Think you’re good at Catan?
SnowCon is hosting an OFFICIAL Catan National Qualifier Tournament — the winner of this tournament will receive a ticket to fly to the Catan United States Championship held at the Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio.
Catan Studio will provide the hotel room, convention registration, and one celebratory dinner for all of the Qualifier winners. SnowCon will provide transportation.
What Is The Catan National Championship?
Every year players from around the country compete in local qualifying tournaments. The winners of each of the tournaments are sent to the Catan United States Championship (CUSC). In 2018 the CUSC will be held at the famed Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio. Players will face off against all other winners of the qualifier tournaments to become the year’s US Catan Champion. Every two years the US Champions are sent to the Catan World Championship (CWC) tournament to represent the United States. The 2018 Championships will be in Germany, Oct 2018.
When’s the Tourney?
On Sunday, January 14, 2018, the tournament is scheduled as follows:
- 9am to 3pm — Preliminary Games: Participants must complete a minimum of 3 games of Catan (each game is approximately 90 minutes to 2 hours)
- 4 to 6pm — Semi-Final Games: The top 16 players of the preliminaries will play a single 4-person game
- 7 to 9pm — Final Game: The winners of the semi-final games will play a single 4-person game