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Physical Address:

Teaching Learning Center Room 128

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Summer Hours:

Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. to 4:30p.m.

Phone: 208-885-4357 (HELP)

Email: support@uidaho.edu

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Vandal Gaming Con Schedule Schedule

Current Planned Events for VGC, Saturday Oct. 8

Times and locations are subject to change. Please check posted and announced times at the event.

10 a.m.

  • Arcade
    Second Floor
    The Department of Student of Involvement and the Student Technology Center are setting out their 1UP Arcade cabinets throughout the event. Stop by one and put your name on the high score board.
  • Back to the Arcade
    International Ballroom Northeast
    Play on old school arcade cabinets provided by Back to the Arcade.
  • Bring Your Own Device Freeplay
    International Ballroom West
    Bring your own desktop, laptop, console or handled to the International Ballroom. We’ll provide the power, network and setup spaces!
  • Center for Disability Access and Resources
    Chiefs Room
    The Center for Disability Access and Resources will be showing the Xbox Adaptive Controller with a variety of accessible switches and showing general Xbox accessibility features.
  • Darth Packet Loss
    All Locations
    Find Darth Packet Loss at the event, answer his questions correctly and win a prize.
  • DMB Miniatures Club
    Chief’s Lounge
  • Event Raffle Start
    All Locations
    Head to participating tables to get a sticker
  • Halo Master Chief Collection Freeplay
    Borah Theater
    Play the Halo Master Chief Collection on a theater screen with your friends.
  • Mega Man X Speed Run Time Trials
    International Lounge
  • NAPA Mechanic Simulator High Score Tournament
    International Lounge
    NAPA will be featuring incredible interactivity from gamer to gear-head with Mechanic Simulator 2021 time trials. Find swag, raffles and gear at the booth from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Palouse Board Gamers and U of I Library Board Game Freeplay
    Vandal Ballroom
    Come play the Palouse Board Gamers and the University of Idaho Library’s board game collection in the Vandal Ballroom.
  • Red Raven Minis
    Vandal Lounge
    Check out and purchase minis offered by a local Moscow business.
  • Solaroids
    Chief’s Lounge
    Support a local community indie game developer and compete for high scores on 4-player retro arcade game Solaroids. Bring your friends to help save the solar system or blast them into oblivion in a frenetic space arena!
  • Super Smash Bros Ultimate Friendlies
    International Ballroom Southeast
    Join the Smash Club, Hog Heaven Gaming and Palouse Smash in Super Smash Bros Ultimate and other fighting games throughout the day. Sign up and view full details.
  • Wii Bowling Pre-qualifiers
    International Ballroom Northeast
    The Student Technology Center is hosting a Wii Bowling pre-qualifier for a tournament to begin at 4 p.m.

11 a.m.

  • Micro Tournament Round 1
    International Ballroom Stage
    Vandal Games Con’s Micro-tournaments are back again. Participate in one of eight rounds to make your way to the semi-finals and have a chance of winning an Oculus Quest 2.

11:30 a.m.

  • Squad Strike
    International Ballroom Southeast
    Join the Smash Club, Hog Heaven Gaming and Palouse Smash in Squad Strike. Sign up and view full details.

Noon

  • DDR
    International Ballroom Southwest
  • Micro Tournament Round 2
    International Ballroom Stage
    Vandal Games Con’s Micro-tournaments are back again. Participate in one of eight rounds to make your way to the semi-finals and have a chance of winning an Oculus Quest 2.
  • Pathfinder Society
    Vandal Ballroom
    Join the Pathfinder Society in playing Pathfinder and Starfinder.
  • Safari Pearl Booth
    Vandal Ballroom
    Check out the Safari Pearl booth to purchase select items and sign up for their various events throughout the day.
  • Safari Pearl Warhammer 40K
    Vandal Ballroom
    Safari Pearl is hosting a Warhammer 40K tournament.

1 p.m.

