NANOCON 2022: November 10-13th

We have plenty of amazing events to participate in this year! Pre-Register now on our Sign-Ups Tab!

Thursday November 10th

Doors Open: 12:00pm

Warhammer 40k Apocalypse: 2:00pm

Poker Night: 9:00pm

Friday November 11th

Opening Ceremony: 5:00pm

Siege of the Frozen Wasteland: Age of Sigmar Tournament: Time TBD

NANOCON Chess Open: 11:00am - 6:00pm

NANOCON Fighting Games Collection (Part 1): 1:00pm

Red Dragon Inn: 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Saturday November 12th

Siege of the Frozen Wasteland: Warhammer 40k Tournament: Time TBD

NANOCON Chess Open Finals: 10:00am - 12:00pm

NANOCON Fighting Games Collection (Part 2): Time TBD

Paint and Take (Pickup): 2:00pm - 4:00pm

NANOCON Cosplay Contest: 3:00pm - 5:00pm

DSU Sim Racing Flying Lap Competition: 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Sunday November 13th

Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Frozen Wasteland Minecraft Build-Off (Judging): 11:00am - 1:00pm

Paint and Take (Judging): 2:00pm - 4:00pm

NANOCON Visions: 5:00pm

Doors Close: 6:00pm

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  • Warhammer 40K Apocalypse: Join us for a massive non-competitive Warhammer 40k game with a narrative-driven spin!

  • Poker Night: Spend the evening playing cards with our staff and team of dealers to potentially win prizes!

  • Opening Ceremony: A collection of information about NANOCON as well as a welcoming from Games Club President: Davis White, and Con-Manager: Chad Compton.

  • NANOCON Visions: Watch as we unveil partnerships and the theme for the 2023 NANOCON Convention as well as hear about the amazing sponsors that made NANOCON 2022 happen.

  • NANOCON Chess Open: Join the bracket in one of our largest tournaments of the convention! The chess open is a single-elimination tournament that is free for anyone to participate in.

  • Siege of the Frozen Wasteland (Both AOS and 40k): Play in our competitive Warhammer tournament with the Frozen Wasteland theme hosted by Turbulent Games!

  • NANOCON Fighting Games Collection: Our group of competitive fighting game tournaments smashed into 2 action-packed days of play. Tournament winners receive prizes!

  • Red Dragon Inn: Come play Red Dragon Inn, a fun party roleplaying game that pits you against your friends in a competition of who can drink the most and get in the fewest bar fights! (No alcohol is permitted on the convention grounds)

  • NANOCON Cosplay Contest: For the first time in NANOCON history we will be hosting a cosplay contest for our community! Dress to impress because the winner will receive prizes!

  • DSU Sim Racing Flying Lap Competition: DSU's Sim racing team will be hosting a flying lap competition! Get behind the wheel of a ruthless GT3 car and race your heart out, the fastest lap will receive a reward!

  • Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament: Hone your Smash Bros mastery and be crowned the victor. The winner will be rewarded.

  • Frozen Wasteland Minecraft Build-Off: This year we are trying something new! We will be giving almost the entirety of the convention time to allow the best builders to create a Minecraft world inspired by our theme! More details will be posted on our social media regarding regulations and rules.

  • Paint and Take: Pick up a miniature on the house and take 24 hours to paint it in our Paint and Take competition. Win the competition and win a prize!

Major Events

Warhammer: Siege of the Frozen Wasteland

Our 40k and Age of Sigmar tournaments will be themed alongside the convention this year. This time, go to war against your friends on a distant frozen-over planet far beyond the reaches of the cosmos!

NANOCON Chess Open

One of our largest tournaments returns with a rebrand, the NANOCON Chess Open. If you think you have what it takes to strategically take down the field and walk away with the win, then this highly competitive tournament is for you!

NANOCON Fighting Games Collection

Our series of fighting games tournaments includes, Smash Bros. Ultimate, Dragon Ball Fighters Z, Guilty Gear Strive, and DnF Duel. Along side these competitive games is our new Madison Mystery Games tournement, where you can battle against your friends in randomly selected games you won't know until you are sat down for your match! We are doing pre-registration for this on our start.gg: https://www.start.gg/tournament/nanocon-fighting-game-collection/details