Boardgame Players Association and Games Club
of Maryland proudly present…
Euro Quest V
A European-Style Gaming Conference
featuring a new Veteran's Day Friday - Monday format
9 - 12, 2007
9615 Deerco Road, Timonium, MD
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Euro Quest is a unique blend of tournaments and open gaming.
Quest provides a competitive forum for the play of popular “European” style
boardgames in a focused, in-depth format not available elsewhere. All tournaments
will be run to provide multiple opportunities to compete in the same game with
a minimum of three preliminary heats preceding the elimination rounds.
will include games such as Caylus, Goa, Power Grid, Princes of Florence,
Puerto Rico, Ra, Settlers of Catan, St. Petersburg, Thurn & Taxis,
and Ticket to Ride, along with the Hot New Game to be announced
at the World Boardgaming Championships. A Wild
Card event will include 15 games. The first eight are Alhambra, Can't Stop,
Carcassonne, Lost Cities, Louis XIV, San Juan, Traumfabrik/Hollywood Blockbuster, and Vegas Showdown. Six more titles will be selected in September. The last Wild Card title, the Hot new Essen game, will be selected on Nov. 1.
BPA plaques will
be awarded for each event and best overall individual performance—providing
plenty of laurel opportunities for those who want to improve their standings
in BPA’s annual Caesar competition.
Open Gaming? Dedicated
open gaming space will be provided in the main gaming hall for the duration
of the convention. It begins at noon on Friday, Nov. 9, and ends at midnight on Monday, Nov. 12.
Vendors: Games Surplus and Z-Man Games will be on hand with copies of the hottest
new Euros fresh from Essen. In addition, Our Game Table will be at EuroQuest on Saturday.
Where? The Days
Hotel is located at 9615 Deerco Road, Baltimore, MD 21093.
Phone: 800-235-3297 or 410-560-1000. Fax: 410-561-3918. It is off
I-83 Exit 17, Padonia Road, about 3 miles south of Hunt Valley. (See map.)
It is a half-mile walk from the Light Rail connection to BWI Airport,
4 blocks from Timonium Fairgrounds station, and BWI Airport Shuttle
offers a convention special discounted rate of $79 per night, plus applicable
taxes, until Nov. 1 or our room block sells out, whichever occurs first.
(Regular weekend rates are $99 per night, plus applicable taxes.) Mention "Euro
reserving your room. Room options include one king or two queen size beds
with up to four persons per room. Reservations must be received no later
than Nov. 1. (Note that Days Hotel usually sells out prior to the deadline
during EuroQuest week.) Room
rate includes daily continental breakfast served from 6:30AM-9:30AM on second
floor. Chili's restaurant is attached to the hotel and is open for lunch
gaming starts at noon on Fri., Nov. 9, and ends at 6 pm on Monday, Nov. 12, 2007 (at least that's when the main game collection is going home!). Tournaments begin 3 pm on Friday and continue thru 3 pm
Pre-Registration? Pre-registration is
due by Thurs., Nov. 1. All BPA members and Sustaining Members of
GCOM who pre-register by Nov. 1, 2007, are eligible for a
$10 discount off the full four-day admission price. Price for all four
days is $40. For any one day, the price is $15. Children 12 and under may
play in the open gaming area for free when accompanied by a paying adult.
Admission is not refundable and non-transferrable. Submit the preregistration
form and a check to BPA, 1541 Redfield Rd, Bel Air, MD 21015.
at the Door? Price for all four days is $50. For any one day, the
price is $20. Children 12 and under may play in the open gaming area
for free when accompanied by a paying adult.
The Euro Quest pre-registration fee is a discounted rate extended in exchange
for a guarantee to attend. As such, no refunds are allowed.
Information? Please visit the GCOM
website for the latest updated information about this event as it
seeking roommates or carpools should notify Don Greenwood at firstname.lastname@example.org,
who will notify other attendees.