Where America Comes to Play!Featuring
Wednesday, July 12 - Sunday, July 16, 2006
at the East Brunswick Hilton
in East Brunswick, New Jersey
Special Events Schedule for DEXCON 9Updated 6/19/06
You may ONLY reserve seats in DEXCON 9/INTERCON NORTHEAST events if you are pre-registered.
To reserve your spots in the events you want to play in, send eMail to: firstname.lastname@example.org and include your name and the events you want to register for NOTE: You may ONLY choose Event Codes which are SHOWN IN GREEN. DO NOT CHOOSE CODES WHICH ARE SHOWN IN RED. Red Event Codes indicate later rounds in tournaments which you will be automatically advanced to if you win the preliminary rounds.
We will reply within 24 hours with a confirmation that your reservations were received. If you do NOT get a confirmation, assume that your codes are NOT received and try again. Note that you MUST include a valid eMail reply-to address for us to reach you to confirm!
The Event Listing contains vital information about each event, in the format shown below:
Event ID; Type of Event; Event Name; Event Author. Event Description. Event Day & Time; Round (1); Materials (2). Level (3); Attitude (4), Age Notification (5). Next Round (6) (if applicable); See Also: Repetition of event or round (if applicable).
In the interest of conserving space, repeat listings of the same event or multiple round events will contain only the title, a reference to the first listing, time and round information. Note that prizes are usually NOT listed; all prizes will be gallery level certificates (or applicable awards), unless otherwise specified. In the case of cash prizes, Double Exposure reserves the right to withdraw the grand prize based on attendance of the specific event. All CCG cash prizes will be MAILED to the winners within 60 days of the end of DEXCON 9. All other cash value prizes will be awarded as certificates or shopping sprees for the Dealers' Room, and MAY be transferred to future Double Exposure conventions.
(1) One Session; One round; 1 of x = First round, etc.; 1A of x = Same round repeated elsewhere.
(2) All Materials Provided (except dice); All Materials Offered (except dice), but feel free to bring your own; Bring Your Own Materials (and characters, if applicable).
(3) Beginners ONLY; Beginners Welcome; Knowledge of rules Necessary; Experts ONLY.
(4) Very Silly; Silly; Fun; Serious; Very Serious.
(5) All Ages; Under 18 Requires Parental Clearance; 18 & Over ONLY; Recommended For Young Players.
(6) All "Next Round" listings show which specific round or session you will be scheduled for automatically if you advance. This information is vital, and you should be aware of it, although you CAN reserve an alternate selection which takes place at the same time as a future advancement round. At the appropriate time, you will cancel one or the other. Note that all available events are shown in GREEN, and all advancement rounds are shown in RED.
All Special Headline Events are shown in YELLOW.
S365: Knife 3.0; "The Vegetable Chop". Got to the convention early? Waiting for Opening Ceremonies? Come on up to the Staff Suite and help the staff chop vegetables for the convention! We got carrots! We got celery! We got bunnies! No wait, we don't got bunnies. Never mind. Yes, we're serious. Prizes will be awarded for volume and finesse! Wednesday, 6:00PM - 8:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, Under 18 Requires Parental Clearance.
S439: The "Twit of the Year 2006" Contest. One of DEXCON's most famous events! In this contest of sheer insanity, our contestants are asked to do perfectly rational things - to the rest of the world. Whoever can screw up the most common everyday actions will win the coveted "Twit of the Year" trophy! Thursday, 6:00PM - 8:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Very Silly, All Ages.
S493: Poke-A-Birnbaum. We're basically trying to see who is reading the whole schedule. The first 10 people who find Paul Birnbaum at the convention and poke him will receive a free prize point. We're not even going to tell HIM unless he happens to read this entry. Let's see how long it takes him to catch on! Thursday, 12:00AM - 1:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Knowledge Necessary; Very Silly, All Ages.
S508: Strip Twister. In the last few years, many contestants went behind closed doors to compete in this most unusual tournament. When they emerged an hour later, nobody would talk about what actually took place. What will happen this year? Sign up and find out! Friday, 9:00AM - 10:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, 18 & Over ONLY.
