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GottaCon 2014

28 Feb - 2 Mar, 2014 in Victoria, BC, CA

This event is over.

Unfortunately the sale of advance tickets for GottaCon 2014 is now closed. Tickets will be available at the door all weekend long and you can register for events once you enter the convention at our event registration desk.

Registration for Warhorn has now closed. Existing account holders can continue to manage their own schedules.

For people who do not have accounts yet we will help you register for events onsite.

How to Register for events (please read fully):

1) Pre-purchase a ticket via our website, warhorn site or store location. Unfortuately advanced ticket sales are now closed.
2) Go here - https://www.warhorn.net/signup and create a Warhorn account
3) Login to your Warhorn account
4) Click on “View all upcoming events”, then search for “GottaCon”
5) Select GottaCon 2014 then in the upper left corner select “register for this event”
6) Wait for GottaCon Staff to clear you (remember only people who have purchased tickets can pre register for events). You will receive an email letting you know you have been cleared.
7) Once you have been cleared, you login to your warhorn account and select GottaCon from your “Events you're attending” area
8) Browse the event listing (while logged in) by going here - https://warhorn.net/events/gottacon-2014/schedule/. To register for an event click the “play” button for that event.
9) Then you sign up for the events you want


If you are organizing an event or are an exhibitor at our show please let us know which event or which exhibitor and we will clear your account.

About GottaCon

Our company is GottaCon Conventions and we host an annual hobby based gaming event called GottaCon.After a fifth successful year, GottaCon 2014 is set to take place on February 28th to March 2nd, 2014 at the Victoria Conference Centre in Victoria, BC. The 2013 show saw an increase in attendance which exceeded 1,600 individual attendees and attendance for the 2014 show is expected to continue to grow.

GottaCon is a three-day broad spectrum gaming convention that is held annually in February in Victoria, British Columbia. GottaCon celebrates the science fiction and fantasy genres, covers many related hobbies and offers a one stop experience for the fans and enthusiasts of those genres.

The vision of GottaCon is to host something for everyone including free-play and tournaments in board games, collectible/non-collectible miniatures, collectible trading cards, role-playing games, and electronic gaming as well as demonstrations, contests, information sessions, workshops, discussion panels and a variety of exhibitors.

Our goal is to deliver a high quality and exciting environment that will establish GottaCon as an annual destination that participants will return to for years to come. Our 2014 event, called GottaCon 2014, will be our sixth show. The convention doors open at 5:00pm Friday and close at 6:00pm Sunday.

GottaCon will take place at the Victoria Conference Centre at 720 Douglas Street. with over 47,000 square feet of floor space.

History of GottaCon Attendance

  • First show (GottaCon 2009) attendance: 600
  • Second show (GottaCon 2010) attendance: 900
  • Third show (GottaCon 2011) attendance: 1100
  • Fourth show (GottaCon 2012) attendance: 1500
  • Fifth Show (GottaCon 2013) attendance: 1600
  • Anticipated GottaCon 2014 attendance: 1800 to 2000 Individuals

For more information on our company and our show please visit www.gottacon.com


Event Listing Legend
*Please note that all events with an entry fee are subject to HST unless otherwise indicated.

  • BG = Board Game
  • EG = Electronic Game
  • Mini = Miniature based game (collectible and non-collectible)
  • RPG = Roleplaying Game
  • TCG = Tradable Card Game
  • WS/P = Workshop or Discussion Panel
  • Special Event = Special Event


To submit an event please contact the related individual (event submission is now open)

Event Listing Updates

February 6, 2014

  • Special - GottaCon 2014 Costume Themed Party - added Saturday at 8:00pm
  • BG - Giant Pandemic - added Saturday at 2:00pm

February 5, 2014

  • BG - For Greed or Glory - added Saturday at 7:00pm
  • BG - For Greed or Glory - added Sunday at 2:00pm

February 4, 2014

  • WS/P - Getting Into the Video Game Industry - added Saturday at 12:30pm
  • WS/P - Everything You Wanted to Know About Building A PC (But Were Afraid to Ask) - added Saturday at 4:00pm
  • WS/P - The Future of Gaming - added Sunday at 10:00am
  • WS/P - Storytelling in Video Games: Telling Tales Around the Digital Campfire - added Sunday at 12:30pm
  • WS/P - The Art of Gaming - added Sunday at 3:00pm
  • WS/P - PC vs Console, Digital vs Physical, Cable vs Netflix - added Sunday at 3:30pm

