A word about the registration fees.

Buckeye Game Fest 2019 will be held September 5–8, with the War Room, beginning September 2.

Pre-registration for BGF 2019 is now open and runs through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, August 25. Please note we are using a new registration system this year. You will need to create a new account even if you attended BGF 2018.

Head to Tabletop.Events for access to Registration. This will be where you buy all badges and tickets to events! (Most events are free. Some require a small fee.)

Early Bird Registration (through Origins)
Full Show Badge: $45
Full Show Badge  (CABS Members): $15

Pre-Registration (from Origins through August 25)
Use code EARLY19 in the discount code field for access to the pre-registration discount (CABS members will receive a different code from the CABS board for theirs).
Full Show Badge: $50
Full Show Badge (CABS Members): $20

On-Site Registration
Full Show Badge: $65
Full Show Badge (CABS Members): $25

Daily Rates* (no pre-registration discount)
Thursday Badge Only: $15
Friday Badge Only: $30
Saturday Badge Only: $30
Sunday Badge Only: $10

Youth (13-17) Full Show Badge: $20
Child (12 & under) Badge: FREE

War Room Ribbon: $30
War Room Ribbon (CABS Member): $15

Event Costs
Most events: Free
Events with Rodney Smith: $5 registration fee, additional donations accepted during the events. All proceeds from special guest events go toward Extra Life.

On-site Registration Hours

  • Wednesday—September 4, 6 p.m.–8 p.m. (subject to change)
  • Thursday—September 5,  9 a.m.–midnight
  • Friday—September 6, 9 a.m.–midnight
  • Saturday—September 7,  9 a.m.–midnight
  • Sunday—September 8,  9 a.m.–noon