S563: Dueling Easels. In this original DEXCON event, four of our guest artists will be present to begin drawing/painting a subject. The job of the contestants is to verbally present their favorite persona so that the artists can best capture the image on the canvas. whoever relays his concept to the collected artists best, wins! Enter this tournament ONLY if you want to be a contestant. If you just want to watch, all you need to do is show up! Friday, 3:00PM - 6:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Serious, All Ages.
S579: The DEXCON 9 $100 Pun Contest. Our infamous Pun Contest pits the brightest (er, wackiest) contestants against each other in a knock-down, drag-out, groan-producing brawl. In this revamped version, players will compete to compose puns based on common English expressions. Once a pun is used, it cannot be used again. To make matters worse, the audience can shout out anything they want, and if an audience member steals a pun, it is also off-limits. A panel of judges will make decisions on the quality of puns. The grand prize winner will receive a trophy and a $100 shopping spree in the DEXCON 9 Dealers' room! Join this event ONLY as a contestant. To be an audience member, just show up. Friday, 6:00PM - 8:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Very Silly, All Ages.
S608: Your Character, Yourself. Join Lissanne Lake and other guest artists in this special event in which your favorite persona will be captured as a drawing. The artists will help to flesh out your vision and make it a reality. Friday, 8:00PM - 10:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Serious, All Ages.
S664: The Super Llama Toss. In this ALL-NEW, super-duper revamped and updated version of the classic and infamous Llama Toss, we still do not have a clue what we're doing. Saturday, 9:00AM - 10:00AM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Silly, All Ages.
S694: The 2006 U.S. National Amazing Science Fiction & Horror Trivia Game Championship. All-new questions about science fiction, fantasy and horror have been specially designed for DEXCON 9. The winners from each of the 2 preliminary rounds will face off in one of the most challenging trivia games ever played! You may play in ONLY ONE of the 2 preliminary sessions, to qualify to compete in the final round to win the trophy and the title! Saturday, 11:00AM - 1:00PM; Session 1A of 2; All Materials Provided. Knowledge Necessary; Serious, All Ages. See Also: S781. Next Session: S873.
S701: The DEXCON 9 Improv. DEXCON's infamous Improv! The fun begins with the "open mike" round. Each competitor has two minutes to tell a joke, do an impression, or whatever. A panel of judges will narrow the field to 4 finalists who will play a series of improvisation-based games in the spirit of "Whose Line is it Anyway". Join this event ONLY as a contestant. To be an audience member, just show up. Saturday, 1:00PM - 2:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Very Silly, All Ages.
S750: Gamers' Deal or No Deal. Dann Russkett Games presents their newest game show for 2006 - Gamers' Deal or No Deal! Contestants will choose a sealed prize, and then they will eliminate those prizes that are NOT theirs - all the time being taunted by the banker, who will try to get them to agree with a deal. Join this event ONLY as a contestant. To be an audience member, just show up. Saturday, 6:00PM - 8:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Fun, All Ages.
S781: The 2006 U.S. National Amazing Science Fiction & Horror Trivia Game Championship. See S694. Saturday, 8:00PM - 10:00PM; Session 1B of 2. Next Session: S873.
S845: The Double Exposure Summer Gaming Auction. A Double Exposure tradition! Join us for an auction of used games and other science fiction and fantasy memorabilia in a fast-paced auction. Items for bid include rare collectible cards, old out-of-print games and many surprises. Sponsored by several area stores, the Dealer's Room and Double Exposure. Registration for the event will be required, and credit cards can be put on file for easy processing during the event. Sunday, 10:00AM - 1:00PM; One Session; All Materials Provided. Beginners Welcome; Serious, All Ages.
S873: The 2006 U.S. National Amazing Science Fiction & Horror Trivia Game Championship. See S694. Sunday, 1:00PM - 2:00PM; Session 2 of 2. Previous Session(s): S694, S781.
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