Gottacon 2012 Warhammer Lineup

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Oct 19th, 2011
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Gottacon 2012 have announced the line-up for all Warhammer events:

From their announcement:

GottaCon is pleased to announce that it will once again be hosting North American qualifier tournaments in Warhammer 40K, Warhammer Fantasy and Lord of the Rings, War of the Ring at GottaCon 2012 on February 3 to 5, 2012. Come take part in an even larger Warhammer event then last year! Please see below for event details.

On opening night, Friday February 3 come out and take part in a 40K Apocalypse event where you will have the chance to battle against others in an effort to grab and/or hold objectives and win prizes. This event is a great way to warm up for the major Warhammer events that will begin on Saturday February 4 and continue into Sunday February 5. Also on Friday night we are hosting a War of the Ring qualifier tournament which will start at 6pm and last three rounds. There will be a seating limit of 20 players and first overall will receive invitations to the 2012 North American Throne of Skulls Tournament held in Memphis as well as additional prizes. As well prizes will be awarded for best painted army, best sportsmanship and best general. Army point limit is 1000. Or just show up and battle against a friend on one of our tables to sharpen your skills for the fun that begins on Saturday.

Starting Saturday morning at 10am our two feature Warhammer events begin. A two day Warhammer 40K event will run both Saturday and Sunday starting at 10am each day. Day one will see three rounds of play and day two will see the final two rounds of play. Army point limit is 1750 points. Prizes will be awarded in the following categories; first, second and third overall score, best painted army, best sportsmanship and best general. Also first overall will receive an invitation to the 2012 North American Throne of Skulls Tournament held in Memphis. Armies will be formed according to the standard points costs, restrictions and rules presented in current Games Workshop army books, codexes, or White Dwarf official rules (no Imperial Armor units permitted). Seating limit of 60 players and last year we sold out before the end of January. Tickets will go on sale on October 24, 2011 and will be sold on a first come first served basis.

Also starting Saturday morning at 10am a two day Warhammer Fantasy event will run both Saturday and Sunday. Day one will see 3 rounds of play and day two will see the final 2 rounds of play. Army point limit is 2500. Prizes will be awarded in the following categories; first, second and third overall score, best painted army, best sportsmanship and best general. Also first overall will receive an invitation to the 2012 North American Throne of Skulls Tournament held in Memphis. Armies will be formed according to the standard points costs, restrictions and rules presented in current Games Workshop army books, codexes, or White Dwarf official rules. Seating limit of 40 players, Tickets will go on sale in October 24, 2011 and will be sold on a first come first served basis.

The price to gain access to GottaCon all weekend long and enter into any of our miniature based events is only $45 HST included if you buy your ticket in advance!! Stay tuned to our website as we will announce other miniature based events including Warmachine, painting contest, workshops and panels, when tickets for GottaCon go on sale and where you can get them. If you have any questions please contact our miniatures manager, Paul Puhallo, [email protected]. Thank you.

Click here for rules and schedules of Warhammer events at GottaCon 2012.

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  • Ben Wafer

    I went to this last year – it was a great event and loads of fun. I’m definitely making the trip to Victoria again this year.