Midwest GameFest 2019 Nov 14 - 17 Dates & Schedule

Midwest GameFest is a tabletop dream!

Midwest GameFest is an annual four-day tabletop hobby game convention held each Fall in the Kansas City area. Come enjoy role-playing games, historical miniatures, board games, card games, organized play, cosplay, workshops, game designers, dealers, benefit events, a used game sale and more! Midwest GameFest is organized and funded by The Role-Players Guild of Kansas City, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the tabletop gaming hobby.

Midwest GameFest Venue Info

Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center Kansas City

Stoney Creek Hotel and Convention Center

Address: 18011 Bass Pro Drive, Independence, Missouri, 64055, United States

Midwest GameFest Schedule

Thursday, November 14

12:00 PM Doors Open
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM Gaming Slot
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM Gaming Slot
Midnight Doors Close

Friday, November 15

8:00 AM Doors Open
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Gaming Slot
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Break
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM Gaming Slot
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Break
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM Gaming Slot
Midnight Doors Close

Saturday, November 16

8:00 AM Doors Open
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Gaming Slot
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Break
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM Gaming Slot
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Break
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Benefit Raffle
8:00 PM – 11:30 PM Gaming Slot
Midnight Doors Close

Sunday, November 17

8:00 AM Doors Open
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Gaming Slot
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Break
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM Gaming Slot
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Closing Ceremonies
7:00 PM Convention Concludes

Midwest GameFest Cosplay Contest

Note: The cosplay pre-judging and contest will be held on the stage in the Earth room. Look for a map in your convention program or ask a volunteer for directions if needed. Someone will be available at the registration desk to assist you.

The Cosplay Costume Contest form is now online. Register today to show the world your cosplay chops, and win cash prizes for your trouble! There are a limited number of online slots, and once they're gone that's it! Win up to $60

Midwest GameFest Tickets and Pricing

  • Pre-registration opens May 1, 2019.
    Normal badges allow access to event sign-ups starting September 13, 2019.
  • Early-Bird badges are available through Labor Day weekend September 2, 2019.
    Early Bird badges save a bundle and get early access to event sign-ups starting September 13, 2019.
  • Pre-registration ends October 11, 2019.
    Badges purchased after this date won't be pre-printed and waiting for you. Folks can still purchase badges online or at the door up to and during the convention.

Check out their great discounts below for volunteers, event hosts, and military/service personnel. And don't miss out on their special Early Bird pricing as well as V.I.G. (Very Important Gamer) badges!

ThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday4-Day Badge
$10$20$25$20$50 (Best Value)

Children

Children 15 and under are free with paid parent or guardian. Note: All children 15 and under must be supervised but are not required to have a badge. Badges are required to play games.

Some Fine Print

Every badge purchased grants the purchaser a 3-month Class II membership to the Role-players Guild of Kansas City starting the first day of the convention. This is a non-voting, convention-only class of members. For more information, visit the RPGKC website.

Midwest GameFest is an annual game convention bringing a number of long-standing midwestern game organizations under one roof. The Role-Players Guild of Kansas City (Shauncon), Heart of America Historical Miniatures Gaming Society (Borderwars), and Gamer's Haven Game Library have banded together to bring you role-playing games, historical miniatures, board games, card games, organized play, cosplay, workshops, game designers, dealers, benefit events, a used game sale and more! 

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