Wellycon XII 1st & 2nd June 2019

Secret agents are hiding behind codenames at NZ’s biggest board game event, Wellycon!

Entering our 12th year, Wellycon is New Zealand’s longest running board games convention!

Attendees will get secret identities and have the opportunity to act as spymasters in honour of the popular board game ‘Codenames’ by designer Vlaada Chvátil and publisher Czech Games Edition.

This year we have some surprises coming for you including world-wide game releases!

Ticket Prices:

Wellycon Tickets!!!

Pre-sales (Best price)

On the Door
One-Day Pass Weekend Pass One-Day Pass

One-Day Pass after 6pm

Half price!
Weekend Pass
Adult tickets
(16 years+)
$22 $40 $25 $12 $45
Junior ticket
(15 years or under)
$11 $20 $12 $6 $22
Family Pass
1 to 2 Adult tickets and 1 or more Junior tickets
$44 $80 $50 $25 $90
Black Ties and Boardgames $55 Only available via pre-sales
Seats are strictly limited!
Late Night Session
1st June
10pm until late!
$20 Only available via pre-sales
Restricted to 16 and older
Too young to game?
4 years and under?
FREE! With a ticketed Adult.

Ticket Prices:

Pre-sales (Best price)

  One-Day Pass Weekend Pass
Adult tickets
(16 years+)
$22 $40
Junior ticket
(15 years or under)
$11 $20
Family Pass
1 to 2 Adult tickets and 1 or more Junior tickets
$44 $80
Black Ties and Boardgames $55 – Seats are strictly limited!
Late Night Session
1st June
10pm until late!
$20 – Restricted to 16 and older
Too young to game?
4 years and under?
FREE! With a ticketed Adult.

 

On the Door
  One-Day Pass

One-Day Pass after 6pm

Half price!
Weekend Pass
Adult tickets
(14 years+)
$25 $12 $45
Junior ticket
(13 years or under)
$12 $6 $22
Family Pass
1 to 2 Adult tickets and 1 or more Junior tickets
$50 $25 $90
Black Ties and Boardgames Only available via pre-sales
Late Night Session
1st June
10pm until late!
Only available via pre-sales
Too young to game?
4 years and under?
FREE! With a ticketed Adult.

Community Tickets:

If you or someone you know would like to come to Wellycon XII but can’t afford to or is short of cash at the moment, please get in touch! We have some Community Tickets for those who wouldn’t be able to join us for a game otherwise! So send us a message on Facebook, email info@wellycon.org.nz or via our contact page – we can help!

What’s On?

Game Releases @ Wellycon

As a Wellycon first, we will have new game releases at our convention this year! You heard right … we organised dual hemisphere premieres of never-before-played games that are only available to you and attendees at the world’s 3rd largest convention, the UK Games Expo!

You get to play these games before ANYONE else in the WORLD!

New Releases @ Wellycon!

Play To Win

Returning for a second year, Play To Win – powered by Black Rhino – is bigger than ever at Wellycon thanks to our generous sponsors.

With over 30 confirmed titles this year, Play To Win is on track to be HUGE!

Find out more here:

Play To Win 2019

Activities and Events

This year we have an amazing list of activities for our participants! From something flash with Black Ties and Board Games, to something casual with Continual Codenames. From an Escape Room created for us, to Tournaments and Special Events like Intro to Dungeons and Dragons and the epic Mega Game!

What to do at Wellycon

Event Schedule

This year we have a number of events and tournaments to RSVP for where you can:

  • Be the best trader in Oléans
  • Dominate ancient Atlantis
  • Venture into the Temple of the Monkey King
  • Become the King of Tokyo
  • Fight the Cult of the Dragon
  • Find the Best Spy in Codenames Live!
  • Be acosted by a talking sheep
  • Save the world from a Pandemic
  • Be the biggest Megacorp on Mars
  • and more!

To see more details, RSVP, or see our schedule of events, click here:

Wellycon Schedule

Sponsors

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 please contact us.

Volunteering

Wellycon couldn’t be the fun, friendly event that we strive for without our amazing volunteers. This year looking to be a big one, with a new venue, new events and the biggest library of games ever. With all this, comes an upgraded recognition for volunteering, with rewards from $5 Wellybucks through to free entry for the event!

If this excites you as much as it does us, sign up to be a volunteer now! Full details available here

See you at Wellycon!

                  – The Wellycon team