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We are hosting tournaments in the following events, please click on the game you want to know more about.

For a complete list of all our miniature based events, including tournaments, demos, etc, please visit our event listing page.


For a list of attendees that are registered for the 40K, Fantasy and Warmachine major tournaments please click here.

Warhammer 40K GottaCon Championships Tournament

Sponsored by:
KR Multicases Magic Stronghold
Day: Saturday & Sunday March 1 and 2, 2014
Time: 10:00AM each day
Price: $50 HST included (advance ticket price, includes entry to convention and automatic registration into the 40K championship)
Rules and scenarios can be found here: Rules PDF
Questions: Send to Paul Puhallo

GottaCon will host a two day five round Warhammer 40K tournament starting at 10:00AM Saturday. Three rounds will be played on Saturday and two rounds will be played on Sunday. Armies will be limited to 1750 points. Prizes will be awarded in the following categories; first, second and third overall score, best painted army, best sportsmanship and best general. Armies will be formed according to the standard points costs, restrictions and rules presented in current Games Workshop army books and codexes. Seating limit of 52 players and last year we sold out before the end of December. Tickets go on sale on Oct 25, 2013 and will be sold on a first come first served basis.

40K Round Schedule:
Saturday:
10:00am – 12:30pm Game 1
Break – Paint Score Judging.
1:00pm – 3:30pm Game 2
Break – Paint Score judging.
4:00pm – 6:30pm Game 3
Sunday:
10:00am – 12:30pm Game 1
Break – Best Painted judging.
1:00pm – 3:30pm Game 2
4:00 pm – Awards

Player must field a legal army according to the most current Games Workshop rulebooks, army books, codexes and White Dwarf articles. Unit that use a standard Force Organization slot from Imperial Armour books which are Chapter approved and updated to 6th edition will be permitted, however, Imperial Armour Army Lists and other units such as Superheavies will not be permitted. 40k Armies will be permitted Allies as per the standard limitations in the main rulebook. Fortifications will be permitted, however they must be able to be deployed amongst the terrain which is already placed on the table (A Fortress of Redemption would definitely NOT be recommended!). 40K Players will choose and randomly determine their Warlord Traits at the beginning of each Game Prior to Deployment.

Warhammer Fantasy GottaCon Championships Tournament

Sponsored by:
KR Multicases Magic Stronghold
Day: Saturday & Sunday March 1 and 2, 2014
Time: 10:00AM each day
Price: $50 HST included (advance ticket price, includes entry to convention and automatic registration into the Fantasy championship)
Rules and scenarios can be found here: Rules PDF
Questions: Send to Paul Puhallo

GottaCon will host a two day five round Warhammer Fantasy tournament starting at 10:00AM Saturday. Three rounds will be played on Saturday and two rounds will be played on Sunday. Army point limit is 2500. Prizes will be awarded in the following categories; first, second and third overall score, best painted army, best sportsmanship and best general. Armies will be formed according to the standard points costs, restrictions and rules presented in current Games Workshop army books and codexes. Seating limit of 42 players and last year we sold out before the end of December. Tickets go on sale on Oct 25, 2013 and will be sold on a first come first served basis.

Fantasy Round Schedule:
Saturday:
10:00am – 12:30pm Game 1
Break – Paint Score Judging.
1:00pm – 3:30pm Game 2
Break – Paint Score judging.
4:00pm – 6:30pm Game 3
Sunday:
10:00am – 12:30pm Game 1
Break – Best Painted judging.
1:00pm – 3:30pm Game 2
4:00 pm – Awards

Player must field a legal army according to the most current Games Workshop rulebooks, army books, codexes and White Dwarf articles, Also the Forge World Chaos Dwarf Army List will be permitted.

Other Warhammer Events:

Warhammer: War of the Ring Tournament

Sponsored by:
Magic Stronghold
Day: Friday February 28, 2014
Time: 6:30PM
Registration: Can be done on our warhorn site or at the convention. Seating based on availability.
Price: Free (signups for this event can be done in advance on our Warhorn site or once you arrive at the convention)
Rules can be found here: Coming soon.
Questions: Send to Paul Puhallo

Again this year on Friday night we are hosting a War of the Ring tournament which will start at 6:30pm and last three rounds. There will be a seating limit of 20 players and first overall will receive prizes. There will also be prizes for best painted army, best sportsmanship and best general. Army point limit is 1000.

