The World Boardgaming Championships officially runs for one week from Monday, Aug. 2, through Sunday, Aug. 8, but the gaming commences two days earlier for those who can't get enough of a good thing or are limited to weekend warrior duty by a lack of vacation time. There are more Pre-Con choices this year than ever before and registration is simple with a one-price fits all payment. Tribune/Sponsor-level
members can enjoy all of the nine days of WBC and its Pre-Cons for free. All others can pre-register for all Pre-Cons for $30, payable to the BPA, 7766 Valley View Court, Hickory, NC 28602.
The cost at the door is $40 at the door. One fee covers all Pre-Con weekend play.
specific event details, click on the gameboxes, above, the links below, or go to the Event
Preview page for the respective
tournaments: Paths of Glory, Hannibal: Rome Versus Carthage, Victory in the Pacific, 18XX, Axis & Allies, War of the Ring, Through the Ages, Age of Renaissance, and GrognardCon (early rounds of 10 grognard games).
special room rates at the Lancaster Host and Continental Inn apply to all days of the
pre-con. See our travel and accommodations
page for details.