Gottacon 2012 Warmachine/Hordes Events

By bj
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Oct 24th, 2011
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Gottacon 2012 has posted information about Warmachine/Hordes tournaments being held at Gottacon 2012:

From their Announcement:

GottaCon is pleased to announce that it will be hosting larger Warmachine/Hordes tournaments at GottaCon 2012 on February 3 to 5, 2012. Come take part in what will surely be the largest Warmachine/Hordes event ever to have been run on Vancouver Island. We have a great lineup of sponsors this year for Warmachine including Battle Foam LLC who is our Headline Sponsor for the Warmachine events at GottaCon 2012. This event is also sponsored in part by Privateer Press and One Stop Shop Cards and Games. Please see below for event details.

Starting Saturday morning at 10am our feature Warmachine/Hordes GottaCon Steamroller Championship tournament begins. A two day Warmachine/Hordes Steamroller tournament 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 50. Prizes will be awarded in the following categories; first, second, and third overall score as well as best painted army. Rules and restrictions as per the official Steamroller tournament format. There is a seating limit of 32 players. Tickets will go on sale October 24, 2011 and will be sold on a first come first served basis.

Starting Friday night at 7:30pm our doubles Steamroller event begins. Teams of two will face off against other teams battling it out for first overall in this three round event. Rules and restrictions as per the official doubles tournament format. The player limit is 16 players (8 teams) and will be on a first come first serve basis. The point limit is 25 per team member.

Saturday night will see a Highlander Steamroller tournament starting at 7pm. Players will war against each other for first overall in this three round event. Rules and restrictions as per the official tournament format. In the Highlander variant players are permitted to field as many Warbeast/Warjacks as they wish, however players are limited to only a single choice of other troop types such as Solos, Units or Battle engines. The player limit is 32 players and will be on a first come first serve basis The point limit is 20 per player.

Prizes for events will consist of amazing prizes provided by Battle Foam LLC, Privateer Press promotional items and Warmachine/Hordes related products as well as trophies for first, second and third place for the Steamroller tournament provided by One Stop Shop Cards and Games. These events are being brought to you by GottaCon Conventions, Battle Foarm LLC, Privateer Press and One Stop Shop Cards and Games.

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 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, at [email protected] Thank you.

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