GameCon is a bi-annual, non-profit gaming convention organized for middle and high school students by public school teachers. It is our goal to provide tabletop gaming opportunities to students in the Pikes Peak region. 

Preregistration is Closed

posted Nov 10, 2017, 5:05 PM by Dustin Flesher

You can still register for GameCon at the door for $12. The doors open at 8:00 am tomorrow, November 11 at Rampart High School.

Schedule of Events

posted Nov 10, 2017, 10:13 AM by Dustin Flesher

The Schedule of Events is available for all games and tournaments. The doors open at 8:00 am. Most morning events start between 8:30 am and 9:00 am, though there are many events that start throughout the morning. Most afternoon events start between 12:45 pm and 1:15 pm. If you want to participate in a tournament, make sure you arrive on-time.

New T-Shirt!

posted Nov 8, 2017, 3:01 PM by Dustin Flesher

Check out the awesome t-shirt for GameCon IX! It's only $10. We received 200 of them from the printer. Make sure you register today

Countdown to GameCon IX!

posted Nov 5, 2017, 10:16 AM by Dustin Flesher   [ updated Nov 5, 2017, 2:22 PM ]

GameCon IX is next Saturday, November 11, from 8 am to 5 pm at Rampart High School. We have more games and events lined up than ever before, and we are handing out staggering amounts of loot and pizza - for only $10. Everyone preregistered for GameCon will also receive a strategy board game.

We will host the following roleplaying games: Dungeons and Dragons, Pathfinder, Starfinder, Doctor Who, Star Wars, Dungeon World, Heroes Unlimited, and more. We will host the huge tournaments in Magic, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Pokémon, and Chess. We will host miniature wargames, including Star Wars X-Wing, Ogre, War Hammer, and historical miniatures. We will also host a wide variety of board games.

If you are going to participate in our Cosplay contest, be sure to read the rules. If you want to participate in Live Action Roleplaying (LARP), please have a parent sign the waiver. You can register online, or you can fill out a registration form and send it to Carolyn Payne, Rampart High School, 8250 Lexington Drive, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80920.

GameCon IX

posted Sep 13, 2017, 3:43 PM by Dustin Flesher   [ updated Sep 13, 2017, 3:48 PM ]

GameCon IX is coming up on November 11. We're expecting 400 - 500 gamers at Rampart High School for a full day of games, tournaments, cosplay, vendors, and more. Be sure to register now!

Students will play roleplaying games like Dungeons and Dragons, card games like Magic the Gathering and Yu-Gi-Oh!, miniature war games, chess, and many other games.

We'll also have a professional cosplay tournament, a professional comic book artist doing artwork for students, and many other special guests.

GameCon VIII Was a Blast!

posted May 19, 2017, 11:52 AM by Dustin Flesher   [ updated May 19, 2017, 5:42 PM ]

Four hundred students swarmed Rampart High School for a day of games, tournaments, cosplay, and more. The Cosplay Contest at GameCon VIII was tremendous. The students were super-creative and had a great time. The judges had a tough decision to make. The crowd gathered in the auditorium loved the presentations. Thanks to GalaxyFest for organizing the event for us. Check out more from GameCon VIII.

Rain or Snow

posted Apr 28, 2017, 6:11 AM by Dustin Flesher   [ updated Apr 28, 2017, 6:12 AM ]

GameCon is going to be a huge hit tomorrow. We expect a little snow, but unless the weather turns catastrophically bad, we'll enjoy a full day of games on Saturday. If we need to reschedule for next Saturday, we'll send out an email blast and post on this website.

GameCon VIII is on Saturday, April 29!

posted Apr 22, 2017, 1:14 PM by Dustin Flesher   [ updated Apr 22, 2017, 1:29 PM ]

GameCon is coming up on 4/29, and it's going to be spectacular! We have a huge selection of games, tournaments, and events lined up:
  • Games: roleplaying games like Dungeons and Dragons, Star Wars, Savage Worlds, and Pathfinder; miniature war games and board games; and more.
  • Tournaments: Magic, Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokemon, Chess.
  • Comic Book Artist: Ben Worrell will be doing custom art for kids. Get your favorite character or hero and a poster. Ben will draw custom art for 12 kids for only $10. Make sure you reserve your spot early on Saturday.
  • Cosplay: GalaxyFest will host a cosplay contest for kids. Wear your best scifi/fantasy/anime costume, and you can participate in a contest involving judges and prizes.
  • Special Guests and Vendors: Star Wars characters in full costume, authors, and more!
The amount of loot we're giving out is staggering! We have mountains of dice, deck boxes, premium card sleeves, comics, costumes, collectibles, and more, all donated by game and comic book companies. All students will receive a loot box filled with good stuff, and more will be given out at the games and tournaments.

GameCon VIII

posted Mar 10, 2017, 8:11 AM by Dustin Flesher   [ updated Mar 10, 2017, 8:14 AM ]

GameCon VIII is coming up on April 29, 2017. It will be held at Rampart High School from 8 am to 5 pm. GameCon is for students in grades 6 - 12. We will have tournaments, cosplay events, vendors, and learning opportunities. Students will play a variety of games, including roleplaying games, board games, card games, chess, and many others. Register now!

Games Include:
Magic the Gathering, Dungeons and Dragons, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Pokemon, Pathfinder, Savage Worlds, Chess, Star Wars X-Wing, Historical Miniature War Games, Settlers of Catan, and many, many others.

GameCon Merchandise

posted Oct 26, 2016, 3:45 PM by Dustin Flesher   [ updated Nov 11, 2016, 8:52 PM ]

Check out the awesome GameCon merchandise. Your purchase supports GameCon events for teens in the Pikes Peak region. We have posters, dice, t-shirts, and more! Visit the concession booth at GameCon VII on November 12 at Rampart High School, or contact Carolyn Payne today.

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