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Last updated November 29, 2018.
 

Trial Ballot Submissions are Closed.

WBC is finalizing its 2019 event listing. The list below represents the WBC 2019 Century Group events based on its 2018 performance. In addition to these events, WBC 2019 will include 25 Trial events, Vendor/Sponsored events, and Junior events.

The final list of games for the Trial event ballot is listed below. The 25 Trial events will be selected by those members joining the BPA between December 3, 2018 and January 31, 2019.

Century | Trial Ballot Entries |Sponsored Trials | Alternate Trials | Juniors

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Century Events

Century: These events compose the combined Century & Legacy Group of featured events that are supported by multiple prize levels, ranging from two to six plaques and a Centurion shirt, based on a formula using the most recent statistics of attendance and player hours. Slots were pre-determined by 2018 performance and Board vote under the Legacy rules (see BPA FAQs) and require only the commitment of a BPA member to GM the event between December 3, 2018 and the deadline of March 15.

Failure of a member GM to submit a suitable event form for the event by the deadline will drop it from eligibility. All events require a BPA member acting as GM to submit a satisfactory Event Form no later than March 15. Prospective GMs should review the GM Guidelines.

Events are not held for their prior GM but are awarded based on merit determined by past performance, timeliness of event submission and format. Events without a GM commitment at this time are OPEN to any current member who submits an acceptable event form.

 Event - Code Century/Legacy GM
7 WondersC-1
1775C-2
18xxC-3
AcquireC-4
Adel VerpflichtetC-5
Advanced CivilizationC-6
Afrika KorpsL-1
Age of RenaissanceC-7Kevin Youells
AgricolaC-8
Air BaronC-9
AlhambraC-10
Amun-ReC-11
Atlantic StormC-12
Attack SubL-2
AuctionL-3
AutomobileC-13
B17C-14
Battles of the American Revolution SeriesC-15
Bitter WoodsC-16
BrassC-17
Breakout NormandyC-18
BritanniaC-19
Can't StopC-20
CarcassonneC-21
Castles of Mad King LudwigC-22
Catan (Settlers of Catan)C-23
Championship Formula Racing (Speed Circuit)C-24
Circus MaximusC-25
Combat CommanderC-26
Commands & Colors AncientsC-27
Commands & Colors NapoleonicsC-28
ConcordiaC-29
Conquest of ParadiseC-30
DiplomacyC-31
DominionC-32
DuneC-33
EgiziaC-34
El GrandeC-35
Empire BuilderC-36
Empire of the SunC-37
Euphrat & TigrisL-4
Facts In FiveL-5
Football StrategyL-6
For the PeopleC-38
Formula DeC-39
Formula Motor RacingC-40
GettysburgC-41
Great Campaigns of the American Civil WarC-42
Great Western TrailC-43
Hannibal: Rome vs CarthageC-44
Here I StandC-45
History of the WorldC-46
IngeniousC-47
InnovationC-48
IvanhoeC-49
King Of TokyoC-50
KremlinL-7
Las VegasC-51
Liar's DiceC-52
Lords of WaterdeepC-53
Lost CitiesC-54
March MadnessL-8
MediciC-55
Memoir '44C-56
Merchant of VenusC-57
Napoleonic WarsC-58
NavegadorC-59
OrleansC-60
Paths of GloryC-61
Pirate's CoveC-62
Power GridC-63
Puerto RicoC-64
Ra!C-65
Ra; The Dice GameC-66
Rail Baron (Boxcars)C-67
Railways of the WorldC-68
Robo RallyC-69
Russian RailroadsC-70
Saint PetersburgC-71
San JuanC-72
ScytheC-73
SekigaharaC-74
SlapshotC-75
SplendorC-76
Squad LeaderC-77
Star Wars MiniaturesC-78
Star Wars Queen's GambitC-79
Star Wars RebellionC-80
Stone AgeC-81
Superstar BaseballL-9
Terra MysticaC-82
Terraforming MarsC-83Bill Crenshaw
The Russian CampaignC-84
Through the AgesC-85
Thurn & TaxisC-86
Ticket To RideC-87
Time of CrisisC-88
TitanC-89
Titan The ArenaL-10
TransamericaL-11
Twilight StruggleC-90
Up FrontC-91
Vegas ShowdownC-92
Victory in the PacificC-93
Virgin QueenC-94
War At SeaC-95
War of the RingC-96
Washington's WarC-97
WaterlooC-98
Wooden Ships & Iron MenC-99Tim Hitchings
World At WarC-100

To make a GM Commitment, become a current BPA member of Sustaining level or higher and submit a completed Event Form between December 3 and March 15. Century events will be run within two hours of the requested time slot or the GM will be consulted for an acceptable alternate time.

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Trial Ballot Entries

The 39 Trial Ballot Entries listed below were run at WBC 2018, drew the minimum number of players for their event type, but failed to make the Century Group,for WBC 2019. These events will be listed on the trial ballot on the 2019 membershp form for members to vote on between December 3, 2018 and January 31, 2019. Other events not listed here can be added to the ballot by an individual submitting an event form and volunteering to GM the event. To be included on the ballot, the event form must be submitted between November 1, 2018 and November 25, 2018. The top 25 of these events as voted on by those members who joined the BPA during the membership drive between December 3, 2018 and January 31, 2019, will be included at WBC 2019. Any vacancies in these 25 events due to lack of a GM commitment by March 15, 2018 will be filled based on other Alternate GM commitments on hand by March 15. Although we will try to honor requested timeslots, all GMs of Trial events must be willing to run their events when scheduled by the BPA. Failure to do so may disqualify the event.

