GalactiCon 2019

Filsinger Games 30th Annual Summer Convention!

A Filsinger Games tradition started in 1990 with its annual summer convention GalactiCon.  Last year we visited Pittsburgh, PA and now we return to the east side of the state in suburban Philadelphia!  A whole weekend of activities is planned for convention goers, see below for details.

Convention Information

Date/Time:  Saturday July 13th 11AM – 5PM and Sunday July 14th 11AM – 2PM

Location: P.J. Whelihan’s Pub & Restaurant , 12 General Warren Blvd, Malvern, PA 19355

Cost: $25 (2-day pass), includes food, drinks and dessert on Saturday

Featuring:  Filsinger Games tournaments on both days, plus Trivia, Charity Auction, Q&A and more!

 

Weekend Schedule of Events

Friday July 12th

7:10 PM – Reading Fightin Phils vs. Trenton Thunder, First Energy Stadium · 1900 Centre Avenue, Reading, PA 19601

Most GalactiCons the Filsinger games crew tries to organize an outing to a baseball game or wrestling show.  This year on Friday evening we have the best of both worlds!  That’s right, after the Reading Fightin Phil’s game Chikara Pro Wrestling will have a live show at First Energy Stadium!  One ticket gets you an evening of baseball, fireworks and pro wrestling!

The baseball stadium is about a 45 minute ride from the GalactiCon hotel.  If you are in need of a ride to the stadium meet up with the group at the hotel at 5:30PM .

The stadium Filsinger Games has a special section reserved at the stadium in left field (Blue Marsh Insurance Foul Porch).  You also have the option of adding on an all you can eat buffet (stationed right by our section).  The buffet features BBQ Chicken, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Cheeseburgers, Baked Beans, Potato Salad, Tortilla Chips, Chips, Fruit, Cookies and Pepsi Products.

Reserve your tickets by May 15th, by sending a Paypal payment to tjoerchel@hotmail.com.  If you want to pay by check or other means please contact Todd at todd@filsingergames.com

Ticket Only – $14 (includes shipping and processing)

Ticket and All You Can Eat Buffet – $29

 

11:59 PM – GWF Sudden Death 2135 Special Pre-Release – Residence Inn by Marriott Philadelphia Great Valley/Malvern, 10 General Warren Blvd, Malvern, PA 19355

After a night of baseball and wrestling, come back to the official GalactiCon hotel for the release of the newest GWF game edition!

 

Saturday July 13th

11:00 AM to 5:00 PM – P.J. Whelihan’s Pub & Restaurant , 12 General Warren Blvd, Malvern, PA 19355

The main event of the weekend! The first day of the convention will feature the release of GWF 2134 and other new Filsinger games products! There will be a number of qualifying tournaments for the GalactiCon Cup with tournaments representing Champions of the Galaxy, Legends of Wrestling and Indies.  Also featured will be a Trivia Contest, charity auction and special Q&A with Tom Filsinger. Your convention fee will also cover lunch and drinks on Saturday afternoon.  Beer may be ordered but is not covered in your convention fee.

6:30 PM – Round1 Amusement Center – 172 Exton Square Mall, Exton, PA 19341

Join us for a night of fun and games at Round1.  Arcade games, bowling, billiards and more are available.  Cap off the first day of GCon enjoying the evening with friends.

 

Sunday July 14th

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM – P.J. Whelihan’s Pub & Restaurant , 12 General Warren Blvd, Malvern, PA 19355

The finale of GalactiCon weekend!  This day will feature the last qualifying tournaments for the GalactiCon Cup, including the 29th annual Canada Cup!  To cap off the day is the tournament of champions to crown the 2019 GalactiCon Cup champion.  Then say goodbye to friends old and new until GalactiCon returns in 2020 for the 30th anniversary of GalactiCon and the 50th GWF edition.  Food and drink will be available to purchase for an additional charge.

NOTE: That while not an official GalactiCon event, WWE’s Extreme Rules PPV will be taking place the evening of Sunday July 14th at the Wells Fargo Center.

 

Accommodations

Residence Inn by Marriott Philadelphia Great Valley/Malvern

10 General Warren Blvd, Malvern, PA 19355

The Residence Inn next door to the convention site will be offering a special rate of $124 to GalactiCon guests on Friday and Saturday night.  The rate includes breakfast and all rooms come equipped with a full kitchen.  The best part is the hotel is just a few steps from where the convention will be held on Saturday and Sunday.

Click here to book the special Filsinger Games Group rate.

Must book by June 16th to receive the special rate.