South Sioux City Holds Gaming Convention

South Sioux City, NE (ABC9 News) - If games like Warhammer and Dungeons and Dragons are your thing, South Sioux was the place to be today.

An estimated 300 Siouxland gaming enthusiasts turned out for the tri-state gamers Tri-con spring event held at the Marina Inn today. 

The three day event featured a Magic The Gathering tournament, a kids' corner as well as card game and costume vendors.

Organizers say they want to continue to grow the family-friendly event.

"Tri-Con Spring is a great chance to try out new games, meet new people and just have fun," says Mark Wilson, President of the Tri-State Gamers non-profit organization that runs these conventions. "We share our love of games here, all types of games are represented, from video games to historical games. The convention helps to reinforce the social aspect of gaming that we believe is really important."

You can still check out the event tomorrow from 10:00 AM until 7:00 PM. 

The group is also holding a charity raffle, with proceeds going to the Siouxland Food Bank. The group's next event is September 4th through 7th.

The pricing starts at $25 for the weekend and $5 for additional immediate family members. There is $10 weekend pricing for high school students. If you can't attend the whole weekend there are daily fees you can pay instead. You can find that information, along with the schedule, at www.tristategamers.org.



More Stories

Don't Miss

  • Mr. Food
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
  • Storm Chasers
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
  • Hometown Heroes
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
  • Support Siouxland Soldiers
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
  • Cubs Baseball Schedule
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest News

Video Center