PAX's Tabletop Freeplay is awesome, and for those of you who want to try out a new board game, our two lending libraries (TT Headquarters in the WSCC, and our satellite location in the Hyatt Olive 8) will be open to you.
But sometimes you just crave competition. So it's time to unveil the list of tournaments and organized events you'll have a chance to play in. You can view the Full Schedule of Events
to see specific times and additional details on each event. A summary of the Games, and which day(s) they will be played on, is listed below.
If you plan to participate in any of our events, please read the PAX Tabletop Tournament Primer
More details, including times, are in the full schedule link above, but here's a summary of our events:Board Games/Card Games/Dice Games
7 Wonders (Fri, Sun)
Alien Frontiers (Sat)
Dominion (Each day)
Galaxy Trucker (Sun)
King of Tokyo (Mon)
Lords of Waterdeep (Each day - Held in WSCC Conference Center, Lower Level - details below
The Munchkin Munchcathlon (Sat)
Penny Arcade: Gamers vs. Evil (Mon)
Power Grid (Fri)
Puerto Rico (Fri)
Race For The Galaxy (Sat)
Robo Rally (Mon)
Small World (Sun)
Ticket to Ride (Fri, Mon)
Zombie Dice (Sat, Sun)Miniatures/WargamingWarhammer 40,000Saturday Tournament
10am check-in. 11am start. 2000 points doubles (1000 points each player), timed roundsSunday Tournament
10am check-in. 11am start. 1750 point armies, timed rounds
Participants will be given a tournament packet upon registration.
Missions will be primary/secondary out of the book. Tertiary (tiebreaker) will be the book secondary objectives. (slay the warlord, first blood, etc.)
We will not be using any mysterious objectives, jungles, rivers archetype artifacts.
Please bring at least four copies of your list per day. (One for the Tournament Organizers, and one for each of your three opponents.)
Target game length will be two and a half hours, with a 30 minute lunch break between first and second round.
If you come to the doubles tourney without a partner, we will do our best to match you with someone else.(A supplemental tourney FAQ is coming shortly, and will also be available onsite)Warmachine/Hordes 50 pt Steamroller Friday Tournament
10am check-in. 11am start. 50 pt, 2 list, Divide and Conquer variant (must play both lists at least once), character restricted, 60 minute death clock (if we have a huge number of people and not enough chess clocks, we will be running the normal timed rounds per the Privateer Press Steamroller 2013 packet), scenarios will be from the Steamroller 2013 packetWarmachine/Hordes Speedmachine TournamentMonday Tournament
10am check-in. 11am start. 25 pt, 1 list, Battlegroup only (consists of one warlock/warcaster and warbeasts/warjacks only), 16 minute deathclock, Close Quarters scenarioCCGs/CDGs/LCGs
Android: Netrunner (Sun)
Dragon Dice (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Magic: the Gathering (Each day - Held in WSCC Conference Center, 1st Floor - details at http://www.cascadegames.com)
Yu-Gi-Oh (Each day)Special EventsSettlers of Catan World Championship Pre-Qualifier
(Each day) - PAX Prime and Mayfair Games will once again host a Catan Tournament. This year's tournament is a Catan World Championship (CWC) Pre-Qualifier. The winner of the tournament will receive complimentary travel, hotel accommodations and show badge (compliments of Mayfair Games) to travel to one of the two CWC Qualifiers (Origins Game Fair 2014 or Gen Con Indy 2014) to compete for a seat at the CWC Finals in 2014. This Open event is a Swiss-style 3-round tournament for up to 64 players. You may compete on either Friday, Saturday or Sunday to qualify for Monday, where the Top 16 overall players will compete in the final event.Team Building Exercise
(Fri) - Teams of four will rotate through a series of four co-operative board games: Sentinels of the Multiverse, Forbidden Island, Pandemic, and Elder Sign. You can sign up in Teams, and your team will play three of the four games. Whichever team successfully wins the most games will be declared the winner.Saturday Night Showdown
(Sat) - Come out for our mystery casual game extravaganza! This Saturday night PAX tradition will give you the chance to play through a gauntlet of four lighter/casual board games. The catch -- you won't know what games you're playing until the tournament begins! After four rounds, the top players will advance to a Super Secret Special Mystery Final Round game - guaranteed to be a spectacle you won't want to miss.Join the Resistance!
(Sun) - Up to 70 players will get a chance to show off their deduction and bluffing skills playing The Resistance. Each round you will be sorted into groups of up to ten players. The winning side from each game will advance to the next round, while the losers will wallow in self-doubt and regret. It'll be fun! Tournament game copies and prizes provided by Indie Boards & Cards.Space Cadets: Dice Duel Team Tournament
(Mon) - Come play in this quick, fast-paced team dice game, as teams will battle head-to-head in this brand new game. Sign up in teams of four, for a fun, refreshing way to conclude PAX on Monday. Tournament game copies provided by Stronghold Games.Dragon Dice - Novice Tournament
(Fri and Sat)
Learn to play this fast paced strategy dice game from SFR Inc. in a fun tournament setting. New players borrow a starter pack of dice and experience the thrill of Dragon Dice combat while learning the details of the game. Swiss format. No experience required - rules will be taught. Materials provided. 12 players maximum.Dragon Dice - Open Invitational Prime Tournament
(Sun) - Bring your best 36-health army (no more than 18-health of magicians) plus all summoning pool components and compete for prizes and the title of Dragon Dice Tournament Champion! Swiss Format. Experience IS required (you play regularly and/or know all the current rules). Materials are NOT provided for this event, you must bring your own. 16 players maximum.Miniatures Demos
- There will be demos of Malifaux
, and Golem Arcana
taking place throughout the weekend in our Miniatures area. Come check out some new games!Some additional notes:Heats
- This year, to make the best use of your time at PAX, we have changed some of our larger tournaments to use a Heat system. For events with First Round Heats: You may join ANY Heat of an event to qualify for later rounds. For example, on Friday, Dominion will hold Heats at 11:00, 12:30, 2:00, and 3:30. The winners of games in each of these Heats will return for the Semifinals at 5:00, followed by the finals at 6:00. This way, if you play in the 11:00 Heat, and win, you know that you won't need to return until the semis at 5:00. But if the 11:00 Heat has filled up, hang around, and you can join the next Heat beginning at 12:30.Expansions
- Many of the tournaments will use expansions - inquire at signup for specifics about which expansions may be used, or check back here on this thread closer to PAX, where additional details may be provided.
So please come join us for some organized play with PAX's Tabletop Tournaments, held on the third floor of the Hyatt Olive 8 (8th and Olive). Signups open 10:00 AM each day for that day’s Events. Please arrive 15 minutes before event for check-in.
Feel free to ask questions below, or chime in with what you're excited to play in our organized events!@Lackey
PAX Prime Tabletop Tournaments Co-Coordinators@Darq%20Hunter
PAX Prime Miniatures Tournaments Coordinator