SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – TantrumCon 2020, board game convention featuing more than 1,200 games for people of all ages, started Jan. 30 and runs until Feb. 2 at the Spartanburg Marriott.
This is the second annual board game convention in the Upstate hosted by Tantrum House board game company.
On Thursday evening, there was open gaming option, allowing attendees the chance to choose to play on over 1,200 board games.
This local convention anticipates nearly 500 attendees from across the Upstate. Additionally, some of the board games were created in the Upstate.
Starting on Friday, attendees have the chance to be taught over 300 different games from board gaming masters, which last the entire convention weekend.
In addition to being taught and having free game play, there are also play to win competitions, table flipping tournaments, kids gaming area and more.
On Friday and Saturday, cosplay characters from Star Trek and Star Wars will be at the convention center.
Additionally, attendees have the chance to win free games as part of the $30,000 game giveaway, through prize drawings, special events, and play-to-win programs.
The convention will also be hosting eight different State Championship tournaments.