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Scrum Con 2020

Just a quick note to let folks know that we have started planning Scrum Con 2020. Many details are still nascent and in flux, but we do have two important ones nailed down: the date and location, so mark your calendars!

Date: Saturday February 29, 2020

Location: Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza

Our new location is in the heart of downtown Silver Spring, and it's a much larger and more modern facility that will be a very pleasant place to spend a day gaming together. Within a block are three large parking garages (free on weekends) and about 20 restaurants, and the red line metro stop is only about two blocks away. [Google map]

Silver Spring Civic Building in heart of downtown

Lovely interior spaces. We've reserved all of the facility's major conference spaces.
After selling out a week early last year, we're looking to grow the convention a bit, hoping to offer around 50-75% more games than we did for the last gathering.

There are lots of details still to come, and the best place to ensure you hear about them is by visiting the Scrum Con website and signing up for the email list to receive periodic updates (but not so many as to become annoying).

Curious to know what folks said about Scrum Con 2019 last February? Here's the feedback we received in our post-con survey...

"It was great. Had a lot of fun. Inspired me to try being a DM for a small group of friends."

"I participated in the best con game I've ever played in!"

"...a nice selection of games."

"Well run...Nicely labeled tables, friendly staff."

"It was great...Lots of fun!"

"The flea market went very well!"

"I'll be back next year!"

"...everyone was having a good time, which is the goal. I think the Scrum Team tapped into a market for gaming in the area."

"Lot of fun, and great con....Hope to see it grow!"

"It was a great group of people. Mature gamers having fun, and no 'Game Store Egos' or nonsense to deal with. So refreshing. Thanks for a great day."

"I liked having the miniatures games there, and would like to try one next time!"

"I loved it...the event was excellent and a success."

"I had a great time and hope to run a game at Scrum Con 2020."

"This was an excellent small con...hope it went well for the organizers!"

"Great job. Everything was super well-organized. Had a wonderful time." 

One of the biggest things you can do to help at this point is to spread the word by sharing the link to the Scrum Con website with any folks you think might be interested in attending! We'd be very much in your debt!

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  1. Looks like a great spot for the convention.
    Have fun with organising it!

  2.'ll be nice to have a bigger canvas to work on this time around. We'll have about twice as much space, which gives us alt more options than last time.


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