War of the Ring Round Schedule:
Friday:
6:30pm – 8:00pm Game 1
Break
8:30pm – 10:0pm Game 2
Break
10:30pm – 12:00pm Game 3
Apocalypse 40K Prize Battle

Sponsored by:
Dice Bag Games
Day: Friday February 28, 2014
Time: 7:00PM
Seating limit: 16
Registration: Can be done on our warhorn site or at the convention. Seating based on availability.
Price: Free (signups for this event can be done in advance on our Warhorn site or once you arrive at the convention)
Questions: Send to Paul Puhallo

As a warmup to the main events, there will be an Apocalypse 40K battle Friday night, entry included with miniature package. 1000 point 40K army limit. Grab objectives for prizes!

Warhammer Fantasy Storm of Magic Prize Battle

Sponsored by:
Dice Bag Games
Day: Saturday March 1, 2014
Time: 7:00PM
Seating limit: 8
Registration: Can be done on our warhorn site or at the convention. Seating based on availability.
Price: Free (signups for this event can be done in advance on our Warhorn site or once you arrive at the convention)
Questions: Send to Paul Puhallo

Each Player will have a 1600 point Army created using the Storm of Magic Rules. At the end of the Game, Prizes will be awarded For Control of Arcane Fulcrums, with a special prize for the winner; whichever player controls the most Arcane Fulcrumns. Max number of players: 8

GottaCon Blood Bowl Tournament

Sponsored by:
Magic Stronghold
Day: Friday and Saturday February 28 and March 1, 2014
Time: 7:00PM
Seating limit: 8
Registration: Can be done on our warhorn site or at the convention. Seating based on availability.
Price: Free (signups for this event can be done in advance on our Warhorn site or once you arrive at the convention)
Questions: Send to Paul Puhallo

Attention Blood Bowl Fans! GottaCon Conventions is proud to announce the GottaCon 2043 Blood Bowl Cup. It will be a 4 round, Double Elimination Tournament ,with the first 2 rounds played Friday evening and the final 2 rounds played on Saturday evening . Players will start with a Million Gold Piece team. The Tournament will be run as a League so there will be advancement between each round. Prizes will be awarded for The Tournament Champion, Sportsmanship, and Best Painted Team. Maximum Number of Players: 8

http://www.games-workshop.com/MEDIA_CustomProductCatalog/m750496a_BB_Competition_Rules_Pack.pdf

GottaCon Warmachine/Hordes Masters Tournament

Sponsored by:
Privateer Press
Day: Saturday & Sunday
Time: 9:30AM each day
Price: $60 GST included (advance ticket price, includes entry to convention and automatic registration into the Warmachine Masters Tournament)
Army Lists *MUST * be submitted by February 25, 2015 to:
pgnemissis301@gmail.com

Starting Saturday morning at 9:30am our first feature GottaCon Warmachine/Hordes Masters Championship Tournament begins. Day one will see three rounds of play and day two will see the top 8 players from day 1 battle it out in a final three rounds of play. Army point limit is 50. Prizes will be awarded in the following categories; first, second, and third overall score as well as best painted army. Rules and restrictions as per the official Masters Tournament format. There is a seating limit of 64 players. Tickets go on sale on Oct 24, 2015 and will be sold on a first come first served basis.

The following Masters 2015 appendix rules will apply:

  • Three 50pt Lists, Character Restricted, Each list must be played at least once in Masters 2013 events.
  • There will be Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and Best Painted
  • Must email your name and Faction choice to pgnemissis301@gmail.com
  • Any questions or concerns can be sent to pgnemissis301@gmail.com
  • We will be using the Privateer Press Master Rules found Here http://privateerpress.com/organized-play/masters
  • The rounds will be done with Death Clock (60 Min). Player are required to have/bring an accurate timing device for this purpose.


Other Warmachine/Hordes Events:

Warmachine/Hordes Iron Arena

Day: All Weekend
Time: All Weekend
Registration: Can be done on our warhorn site or at the convention. Seating based on availability.
Price: Free
Questions: Send to Paul Puhallo

All weekend, day or night, Warmachine and Hordes players at GottaCon 2015 will be able to participate in the Iron Arena! Bring an army and play against an opponent in this open-play format. You decide upon the points value for the games. Collect points and redeem them to pick up some great prizes!!

