combines well-loved elements of geek culture including board games with the cross-console video game world. And it all happens in Austin, TX, a true hotbed for the expanding gaming industry. With panels, a free expo, rocking parties and exceptional demos, no event bridges the gap between industry insiders and the general public quite like SXSW Gaming. This portion of SXSW is FREE and open to the public! Friday: 12-8pm Saturday: 12-8pm Sunday: 12-8pm</p> Catan National Championship (CNC) - U.S. Qualifier Tournament - Cat & Mouse Games, Chicago http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=529 http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=529 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0500 Sat, Mar 14, 2015<br /> <dl><dd>1112 W. Madison St.</dd><dd></dd><dd>Chicago, IL, US </dd><dd><a href="http://cat-n-mouse.com/ocart/settlers-of-catan-tournaments-chicago" target="_blank">http://cat-n-mouse.com/ocart/settlers-of-catan-tournaments-chicago</a></dd></dl> <p>Every year Cat & Mouse Game Store holds a series of six Settlers of Catan tournaments, where novices and experts alike gather to trade and build over that famous field of hexes. In addition to the friendly competition, each preliminary event will include a variety of prizes. That's more FUN for everyone! Event 5 - Saturday, March 14, 11am at our WEST LOOP store This series is a Catan World Championship (CWC) pre-qualifying event. The winner of each tournament will advance to the Cat & Mouse Catan Final in Spring 2015, and the winner of the final will go to the national competition at GenCon in August 2015. Visit Cat & Mouse Game Store online for complete tournament information http://cat-n-mouse.com/ocart/settlers-of-catan-tournaments-chicago</p> GAMA Trade Show - Bally's, Las Vegas http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=519 http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=519 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0500 Mon, Mar 16, 2015 - Fri, Mar 20, 2015<br /> <dl><dd></dd><dd></dd><dd>Las Vegas, NV, US </dd><dd><a href="http://www.gamatradeshow.com" target="_blank">http://www.gamatradeshow.com</a></dd></dl> <p>Mayfair Games is proud to continue its support of GAMA (Game Manufacturers Association)</p> Mayfair Games on the Mexican Riviera - Carnival Miracle, Los Angeles http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=521 http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=521 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0500 Sat, Mar 21, 2015 - Sat, Mar 28, 2015<br /> <dl><dd></dd><dd></dd><dd>Los Angeles, CA, US </dd><dd><a href="http://www.gameradventures.com/mexicancruise2015.htm" target="_blank">http://www.gameradventures.com/mexicancruise2015.htm</a></dd></dl> <p>Stay and play with Mayfair Games in 2015! Pack up your board games and come with us for an exotic trip to the Mexican Riviera visiting Cabo San Lucas and an overnight in Puerto Vallarta! Compete in the Settlers of Catan National Championship Qualifier Tournament as we take games and gamers to the next level! We will spend seven days on the Carnival Miracle, where your shipboard adventure includes the following… Day Port of Call 1 Los Angeles 2 Fun Day at Sea 3 Fun Day at Sea 4 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 5 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 6 Cabo San Lucas, Mexico 7 Fun Day at Sea 8 Los Angeles Don't miss the fun - visit Gamer Adventurers website for more info https://www.gameradventures.com/caribbean.htm or contact Kimberly Maita at 916-502-5585 to book you room today!</p> Catan National Championship (CNC) - U.S. Qualifier Tournament - Cat & Mouse Games - Cat & Mouse Games - Bucktown, Chicago http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=530 http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=530 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0500 Sun, Mar 29, 2015<br /> <dl><dd></dd><dd></dd><dd>Chicago, IL, US </dd><dd><a href="http://cat-n-mouse.com/ocart/settlers-of-catan-tournaments-chicago" target="_blank">http://cat-n-mouse.com/ocart/settlers-of-catan-tournaments-chicago</a></dd></dl> <p>Every year Cat & Mouse Game Store holds a series of six Settlers of Catan tournaments, where novices and experts alike gather to trade and build over that famous field of hexes. In addition to the friendly competition, each preliminary event will include a variety of prizes. That's more FUN for everyone! Event 6 - Sunday, March 29, 11am at our BUCKTOWN store This series is a Catan World Championship (CWC) pre-qualifying event. The winner of each tournament will advance to the Cat & Mouse Catan Final in Spring 2015, and the winner of the final will go to the national competition at GenCon in August 2015. Visit Cat & Mouse Game Store online for complete tournament information http://cat-n-mouse.com/ocart/settlers-of-catan-tournaments-chicago</p> Catan National Championship (CNC) - U.S. Qualifier Tournament - Gnome Games - Gnome Games East, Green Bay http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=505 http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=505 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0500 Sat, Apr 11, 2015<br /> <dl><dd>Gnome Games East</dd><dd>2255 Main Street</dd><dd>Green Bay, WI, US 54304</dd><dd><a href="http://gnomegames.com" target="_blank">http://gnomegames.com</a></dd></dl> <p>Gnome Games is proud to host a US Qualifier for the Catan National Championship! The overall Gnome Games winner will go to the Catan National Championship at Gen Con Indy in August 2015. Winner will receive: A seat in the Catan National Championship - U.S. Tournament, double occupancy hotel with another contestant, a 4-day badge to Gen Con 2015, Transportation to Gen Con Indy, and other prizes. Players must be U.S. citizens who are at least 18 years of age.