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Railcon - TGA National Championship

Railcon 2023: October 18 - 22

Wednesday afternoon & evening: open gaming / teaching

NOTE START TIME: 8:45 Each Day


The Darwin and Peter Bromley Memorial National Championship Tournament runs from 8:45am Thursday through 12:45pm Sunday

~1:00 Sunday: Awards Ceremony and Prizes, followed by the TGA Annual Meeting and packing up

Sunday afternoon and evening: Open gaming, group dinner, and hanging out with good friends

Railcon Raffle

This year we have two sets of two train themed pillows for raffle. So there will be 2 winners! These are 15” home-made, one of a kind pillows! Made and donated by Persimmon Ridge Crafts (

Chances will be sold on the TGA website for $2 for 1 or $10 for 6. Drawing to be held at the beginning of the AMM on October 22, 2023. You do not need to be present to win. If you aren’t there we can bring it to the next convention you’ll be at or ship it to you (at your expense, probably in the $10-15 range).

Only current 2023 TGA members can win. Any other chances purchased will be considered a donation to the TGA.

Book Rooms at the Courtyard

Again this year, the Courtyard is offering even lower "longer stay" rates for those who are interested in extending their stay at the Courtyard to 6-8 nights.

Each of the links below will take you to the appropriate page for booking a stay of the specified length.

The deadline for booking rooms is 9/19/2023.

Please book rooms at the Courtyard as part of our room block. If you are unable to do so, let us know right away so that we can fix it with the hotel.


Up to 5 nights @ $142/night

6-8 nights @ $119/night

Courtyard Hotel by Marriott
1311 American Lane
Schaumburg, IL 60173

Register by Mail

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