Warmachine/Hordes Team Tournament

Sponsored by:
TBA
Day: Friday
Time: 7:00PM
Seating limit: 48 players (16 teams)
Registration: Can be done on our warhorn site or at the convention. Seating based on availability.
Price: Free
Questions: Send to Paul Puhallo

This event will pit teams of 3 players against each other in a chess style tournament. Retailers, Game Clubs and Groups of Friends are encouraged to put a team (or multiple teams) together and represent yourselves this year at GottaCon!! Each of the 3 players will be ranked by skill level: General, Captain, and Lieutenant. Each rank will be matched against the same rank during matches. Additional prizes will be awarded for best team appearance/name. Come out and show everyone why you think your team is the best!! 16 teams maximum, 3 players per team (48 players maximum).

SR 2015 Rules with 3 rounds. The following SR 2014 appendix rules will apply:

  • 35 pt. army list
  • 2 lists required, divide & conquer
  • Standard Steamroller scenarios
  • Death Clock: 35 minutes per player
  • Winners will be determined by composite of individual team member records with Assassination scoring for tiebreakers.
  • Bonus points will be awarded to teams who put extra effort to stand out physically as a team. eg: Team uniforms, banners, etc

Each team member must register!

Warmachine/Hordes Doubles Tournament

Sponsored by:
TBA
Day: Saturday
Time: 7:00PM
Seating limit: 16 players (8 teams)
Registration: Can be done on our warhorn site or at the convention. Seating based on availability.
Price: Free
Questions: Send to Paul Puhallo

Teams of two will face off against other teams battling it out for first overall in this four round event. Rules and restrictions as per the official doubles tournament format. The player limit is 16 players (8 teams) and will be on a first come first serve basis. The point limit is 25 per team member.

SR 2015 rules with 4 rounds:

  • Each player will bring a 25pt list (50pts for each team)
  • Theme Forces: allowed.
  • Standard Steamroller scenarios, Character restrictions
  • 30min Death Clock per team

Warmachine/Hordes Speedmachine Tournament

Sponsored by:
TBA
Day: Sunday
Time: 7:00PM
Seating limit: 32 players
Registration: Can be done on our warhorn site or at the convention. Seating based on availability.
Price: Free
Questions: Send to Paul Puhallo

Lightning-fast play is the name of the game in Speedmachine, where beating the clock will be just as tough as beating your opponent.

SR 2015 rules with 5 rounds:

  • 25pt list, battlegroup only
  • Baseline list requirements
  • Close Quarters scenario
  • Death Clock: 16 minutes per player


Flames of War Events:

Flames of War GottaCon Championship – Late War

Day: Saturday & Sunday March 1 and 2, 2014
Time: 9:30AM each day
Price: $50 HST included (advance ticket price, includes entry to convention and automatic registration into the FOW Championship)
Questions: Send to Paul Puhallo

GottaCon will host a two day five round Flames of War tournament starting at 9:30AM Saturday. Three rounds will be played on Saturday and two rounds will be played on Sunday. Rounds will be 2.5 hours each.Armies will be limited to 1650 points. Prizes will be awarded in the following categories; favourite opponent, best general and best overall. Armies will be formed according to new Battlefront point format for Late War Nationals tournaments, including Canadian East Coast and West Coast. Seating limit of 16 players. Tickets now on sale and will be sold on a first come first served basis.

Flames of War Round Schedule:
Saturday:
9:30am – 10:00am Briefing
Game 1: 10:00 AM – 12:30 AM
Lunch
Game 2: 1:30PM – 4:00 PM
1/2 hour break
Game 3: 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Sunday:
9:30am – 10:00am Briefing
Game 4: 10:00 AM – 12:30 AM
Lunch
Game 5: 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Awards: 4:00 – 5:00 PM

Malifaux Events:

Friday Night Malifaux

Day: Friday
Time: 7:00pm
Seating limit: 8
Registration: Can be done on our warhorn site or at the convention. Seating based on availability.
Price: Free with entry to the convention while seating available
Questions: Send to Paul Puhallo

This tournament will be using Malifaux 2nd Edition. Game size is 40 Soulstones. Each player must choose one Faction from which to hire their crews throughout the tournament. Painted models are encouraged, but not required. Proxies for models are allowed, so long as it is readily apparent which model they represent. If in doubt, check with the organizers in advance! You must bring all materials needed to play including rulebook, fate deck, measuring device, markers, and of course models and their stat cards.