  • Doceo Center
    Vandal Ballroom Silver
    The Doceo Center will be bringing three types of robots, each with their own different methods of programming to VGC. Participants will have hands-on experiences to learn that programming that is not just sitting and typing in front of a screen. Ozobot robot read color codes and will act with different color combinations. Participants will draw tracks with color markers for Ozobots to perform various moves. Cubelets are modular robots that you can program moves by combining parts. Spheros are robots of spherical shape robots. Participants can control it via iPad like a remote-control car or program it for specific moves.
  • Micro Tournament Round 3
    International Ballroom Stage
    Vandal Games Con’s Micro-tournaments are back again. Participate in one of eight rounds to make your way to the semi-finals and have a chance of winning an Oculus Quest 2.
  • Safari Pearl Learn to Play BattleTech
    Vandal Ballroom
    Stop by the Safari Pearl area and learn to play the BattleTech miniatures wargame.
  • Safari Pearl Miniature Paint and Take
    Vandal Ballroom
    Paint your own miniature and take it home!
  • Tekken
    International Ballroom Southeast
    Join the Smash Club, Hog Heaven Gaming and Palouse Smash in Tekken. Sign up and view full details.
  • Under the Red Star
    Vandal Ballroom
    Take a break from modern life and join a drop in/drop out game of D&D in the great dual cities of Cothon-Gadeed and into the Tel Al-Safeena, within which fortunes may be made or broken.
  • Vandal Esports Valorant Scrims
    International Ballroom
    Face off against the Vandal Esports Valorant team in death matches.

1:30 p.m.

  • Super Smash Bros Ultimate Singles
    International Ballroom Southeast
    Join the Smash Club, Hog Heaven Gaming and Palouse Smash in Smash Ultimate Singles. Sign up and view full details.

2 p.m.

  • Guilty Gear Rev 2
    International Ballroom Southeast
    Join the Smash Club, Hog Heaven Gaming and Palouse Smash in Guilty Gear Rev 2. Sign up and view full details.
  • Micro Tournament Round 4
    International Ballroom Stage
    Vandal Games Con’s Micro-tournaments are back again. Participate in one of eight rounds to make your way to the semi-finals and have a chance of winning an Oculus Quest 2.
  • Safari Pearl Learn to Play Pokémon
    Vandal Ballroom
    Safari Pearl is hosting sessions on how to play Pokémon.

2:30 p.m.

  • Vandal Esports Valorant vs. DePaul University Valorant
    International Ballroom Northwest
    Watch the U of I’s official Valorant Esports team’s first match of the season against DePaul University.

3 p.m.

  • Micro Tournament Round 5
    International Ballroom Stage
    Vandal Games Con’s Micro-tournaments are back again. Participate in one of eight rounds to make your way to the semi-finals and have a chance of winning an Oculus Quest 2.
  • Polymorphic Games
    International Lounge East
    The Polymorphic Games Studio is made up of undergraduate students from departments including Computer Science, Art, English, Music, Business and Biology who are building evolutionary video games. Instead of pre-programming, scripted enemy behaviors to escalate difficulty, these games use populations of creatures that evolve - and specifically evolve to beat your strategy.
  • Rivals of Aether
    International Ballroom Southeast
    Join the Smash Club, Hog Heaven Gaming and Palouse Smash in Rivals of Aether. Sign up and view full details.
  • Safari Pearl Warhammer Age of Sigmar
    Vandal Ballroom
    Safari Pearl is hosting a Warhammer Age of Sigmar tournament.

4 p.m.

  • Food Opens
    International Lounge
    Grab a slice of pizza or other snacks while supplies last.
  • Guilty Gear Strive
    International Ballroom Southeast
    Join the Smash Club, Hog Heaven Gaming and Palouse Smash in Guilty Gear Strive. Sign up and view full details.
  • Micro Tournament Round 6
    International Ballroom Stage
    Vandal Games Con’s Micro-tournaments are back again. Participate in one of eight rounds to make your way to the semi-finals and have a chance of winning an Oculus Quest 2.
  • Super Smash Bros Ultimate Redemption Bracket
    International Ballroom Southeast
    Join the Smash Club, Hog Heaven Gaming and Palouse Smash in a redemption tournament for Smash Ultimate. Sign up and view full details.

4:30 p.m.

  • Wii Bowling Tournament Round 1
    International Ballroom Northeast
    The Wii Bowling pre-qualifier victors will show their bowling skills as they battle for a chance at the semi-finals.