February 1, 2014

  • Minis - Drake (DEMO) - added Friday, Saturday, and Sunday all dayime slots

January 31, 2014

  • Minis - Clash near Caen - added Saturday at 7:00pm
  • Learn to Play Yu-Gi-Oh! - added Friday at 5:00pm and Saturday and Sunday at 9:00am
  • TCG - Yu-Gi-Oh! Advanced  Constructed Tournament - added Sunday at 2:00pm
  • Special - GottaCon 2014 Alternate Reality Game- added all weekend
  • Special - GottaCon 2014 Collabrative Art Projects - added all weekend

January 30, 2014

  • RPG - D&D Next - Preview Game with Chris Tulach - updated title and description
  • RPG - D&D Next - Mines of Madness - added Friday, Saturday, Sunday all prime-time slots
  • RPG - Games on Demand - added Friday 7:00pm & 9:00pm, Saturday 9:00am & 11:00am, Sunday 9:00am & 11:00am
  • EG - PC - TrackMania: Canyon - added Friday at 7:00pm
  • EG - PC - ShootMania: Storm - added Friday at 9:30pm
  • EG - PC - Surgeon Simulator 2013 - added Friday at 11:59pm
  • EG - PC - Next Car Game - added Saturday at 2:00pm and Sunday at 10:30 am
  • EG - PC - Dawngate - added Saturday at 7:30pm
  • EG - PC - PC - Chivalry Medieval Warfare: Team Battles - added Saturday at 8:30pm
  • EG - PC - Chivalry Medieval Warfare: Duels - added Saturday at 10:00pm
  • EG - PC - Tricky Truck – Time Trials - added Saturday at 11:59pm
  • EG - PC - Left 4 Dead 2 Survival - added Sunday at 12:00pm
  • EG - PC - Team Fortress 2 - Free-play - added Sunday at 3:00pm
  • TCG - Netrunner Saturday Tournament - added Saturday at 1:00pm
  • TCG - Netrunner Sunday Tournament - added Sunday at 1:00pm

January 28, 2014

  • Minis - Battletech - Alpha Strike - added Saturday at 7:00pm
  • Minis - Leviathans - Fleet Action - added Friday at 5:00pm
  • TCG - Kaijudo Novice Tournament - added Sunday at 10:00am
  • TCG - Kaijudo Playmat Duel Day - added Sunday at 1:00pm
  • TCG - Learn to Play Kaijudo (DEMO) - added Friday at 5:00pm and Sunday at 9:00am

January 27, 2014

  • BG - Spartacus - added Saturday 7:00pm

January 26, 2014

  • Minis - Malifaux Games (DEMO) - added all weekend
  • Minis - GottaCon Infinity Tournament - added Friday at 7:00pm
  • Minis - Infinity Games (DEMO) - added Friday at 7:00pm
  • Minis - Warmachine/Hordes Games (DEMO) - added all weekend

January 25, 2014

  • BG - Battlestar Galactica - added Sunday 11:00am
  • BG - Goblins - added Saturday 7:00pm
  • BG - Shadowrun: Crossfire - added Saturday 7:00pm and Sunday 2:00pm
  • RPG - Shadowrun - Across the Line: Bug City! - added Sunday 9:00am
  • RPG - Shadowrun - Across the Line: Bug City! Part 2 - added Sunday 2:00pm

January 23, 2014

  • RPGs updated so they group together in the Event Schedule

January 21, 2014

  • RPG - GORE - Secret Cross: Operation Gottesfaust - added Friday 7:30pm
  • RPG - Iron Kingdoms RPG - Staring Down the Nightmare Isles - cancelled Sunday 2:00pm
  • RPG - Iron Kingdoms RPG - Striking the Heart of Thamar - cancelled Friday 7:00pm, Sunday 9:00am
  • BG - Bohnanza - Changed to Saturday 6:00pm
  • BG - Love Letter - added Sunday 8:00am
  • BG - Rise of Augustus - added Sunday 9:00am

January 17, 2014

  • RPG - D&D Next - Upcoming Adventure Playtest with Chris Tulach - added Friday 7:00pm, Saturday 2:00pm
  • RPG - Spycraft Third Edition - Spycraft Third Edition Playtest: "Full House" with Alex Flagg - added Friday 9:00pm, Saturday 2:00pm, Saturday 4:00pm
  • RPG - Future Worlds - Where the Gold Lies - added Saturday 9:00am, Saturday 2:00pm
  • RPG - Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay 1E - The Kaadwalader Affair - added Saturday 7:00pm
  • RPG - Mistborn Adventure Game - Alloy of Law: "The Good, the Bad, and the Alloys" - added Saturday 7:00pm, Sunday 2:00pm
  • RPG - Kingdom - A Season of Little - added Sunday 2:00pm

