Event Registration is open!

Attendees can now register for the events they wish to play in for free*. Registering for the event(s) you wish to play in helps us know what events are desired and also helps our GMs know who to expect to show up to their game. Anyone can play in an event, even without a ticket, as long as there is […]

2022 COVID-19 Policy Update

In accordance with the Columbus City Council ordinance passed March 7, masks will no longer be required at BGF 2022. We encourage all attendees to continue safe practices with regards to COVID-19, including masking, social distancing, and handwashing while in attendance. We will continue to monitor state and local guidelines and provide further updates as appropriate. 

BGF 2022 Hotel Block Update

Couldn’t get a room last night in our hotel block? Don’t worry, the block is still open through Saturday! There was a small glitch that prevented some people from using the block. If you’ve already booked outside the block, your room will still count for BGF. Send us an email or private message and we can notify hotel reservations to […]

2022 Guest of Honor: Man Vs. Meeple

Man vs Meeple was created to treat the hobby with the respect it deserves, and shine a positive light on it for anyone and everyone who wants to join the community. As they’ve grown, so has their perspective on what’s most important–having fun at the table. Jeremy Howard Elisha Waybright David Waybright MvM creates a variety of content and provides […]

2022 COVID-19 Policy

Buckeye Game Fest will be following all state and local guidelines when it comes to concerns and practices around Covid-19. Currently, masks will be required for all attendees of our show. We will continue to monitor the Covid-19 situation and will provide updates as we get closer to our show.

Buckeye Game Fest2021 Canceled

2022 CONVENTION TO BE HELD APRIL 7-10 Columbus, Ohio (March 22, 2021) – Buckeye Game Festivals, the nonprofit corporation responsible for managing the annual Buckeye Game Fest boardgaming convention, today announced the cancellation of its 2021 show. The Board of Directors of the corporation voted unanimously to cancel the convention, originally scheduled for September 16-19, 2021,  due to COVID-19 pushing […]

Buckeye Game Fest

Buckeye Game Fest is central Ohio’s premiere board gaming convention. Featuring the Columbus Area Boardgaming Society‘s extensive game library, this convention has been a local favorite for over two decades. BGF typically hosts over 100 events, including: Artemis ship bridge simulator, Elder Entertainment role-playing events, brand new play tests, and more! 2017 featured an on-site escape room on Saturday sponsored by Trapped Columbus! […]