5 p.m.

  • Micro Tournament Round 7
    International Ballroom Stage
    Vandal Games Con’s Micro-tournaments are back again. Participate in one of eight rounds to make your way to the semi-finals and have a chance of winning an Oculus Quest 2.
  • Pokémon Club
    Chief’s Lounge
    Drop by the Pokémon Club’s booth to pick up a Pokémon sticker and enter in a raffle.
  • Safari Pearl Magic Sample Deck Challenge
    Vandal Ballroom
    The Magic Sample Deck Challenge is a casual, two round Magic tournament in which players will use a sample deck, provided at the event, to play. Each player will receive a booster pack for each match that they win as well as for every two matches they lose and they may add those cards to their decks during the event.

5:30 p.m.

  • Wii Bowling Tournament Round 2
    International Ballroom Northeast
    The Wii Bowling pre-qualifier victors will show their bowling skills as they battle for a chance at the semi-finals.

6 p.m.

  • Vandal Games Con Invitational
    International Ballroom Stage
    Watch University of Idaho leadership duke it out in Gangbeasts to win the Vandal Games Con Leadership Invitation Champion trophy until the next event.

6:30 p.m.

  • Vandal Entertainment Trivia
    International Ballroom Stage
    Join Vandal Entertainment for some trivia.
  • Wii Bowling Tournament Round 3
    International Ballroom Northeast
    The Wii Bowling pre-qualifier victors will show their bowling skills as they battle for a chance at the semi-finals.

7 p.m.

  • Micro Tournament Round 8
    International Ballroom Stage
    Vandal Games Con’s Micro-tournaments are back again. Participate in one of eight rounds to make your way to the semi-finals and have a chance of winning an Oculus Quest 2.
  • Safari Pearl Cosplay Tournament Registration Opens
    Online Sign up – URL will be available at VGC
    The cosplay contest is open to characters from published works: movies, TV shows, comic books, cartoons, video games and card games. Original creations are also encouraged.
  • Vandalcraft
    International Ballroom Stage
    Minecraft builders have spent the past three weeks building a campus building in Minecraft. Watch as a combination of university staff and students judge their creations.

7:30 p.m.

  • Wii Bowling Tournament Round 4
    International Ballroom Northeast
    The Wii Bowling pre-qualifier victors will show their bowling skills as they battle for a chance at the semi-finals.

8 p.m.

  • Micro Tournament Semi-Finals
    International Ballroom Stage
    Watch the eight winners of the day’s Micro Tournaments duke it out for a chance to be in the finals to win an Oculus Quest 2.

8:30 p.m.

  • Cosplay Tournament
    International Ballroom Stage
    The cosplay contest is open to characters from published works: movies, TV shows, comic books, cartoons, video games and card games. Original creations are also encouraged.

9 p.m.

  • Wii Bowling Tournament Semi-final
    International Ballroom Northeast
    The Wii Bowling pre-qualifier victors will show their bowling skills as they battle for a chance at the finals.

10 p.m.

  • Micro Tournament Finals
    International Ballroom Stage
    Watch the two semi-final winners duke it out for a chance to be in the finals to win an Oculus Quest 2.

10:30 p.m.

  • Wii Bowling Tournament Finals
    International Ballroom Northeast
    The Wii Bowling semi-final victors will show their bowling skills as they battle for a chance to win a 3D Bowling Ball Light.

11 p.m.

  • $1,000 Scholarship Giveaway
    International Ballroom
    One lucky attendee can go home with a $1,000 scholarship for the spring 2023 semester at the University of Idaho. Winner must be present in the International Ballroom and must be a student at the University of Idaho next semester to win. Make sure you register at the registration booth (first floor stairs) before 10:30 p.m. to be eligible!

11:30 p.m.

  • Raffle Prize Giveaway
    International Ballroom
    Make sure to turn in your raffle cards, with all required stickers before 11:30 to be included in the final drawing.

Midnight

  • Vandal Games Con Ends

Physical Address:

Teaching Learning Center Room 128

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Summer Hours:

Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. to 4:30p.m.

Phone: 208-885-4357 (HELP)

Email: support@uidaho.edu

Map