January 15, 2014

  • Special Event - GottaCon 2014 Silent Auction - added Friday 5:00pm - 10:00pm item drop off
  • Special Event - GottaCon 2014 Costume Contest - added group category
  • Spevial Event - Gaming Themed Burlesque Show - added how to buy tickets and performers bios.
  • BG - UPDATED - Settlers of Catan Tournament - CWC CA PRE-QUALIFIER - Friday 7:00pm
  • BG - Lord of Waterdeep Tournament - updates including prizing
  • BG - Hopital - added Saturday
  • BG - Kingdom Builder - added Friday 5:00pm
  • BG - The Castles of Burgundy - added Friday 7:00pm
  • BG - Last Will - added Saturday (multiple) 
  • BG - Amerigo - added Saturday (multiple) 
  • BG - Hopital - added Saturday 2:00pm
  • BG - Lords of Waterdeep - added Friday 6:00pm
  • BG - Betrayal at House on the Hill - added Friday 8:00pm
  • BG - Superfight - added Friday 10:00pm
  • BG - Carcassonne - added Saturday 10:00am
  • BG - Dominion - added Saturday 12:00pm
  • BG - Galaxy Trucker - added Saturday 2:00pm
  • BG - Railways of the World - added Saturday 4:00pm
  • BG - Small World - added Saturday 6:00pm
  • BG - Battlestar Galactica - added Saturday 8:00pm
  • BG - Liar's Dice - added Saturday 10:00pm
  • BG - Star Trek Catan - added Sunday 10:00am
  • BG - Ticket to Ride - added Sunday 12:00pm
  • BG - Star Wars Trivial Pursuit - added Sunday 2:00pm
  • BG - Kingdom Builder - added Sunday 4:00pm
  • Special Event - Live Improve Double Header - added Saturday 8:00pm
  • WS/P - Standard Action Live Action D&D - added Friday 8:00pm
  • WS/P - Game Master’s Dirty Tricks: Troubleshooting Tabletop Tribulations - added Saturday 10:30am
  • WS/P - Standard Action Screening - added Satruday 1:00pm
  • WS/P - The World of Ingress - added Saturday 3:30pm
  • WS/P - Making Kickass RPG Adventures - added Sunday 10:30 am
  • WS/P - Memorable Characters in Literature and Games - added Sunday 1:00pm

January 14, 2014

  • RPG - Pathfinder - To Hell and Back: A Standard Action Adventure - Part 1 - added Sunday 9:00am
  • RPG - Pathfinder - To Hell and Back: A Standard Action Adventure - Part 2 - added Sunday 2:00pm
  • BG - Boss Monster - added Sunday 1:00pm
  • BG - Kingdom Bots - added Sunday 9:00am
  • BG - Dungeon Quest - added Friday 7:00pm
  • BG - Various Card Games - added Friday 7:00pm
  • BG - Game of Life - added Friday 9:00pm
  • BG - Munchkind - added Friday 9:00pm
  • BG - Pandemic - added Saturday 9:00am
  • BG - Dicetown - added Saturday 9:00am
  • BG - Star Trek deck building - added Saturday 11:00am
  • BG - Cacassonne - added Saturday 11:00am
  • BG - Pirate Dice - added Saturday 2:00pm
  • BG - Resident Evil - added Satruday 2:00pm
  • BG - Star Wars X-Wing Minatures - added Saturday 4:00pm
  • BG - Run Candyman Run - added Saturday 4:00pm
  • BG - Quarriors - added Saturday 7:00pm
  • BG - Mystery in the Abbey - added Saturday 7:00pm
  • BG - Red Dragon Inn - added Saturday 9:00pm
  • BG - Talisman - added Saturday 9:00pm
  • BG - Shadows over Camelot - added Sunday 9:00am
  • BG - Robo Rally - added Sunday 11:00am
  • BG - Last Night On Earth - added Sunday 11:00am
  • BG - Dominion - added Sunday 2:00pm
  • Minis - Wings of Glory - Black Flight - added Friday 7:00pm
  • Minis - Wings of Glory- DogFight Challenge - added Saturday 7:00pm
  • Minis - Dropzone Commander (DEMO) - added Friday and Saturday at 7:00pm
  • Minis - Great War Spearhead (DEMO) (mulitple sessiosn) - added Saturday 9:00am to 6:00pm
  • Minis - InEPITT (DEMO) (mulitple sessiosn) - added Sunday 9:00am to 6:00pm

