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Phil Cottrell
Reigning National Champion 2023-24

 Railcon 2023 Results

Darwin and Peter Bromley Memorial National Champion: 

Phil Cottrell

Heather Barnhorst Memorial

Iron Man Winner:

Anthony Medici

Challenger Class Winner:

William Spear

Next Railcon

October 16-20, 2024
Courtyard Hotel by Mariott
1311 American Lane

Schaumburg, IL

 Origins 2024

Puffing Billy Winner: Roger Jarrett

Challenger Class Winner: Jen McConnell

Iron Man: Jen McConnell

Next Origins

June 18-22, 2025
Columbus, OH

 Origins 2023

Puffing Billy Winner: Chris Meyer

Challenger Class Winner: David Hooton

Iron Man: Chris Meyer

Next Origins

June 19-23, 2024
Columbus, OH


 Gen Con 2023

Puffing Billy Winner: David Belew

Challenger Winner: Jonathan Lundy

Iron Man: Phil Cotrell

Next Gen Con

August 1-4, 2024
Indianapolis, IN

The Puffing Billy ribbon for Gen Con is now active. It will be $32 and the event ID is ZED24ND257653. Thank you for your patience waiting for this to be resolved.

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Thank you to everyone who makes the Train Gamers Association possible! 
The TGA is an all-volunteer organization funded by memberships, Railcon income, and support from our tournament sponsors:  Rio Grande Games, Days of Wonder, Catan Studio, Z-Man, Darwin's Toys, LudiCreations, APE Games, R&R Games, and Nexus Game Fair

For more information about our sponsors, click here.  Please thank them whenever you can.
This list also includes some other Train Game manufacturers that you should check out.

Photos from 2003 - 2019  Credits: Phil Cottrell, Debbie Gutermuth, Jeff Jackson, Tony Medici

The Train Gamers Association (TGA) facilitates and promotes the play of train games.

We sanction and run Puffing Billy™  Tournaments at conventions throughout the year.

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