</p> Catan Con 2015 - Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, Nashville http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=513 http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=513 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0500 Fri, Apr 24, 2015 - Sun, Apr 26, 2015<br /> <dl><dd>2800 Opryland Drive</dd><dd></dd><dd>Nashville, TN, US 37214</dd><dd><a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/992527840762457/" target="_blank">https://www.facebook.com/events/992527840762457/</a></dd></dl> <p>Catan Con 2015 - “Where Catan Day Comes to Life!” Join Mayfair Games as we celebrate the first annual International Catan Day, April 24-26, 2015 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, TN. Play all things Catan and the entire Mayfair library with a regular event schedule with all Mayfair products – free open play! We will have our Mammoth Carpet Games, Giant Tabletop Games, Catan games, The Big Game and more. Plus don’t miss your opportunity to play in the Catan National Championship Qualifier. Event Registration: Ages 12+ = $45 per person Ages 11 and under are free (no t-shirt or SWAG included) Badge cost includes: • 3-day convention badge (Friday – Sunday) • Limited Edition Catan Day 2015 shirt • Catan Day 2015 SWAG For an additional information/questions, please email events@mayfairgames.com</p> Catan National Championship (CNC) - U.S. Qualifier Tournament - AnCon - Clarion Inn Hudson, Hudson http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=510 http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=510 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0500 Fri, May 15, 2015 - Sun, May 17, 2015<br /> <dl><dd>6625 Dean Memorial Parkway</dd><dd></dd><dd>Hudson, OH, US 442326</dd><dd><a href="http://anothergamecon.com" target="_blank">http://anothergamecon.com</a></dd></dl> <p>AnCon is proud to host a Qualifier for the Catan National Championship - U.S.! The overall AnCon winner will go to the Catan National Championship at Gen Con Indy in August 2015. Winner will receive: A seat in the Catan National Championship - U.S. Tournament, double occupancy hotel with another contestant, a 4-day badge to Gen Con 2015, transportation to Gen Con Indy, and other prizes. Please visit the AnCon website for details as to exact time of the tournament. Players must be U.S. citizens who are at least 18 years of age.</p> Catan National Championship (CNC) - U.S. Qualifier Tournament - KublaCon - Hyatt Regency, SFO, Burlingame http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=506 http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=506 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0500 Fri, May 22, 2015 - Sun, May 24, 2015<br /> <dl><dd>1333 Bayshore Highway</dd><dd></dd><dd>Burlingame, CA, US 94010</dd><dd><a href="http://kublacon.com" target="_blank">http://kublacon.com</a></dd></dl> <p>KublaCon is proud to host a Qualifier for the Catan National Championship - U.S.! The overall KublaCon winner will go to the Catan National Championship at Gen Con in August 2015. Winner will receive: A seat in the Catan National Championship - U.S. Tournament, double occupancy hotel with another contestant, a 4-day badge to Gen Con 2015, Transportation to Gen Con, and other prizes. Please visit the KublaCon website for details as to exact time of the tournament. Players must be U.S. citizens who are at least 18 years of age.</p> UK Games Expo - Hilton Birmingham Metropole, Birmingham http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=528 http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=528 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0500 Fri, May 29, 2015 - Sun, May 31, 2015<br /> <dl><dd>National Exhibition Centre</dd><dd>B40 1PP</dd><dd>Birmingham, GB </dd><dd><a href="http://www.ukgamesexpo.co.uk" target="_blank">http://www.ukgamesexpo.co.uk</a></dd></dl> <p>Mayfair Games, will once again be the major Sponsors for UK Games Expo 2015. This year we will be bringing a stock of all our best games as well as aiming to have along copies of the latest releases. In addition - we will also be selling direct from our stand. The UKGE will also be holding a Catan National Championship - United Kingdom on Saturday, May 30, 2015. The winner of which will get to travel to the USA in 2016 to take part in the Catan World Championship . Expenses for this trip will be covered by Mayfair and UK Games Expo. UK Games Expo aims to be the premier event in the UK where all aspects of the gaming hobby are represented under one roof: Card Games Boardgames Role-playing Games Miniature Games Family games The goal is to create a fun event which will appeal to families and the general public as well as the enthusiast. You arrive, you wander around the trade stands, try out any games you wish, sit in on the seminars or join in with the tournaments.</p> ASTRA 2015 Market Place - Charolette Convention Center, Charolette http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=520 http://mayfairgames.com/events.php?id=520 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0500 Sun, Jun 07, 2015 - Wed, Jun 10, 2015<br /> <dl><dd>501 South College Street</dd><dd></dd><dd>Charolette, NC, US 28202</dd><dd><a href="http://astramarketplacee.org" target="_blank">http://astramarketplacee.org</a></dd></dl> <p>Join Mayfair Games at the 2015 ASTRA (American Specialty Toy Retailing Association) Marketplace. ASTRA’s Marketplace & Academy gives you the tools and toys you need to engineer a strong fourth quarter—all in one place, and all from manufacturers who understand your business. ASTRA’s Marketplace & Academy is known for its productive but relaxing atmosphere and all the one-on-one relationship-building time with toy manufacturers that’s hard to get at other industry events.</p>