January 12, 2014

  • BG - Ninjato - added Friday 9:00pm
  • BG - Yggdrasil - moved Sunday 4:00pm

January 9, 2014

  • BG - 7 Wonders - added Sunday 2:00pm
  • BG - Bohnanza - Added Sunday 9:00am

January 8, 2014

  • Special Event - Walk & Talk with Jonathan Tweet - added Saturday 1:00pm
  • BG - Cyclades - added Saturday 2:00pm
  • BG - Kingdom Bots! - added Saturday 4:00pm
  • BG - Goblins - added Saturday 4:00pm
  • BG - Dungeon Roll - added Sunday 9:00am
  • BG - Yggdrisil - added Sunday 2:00pm

January 7, 2014

  • RPG - Midnight Madness - Decent into Midnight's Madness - added Saturday 12:00am ( Friday Midnight )

January 2, 2014

  • RPG - Dungeon World – The Hidden Shrine of the Bat God - updated

December 27, 2013

  • Minis - Flames of War GottaCon Championship – Late War - added Saturday and Sunday
  • Minis - Star Trek: Attack Wing Tournament - Friday 7:00pm
  • Minis - Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game Tournament

December 24, 2013

  • RPG - Future Worlds - Dust unto Dust - added Sunday 2:00pm

December 16, 2013

  • RPG - WH40K Rogue Trader - Darkest Skies - added Satruday 7:00pm
  • RPG - WH40K Black Crusade - Corruption - added Sunday 9:00am
  • RPG - Werewolf, the Social Game of Intrigue, Murder, Suspicion, and Betrayal - added Sunday Midnight
  • RPG - Faery's Tale Deluxe - Faery's Tale Kids - added Sunday 2:00pm, Sunday 4:00pm

December 12, 2013

  • BG - High Command - added Sunday
  • BG - Castaways - added Friday
  • BG - Francis Drake - added Saturday
  • BG - Le Havre: Inland Port - added Sunday
  • BG - Lords of Waterdeep - added Friday
  • BG - Mascarade - added Sunday
  • BG - Small World - added Saturday
  • BG - Tokaido - added Saturday
  • BG - Tournay - added Saturday
  • BG - Tzolkin: Mayan Calendar - added Sunday

December 9, 2013

  • BG - Sparticus - added Friday

December 8, 2013

  • BG - Krosmaster: Arena - added Sunday
  • BG - Lords of Waterdeep Tournament - added Sunday

  • BG - Settlers of Catan Tournament - added Sunday

  • BG - GottaCon 2014 High Command Kingmaker Tournament - added Sunday

  • BG - High Command (multiple sessions) - added Sunday

  • BG - Level 7 Escape - added Sunday

  • BG - Bodger Games (multiple sessions) - added Sunday

  • BG - Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calender - added Friday
  • BG - Elder Sign - added Friday

  • BG - Lords of Waterdeep Learn to Play - added Friday

  • BG - Castles of Burgundy - added Friday

  • RPG - Iron Kingdoms RPG - Striking the Heart of Thamar - added Friday 7:00pm, Sunday 9:00am
  • RPG - Iron Kingdoms RPG - Staring Down the Nightmare Isles - added Sunday 2:00pm

December 7, 2013

  • RPG - Boundless RPG - The Eight Legged Witch - added Friday 7:00pm
  • RPG - Boundless RPG - The Labyrinth of Lies - added Saturday 2:00pm
  • TCG - Magic: The Gathering - GottaCon Modern Tournament - added Saturday 2:00pm
  • TCG - Magic: The Gathering - GottaCon Commander Tournament - added Sunday 9:00am

December 5, 2013

  • Minis - Friday Night Malifaux - added Friday 7:00pm
  • Minis - Saturday Malifaux - added Saturday 8:30am
  • Minis - Sunday Malifaux - added Sunday 9:30am
  • RPG - Paranoia - Midnight Paranoia - added Sunday Midnight
  • RPG - Warlord of Mars: the Role-playing Game™ - Hordes of Mars - added Sunday 2:00pm
  • Special Event - Miniature Painting Contest - added Friday and Saturday
  • TCG - Magic: The Gathering - GottaCon Grudge Match - added Friday and Sunday