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 – 6:30PM 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

Cost: Convention Prices and information on convention exclusive cards to be announced.

Virtual Convention:  Virtual convention times, costs and exclusive cards to be announced.

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.

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.
  • Event will feature the pre-release of GWF 2140.

Saturday June 29th

Jamestown Community College

  • 11:00 AM to 6:30 PM

Events for the Day will include:

    • The release of GWF 2140, Tragos and Thesz Hall of Fame Set 5, and the newest Indies Game Edition
    • Charity Auction to benefit the George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame
    • Panel Discussion Q&A and announcements with Tom Filsinger and Filsinger Games Staff
    • Special Q&A with artist Tom Rickert
    • Champions of the Galaxy Trivia
    • GWF 2140 Tournament*
    • Legends of Wrestling Tournament*
    • Indie Wrestling Tournament*
    • Lucille Ball Women’s Wrestling Tournament*
    • Open Game Play and Tournaments

Online Attendees Will Participate in events on Saturday including the Q&As.  The Zoom room will be open with different discussion rooms and people from the live convention joining as well. Online Attendees will participate in separate versions of the Legends and GWF tournaments, with the winner of each version qualifying for the GalactiCon Cup. Signup for virtual tournaments will be due ahead of the convention.

* GalactiCon Cup Qualifying Tournament

Directly after the convention Saturday at 6:30PM there will be a Jamestown Tarp Skunks vs Auburn Doubledays Minor League baseball game next door at Diethrick Park. Later Saturday evening there will be an afterparty at a bar location in downtown Jamestown to be determined.  Costs for both are not included in the convention fee. More info coming as we get closer to the con.

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

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.