Our current event:

Mini-Wellycon 2018

Mini Wellycon is the little sibling to the bigger annual Wellycon. Come along and enjoy the fun, friendly atmosphere!

20-21st October 2018, 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Wn Bridge Club, Tinakori Road, Thorndon.

All tournaments are sign-up on the day. Check our Facebook for more info

Want to run a tournament at Wellycon? Get in touch with us.

Buy Tickets!

Event Pricing:

Tickets available on the door. Pre-sales have closed.

Door pricing
(14 years+)
$10/day $15/weekend
13 years and under $5/day $9/weekend
Too young to game / 4 or under? FREE!


About Wellycon

Since 2008 people have been gathering in the nations capital to enjoy two days of  fun board gaming with friends old and new.

Growing from an initial group of 20 gamers over 10 years ago, we now welcome over 500 people to the main event each year.  People of all ages convene to enjoy learning new games, participating in workshops, play-testing games from designers, challenging friends and newcomers to favourite games and competing in a variety of tournaments…

More about Wellycon

What can you expect at Wellycon?

Tournaments – run by volunteers with prizes supplied by our generous sponsors including your LFBS (Local Friendly Boardgame Shops)

Game Designers area – play-test games still in development by designers local and international

Kids session – we introduce gamers of all ages to something intriguing & new, treasure hunt and special treats for teaching other kids

Workshops – introduced in 2016, different every year, for example ‘Creating a leather bound book’, ‘Create your own Roman board game’ or Dice bag.

Wellycon after dark – late night gaming for a select few!

Mega-game – play a board game with up to 40 people at a time!  something new in 2017, everyone has a role to play as either part of a team or a rogue, all contributing the larger game-play.

Sponsors and sponsorship

We couldn’t do this without our sponsors! A huge thank you for making this years event fun and generous for all.

Interested in becoming a sponsor? Then contact us.

Looking forward to seeing you at the next event

Cheers, the Wellycon Team

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