The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) is hosting ChargerCon 2017 on Saturday, Feb. 18, from noon to midnight in the UAH Conference Training Center. A free gaming and technology expo, ChargerCon features video game and tabletop tournaments, cosplay contest, workshops, demos, a retro arcade, and free play areas for PC, console, tabletop, and handheld games.
Several tournaments will be held throughout the day, including Melee, Mario Kart, Smash 4, Magic The Gathering, Overwatch (PC), and Pokemon Sun/Moon. The event will also feature a cosplay contest, a t-shirt printing station, and several workshops: Introduction to Game Maker Storytelling and Comics, Character Design, Cosplay Costume Making, and Introduction to Game Development.
ChargerCon is made possible with the support of both UAH and community partners. Among the former are the Art Club, Charger Magic: The Gathering Team, Charger Studios, ChargerSmash, the Graphic Design Club, Pokemon League, Society for Strategy Games, Student-Run eSports, and UAH Intramural Sports; among the latter are 501st Legion, After Hours Game Dev, C63 Industries, Mastermind Models and Miniatures, Pints & Pixels, The Deep Comics & Games, Pixel Perfect, and Women Who Code Huntsville.
The event is free and open to the public. More information is available at ChargerCon.com