Complete event details can be downloaded here: Friday Night Malifaux

Saturday Malifaux

Day: Saturday
Time: 8:30am
Registration: Can be done on our warhorn site or at the convention. Seating based on availability.
Seating limit: 8
Price: Free with entry to the convention while seating available
Questions: Send to Paul Puhallo

This tournament will be using Malifaux 2nd Edition. Game size is 50 Soulstones. Each player must choose one Faction from which to hire their crews throughout the tournament. Painted models are encouraged, but not required. Proxies for models are allowed, so long as it is readily apparent which model they represent. If in doubt, check with the organizers in advance! You must bring all materials needed to play including rulebook, fate deck, measuring device, markers, and of course models and their stat cards.

Complete event details can be downloaded here: Saturday Malifaux

Sunday Malifaux

Day: Sunday
Time: 9:30am
Seating limit: 8
Registration: Can be done on our warhorn site or at the convention. Seating based on availability.
Price: Free with entry to the convention while seating available
Questions: Send to Paul Puhallo

This tournament will be using Malifaux 2nd Edition. Game size is 50 Soulstones. Each player must choose one Faction from which to hire their crews throughout the tournament. Painted models are encouraged, but not required. Proxies for models are allowed, so long as it is readily apparent which model they represent. If in doubt, check with the organizers in advance! You must bring all materials needed to play including rulebook, fate deck, measuring device, markers, and of course models and their stat cards.

Each game, Players should flip to determine the Deployment type (see pg 80), a Story Encounter Strategy (see pg 80), and a common scheme pool (see pg 68).

Complete event details can be downloaded here: Sunday Malifaux

Miniature Painting Contest

Sponsored by:
Action Games
Day: Friday, Saturday February 28 to March 1, 2014
Time: See each event below
Price: Free
Prizes: Trophies will be provided for 1st as well as prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place in each category
Rule Document: Click here.
Questions: Send to Paul Puhallo

Categories:
  • Single Figure
  • Large Figure
  • Squad or Group

Competition Registration Schedule:
  • Friday, February 28, 5pm – 9pm
  • Saturday, March 1, 9am – 6pm

Notes:
  • Categories are open to any scale model from any genre or manufacturer.
  • Maximum 1 entry per category, per contestant.
  • All Entries must be in by Saturday 6pm!
  • All figures entered can be picked-up by owners on Sunday, March 2 between 1pm – 5pm and no later than 5pm Sunday!


Other Events:

Star Trek: Attack Wing Tournament

Sponsored by:
Curious Comics
Day: Friday
Time: 7:00PM
Maximum Number of Players: 8
Rules: Click here
Price: Free

Star Trek: Attack Wing is a tactical space combat HeroClix miniatures game, featuring collectible pre-painted ships from the Star Trek Universe. In the GottaCon Star Trek: Attack Wing tournament players will compete in one on one engagements of 100 squadron point games until a single victor remains!

Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game Tournament

Sponsored by:
Curious Comics
Day: Saturday
Time: 7:00PM
Maximum Number of Players: 8
Rules: Click here
Price: Free

In the X-Wing Miniatures Game, you take the role of squad leader and command a group of merciless Imperial or daring Rebel pilots in furious ship-to-ship space combat. Featuring stunningly detailed and painted miniatures, X-Wing recreates exciting Star Wars space battles from small engagements of only a couple of crafts, to large conflicts where multiple squadrons clash. Select and equip your ships, pick your crew, plan your attack, and complete your mission. In The GottaCon Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game Tournament players will compete in one on one engagements of 100 squadron point games until a single victor remains!

Infinity Tournament

Sponsored by:
Corvus Belli
Day: Friday
Time: 7:00PM
Maximum Number of Players: 16
Price: Free (sign ups for this event can be done in advance on our Warhorn site or once you arrive at the convention)

GottaCon and Corvus Belli are pleased to once again host an Infinity Tournament! Players will each field a force of up to 300 points and Will have the choice of up to lists to use throughout the Tournament. The Tournament will consist of 3 rounds of play; each Round Players will use the Official Infinity Scenarios listed here.

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