Pre-registration for Winter War 2019 is now closed, but you can still sign up for badges and events on-site starting on Friday, January 25th! Our events catalog will stay up to date on the website here so that you can start to plan your weekend with us.
The Hawthorne Suites are still undergoing renovation, but will be ready for us in time for the convention, so no worries there. They don't currently have a website for you to book through, so if you want to reserve your room, please make sure to call them. You can find the phone number listed below.
For nearly four decades, Winter War has been providing a place for tabletop gaming enthusiasts to come together to express their passion in a no-frills and no distractions atmosphere. Independently managed for over thirty five years, we have endeavored to preserve and promote the very essence of the gaming community, the games. Located in Champaign-Urbana, IL, Winter War provides a relaxed gaming atmosphere with an almost limitless variety of gaming to be had and friends to be made. We are also dedicated to the promotion of gaming in our younger generation, offering a wide variety of kid-friendly gaming and family oriented events.
Located at the Holiday Inn Champaign Suites in downtown Champaign-Urbana, our con attendees are privileged to such amenities as
and access to all of downtown's many fine dining and entertainment establishments. The Hawthorn Suites are located at 101 Trade Center Drive, Champaign, IL 61820, and can be reached by phone at (217) 398-3400. Mention that you are attending Winter War to learn about the convention room discount!
No matter what your interests in table-top gaming, experience level, or age, Winter War has an event to suit your tastes. From role playing to World War II combat simulations to collectible card games, we have it all. Winter War is even home to one of the area's premier Advanced Squad Leader tournaments. Hop on our mailing list to discuss what you would like to see. We welcome anyone who would like to try their hand at running an event, even if it is your first time!