WBC 2019 Trial Ballot Entries

Trial

GM
5th FleetTB-1Jeff Lange
7 Wonders DuelTB-2
878 VikingsTB-3
A Feast of OdinTB-4Ryan Feathers
A House DividedTB-5Brad Raszewski
Ace of AcesTB-6
Advanced Squad Leader Starter KitTB-7
Age of Empires IIITB-8Eric Engelmann
AuZtraliaTB-9Kevin Youells
Axis & AlliesTB-10Craig Yope
Battle CryTB-11
Battle LineTB-12
Blood BowlTB-13Connie Vogelmann
Blood RageTB-14Joel Tamburo
BroadhornsTB-15
Castles of BurgundyTB-16
Catan: Cities & KnightsTB-17Chris Gnech
ChurchillTB-18
Dice ForgeTB-19Jeff Senley
ElchfestTB-20
Enemy in SightTB-21Matt Evinger
EvolutionTB-22
Exodus: Moses vs PharoahTB-23Michael Day
Five TribesTB-24
Food Chain MagnateTB-25Devin Smith
Gaia ProjectTB-26Sceadeau D'Tela
Galaxy TruckerTB-27
GangsterTB-28Doug Galullo
IstanbulTB-29Ryan Feathers
Kaiser's PiratesTB-30
LabyrinthTB-31
Leaping LeamingsTB-32
Love LetterTB-33
ManoeuvreTB-34
MBTTB-35Rob Schoenen
MetacheckersTB-36
Monsters Menace AmericaTB-37
Mr. Madison's WarTB-38Dave Stiffler
Naval WarTB-39
Normandy '44TB-40Jeff Lange
Origins of World War IITB-41Roy Pettis
PanzerblitzTB-42
PaydirtTB-43
Pericles: The Peloponnesian WarTB-44
Pro GolfTB-45Bruce Monnin
Race For the GalaxyTB-46
Republic of RomeTB-47
Roll For the GalaxyTB-48
SagradaTB-49Daron Schreier
Santa Fe RailsTB-50
SantoriniTB-51Kevin Warrender
Sidereal ConfluenceTB-52Nick Henning
Small WorldTB-53
Space BaseTB-54Bryan Collars
Tigers in the MistTB-55Ray Freeman
Tin GooseTB-56
Titan 2-PlayerTB-57
TransatlanticTB-58
Tyranno ExTB-59
Union PacificTB-60
Voyages of Marco PoloTB-61Chris Wildes
Wilderness WarTB-62Randall MacInnis
Win, Place, & ShowTB-63
Wings of the BaronTB-64Kaarin Engelmann
Wizard's QuestTB-65Verity Hitchings
YokohamaTB-66Doug Faust

Events are not held for their prior GM but are awarded based on merit determined by past performance, timeliness of event submission and format. All events require a BPA member acting as GM to submit a satisfactory event form no later than March 15. Prospective GMs should review the GM Guidelines. All requested event times are approximate and subject to change when the official schedule is released. Although we will try to honor requested timeslots, all GMs of Trial events must be willing to run their events when scheduled by BPA. Failure to do so may disqualify the event.

Vendor/Sponsor Introductory (New) Trials:Each vendor and/or Sponsor may add one new Trial event above and beyond the 25 Trial events voted in by the membership anytime prior to March 15. Such New Trials will automatically fall into Century or Continuing Trial classifications the following year based on their 2018 performance. These events must be for games which are in print by the March 15 deadline and for which BPA has received an Event Form from a willing GM. Publisher must submit a copy of the game at the time of the event submission. Events chosen by the Convention Director from the Alternates List to replace otherwise qualifying events without GM commitments are also listed below.

Events Sponsored by Vendors/Sponsors Vendor/Sponsor GM
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Alternate Events are those which fail in the December/January Membership Drive vote or are submitted too late for the annual Trial ballot but are submitted with a completed event form by willing GMs. Alternate events for which a satisfactory event form has been submitted are used as replacements for any qualifying Century or Trial event without a GM commitment by the March 15 deadline. Alternate events are occasionally upgraded by Sponsors.

WBC 2018 Alternate Events

Alternates

GM
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Juniors Events

Juniors Events: Volunteer GMs are always needed to run free events for children aged 12 & under in the WBC Juniors room. Any game is eligible provided it is suitable for children of that age group and available in sufficient numbers to allow all children present to play. You cannot assume children will bring their own copies of the game. The GM should come prepared to instruct children how to play the game. A BPA Room Monitor is always present to help maintain order but is not always available to assist children in playing the game. Recruitment of assistants to aid you is strongly advised. Volunteer Assistants are very much needed. To volunteer, contact Ken Gutermuth at conventiondirector@boardgamers.org or Crystal Shipley at juniors@boardgamers.org.

Events for Children 12 & under Junior Events GM
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KEY: FSa = First Saturday, FSu = First Sunday, Mo = Monday, Tu = Tuesday, We = Wednesday, Th = Thursday, Fr = Friday, Sa = Saturday, Su = Sunday; TBD = To Be Determined (GM conferring to maximize facility use); Mu: Mulligan, QF: Quarter Final, SF: Semi-Final, F: Final; +: Continuous Rounds to conclusion or posted SF or F.