GalactiCon 2024 – Filsinger Games 35th Annual Summer Convention!

GalactiCon returns home to Jamestown, NY for the huge 35th annual convention.  We have a full schedule of events for those coming early on Friday through Sunday.  If you can’t make it in person we will have a virtual option as well.  But for the full experience you want to be there live!  Make your plans now and check out the events happening below.

All times are local to New York in Eastern Daylight Time.

Convention Information

Date/Time:  Saturday June 29th 11AM – 7:00PM and Sunday June 30th 10AM – 1:30PM.

Location: (Saturday) Jamestown Community College, Hamilton Collegiate Center, 525 Falconer Street, Jamestown, NY 14702
(Sunday) Venue 31, 31 N Main St, Jamestown, NY 14701

In-Person Convention: $45, includes lunch on Saturday. All attendees will receive 2 limited edition game cards (1 Legends of Wrestling and 1 Indie Wrestling), a Special Edition COTG game card, a limited edition GalactiCon sticker and a bonus Filsinger Games card exclusive for In-Person attendees.

Virtual Convention:  $18 ($22 for Upgraded US Shipping). Virtual Convention will be open 2-6 Saturday and 10-1 Sunday EDT. Attendees will receive a survey asking for tournament preferences and availability. Information on how to log into the event will be emailed a few days prior to the event.  All attendees will receive 2 limited edition game cards (1 Legends of Wrestling and 1 Indie Wrestling), 1 COTG Special Edition card and a limited edition GalactiCon sticker.

Tickets: Available in the Filsinger Games Store

Auction Items:  To be announced

Weekend Schedule of Events

All times are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Friday Events will have a separate cost from the convention ticket.

Friday June 28th

Destroyer Park Golf
7065 Sand Hill Rd, Akron, NY 14001

  • 1:00 – 5:00 PM – Filsinger Games has the pavilion reserved.  There will be a discussion on the career of the Destroyer and you can play on the Park Golf course that the Destroyer created.
  • Our group will tee off at 2:30 so if you plan to golf please arrive by 2:15.  The cost will be $15 cash ($16 credit) per golfer.

Ilio DiPaolo’s
3785 South Park Ave, Blasdell, NY 14219

  • 6:00 PM – Filsinger Games has a room at the famed Ilio DiPaolo’s Restaurant.  Family style dinner will be served starting at 6:30.  Tickets for this will be sold in advance and there is a capacity limit.
  • Family style dinner includes Salad, Rolls, Pasta, Vegetables, Chicken, Sausage and Peppers, Beef Short Rib, Ice Cream, Coffee/Tea and Soda/Pop.  There is also a cash bar available for alcoholic drinks.
  • The cost is $40 per person. To reserve please email Todd at for Paypal and Venmo payment info.  Reservations will cutoff by June 17th.
  • Event will feature the pre-release of GWF 2140.

Saturday June 29th

Jamestown Community College

  • 11:00 AM – Convention Opens. The release of the new GWF game edition, Tragos and Thesz Hall of Fame Set 5, and Best of Indies Tag Team 2024, along with Convention Exclusive cards.
  • 11:20 AM – GWF Modern Day Tournament*
  • 12:00 PM – Best of the Indies Tournament*
  • 12:40 PM – Lucille Ball Women’s Tournament*
  • 1:20 PM – Legends of Wrestling Tournament*
  • 2:00 PM – Lunch Break
  • 2:30 PM – Filsinger Games Trivia
  • 3:00 PM – Q&A with Tom Filsinger
  • 3:45 PM – Panel Discussion Q&A and announcements with Filsinger Games Staff
  • 4:30 PM – Special Q&A with artist Tom Rickert
  • 5:00 PM – Charity Auction to benefit the George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame
  • 6:00 PM – Tournament Makeup Time and Open Game Play

Online Attendees Will Participate in events on Saturday including the Q&As.  The Zoom room will be open at 2PM and attendees will be able to participate in all events from 2:30 PM to 6:00 PM.  Online tournaments will be held the next day from 10AM to Noon Eastern with winners participating in the GalactiCon Cup tournament immediately after.

  • 6:30 PM there will be a Jamestown Tarp Skunks vs Auburn Doubledays Minor League baseball game next door at Diethrick Park.  Tickets start at $6 and are not included in the convention fee.
  • Saturday night after the baseball game (9:00 PM or so) we will have an after party at Shawbucks in downtown Jamestown, 212 W 2nd St, one block from the La Quinta Inn & Suites.

Sunday June 30th

Venue 31 – Only two blocks from the new National Comedy Center Museum

  • 10:00 AM – Comedy Wrestler Tournament*
  • 10:30 AM – Canada Cup Tournament – 4 Round Robins with a Final Four Playoff*
  • 12:00 PM – GalactiCon Cup Tournament – Winners of all 8 tournaments during GalactiCon draft wrestlers for one final tournament

Online Attendees will receive a survey to reserve a spot in the two online tournaments on Sunday June 30th.

  • 10:00 AM – GWF Modern Day Tournament*
  • 11:00 AM – Legends of Wrestling Tournament*

The GalactiCon cup tournament will have 6 in person competitors and 2 online competitors. The online qualifiers will each pick an in person attendee to proxy play the match in person for them.  The online qualifier will get to choose their wrestler in the draft and can manage their proxy player during the match via phone or zoom. 

* GalactiCon Cup Qualifying Tournament

After the convention Sunday there will be a group visiting the National Comedy Center Museum.  Admission fee is not included in the GalactiCon convention fee.