Filsinger Games 30th Anniversary Summer Convention!
A Filsinger Games tradition started in 1990 with its annual summer convention GalactiCon. 30 years later the tradition continues! The last 2 years we were in Pennsylvania, but this year we are venturing to the Midwest. Windy city here we come!
Date/Time: Saturday July 11th 10AM – 10PM
Location: Holiday Inn Chicago O’Hare Area, 5615 N. Cumberland Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60631
Cost: $20 (includes a limited edition game card)
Featuring: Filsinger Games tournaments, plus Trivia, Charity Auction, Q&A and more!
Weekend Schedule of Events
Friday July 10th
8:00 PM (Doors open 7:00) – Freelance Wrestling, Logan Square Auditorium, 2539 N. Kedzie Blvd., Chicago, IL
Friday night we will see some of the hottest indie wrestling in Chicago in the premier indie wrestling venue in the city. Stay tuned for ticket info.
Prior to the show we will have a meet up at a local bar close to the venue. Details to be posted closer to the event.
11:59 PM – GWF 2136 Special Pre-Release
After a night of wrestling action we will head back to the con hotel’s bar for some late night drinks and the special pre-release of the 50th game edition of the GWF saga!
Saturday July 11th
10:00 AM to 10:00 PM – Holiday Inn Chicago O’Hare Area, 5615 N. Cumberland Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60631
The main event of the weekend! This year we will have a longer one day convention rather than spreading it across 2 days. There will be game playing sessions throughout the day along with breaks for trivia, auction and Q&A. After dinner the evening session will feature a last chance tournament and the Galacticon Championship tournament, with other tournament winners from throughout the day. Details on the Convention schedule will be announced this spring.
We will also be having 2 1-hour breaks for lunch and dinner. Food is not provided, but Bar Louie in the hotel has an excellent assortment of options and there is a convenience store in the hotel as well. There are also a number of other food options a short drive away.
Sunday July 12th
No official convention events on Sunday. Promoters staying at the hotel can meet for breakfast before saying farewell.
Those sticking around in Chicago for the day are welcome to join a group going to see the Chicago White Sox vs. Arizona Diamondbacks game at 1PM. If you are interested in that please let Todd know as he will be coordinating tickets for that event.
Holiday Inn Chicago O’Hare Area
5615 N. Cumberland Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60631
The Holiday Inn is conveniently located near O’Hare Airport with a free shuttle. It is also a short walk from the Greyhound bus station and the blue line train that will take you directly to Logan Square. The hotel also has free parking for those driving in from out of town.
The Holiday Inn will be offering a special rate of $129 to GalactiCon guests on Friday and Saturday night. The rate includes breakfast and all rooms have a fridge and microwave. The hotel restaurant and bar is open late night (until 2AM Friday and 3AM Saturday).
Or Call 773-693-5800 and mention the group name “filsingergames”.
Must book by June 12th to receive the special rate.